- 9 bedrooms
- Home Size: 30171
- Exterior: Concrete
- Roof: Barrel
- Cooling Type: Ceiling Fan,Central Building,Zoned
- Heating Type: Central
- Style: Contemporary,European
Artfully conceived by acclaimed Delray Beach Architect Randall Stofft, with exotic materials and superlative custom finishings by award-winning interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, this contemporary Italian Renaissance compound, known as Mar Pietra, offers the ultimate entertaining lifestyle.
Ensconced on a magnificently landscaped 1-acre± lot atop the Delray dunes, directly fronting 100\' of pristine Atlantic Ocean beach, this highly secure estate even includes a private archway tunnel through the guesthouse to the inlaid stone motorcourt, endless cathedral hallways with oceans of art gallery wall space, lookout towers to the street and beach.
Encased in architectural window walls, the rectangular main residence garners commanding panoramic ocean views from all major rooms. Offering nearly 26,000\'± of living space, with a breathtaking two-story entry foyer and a grand salon, a massive master bedroom, incomparable clubroom, collector’s Auto Salon, extensive entertaining terrace and courtyard, an alfresco dining terrace that parallels the resort-size architectural infinity-edge spillover pool with adjoining spa, even an expansive lawn ideal for a tennis court, this oceanfront compound makes room for every lifestyle desire.
One expects exceptional materials and finishes, custom built-ins, a designer landscape in a property of this magnitude. Even so, the level of luxury surprises with the piazza-style statuary fountain in the inlaid stone motorcourt; hand-painted Italian frescoes and Venetian plaster ceiling treatments; portoro marble and book matched wood clubroom décor; home theater for 12; wrought-iron butterfly staircase in the creamy marble grand foyer; Crestron® control of everything from multi-camera security system to interior/exterior lighting, multi-zone AC, multi-unit AV.
With a scope that assures the ultimate in personal space, a split design that delivers uncompromising privacy, built-in safeguards and lookouts that ensure a protected haven, this walled, gated oceanfront property offers a secure entertaining lifestyle oasis where space is among the greatest luxuries, and panoramic ocean views expand your vision of idyllic living.
South Ocean Boulevard, Delray Beach, Florida. Historic Delray Beach is a beautifully preserved oceanfront community in the heart of South Florida’s famed Gold Coast. This magnificent ultra-luxury compound, sitting atop the Delray dunes, directly fronts 100\'± pristine Atlantic Ocean beachfront. Located just south of Linton Boulevard, it is in close proximity to the eclectic shops, cafes and restaurants along vibrant Atlantic Avenue; and a quick drive to superb shopping, dining and entertainment in Boca Raton’s Mizner Park or along famed Worth Avenue in Palm Beach; barely 8± miles from Boca Raton’s private executive airport; and about a 35± minute commute from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.
On a glorious 1+-acre lot fronting 100\'± of pristine Atlantic Ocean beach, this dreamspun compound is electronically gated and walled, with a mature verdant tropical privacy landscape, perfectly manicured, carefully modeled after Miami’s famed Vizcaya gardens. The main residence is approached on a decorative stone driveway under the guesthouse to the motorcourt fountain circle. One ascends stately stone stairs into a central courtyard, with fire pit and statuary, to access front and side doors to the residence.
A rear oceanside entertaining environ is comprised of a covered alfresco dining terrace with summer kitchen/grilling station and stone sit-down bar, a resort-size architectural infinity-edge spillover pool and adjoining spa, an oceanfront lounge area with fire pit overlooking a hedge-framed lawn that precedes a pristine beach.
Lower Level: Encompasses an expansive recreation room with built-in wet bar; 1,000+-bottle temperature controlled wine cellar; bonus room, 8-bay collector’s AC auto salon.
Main Level: The courtyard, at the heart of the residence, offers entry to a two-story grand foyer, framed by a wrought iron/marble butterfly staircase. The adjacent grand salon, with Venetian plaster detailed coffered ceiling and stone mantle fireplace, looks through to the pool terrace and the ocean beyond.
The north wing is comprised of an open-plan gourmet chef’s island kitchen with wood beam ceiling, marble counters, custom cabinetry, top-tier Wolf/Sub-Zero/Miele appliances, walk-in pantry, breakfast area, and ocean/pool view family room with doors to the covered alfresco dining terrace with summer kitchen/sit-down bar. Across the hall, a full butler’s pantry serves a formal dining room with chevron inlay wood floor, Venetian plaster geometric coffered ceiling, crystal chandeliers, serene garden views.
The south wing includes a clubroom with inlay wood floor, hand-painted Italian Fresco ceiling, soaring portoro marble gas fireplace mantle, book matched wood built-ins, professional sit-down onyx wet bar, adjoining oceanfront sitting room with wood coffered ceiling, wrought iron circular staircase to the oceanfront office above. A separate game room lies across from a screening room with comfort seating for 12.
Upper Level: An oceanfront lounge with fresco tray ceiling and oceanfront balcony connects the north and south wings.
The north wing is comprised of a secluded master suite with expansive oceanfront bedroom with detailed tray ceiling, sitting area, see-through fireplace connecting it to a lounge with built-ins; his/hers baths (hers with book matched Calcutta marble slabs, freestanding tub, make-up vanity; his with black portoro marble, ocean-view shower); partner fitted boutique walkthrough closets with dressing areas. A VIP guest ensuite with private balcony, and a laundry complete this wing.
The south wing encompasses two additional guest ensuites and an oceanfront loft-style office with cathedral window views, detailed tray ceiling.
A separate 2-bedroom in-law suite overlooking the courtyard features ensuite baths, walk-in closets, individual balconies, private entry.
Guesthouse: Inside the steel entry gates, west of the motorcourt, which separates it from the main residence, the two-level guesthouse encompasses three guest ensuites, a living room, dining area, full kitchen, powder room, and storage.
Special Features: concrete construction, new impact doors/windows, cathedral/volume detailed ceilings, inlaid stone/wood floors, custom moldings/built-ins/cabinetry/boutique closets/chandeliers/ lighting, marble baths throughout, home gym, master vault, hydraulic elevator, Crestron® smarthouse technology, gas stove/decorative fireplaces, fountains, statuary, 15±-car motorcourt, outdoor shower. Buyer has the option to separately obtain a 1/2-acre± Intracoastal oasis with pool, garden, Tiki hut storage/powder room, and full-service dock with 6,000 lb. boatlift.
Florida , Boca Raton , FL 33432
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