This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from November 08, 2012
Newly reconstructed, this Palm Beach-inspired deepwater estate sprawling over three lots presents the ultimate resort lifestyle in a yachters haven. Resort-style Gold Coast living achieves a new benchmark of luxury in this very significant Palm Beach-inspired deepwater estate which has just been completely transformed through a painstaking three-year renovation meeting the most rigorous standards. Presiding over three lots laden with tropical gardens, this sprawling showplace blends the finest custom finishes and cutting-edge technologies in 16,600 total square feet. Classic Mediterranean architecture transitions into flexible interiors that create a dynamic venue for indoor/outdoor entertaining and also function perfectly for everyday living. The roof terrace, lavish pool, tennis court, and multi-yacht dockage with unobstructed ocean access are the ultimate amenities. On one of Rio Vistas finest isles, near Las Olas Boulevard, this incomparable estate revels in a private world of luxury all its own. Location Southeast 9th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Historic Rio Vista Isles has evolved with many substantial new estates blending multiple lots on beautiful tree-lined streets. Property Gracing 3 palm-lined deepwater lots, this stunning estate fronts 250 feet on the tranquil Rio Granada Canal. Multiple docks finished in Brazilian ipe include the full-service main dock, secondary dock, and floating dock with 16,000-pound boat lift plus jet ski davits. Resort-style outdoor entertaining centers on wraparound loggias with a full summer kitchen edging the Turkish stone patio around the heated saltwater pool with beach ledge. A professional tennis court complements the sweeping grounds. Residence This sprawling residence unfolds over 15,300 air-conditioned square feet with 8 bedrooms, 8 baths, plus an aficionados air-conditioned 6-car garage. No expense has been spared in the exquisite dcor with elaborate millwork, custom ceiling treatments, Chippac Turkish stone, exotic marble in Sierra Gold, Golden Noche, and Calcutta Gold, honey and green onyx, plus Green Galaxy and Uba Tuba granite. Amenities include the impact-glass La Finestra windows, elevator, Category-6 wiring, Crestron electronics with elaborate security system, DIRECTV, XM satellite radio, and 75-kw back-up generator. First Floor: Marble floors extend from the elegant foyer throughout the main living areas, commencing with the formal living room featuring a wood-burning fireplace of hand-carved marble. Interior plantation shutters give flexibility to open this superb entertaining space, complete with granite-topped wet bar, into the adjoining great room with coral stone fireplace, built-in media wall, and glass doors to the poolside loggia and waterfront. A coffered ceiling and hand-carved stone fireplace set the stage in the formal dining room served by an adjacent wine cellar. Professionally equipped, the stylish Nolte kitchen has marble counters, Turkish stone flooring, Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, 60 Wolf range and double ovens, Miele coffee bar, and butlers pantry with Snaidero cabinetry. The family/game room with media center and wet bar opens to the pool patio. The waterview gym with rubber floor features a spa-style bath plus a steam room with river rock floor. A private entry serves the staff/captains quarters. Second Floor: The beautiful library with herringbone-patterned wide-plank mahogany floor, mahogany bookcases, and fireplace adjoins a custom-fitted office. A private double-door entry presents the grand master suite, opening to a wide balcony overlooking the waterway and estate grounds, featuring a coffee bar and boutique-style customized dressing room. Spa-style luxury is enjoyed in the stunning double master bath with marble and mosaic glass finishes, jetted tub, and oversized multi-head steam shower. A second expansive master suite plus 5 more bedroom suites are each distinctively decorated. Roof Terrace: The Zen-style observation deck with ipe finishes and outdoor shower captures breathtaking views high over the waterway and city.