Harbor Drive, Delray Beach, Florida. On a deep canal just off the Intracoastal, this elegant estate is a short walk from the beach. Just minutes away, charming Atlantic Avenue offers cosmopolitan shopping and dining as the centerpiece of historic Delray Beach's vibrant downtown district. Also close by, the Old School Square Cultural Arts Center is the cornerstone of Delray Beach's cultural district, hosting an active calendar of museum exhibits and performing arts events. Known for its award-winning ocean beaches, Delray Beach is located between Palm Beach and Boca Raton in the heart of South Florida's Gold Coast.
The perfect expression of gracious waterfront living, this British West Indies-inspired gem built in 2004 combines the top talents of architect Rustem Kupi and builder Mouw Associates. Classic symmetry defines the timeless architecture and tropical landscaping. Facing south to the scenic palm-studded shoreline, relaxing verandahs open by the pool on manicured lawns. The 100-foot shoreline offers an 80-foot yacht dock.
Exceptional attention to detail hallmarks this casually elegant residence totaling 6,402 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half Waterworks baths, and 4-bay garage. Brazilian walnut floors and fine woodwork underscore the warmly inviting atmosphere. Rising 30 feet to a tongue-and-groove-paneled peaked ceiling, the dramatic foyer flows through a gallery into the open living/dining room with cross-beamed ceiling, bookcase-lined fireplace, and French doors to the waterside verandah. Encompassing a turret-like breakfast nook, the exquisite vintage-chef's kitchen features Azul do Mar granite counters, a 6-burner Thermador gas range, DCS double wall ovens, Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, and Asko dishwasher. Glassed on 3 exposures, the airy peak-ceilinged family room leads to 2 poolside verandahs. Rich hardwoods adorn the bookcase-lined library. Across the gallery, the romantic peak-ceilinged master suite features a fireplace, waterside sitting area, 2 walk-in closets, and a stunning bath with spa tub and shower. A powder room and cabana bath complete the main level. Upstairs, 2 bedroom suites open to a waterside verandah.