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Grand Intracoastal Estate on Historic Lighthouse Point, Florida

Posted on 10/5/2013 5:40:40 PM

Rich Old World splendor is paired with resort-inspired luxuries in this
palatial designer-furnished Intracoastal villa with mega-yacht dockage.

 

The connoisseur’s quest for the ultimate luxury is fulfilled in this Old World showplace commanding 180±feet of direct Intracoastal frontage within a gracious Gold Coast community.  Adorned in burnished hardwoods, exotic stone, and Venetian plaster, this turn-key furnished maste rwork combines the talents of architect Rex Nichols, C. Wood Builders, and Jane Baxter of Country Club Designs.  From the exquisite formal rooms, high-tech theater, and billiard room with bar to the extravagant third-floor and ground-level outdoor entertainment areas plus dockage for a mega yacht, myriad resort-style accoutrements await here in a luxurious private realm that surpasses every expectation.   

Situated between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton ,this property is located at Northeast 31st Avenue, Lighthouse Point, Florida. Beautiful Lighthouse Point is nestled on the Intracoastal Waterway where the historic Hillsboro Lighthouse stands sentry over the Hillsboro Inlet.  

Introduced by an impressive gated motor court, this grand Intracoastal estate fronts 180± feet of limestone-decked deepwater dockage with28,000-poundboat lift plus 2 jet ski lifts. Sprawling across the waterfront, lavish entertainment loggias providing a full stainless steel summer kitchen, granite-topped wet bar, and fire-pit edge the lagoon-style rock waterfall spa spilling into the 57-foot-longwraparound pool.

Totaling 11,273± square feet, the palatial 3-level villa includes6 fireplaces, 6 bedrooms, 10 full and 2 half baths, Eagle windows, mahogany elevator, 100-kilowatt back-up generator, and 5-bay garage with workshop.  High-tech advancements include the 12-zoneair conditioning, sophisticated security surveillance, and surround-sound system.

 

On the first floor, baronial oak doors enter the limestone foyer with a spiraling grand staircase and Venetian plaster walls.  An enormous Palladian window brings serene Intracoastal views into the hardwood-floored salon where an elaborate fire place soars to the 20-foot ceiling.  A groin-vaulted gallery transitions into the formal dining room with Venetian plaster ceiling and patterned marble floor.  Rich mahogany encases the bookcase-lined, coffered-ceiling library.  Utilizing the same technologies as Disney’s Epcot Center,the acoustically designed 12-seat theater features a fiber-optic “starlight” ceiling, Crestron electronics, and entertainment system storing 100,000movies.  Under a copper-inlaid coffered ceiling, the mahogany billiard room hosts a pub-style granite-topped bar.  The magnificent gourmet kitchen with limestone floor, Chicagobrick-inset ceiling, cherry wood cabinetry, and exotic granite counters provides professional-grade appliances including 4-door Sub-Zero refrigerators,2 Asko dishwashers, Miele coffee system, and Wolf range with double ovens plus pizza oven.  Opening to the loggia, the waterfront breakfast room adjoins the family room with fireplace. A private VIP guest suite is adjacent.   

On the second floor, the grand master wing opens to its own wraparound waterfront balcony. The master wing showcases exquisite mahogany floors, accent paneling, and a double-sided paneled fireplace separating the sleeping/sitting areas.  Adjacent to a morning bar, a dressing area with immense walk-in closets leads to the sumptuous his-and-her marble bath with columned spa tub and steam shower.  Set apart from the master suite, another 4 luxurious bedroom suites, 3 opening to waterfront balconies, are accompanied by a playroom.     

The third floor is served by a full bath and an open-air loggia with fireplace and wet bar that flows onto a dramatic lounge terrace with hot tub and commanding Intracoastal-to-Ocean views.

Premier Estate Properties
Old Fort Lauderdale
2424 East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale,FL  33301

Direct Line:        954.449.7873
Office Number:  954.525.0018
Ron Lennen, Broker Associate 
Rory Vanucchi, Estate Agent