Refined Elegance in Coconut Grove – New PriceMay 24, 2012
This elegant estate in the heart of Coconut Grove is located high on a coral ridge. Meticulously updated this specious 5 bedroom estate provides you a warm welcome through a lush interior courtyard. This walled and gated compound provides its occupants a private and safe oasis. This home combines classic elegance with state of the art technology.
The first highlight of the house is the grand salon boasting 13′ high ceilings surrounded by walls of arched French doors and a wood-burning fireplace with an antique white marble mantelpiece flanked by two large antiqued mirrors framed in gold leaf. The formal dining room, which can seat 14, connects the great salon with a beautiful chef’s kitchen.
Featuring professional Thermador gas range, top of the line stainless steel Gaggeneau steam oven, separate Sub Zero refrigerator and freezer, and Bosch and Miele dishwashers, Jenn-Air electric convection wall oven and warming drawer, Scotsman icemaker and Marvel wine cooler, outfitted with honed Calacatta Gold marble countertops and a full slab backsplash, this kitchen is every chef’s dream. The custom kitchen cabinetry and walnut island, by Greenworks Cabinetry, uses FSC-certified wood and bamboo drawer boxes.
The large media room will provide you with all sorts of entertainments. Whether you just want to relax and watch a movie, or spend some quality time playing Wii or kinect with your kids. This great home theater boasts custom Smith & Fong palm cabinetry by Greenworks Cabinetry containing a 60” HD/3D television, 122” drop-down projector screen, 5.1 surround sound speakers and ample storage. Ready for a workout? Head over to the spacious gym equipped with mirrored walls and fitted mat floor. A guest suite, office, and a library complete the first floor of this property.
Upstairs we go to the second floor where you can find 3 family bedrooms. The exceptional master suite with wood-burning fireplace is surrounded by an antique mantelpiece, custom draperies and private balconies. French doors offer splendid views of both the interior courtyard to the East and the sparkling tiled swimming pool, twin cabanas and landscaped patio to the West.
A special feature to this house is the approximately 2,500 square foot rooftop deck overlooking the lush Coconut Grove tree canopy and Biscayne Bay – the perfect spot for lively entertaining or quiet meditation.
This property is also perfect for the outdoor Miami living lifestyle. The large flat, grassy yard – spacious enough for a kid’s soccer match or practicing your putting – is rarely found in the Grove and offers ample entertaining options. The half basketball court and lower yard with a gas fire pit and children’s play area complete the lush tropical grounds. This magnificent estate is a tribute to elegant living, exemplifying the best craftsmanship and the essence of good taste. Now available for sale at a new price of: $2,950,000.