This splendid example of the classic Palm Beach Mediterranean architectural style built in 1999 is situated on approximately Â¾ of an acre in the Estate Section, one house from the Atlantic Ocean with private beach access. Its barrel tiled roofs, Italianate chimneys, terraces and balconies transforms you to a timeless era. The grand foyer, framed by the Corinthian columned portico, double bridal staircase, with its wrought-iron balustrades, sweeping on through a Romanesque central archway with its enfilade and view of the English gardens, fountain and statuary beyond make for a dramatic entrance. Atop the double staircase is a dual-tiered landing, with arched windows and French doors.
A magnificent living room is fortified by its elaborate stone fireplace, travertine floor and lightly washed pecky cypress ceiling. Large arched windows with custom shutters allow maximum light.
Travertine floored formal dining room, with carved marble fireplace, large arched windows, custom shutters and impressive chandelier, continues the theme of elegant entertaining, with a fully equipped, custom-built chef's kitchen beyond, with butcher's block central island, clay tiled floor, stone sink and granite countertops.
The 6 bedroom, 8.5 bathrooms are comfortable and spacious with high ceilings, large windows, crown moldings and hardwood floors. The master suite encompasses the entire East Wing. His and her Master Baths feature Mahogany accents, marble countertops, tile mosaic and marble floor, opulent pillared bath alcove over Roman tub, gleaming glass shower, with large His and Hers walk-in closets.
The West Wing comprises a sitting room, opening to a balcony terrace, 3 guest Suites with full baths and staff quarters. Ceramic tiled outdoor stairway allows private entrance. The guest house borders the property's south edge; it includes a bedroom, full bath, living room, kitchen area and 3 sets of glass French doors to the pool. Features Impact glass throughout, generous closet space, laundry room, walk-in pantry, and powder room. Large 3 car garage, generator and pool.
Palm Beach offers unsurpassed beauty, a glorious climate and gracious lifestyle. Worth Avenue and its world-renowned shops, restaurants, galleries and intimate Vias are just minutes away. The home's proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, it's private beach access and unique access to The Intracoastal Waterway to the west, complete this Palm Beach Haven.