Boca Raton's unique Old Floresta neighborhood affords the timeless setting for this Mizner-inspired estate pairing the romance of the past with all the comforts of the present.
In the 1920's, renowned Palm Beach society architect Addison Mizner embarked on his dream of transforming Boca Raton into an exclusive resort defined by the Old World character of his signature Spanish Mediterranean style of architecture. As part of his vision, Mizner established the picturesque neighborhood now known as Old Floresta, today offering a harmonious mix of vintage and new Mediterranean Revival estates on shady tree-lined streets in a preferred location close to all of the city's world-class attractions.
The perfect expression of Old Floresta's charm, this custom-built residence resides on oversized tropical landscaped grounds takes its inspiration from the past while catering to the requirements of today's lifestyle. Illuminated by bronze carriage lanterns, a custom pecky cypress arched entry door invites guests into the spacious elegant open-plan living areas, centered on the formal dining room flanked on either side by the family room with adjacent French doors that open to office/library with custom wood built-in and club room. All main rooms open to the relaxing outdoor entertainment space where loggias with a summer kitchen frame the lushly secluded sun-splashed pool patio. In a versatile layout, the six bedroom suites that include luxurious master quarters in addition to two first-floor suites. Complete with a wide array of high-tech comforts, this beautiful estate provides gracious living in sought-after Old Floresta, a historic neighborhood unlike any other in Boca Raton.
Oleander Street, Boca Raton, Florida. Steeped in the charm, Old Floresta is known for its timeless Mediterranean Revival architecture and lushly beautiful setting. In the heart of East Boca Raton, the desirable location is only minutes away from the legendary Boca Raton Resort & Club, Mizner Park's world-class shopping and dining, and the magnificent Atlantic Ocean beachfront. Boca Raton's private executive airport is 10+/- minutes away, while Palm Beach International Airport is only a 30+/-minute drive.
On a rare oversized mature-landscaped corner lot, this elegant remastered estate, recently enhanced with New Modern island kitchen and completely renovated in 2008, strikes an impressive presence with cast-stone entry under a barrel tile roof with wood outriggers. The oak tree-canopied with up-lit landscape grounds creates a lush oasis for the Chicago brick patio, large entertainment loggia with summer kitchen and resort-style pool. A Clusia hedge borders Chicago brick motor court leads to the side-entry 3-bay garage. Lush foliage secludes the resort-style pool patio framed by a pair of large loggias creating outdoor living spaces complete with a summer kitchen for alfresco dining.
This exquisite estate incorporates timeless architecture with an infusion of a modern flair adorn a total of 8,367+/- spacious square feet with 6 bedrooms, 6 and 2 half bathrooms. Other upgrades include, impact-glass windows, central vacuum, web-based security surveillance system and Control-4 System. Multi-layer crown moldings are featured along with imported stone and rich hardwood floors. Preluded by an arched mahogany wood door entry, the dramatic 2-story foyer with iron scrolled staircase enters an open floor plan. A new modern gourmet island kitchen features top-of-the-line Miele appliances and brick barrel vault ceilings. Adjacent is the large cypress beamed ceiling family room with cast-stone fireplace with French doors that open to the large loggia with summer kitchen along pool patio entertainment area. Also on this level is a club room with professional built-in wetbar. The second level consists of 4 bedroom suites including grand master suite includes fireplace, marble bathroom and front and rear balconies. In addition is the upper lounge/loft with built-ins.
First Floor: Appointed with beautifully appointed, the dramatic 2-story foyer with gracious wrought iron staircase proceeds through columned archways into the formal dining room where the French doors lead out to the main loggia by the pool. An open flow continues into the club room with sit-down wet bar with wine refrigeration and French doors to another poolside loggia. The gracious formal dining room is adjacent the Butler's area with Miele Convection Microwave, Miele Steam Oven, Miele Dishwasher, Subzero Refrigerator/Freezer. A barrel-vaulted brick ceiling to the oversized new Downview kitchen features Quartzite Counters, Calacatta Marble Island, Wolf gas 6 Burner Stove/Double Oven, Miele 50 Refrigerator/Freezer, Miele Coffee/Cappuccino maker, Miele Dishwasher and Miele Warming Tray. Lined with French doors along the main loggia, the spacious open family room creates an inviting atmosphere with a cypress-beamed ceiling, white oak wide plank simulated porcelain floors, and a cast stone fireplace flanked by custom built-ins for a media center with a surround-sound system. Two first-floor bedroom suites include one optional as an office with built-ins. Perfect for guest quarters, the other bedroom suite opens by the pool. Two powder rooms and utility areas are also located on this level.
Second Floor: Ascending the wood staircase leads to the loft-style gallery. Double doors enter the large front-to-back master suite which captures serene tree-top views from a private balcony above the pool patio and another Juliet balcony to the front. Warmed by a romantic fireplace, the master bedroom is accompanied by a custom-fitted wardrobe closet and luxurious bathroom featuring Paradiso marble finishes, a jetted tub, walk-in shower, and separate water closet. Three more bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms are accompanied by a gathering/play room. A laundry room completes this level.
- Single Family
- 6 full / 2 half
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