This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from June 17, 2013
Ocean-to-Intracoastal living is blissfully indulged in this 2.4±-acre paradise with sensational new beachfront mansion, separate guest house, and multi-boat dockage. One of just four Ocean-to-Intracoastal estates in Highland Beach, this rare 2.4±-acre compound beckons to a private dreamscape indulging every luxury of the Gold Coast resort lifestyle. Gazing over endless blue waters from atop lofty dunes, the stunning new oceanfront mansion fashions a seductive realm with an ensemble of boutique hotel-inspired comforts. Designed by The Benedict Group and crafted by Seadar Builders, this lavish four-level residence makes a statement of clean-lined modern glamour in the artfully styled interiors. Outdoor entertaining is staged as an unforgettable experience by the oceanfront pool or on the spectacular sky deck opening off the top-floor club room. The superbly engineered construction throughout is absolutely second to none. Accompanying the main residence, the separate guest house is nestled by an exotic mangrove forest where a nature walkway leads to multi-boat dockage on the Intracoastal Waterway. A true trophy property in Highland Beach, this sensational Ocean-to-Intracoastal estate caters to those who live life to the very fullest. Location South Ocean Boulevard, Highland Beach, Florida. Prestigious Highland Beach sits on Boca Raton’s northern shores, placing world-class shopping, dining, and sporting attractions close by. Property This rare Ocean-to-Intracoastal compound sprawls over 2.4± acres on a prized 100±-foot stretch of ocean beachfront at a 21±-foot elevation. Presiding high above the dunes, the oceanfront mansion opens to dramatic balconies and patios on 4 levels. Served by a cabana bath, covered/open lounge areas edge the shimmering night-lit pool with swim jet and spillover spa. Across the lawns, a dune walkway steps onto the sands. Multi-boat dockage is featured on the 100±-foot Intracoastal shoreline, where a private wooded mangrove preserve backdrops the separate guest house. Together totaling 15,141± A/C square feet, both residences have their own motor courts and garages which together total 9 bays for the automobile aficionado. Main Residence Understated glamour is the signature style of this Modern Mediterranean, built to advanced engineering standards in 2010, totaling 11,138± square feet on 4 levels – all served by an elevator – with 4-5 bedrooms, 7 marble/onyx full baths, and 4 powder rooms. The 3-bay garage with porcelain tile flooring includes a staff bath, laundry room, and storage. Certified to withstand 160-mph winds, the highly advanced construction features a piling foundation system, concrete deck, concrete floors, and a concrete roof with Spanish “S” clay tiles and copper gutters. All concrete contains a corrosive inhibitor. Elaborate carved stone details adorn the exterior, and the loggias have pecky cypress tongue-and-groove ceilings. Other special features include the Icynene insulation, impact-glass windows and exterior doors, automatic generator with whole-house capacity, natural gas appliances, 2-speed Trane air conditioning with individual room controls, comprehensive Crestron electronics with touch panels in all rooms, integrated audio/video systems, and automated solar shades. Polished 36” x 36” Crema Royal marble floors and Venetian plaster walls refine the living areas, while hand-scraped walnut floors warm the bedrooms. All built-in cabinetry is crafted of solid mahogany, and there are marble/granite counters and custom moldings throughout. Architectural ceiling treatments integrate LED cove lighting. Main Level: Double doors enter the impressive marble foyer by the stunning staircase with brushed-steel “ribbon” balustrade. Adjacent is a purple onyx powder room with silk-upholstered walls. Oceanfront views sweep seamlessly through the living room with Deco-inspired 2-sided fireplace and the formal dining room with French doors to the poolside loggia. The epicurean’s kitchen features rich lacquer-finish Downsview cabinetry, quartzite counters, brushed chrome backsplashes, Wolf gas range with double electric ovens, Miele coffee system and steamer, 2 Sub-Zero refrigerators/freezers, under counter Sub-Zero drawer refrigerator and 2 Bosch dishwashers. The butler’s pantry has a Sub-Zero wine cooler, ice-maker, refrigerator drawers, and dishwasher. Ocean views fill the breakfast bay and open family room set off by a wave-like architectural ceiling. French doors lead to the pool patio. Off the foyer, the magnificent book-matched mahogany library shares the living room’s 2-sided fireplace and features elaborate custom fittings with LED accent lighting, a coffered ceiling, and an oceanview bay window. Refined with arches and fluted columns, the custom-fitted mahogany study with full bath could double as a bedroom. Second Level: Panoramic ocean views provide the backdrop for the serene master suite in a voluminous private wing. Four sets of French doors flow to an oceanfront balcony from the 30±-foot-long master bedroom featuring herringbone-patterned walnut flooring, automatic draperies, a morning bar, and sitting area with elegant fireplace. Her exquisite bath is a sumptuous retreat with mother-of-pearl-inlaid white marble floor, semi-precious amethyst counters, Swarovski crystal accents, soaking tub, separate shower, and wardrobe room. Mahogany built-ins appoint his wardrobe room and bath also with semi-precious tiger-eye stone counters and a steam shower. Across the gallery, 3 more bedroom suites include 2 opening to the oceanfront balcony. Third Level: Complete with a full-service bar with semi-precious brown agate counters and under lighting, the expansive club room opens to the sky deck where phenomenal views sweep across the ocean and up and down the coastline. This sublime setting for outdoor entertaining features a fireplace framed by “water walls”, a hot tub, summer kitchen, and motorized Armor Screens providing wind protection and shade. Also on this level are a gym and full bath with sauna, steam shower, and chiller plunge tub. Lower Level: The high-tech media room has Meridian speakers, motorized seating and a marble-topped wet bar. Two powder rooms include one with Italian Sicis glass-tile mosaics. Clad in limestone, the climate-controlled wine room features glass display racks. Guest/Carriage House: Fine finishes carry through this luxurious 2-story residence totaling 4,003 A/C ± square feet with 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, and 6-bay garage. On the main level are the open living/dining room and gourmet kitchen plus a bedroom suite, powder room, and laundry room. Upstairs, 3 bedroom suites feature the spacious master quarters with lavish his-and-her bath and wardrobe room. There is also a sitting room with morning bar plus a powder room and laundry.