|Living Area||8,303 sqft|
Subtly glamorous modern style captures the essence of Gold Coast living in this masterwork in The Estates, a prestigious beachside enclave considered the crown jewel of Boca Raton. Serenely set on the Intracoastal Waterway, this stunningly designed and furnished showpiece was a collaboration of innovative architect George Brewer, high-end builder J.H. Norman Construction Company, award-winning Marc-Michaels Interior Design, and landscape architect Dave Bodker. The five-bedroom residence is a livable work of art based on sleek modular forms, tactile natural finishes, and the latest technologic advances.Encased in Caribbean coral-stone and impact-glass spans, the bold architecture adds warm contrast with Neolith panels imported from Spain and African sapele wood. Inside, artistic finishes such as the double-height linear fireplace and walnut accent wall give the open living spaces a balance of drama and intimacy. Transparent impact-glass walls join all to the outdoor entertainment area and wide view of the Intracoastal Waterway stretching to the tower of the landmark Boca Raton Resort. Under a canopy of statuesque palms, the sleek geometric pool is itself a work of art. At nightfall, the exquisite lighting and linear fire-pit set an exotic mood for memorable evening gatherings. A one-of-a-kind masterpiece in a prized address, this sensational waterfront estate goes beyond every expectation.LocationSpanish River Road, Boca Raton, Florida. A sought-after beachside enclave, The Estates is located within walking distance of the famous Raton Resort & Club, close to Mizner Park's world-class shopping and dining. Boca Raton's private executive airport is only a 15-minute drive.PropertyFronting200 +/-feet on the Intracoastal Waterway on two lots, this gated and walled high-styled modern masterwork opens its glass-walled living spaces to the coral-stone terrace around the palm-studded resort-style pool with sun shelf and infinity spa. For outdoor dining, a full summer kitchen serves the loggia, backdropped by a fire-pit. The residence is presented by an architectural gated motor court, and a volcanic rock cube fountain highlights its entry. Tall stands of bamboo trees give lush Zen-like privacy to the sides of the grounds with a lushly landscaped park-like garden lot for added privacy and large gatherings.ResidenceThis stunning residence is artfully finished and furnished by Marc-Michaels Interior Design, twice named on Architectural Digest's annual AD100 list of the world's top architects and designers. Five bedrooms, five full and three half baths, two laundry rooms, an elevator, impact-glass windows, and a four-bay garage are provided in the total of 10,876 +/- square feet. Soaring window walls and glass-railed balconies give an unobstructed view of the waterway. Exquisite 36-inch-square Olive Maron marble floors flow through the main level, with 12-inch wide-plank French white oak floors upstairs. Elegant Italian-made custom built-ins are also featured. High-tech luxuries include the Lutron HomeWorks lighting/shade control system and Savant audio/video system with three 70-inch Sony televisions. Designer bath fixtures are by Franz Viegener, Dorbracht, and Gessi.First Floor: The dramatic two-story window-walled living and dining rooms combine in an effortless open space set off by a coral-and-onyx see-through linear fireplace and a cove-lit mahogany ceiling. Sharing the fireplace, the window-walled club room has handsomely warm finishes featuring a "floating"mahogany slat ceiling and custom granite-and-wenge-wood wet bar for entertaining. Separated from the main living space by a walnut accent wall, the bespoke kitchen showcases Italian-crafted Casa Mia cabinetry in contrasting matte lacquer and quarter-sawn-oak finishes, Caesarstone counters, a custom-designed marble backsplash, and Kallista Multiere sink. For the epicurean, Miele appliances include the debut 42-inch induction cook-top, SensorTronic convection ovens, steam oven, dual dishwashers, and wine refrigerator. Window walls brighten two sides of the open family/breakfast room with media center. The powder room is finished in Taj Mahal slab marble, while the cabana bath has dimensional sandstone walls and a sapele-walled outdoor shower. A luxurious guest suite completes this level.Second Floor: Open to the living/dining room below, the dramatic glass-railed bridge hall is accessed by the elevator or floating staircase with hand-crafted Spinneybeck handrail covered in glove leather. Off the hall is a lounge with powder room. In the southwest wing, the luxe master suite is a dream-like sanctuary in soft-toned hues, with view-filled window walls and a large covered balcony that seems to float above the Intracoastal Waterway. Adorned in Calacatta marble, the voluminous spa-style master bath creates a serene retreat featuring an Amanpuri Blu-Stone freestanding tub, a Starfire glass-encased multi-head shower with book-matched marble walls, two separate vanities with mirror televisions, and two separate Toto Neorest water closets. Completing the master suite are two walk-in closets custom fitted with Italian cabinetry. Three more bedroom suites include one with a waterfront balcony.