This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from June 17, 2013
Location The Sanctuary is Boca Ratons internationally acclaimed yachting community, offering a 20-slip marina, Har-Tru tennis courts, 27-acre bird/wildlife preserve, and 24-hour guarded gate and road/water patrols. Close proximity to fine dining, upscale shopping, sandy beaches and executive airport. Property Amid lush tropical landscaping, this timeless contemporary deep-water estate is highlighted by expansive new pavers throughout terrace with resort-style heated swimming pool, spa and gazebo with open bar designed for grand scale entertaining. 70 of protected yacht dockage offers direct ocean access. Residence Grandly scaled and stunningly detailed, this dramatic estate was showcased in Florida Architecture Magazine for its award winning contemporary architecture. Features include soaring ceilings and walls that create a wonderful gallery to display an extensive art collection enhanced by towering walls of glass overlooking the waterway. Recently renovated with new roof, majority of windows installed are high impact, as well as upgraded appliances. Appointed with distinctive architecture and custom-crafted features, this striking residence contains 8,231 square feet with 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half baths, and 3-bay garage. First Floor: Entering through massive custom Honduras Mahogany double doors, guests are welcomed into the stately foyer, lavished with rich inlaid marble flooring. A graceful floating staircase and semicircular bridge accents the expansive skylight atrium. The open living room is highlighted by a raised-hearth fireplace flanked with arched display niches. A built-in buffet with etched-glass panel serves the dining area. Entertaining is enhanced with a state-of-the-art media/theater room, an expansive family room, wine tasting room, and 9-seat waterside pub with vaulted ceiling. The kitchen provides custom wood cabinets with river rock pattern granite counters and top-of-the-line appliances. The large open breakfast room showcases volume ceilings with grand walls that display an array of art niches. Also included is a grilling station and refrigerated beverage center. The luxurious master suite features a step-down sitting area with fireplace and lavish marble bath soaring to a 30 vaulted ceiling. Second Floor: This level provides 3 guest bedroom en-suites, staff suite with kitchenette and billiard loft with bar area. Shown by appointment only.