This modern Mediterranean waterfront jewel is located on private Palm Island offering both sophistication and high style amidst it tranquil setting. Combining classic Italianate symmetry with Asian influence, this stunning two-story residence is truly one-of-a-kind. Its dramatic architecture features a rotunda entryway, an arched colonnade, barrel ceilings, and polished marble and wood floors throughout. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath residence includes a large Master Bedroom and Bath suite, open living and dining areas, Euro style kitchen, maidís quarters, laundry room, childrenís playroom and nursery, sunken sitting room with fireplace, 2 car garage, a terraced pool and cabana plus waterfront dockage. The serene and stylish Master Suite includes gorgeous bay front views and an ultra chic stone and glass spa-style bath suite. Spacious but not grandiose, this exceptional property is perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining in true South Florida fashion. The expansive living room area features floor to ceiling French windows and doors accented by columns and arched doorways on the opposing side. Conveniently located just off the living room is a home office with wraparound French windows and doors for optimum natural lighting and privacy.
The European style kitchen features mahogany custom cabinetry with built-ins, black granite countertops, center island storage and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances.
An extended countertop with built-in cabinets provides additional storage and convenience. Adjacent to the kitchen on either side are a sunken sitting room with fireplace and the maidís quarters with full bath and laundry room.
An ornate wrought iron double height entrance leads into a rotunda style foyer dramatically showcasing an 18th century temple door and colonnade beyond. Recessed lighting throughout the residence adds high glamour and effect to this architectural gem. The wrought iron sunburst motif over the entryway and additional wrought iron accents are found throughout this two story floor plan.
The stylish and serene dining area graciously accommodates up to 10 guests. With its gallery style wall and arched alcoves, it is the perfect setting to showcase the ownerís impressive collection of Asian antiquities and modernist paintings. The spacious open floor plan connects the dining area to the living area on one side and leads down into the sunken sitting room on the other side.
The exterior grounds include a terraced pool, cabana area, an Indonesian daybed with pitched roof plus surrounding deck areas and waterfront dockage overlooking Biscayne Bay. The spacious upstairs Master Bedroom Suite features a wrought iron balcony with a commanding view of the pool and lounge areas, as well as, waterfront vistas.
A cabana area adjacent to the glassed-in interior sitting room is perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining in style with spectacular views of the pool area and wide water expanse of Biscayne Bay beyond. The tranquil Eastern influence blends beautifully with the Mediterranean motif in this masterful residence to provide the ultimate in relaxation and stylish island living.