48 Isla Bahia Drive Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- For Sale
In a wondrous setting that gives the sense of an island oasis, this dramatic deepwater point estate commands an unsurpassed viewpoint on Lake Sylvia in Harbor Beach, one of Fort Lauderdale’s most prestigious beachside communities. Opening up from 136± feet of shoreline, the panoramic southeasterly vista sweeps across and all the way down the wide waters and coastline of this picturesque lake just off the Intracoastal Waterway. Full-service dockage for a luxury vessel up to 116± feet long is a prized asset for the avid yachter.
A stately landscaped motor court approaches the soaring entry portico of the Georgian-inspired five-bedroom residence, leading the way into the classic foyer. Light-flooded window walls stretch across the interior’s waterfront exposure, bringing the alluring view into the living room and family/breakfast room open to the recently renovated kitchen. Conducive to indoor/outdoor entertaining, glass doors open to the relaxing pool patio, framed by swaying palm trees right by the water’s edge, taking in the enchanting view of the lake and its yachting activity. Three of the upstairs bedrooms including the large master suite open to a full-length balcony terrace that elevates the breathtaking water vista from a perspective seeming from the prow of a yacht. Standing out with its sensational waterfront setting, this prime point estate is the perfect place to enjoy Harbor Beach’s sought-after beach and yachting lifestyle.
Isla Bahia Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. One of Fort Lauderdale’s most prestigious communities, Harbor Beach is a guard-gated beachside enclave of magnificent multi-million-dollar estates hidden away in an idyllic island-like oasis, served by its own security patrol. A water sports paradise, Harbor Beach provides private beach access along with its own beach club and yacht marina. Only minutes away, famous Las Olas Boulevard offers a wide array of fine boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and cafes. Conveniently located just off the 17th Street Causeway, Harbor Beach is also close to downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District, home to noted cultural attractions including the NSU Art Museum and Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
Spectacular southeasterly views stretch all the way down scenic Lake Sylvia from this dramatic point estate fronting 136± feet of deep-draft shoreline equipped with full-service dockage for a 116±-foot yacht, giving direct ocean access unobstructed by fixed bridges. Capitalizing on the gorgeous view of Lake Sylvia, the waterfront grounds are designed as a dramatic outdoor entertainment space centered on a sleek pool with spillover spa, and served by a summer kitchen and full cabana bath.
Long water views are captured from almost every room of this Georgian-inspired residence in a spacious floor-plan totaling 6,981± square feet with five bedrooms, five and a-half baths, and a two-bay garage. The windows and exterior doors are fitted with impact-rated glass or electric shutters.
First Floor: Stepping in from the two-story pillared portico, the marble foyer has a graceful staircase and an adjacent powder room. Capturing the lake view through an airy window wall, the living room has oak flooring and custom built-ins. The large dining room is set off by a decorative fireplace. Recently renovated, the gourmet kitchen has marble flooring and is outfitted with custom cabinetry, granite counters, and tile backsplashes. Stainless steel appliances include an Electrolux gas range, Electrolux double wall ovens, and a Wolf microwave/convection oven. Open to both the living room and the kitchen, with its bar counter, the family/breakfast room is highlighted by an entire wall of view-filled windows and glass doors across the lakefront pool terrace. The separate laundry/utility room has Maytag Neptune appliances. Also capturing the lake view through a window wall, the private guest bedroom has an en-suite bath which is also accessible from the terrace. An office completes this level.
Second Floor: In the large master suite, appointed with a decorative fireplace, the window-lined sitting area brings in panoramic lake views and opens out to the dramatic balcony terrace giving gorgeous wide-open vistas all the way down Lake Sylvia. The marble-finished master bath includes a jetted tub, separate shower, and generous walk-in closet. Two additional bedrooms served by a connecting bath also open to the waterfront balcony terrace. Another bedroom has an en-suite bath.
Built-Ins, Fireplace, Land, Split Bedroom, Two story, Pantry, BarFlooring
Carpet Floors, Ceramic Floor, Marble Floors, Wood FloorsAppliances
Automatic Garage Door Opener, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Gas Range, Ice Maker, Refrigerator, Wall Oven, Washer, MicrowaveWindows
Impact Glass, Picture Window, Plantation ShuttersBathroom
Dual Sinks, Separate Tub & Shower, Whirlpool SpaParking
Circle Drive, PaversPool
HeatedConstruction / Exterior
Family Room, Master bedroom upstairs, Utility Room/LaundryRoofing
Flat Tile RoofWaterfront
Lake Front, No Fixed BridgesAccess Features
Ocean Access, Private DockBedrooms
At Least 1 Bedroom Ground LevelViews
Central Cooling, Central Heat, Electric Cooling, Electric HeatDining
Formal DiningSubdivision Feature
Beach Club Member Available, Boating, Security PatrolUtility