Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fronting 100' on Lake Sylvan, this Georgian European inspired estate enjoys picturesque west-facing water views and sunsets. Chicago brick motor court with two side-entry garages with a total of four bays. By the Lake, two verandahs create outdoor living/dining room, one with a fireplace. Marble terraces and walkways surround the sleek saltwater pool, highlighted by artistic stepping stones and a spa, extending to the full length marble dock capable of handling up to an 80' yacht. Visually stunning while luxuriously livable, this sophisticated showplace has 5 bedrooms, five and one half baths, and upstairs/downstairs laundry rooms. The exquisite finishes and furnishings are by Marc-Michaels Interior Design. Kolbe impact glass windows and doors are featured along with a gas generator. FIRST FLOOR - Inside the welcoming entry, the foyer focuses on the lakefront view through the spacious open living/dining room, an impressively elegant gathering space with honed limestone floors and glass pocket doors flowing to the poolside verandah. Clad in dove grey onyx, a sleek sculptural fireplace anchors the living area. Next to the dramatic open staircase, the see-through glass enclosed wine room itself is a work of art. A fusion of form and function, the epicurean's kitchen has European white oak floors, furniture-grade cabinetry, oyster-hued Caesarstone counters, and an island topped in Lagos Blue Limestone. High-end appliances include the Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, two Miele dishwashers, Wolf 60" gas range with double ovens, and Wolf Wall oven, microwave, and warmer drawer. Two walls of glass pocket doors open the adjoining family/breakfast room to both of the poolside verandahs. The inviting library also opens to a verandah and lake views. Two bedrooms, one leading to the pool patio, both have en-suite baths, one doubling as the cabana bath. A powder room also serves this level. SECOND FLOOR - Ascending the staircase or elevator leads to a loft-style sitting room where French doors open to a spectacular pergola-covered deck looking out across Lake Sylvan. Through a double-door entry, the ultra-luxurious master suite unfolds over an entire wing opening to a romantic lakefront balcony. Generously sized to include an inviting sitting area, the master bedroom is accompanied by two wardrobe rooms and an exquisite spa-like marble bath which features a free-standing tub, glassed shower, and two separate water closets. In the opposite wing, two luxurious bedroom suites, one with a lakeside balcony. This neighborhood offers three Associations that you can join, if you choose: Beach Surf Club and Marina Homeowners Association Security Walking distance to the beach, close to famed Las Olas Boulevard shops and restaurants. 15 minutes to International airport and major highway. 10 minutes to grocery stores, hospitals and more. This neighborhood has feel all its own and no other neighborhood compares!
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