By Premier Estate Properties - 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.