Features of this spectacular waterfront residence include wonderful oversized (15 ft) wrap-around verandas circling the house, old growth reclaimed long leaf pine floors throughout the house, and exquisitely detailed custom millwork in every room. In addition to six bedrooms and seven baths,this home features a mahogany paneled media room and library, a state of the art gym, a 5,000 bottle wine cellar with tasting table, a full attic children’s playroom, and a poolside game and party room. There is a mahogany-paneled private office, a poolside Cabana, 5-car garage, and separate guest cottage apartment. There are extra closets and storage everywhere. The marvelous eat-in chef’s kitchen is a masterpiece, and the heart of this traditional home. The kitchen features Cathedral grained antique pine cabinetry, granite countertops, a six burner range with grill and griddle, commercial hood, two ovens, two dishwashers, two microwaves, two warming drawers, an ice maker, wine cooler, deep fryer, a separate 25,000 BTU Wok burner, two refrigerators, and additional crisper drawers. There is a full walk-in pantry, custom storage for everything, and trash chute to the garage garbage bins. Adjacent to the kitchen is a comfortable family room with a full wood burning fireplace and a media center, all of which overlooks the beautiful Verandas and gardens. The entire house has been hard wired with CAT 5 data, cable, stereo, and telephone. There are 6 incoming telephone lines, and the home is surrounded by a wireless internet route. The estate has a resort-type heated outdoor pool and patio overlooking Snapper Creek, and beautifully designed gardens and outdoor entertainment areas. Many of Miami’s most celebrated theme parties and charity events have been hosted in this versatile and unique setting. There are over 130 linear feet of Ipe-planked dock, featuring a private slip, floating dock, 30/50AMP shore power in three locations, and reinforcing for three lifts. There is a dedicated generator room with a 125 KVA generator and automatic transfer switch capable of running the entire property off the grid for up to two weeks before refueling is required. This magnificent home was built with every thought and detail, including the beautiful electric gates and brick work that surrounds the property. The reinforcing walls and the front gate are modeled after the University of Virginia. For evening entertaining there is an abundance of outdoor lighting that illuminates both the home and gardens.
Offered @ $12,500,000