As exotically alluring as a South Seas island resort, this idyllic Ocean Ridge estate is secluded on 1.26± acres of gated, walled and fenced grounds just steps from the Atlantic Ocean, where it features its own 150±-foot stretch of blissful sandy beachfront. Majestic palm trees sway gently in the ocean breeze on the sprawling lawns that surround this Balinese-inspired residence designed by architect Borglund Associates, LLC and custom built in 2008 by Roger Thomas Construction.
Casually elegant living is at home in this creatively designed six-bedroom residence arranged in light and airy wings, all of which open to the breezy lanais and terraces of the ultimate outdoor entertainment space featuring a cabana pavilion by the waterfall pool. Capturing the lush landscape vista from the second floor, served by an elevator, the main living areas center on a cathedral-ceilinged open great room infused with a relaxed tropical feel. Opening out to a lanai right by the pool, the large master suite creates a romantically elegant retreat including a spa-like bath. Secluded on the west side of the property, the separate self-contained guest house completes this ultra-luxurious compound-like estate, a true paradise by the sea.
Beachway North, a private road in Ocean Ridge, Florida. One of the Gold Coast's best-kept secrets, the exclusive hamlet of Ocean Ridge is prized for its tranquility, relaxed ambiance, and unspoiled barrier island beauty nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. Ocean Ridge is conveniently located within easy driving distance of Delray Beach, Boca Raton, and Palm Beach, all offering fine shopping, dining, and entertainment. Palm Beach International Airport is just a 20±-minute drive from Ocean Ridge.
On expansive 1.26±-acre grounds, this walled and fenced estate is situated on a cul-de-sac just one property in from the Atlantic Ocean, where it features 150± feet of private sugar-sand beachfront, included in this offering. Approached by a sweeping, gated motor court, the Balinese-inspired residence is surrounded by verdant lawns with stately palm trees and other lush tropical foliage. Wraparound lanais open from both levels of the residence, leading to the resort-style saltwater pool with waterfall spa and wading area - all on a beautifully landscaped coral-stone terrace. This spectacular outdoor entertainment space is served by a large pavilion with fully equipped summer kitchen, cabana bath, and outdoor shower.
Flowing in spacious, airy wings, this well laid-out residence totals 10,433± square feet with six bedrooms, six full and two half baths - including the separate guest house - plus attached/detached garages with three bays. Special amenities include the elevator, whole-house generator, two tankless hot water heaters, and central vacuum system. High ceilings carry throughout, with floors finished in hand-honed walnut and Saturnia marble. All windows and exterior doors have PGT impact glass, some also with plantation shutters. Interior doors are custom crafted of mahogany. Exterior finishes include high-grade metal roofing and ipe-wood lanais with cypress ceilings.
Main Level: Entered from the ground-floor foyer with staircase and elevator, the magnificent open great room is appointed with a beamed cathedral ceiling, wide-plank walnut floors, and wraparound sliding glass doors that flow to a breezy lanai looking out over the pool patio and lush grounds. Adding the room's finishing touches are the inviting coral-stone fireplace, built-in bookcases, and intricate hand-carved pillars imported from India. Separated by an island with bar counter, the open chef's kitchen includes custom cabinetry, Caesarstone counters, a six-burner gas range, and Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer plus a wine cooler. The large butler's pantry can also function as a catering kitchen. Off the main kitchen, the bright open dining/family room is highlighted by a beamed cathedral ceiling and flows through glass walls to the wraparound lanai. Offering flexibility for use as a bedroom, the private library/office opens to an oceanview balcony, and includes a loft and an en-suite bath.
Ground Level: Opening to a wraparound lanai by the pool patio, the spacious master suite has beautiful walnut, Saturnia marble, and porcelain finishes, and includes a sitting area by the elevated sleeping area. Adjoining the generous wardrobe room, the luxe spa-like master bath features a Sicus glass mosaic-inlaid marble floor, steam shower, step-up tub, and tigerwood cabinetry with dual sinks. Adjacent is the fabulous fully equipped fitness room, which also opens to the poolside lanai and has a rubber floor as well as a large-screen television. Three more bedrooms all have en-suite bath and private outside entries. The laundry room is also located on this level.
Guest House: Placed above the detached garage, with separate outside entry, the private guest quarters are complete with a kitchenette, full bath, and laundry area.