Discover the embodiment of waterfront elegance. Exclusive in its grandeur, this singular masterpiece of tantalizing Florida splendor encapsulates luxury at every turn, displaying its distinct magnificence from the moment one enters through the bespoke hand-forged gates of Meander. A sprawling 9.2 Acre estate spectacularly positioned between Banana River and the breathtaking Intracoastal Waterway on the southernmost tip of Merritt Island, this home is a distinct melange reminiscent of both a timeless centuries-old European villa and a subtropical oasis of an island located privately off the teeming Atlantic coast of Central Florida. A gorgeous hybrid of Floridian and Mediterranean design palettes, the residence takes elegance to new levels, exhibiting the finest pedigree with a unique senseof style and grace. A truly dazzling introduction, entering the property plays out like a perfectly executed sonata as you sweep past the ½-acre natural spring-fed pond which captures one's wanderlust imagination before arriving at the overwhelming grandeur of this 19,000+ square foot Villa. Built in the Palm Beach style of Addison Mizner, this 6-bedroom, 8.5-bath property represents the pinnacle of splendor and wealth while featuring absolutely every amenity one could desire: expansive outdoor living areas, a gracious guest house/casita with its own morning kitchen, a putting green complemented with a sand trap, a 10-person audience immersing theater with stadium seating and state-of-the-art electronics, in addition to an old fashioned 50's-themed soda parlor/bedroom.
The dazzling symphony continues as one enters through the custom Cantera front doors and into a grand foyer showcasing unparalleled artistry complete with a stunning half spiral wooden staircase complemented with rich millwork and a centerpiece ornate chandelier, giving guests a stunning first impression. An opulent great room with a palatial two-story high ceiling is finished with impeccable taste and features intricate soaring windows, coffered ceilings, and a beautifully honed marble fireplace while the formal dining room, bedecked with chandelier lighting and intricate marble floors, makes an equally memorable statement. Having commissioned an award-winning Winter Park firm to handle every detail of this interior crescendo, including the exposed-beam coffered ceilings, inlaid marble floor accents, imported Italian decorative tile, custom faux painting/ceiling detail, and designer wall coverings, nothing in this one of a kind residence is anything short of spectacular.
Wondrous in every respect, the journey continues ever onwards where a vast chef-ready kitchen and additional great room open up elegantly to the outdoor loggia. The senses become awakened as disappearing impact sliders glide seamlessly into the wall allowing for the perfect and harmonious combination of nature and nurture, where the lines separating outdoors and indoors blur wonderfully. Altogether unparalleled, the chef's kitchen has been outfitted to the highest caliber, boasting an enormous center island, double sub-zero refrigerator/freezers, a Thermidor eight-burner gas range, Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawers, a Miele espresso center, and much more.
For ultimate pampering par excellence, 5 generous, private, and well-appointed bedrooms provide the epitome of serene relaxation, with the lavish master bedroom featuring a decadent walk-in closet with ample room for even the most sizeable collection of clothing, along with a sumptuous master bath indulgent in custom wood cabinetry, exquisite crown moldings, and warm marble flooring. With numerous private balconies and a 36' dock with a covered 16,000-pound boat lift, enjoying the sunset is simply a matter of choosing from the many alluring possibilities on offer. When it comes to entertaining, this home sets the standard for brilliance while offering Florida living at its finest.
For the automobile enthusiast, an integrated 12 car, 3,000 square foot air-conditioned garage provides the perfect sanctuary for even the most admirable fleet. With enough room for a curated selection of cars and even Touring Coaches, this is an automobile aficionado's dream come true.
Enveloped on all sides by lush, manicured landscapes, the estate invites you to experience unsurpassable luxe Floridian living. Enjoy nature's bounty and its splendid variety of fruits adorning the property, ranging from avocados to tangerines.
A true to form one-of-a-kind estate commandingly situated on Florida's Space Coast, this home embodies perfection in both its attention to detail and its timeless splendor. Come discover Meander and witness its awe-inspiring radiance for yourself.
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