In one of the best viewpoints of Fort Lauderdale's desirable Coral Ridge community, this beautiful estate directly fronts the Intracoastal Waterway near a bend of the water where panoramic southeasterly views look across to the lush woodlands of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, then reach all the way to the city skyline. Bordered by groomed lawns along the waterfront, the magnificent pool patio is edged with garden plantings on lovely tropical grounds landscaped with abundant palms and a stately mahogany tree.
Capitalizing on this gorgeous setting, the four-bedroom residence showcases views of the Intracoastal and parklands in bright open living areas glassed with banks windows across the waterfront side. Understatedly elegant with marble floors and a coral-stone fireplace, the transitional décor suits any style of furnishings from traditional to modern. Many updates to the residence include the well-equipped gourmet kitchen.
Amid the tranquility of Coral Ridge in northeast Fort Lauderdale, this choice property is only a couple miles from the golden-sand Atlantic Ocean beachfront of Birch State Park. All of downtown Fort Lauderdale's world-class attractions are just a short drive away.
Intracoastal Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Offering gracious living, just minutes from the beach, the desirable Coral Ridge community is home to the private Coral Ridge Yacht Club and private Coral Ridge Country Club featuring a classic 18-hole championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Fine shopping and dining are available nearby at The Galleria and just a short drive away on famous Las Olas Boulevard. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is only a 20±-minute drive. Laced with scenic waterways leading to the Intracoastal and Atlantic Ocean, Fort Lauderdale is known the world over as a yachting capital and The Venice of America.
Directly fronting the Intracoastal by a bend in the wide waterway, this spectacular estate looks across to the wooded coastline of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, an emerald oasis in the middle of Fort Lauderdale. The prime southeast-facing vantage point also looks far down the Intracoastal to the city skyline. Equipped with a full-service dock, ready for a boat lift, the 100±-foot shoreline is protected by a wide cap sea wall reinforced with heavy-duty batter piles. Capturing the panoramic waterfront view, a tumbled marble patio surrounds the tile-finished heated swimming pool. A convenient outdoor shower is adjacent to the cabana bath. Served by a sweeping drive with two gated entries, the property is beautifully landscaped with palm trees, a mature mahogany tree, and garden plantings. Lush lawns provide ample play areas for children or pets.
Mesmerizing waterway panoramas provide the backdrop for most rooms of this well laid-out residence totaling 4,543± square feet in a spacious floor-plan, served by two staircases, including four bedrooms and four and a-half baths. Many newer upgrades are featured throughout. Amenities include two-zone central air conditioning and Rolladen storm shutters. Two garages provide a total of three bays.
First Floor: Ironwork-overlaid glass doors welcome guests into the airy two-story marble foyer appointed with polished marble floors that continue throughout this level. A beautiful coral-stone wood-burning fireplace serves as the focal point of the comfortably elegant living room, with mirrored accent walls and plaster moldings adding the finishing touches. The powder room has a river rock pebble tile floor and doubles as the cabana bath. Sweeping panoramas of the tranquil waterway and lush parklands fill the open-plan family room and dining area, lined with wraparound window walls and glass doors promoting an indoor/outdoor flow to the pool patio. The built-in wet bar is an added convenience for entertaining. Separated from the dining area by a bar counter, the updated gourmet kitchen includes honey-finish maple cabinetry, granite counters, a center island/bar, KitchenAid stainless steel refrigerator/freezer, wine cooler, double wall ovens plus warming drawer, glass cook-top, and dishwasher. Facing the front garden, a private bedroom with full bath completes this level.
Second Floor: In its own private wing, the spacious master suite is lined with windows bringing in serene views of the Intracoastal Waterway and wooded parklands. The 28±-foot-long master bedroom provides an inviting open sitting/office area and is finished with warm hardwood floors. A walk-in closet with custom built-ins accompany the master bath which captures its own waterfront view and has a luxurious jetted tub in addition to a walk-in shower. Placed in another wing, accessible by the secondary staircase, two more bedrooms are served by another bath. One bedroom overlooks the waterway and parklands, while the other faces the front garden.
- Single Family
- 3 full / 1 half
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