In the heart of The Venice of America, this Modern Mediterranean estate fronts the Rio Desota Canal of Seven Isles, a favored yachting community of waterfront estates on lush tree-lined finger isles, served by a guardhouse entry and a neighborhood patrol detail. Designed to take advantage of the sizeable .29±-acre grounds, the four-bedroom residence offers effortless living all on one level.
Bright window walls bring the waterfront view into the living areas, flowing openly from room to room. With a beautiful fireplace as a focal point, the living room opens to the outdoor entertainment space by the heated pool, with the sounds of its cascading waterfall adding to the relaxing atmosphere. Privately arranged in a split layout, the bedrooms feature an inviting master suite in its own large wing, with a double-sided fireplace shared by the bedroom and adjoining sitting room/gym. Another bedroom suite which presently serves as an office provides a sweeping outlook on the waterfront, outfitted for the yachter with deep-draft dockage. In the wonderful privacy of Seven Isles, the estate has famous Las Olas Boulevard and the iconic Fort Lauderdale beachfront close at hand.
Barcelona Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Set behind a guardhouse entry and served by its own patrol detail, the sought-after Seven Isles community is a yachter's paradise on the Intracoastal Waterway and deepwater Grand Canals of Fort Lauderdale, a world-famous yachting capital known as The Venice of America. Just to the south is Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale's signature thoroughfare, lined with fine boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and cafes as it stretches toward the Atlantic Ocean beachfront, right across the bridge.
Fronting 80± feet on the Rio Desota Canal, this Modern Mediterranean residence sits back from the street on spacious, lushly landscaped lawns with double motor courts leading to the three-bay garage. A fountain highlights the courtyard entry. For enjoying the outdoors, the waterfront patio features an entertainment pavilion with built-in grill next to the waterfall pool. The full-service dock is outfitted with a 10,000±-pound boat lift and a filet station.
This effortless single-level residence totals 4,127± square feet including four bedrooms, three and a-half baths, two air conditioning systems, storm shutters, a security system, natural gas service, and Crestron electronics with a surround-sound system. Jerusalem stone floors flow throughout the main living areas.
Inside the double-door entry, the foyer is lined with floor-to-ceiling etched-glass windows and is served by an adjacent powder room. Just ahead, a waterside window wall brightens the open great room's living and dining areas, set off by a cross-beamed ceiling, leading through French doors to the pool patio. Anchored by a marble wood-burning fireplace framed in elegant coral-stone columns, this versatile room is perfect for entertaining with a full-service wet bar incorporating a see-through aquarium. The dine-in kitchen has custom cabinetry, granite counters, a butler's pantry, walk-in storage pantry, and built-in desk area. Stainless steel chef's appliances include the six-burner Thermador gas range with oven; Thermador wall oven, warming drawer, and microwave; KitchenAid refrigerator/freezer; and Miele dishwasher. Sharing the see-through aquarium, the kitchen opens into the light-filled waterfront family room which has custom built-ins and also adjoins the great room. In its own large wing, the master suite features a warmly inviting bedroom with a wood-paneled beamed ceiling and a double-sided gas fireplace shared by the adjoining sitting room/gym. The skylit master bath is generously sized to include a jetted tub, multi-head steam shower, and double vanity. Placed apart from the master quarters, three bedrooms with two baths include a waterfront suite currently serving as an office.
- Single Family
- 3 full / 1 half
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