Live the Dolce Vita everydayThis timeless authentic Italian Villa looks like a postcard from Venice, however it is uniquely positioned overlooking the picturesque Raby Bay Harbour. The owner, an Italian born Architect/Builder designed and built this magnificent mansion as his own home so that he could enjoy a piece of Italy here in Australia.As you enter the Artisan front wrought iron gates you will feel that you are a world away in the Mediterranean, two lion heads high up on the faÃ§ade overlook a fountain nestled under a Bougainvillea covered arbor surrounded by olive trees and pencil pines. The fan shaped block has a 40 metre plus quay line with capacity for the mooring of a private ship.Early risers will be in awe seeing dolphins jump and glide through the water while feeding on schools of fish at the back of the house. During the day swim in the quarter size olympic pool or take in the ever changing view as the boats sail in and out of the harbour. At sunset have a drink on one of the private balconies and watch the colours of the sailboats reflect mirror like on the glass calm waters... A vision to behold! Then in the evening take in the ambience of the twinkling lights from the pontoons and the neighbouring restaurant precinct.The huge gourmet kitchen makes entertaining effortless. You have the choice to dine in three separate indoor dining areas all with spectacular views and individual water views. Outdoor social occasions are amply catered for, with guests able to mingle in the piazza, while the steaks sizzle on the barbecue in the waters edge cabana. The undercover patios have been designed to be enjoyed all year round, while an undercover drying area allows you to dry your clothes on rainy days.The 100sqm tiled garage gives the convenience of ample storage for both of your luxury cars and recreational â€˜toys'. As you open the front door a grand granite staircase with hand forged wrought iron balustrading, two bronze Roman statues with water overflowing from urns, an ornate chandelier and elegant columns welcome you into this magnificent home.Grand Floor Features:-- Executive office- Gourmet kitchen- Formal lounge/dining- Everyday living area- Games/entertaining area- Two powder rooms, one with bidet- Large laundry complete with cabinetry- Storage areaUpper floor feature:- Five large bedrooms, all with individual balconies- Two ensuites plus one full sized bathroom- Theatre- Generous foyer/sitting room with private balcony- Very large private terrazza, ideal for small children to safely play- Good size storeroomThe house is constructed with concrete footings and waffle pods for additional strength. All structural walls are reinforced concrete block from ground to roof. The floors are also reinforced concrete including balconies and roof beams. The roof tiles are imported terracotta. All doors, windows, wardrobe doors, kitchen, bathroom cabinetry, skirting and architraves are imported New Guinea Rosewood. All kitchen and vanity bench tops and staircase are highest-grade granite imported from Norway and Brazil.The individually created home has been designed to capitalize the harbor and canal views from all living and bedrooms areas. The quality finishes and attention to detail are second to none. The house has been built with Mediterranean influence and traditional colours that harmonise and flow.Fall in love with the exquisiteness of what this home is... quality, lifestyle and water front position. Perfect balance of nature and city living.