This beautiful estate is walled in with fabulous cascading grounds. The first gate entry opens into lushly landscaped grounds with a soothing water feature of a pond. As you walk to the front entry one has this beautiful flora & pond garden on the left & 4 car garage and guest house on right. The two story outside entry flows into the central interior foyer of the house. To the right of the foyer is a staircase, powder room, elevator, beautifully hand carved bar and cabinet feature and a cool wine cellar. Moving on to the north side of the house is a large family room and informal dining area, which opens to a huge gourmet chef’s kitchen and beyond an elegant pantry utility area, with a fabulous full bath and a mud room or servant’s room. To the left of the main entrance is this fabulous gallery leading to the living and dining rooms, library and master bedroom wing. Each room in this house has such special features of wood molding 10-13 inch layers deep. Light & airy rooms looking over the west cascading lawn with huge lanai covered porch showing the stepping stones to the lower pool, Jacuzzi, rec house with bar called the “Play House,” the tennis court and open water of the Intercoastal to the Gulf of Mexico and sunsets. There are three large en-suites on the second floor with baths that are each different. There is also a theater on the second floor accessible by the elevator adjacent to it. The high ceilings, newer age of the house & all the amenities make the house a must to see! See Supplement.
Address: 144 WILLADEL DRIVE