A spellbinding oceanfront paradise right in Vero Beach's charming village, this one-of-a-kind new compound stretches over 200± feet across the wave-lapped sugar sands as the ultimate realm for resort-at-home living. Designed by architect Erik Helgen, AIA, in collaboration with Alloy, the 18,000±-square-foot, eight-bedroom residence connects with the landscape in a seamless indoor/outdoor flow with distinct areas for entertaining, everyday living, and guest accommodations. The layered composition of limestone, wood, and glass gives privacy while showcasing the expansive ocean vista and the pools and water features in the tropical setting by landscape architect August Gerard Schwartz.
Filled with the gentle sound of a waterfall curtain, the entrance courtyard introduces the stunning, fully furnished interiors by designer Dorothee Junkin that reflect the theme of contemporary elegance with international influences. Bespoke elements and textural finishes are carefully curated to give each space a unique and subtly rich look. Glassed with a window wall looking seaward and skyward, the lofty living room is crowned in two ethereal fiber-optic lighting installations by British designer Sharon Marston which are equally exquisite as objects of art and night-time illumination. Just outdoors, idyllic lounge areas edge the sleek infinity pool by the dunes. A breathtaking 60-light Swarovski "Flying Candles" installation sets the mood in the formal dining room, opening to a lush palm courtyard across from the west pool, beyond which sits the guest house. Featured in "Alto" and "Florida Design" magazines, this sublime retreat in the heart of Vero Beach is unequivocally one of the most extraordinary estates on Florida's Treasure Coast.
Ocean Drive, Vero Beach. Florida. This unsurpassed location in Vero Beach's charming village has beachfront restaurants, boutiques, and noted cultural attractions right at hand.
Fronting over 200± feet on the ocean, this sensational double-lot gated compound, just completed in 2014, offers resort-inspired living in an exotic tropical oasis with limestone terraces, fire-pits, and gardens. The oceanfront lanai features a fireplace and full summer kitchen with wood-fired pizza oven, and opens to a wraparound lounge terrace by the luminous 80±-foot-long black-bottom infinity pool and wading pool with in-water seating. From the tiki hut, a dune walkway crosses to the beach. By a koi pond, the west pool sits in a lush courtyard, joining to the guest house.
A tour de force of modern elegance, designed for those who love to entertain, this 18,000±-square-foot residence gives its impressive scope an intimate feel, and offers eight bedrooms plus eight full and four half baths. Artful finishes feature Silver Shadow Alabama limestone, American walnut, exotic marble and onyx, bamboo cane, reticulated aluminum, stainless steel dutch weave mesh curtain walls, Phillip Jeffries and Wolf-Gordon wallcoverings, and bath fixtures by Dornbracht and Duravit. Leading-edge amenities include the Crestron home automation for lighting, audio/video, shades, security, whole-house generator, and elevator. The main house air-conditioned double bay garage has a motorized turntable. There is a double bay porte cochere located between the main and guest house, and one 6-bay garage beneath the guest house.
First Floor: Through the double-door entry by the waterfall curtain, the foyer looks into the oceanfront living room and connects to the oceanfront terrace, the soaring glass-walled living room is illumined by two sculptural Sharon Marston lighting installations, and has a see-through fireplace to the lanai. The media room features a fireplace, drop-down large-format screen, and full wet bar with backlit onyx surround. Swarovski "Flying Candles" lighting "floats" above the walnut-encased formal dining room, leading to a sunset palm courtyard. The gourmet kitchen, casual dining room, and family room combine in one large open space, centered on a free-standing fireplace, giving front-to-back views stretching from the ocean to the west pool courtyard and koi pond. Kitchen appliances includes a 60-inch BlueStar range. All other appliances are by Wolf, Sub-Zero, and Bosch. There is an adjacent chef's catering kitchen and servery. An oceanfront guest suite and three powder rooms are also on this level.
Second Floor: On the south side of the send floor inspiring ocean views fill the serene glass-walled master suite in a private wing opening to a balcony. A double-sided linear fireplace is shared by the master bedroom and spa-like marble bath featuring a soaking tub, steam shower, and outdoor shower. There is also a walk-through wardrobe room and a sitting room with fireplace and morning bar. Two oceanfront offices with one opening to a private balcony. The fitness room/hair salon overlooks a roof garden and three bedroom suites are situated in the northern oceanfront wing.
Opening to the west pool courtyard, and connected to the main house via an exterior breezeway the guest house contains a living/dining room with kitchen, plus a powder room, master suite, and two upstairs bedroom suites.
- Single Family
- 8 full / 4 half
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