This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from August 30, 2013
Las Olas Deepwater Estate Fort Lauderdale, Florida Complete with yacht dockage, this beautifully remodeled estate offers Fort Lauderdales quintessential waterfront lifestyle, close to Las Olas Boulevard and the beach. On a desirable South Las Olas Isle, this dramatic Mediterranean-inspired estate resides in a palm-studded tropical landscape facing west on the deep waterway, providing excellent dockage with quick ocean access, attributes that have made Fort Lauderdale famous as a yachting capital of the world. Beautifully remodeled, the spacious four-bedroom residence is geared towards todays lifestyle with bright open living areas accented by striking architectural elements. At the heart of the house, the stunning two-story living room showcases the waterfront view through a towering triple-tiered window wall in front of the sensational resort-style pool patio. An impressive fireplace anchors the room, which is open to the loft-like second-floor space wrapped with nautically-inspired balustrades. Other notable features of the residence include the high-end gourmet kitchen, dedicated theater room, private office, and luxurious master suite which opens to a private balcony above the pool and waterfront. Located within walking distance of Las Olas Boulevard, and only about a mile from the beach, this spectacular waterfront estate offers Fort Lauderdale living at its best. Location San Marco Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The desirable South Las Olas Isles neighborhood is prized by boaters for its easy direct access to the ocean through a network of scenic deepwater Grand Canals that give Fort Lauderdale its name as The Venice of America. The choice location is adjacent to famous Las Olas Boulevard, lined with fine boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and cafes as it stretches toward the Atlantic Ocean beachfront. Downtown Fort Lauderdales picturesque Riverwalk is just minutes away in the citys dynamic arts and entertainment district, hosting noted attractions including the Museum of Art and Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport is only about a 15-minute drive. Property This beautifully renovated Mediterranean-inspired estate fronts 100 feet on the waterway featuring a full-length ipe wood dock with water/power service and room for an 80-foot yacht, with ocean access only about 15 minutes away. Facing west to the waterfront, the resort-style outdoor entertainment area centers on a large Pebble Tec saltwater pool with spa, waterfall, and beach entry. Finished in Turkish marble, the surrounding multi-level covered/open patios are edged in sumptuous tropical foliage. Turkish marble also covers the propertys fenced and gated side yard and sweeping circular drive. Residence In a well-flowing 2-story layout, this spacious residence comprises a total of 4,896 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, and a 2-bay garage finished with porcelain tile floors. Furnishings are additionally available. Amenities include the 4-zone air-conditioning system and whole-house water conditioning system. Polished neutral marble floors flow throughout the main living areas. First Floor: As the dramatic focal point of the house, the light-flooded living room soars 2 stories high above a 3-tiered window wall bringing in sweeping scenes of the pool patio and waterfront. An impressive gas fireplace with an elaborate mantelpiece anchors the rooms main seating area. The adjoining formal dining room centers on another fireplace with an equally impressive mantelpiece. Opening to the pool patio and waterfront view, the gourmet kitchen has beautiful light-toned custom cabinetry, rich granite counters, and tumbled marble backsplashes. High-end stainless steel appliances include the professional-style Wolf gas range with double ovens, Thermador refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, and microwave, plus a Vinotemp wine cooler. The kitchen is served by a Flexcon reverse-osmosis water filtration system. Separated by a bar counter with pendant lighting, the comfortable family room takes in the waterfront view from an inviting bay window seat. There is also a Panasonic flat-screen television and built-in surround-sound system. Lined with draperies adding ambiance and acoustic properties, the dedicated theater room offers the ultimate viewing experience with high-tech media components including a Yamaha projection system, large-format screen, and surround-sound system. Here, French doors open to the pool patio and waterfront. Views of the pool and waterfront are also captured from the adjoining office. There is also a full cabana bath with shower, separate water closet, and marble floor. A laundry room and storage room also serve this level. Perfect for guests or staff, a private bedroom suite with walk-in closet and marble bath completes the first floor. Second Floor: Ascending the grand spiral staircase leads to a wraparound loft-style library/exercise area which has hardwood floors and nautically-inspired balustrades, and overlooks the waterfront through the living room below. Spacious and well appointed, the waterfront master suite opens through French doors to a private balcony looking out over the pool patio to the waterway. Outfitted with a surround-sound system, the master bedroom is accompanied by a custom-fitted wardrobe room and large marble-finished bath, also facing the waterfront, featuring 2 furniture-style vanities, a jetted tub, walk-in shower, separate water closet, and built-in speakers. The third and fourth bedroom suites both have walk-in closets and private marble baths.