A lavish venue for entertaining, this palatial nine-bedroom residence comprises 21,000+/- total square feet. Opulent appointments include groin-vaulted ceilings, four fireplaces, handcrafted millwork, French limestone, rare blue onyx, and imported granite and marble. A two-story gallery is featured along with a banquet-sized dining hall, gourmet chef's kitchen, a billiard room, a state-of-the-art theater, an expansive loggia, and a pool with spill over spa.
This oceanfront paradise affords exceptional elegance, luxury, and splendor in the atmosphere of a prestigious resort.
South Ocean Boulevard, Delray Beach, Florida. A beautifully preserved oceanfront enclave, historic Delray Beach lies in the heart of Florida's Gold Coast between Palm Beach and Boca Raton. This magnifcent estate is walking distance to Atlantic Avenue and The Seagate Beach Club.
PROPERTY This spectacular oceanfront estate commands 1.3+/- acres featuring 130+/- feet of exquisite beachfront in the prestigious Estate Section. Breathtaking Atlantic views are enjoyed behind a double dune line, 17+/- feet above sea level. Affording the utmost privacy, the residence is approached via an allee of cypress trees leading to a gated entry, guardhouse, and spacious brick motor court. Alongside the ocean, a 50+/- foot pool with spill over spa is featured along with an expansive loggia and open terraces.
Completed in 1998, this magnificent residence is a masterwork of Old World design and craftsmanship. Comprising 21,234+/- total square feet, the palatial estate offers 17,610+/- air-conditioned square feet with 9 bedrooms, 9 full and 4 half baths, a glassed elevator, and a 5-car garage. Lavish appointments include groin-vaulted and tray ceilings, trompe l'oeil details, handcrafted millwork, 4 fireplaces, and imported limestone, granite, and marble. State-of-the-art automation controls security, lighting, fountain, and audio/visual systems. The 11-zone air-conditioning system is individually controlled for maximum comfort.
FIRST FLOOR: Guests are welcomed in a soaring foyer with inlaid flooring and double staircase. A 2-story formal gallery opens to the oceanfront loggia. A rosewood fireplace highlights a billiard room with bar. The state-of-the-art theater includes a VMX surround-sound system, tiered seating, and a Juliet balcony. A rosewood fireplace appoints the oval office, with 2-story bookcases. The 2-story library features a fireplace and mahogany bookcases. Seating 14 guests, the dining hall highlights limestone columns, and twin Austrian crystal chandeliers. Etched glass accents the wine cellar, bar, and tasting room. The chef's kitchen offers custom cabinetry, and Miele/Sub-Zero appliances. An oceanfront family room adjoins. A private gallery enters the oceanfront grand master suite, with rosewood fireplace, luxurious bath with spa tub, shower/steam room, and sauna.
SECOND FLOOR: Six bedrooms including 2 additional oceanfront master suites with exceptional ocean views all feature private terraces, sitting areas, and luxurious baths. The expansive library opens to a gaming room and balcony seating for the theater room.
THIRD FLOOR: Via elevator, enter the south-wing exercise/fitness room, with surrounding glass windows showcasing ocean views. The opposite north wing is accessed via a circular staircase leading to a magnificent sundeck, high above the sandy beach with breathtaking panoramic ocean views.
STAFF/GUEST QUARTERS: The separate self-contained staff/guest apartment includes 2 bedrooms, a full kitchen, a living area, a bath, and excellent storage.