One of a kind, magnificent 8-BR Estate on 1+/- Acre Lot on Lake Ida with over 130 feet of panoramic shoreline. Located in upscale Delray Beach, this 1+/- acre lakefront estate home, the third largest lot in the area, is perfect for a large family and for those who love to entertain. With over 8,400 SF of living space, 5 covered porches and balconies, this cathedral ceiling 2-story estate has 8 bedrooms plus maid's quarters and 10 bathrooms, 8 are full baths, and a handsome den/office with built-in book cases. For privacy, this substantial compound is buffered along the western edge of the property by a deed restricted preserve that does not permit new development. This elegant and established showplace begins through a breathtaking gated entry guided by a custom brick-paved circular driveway.Upon entering the home into the foyer, you'll be impressed with a spectacular open floor plan with French doors, and 8,000 feet of Brazilian hardwood custom flooring. All windows and doors are double-pane impact glass, built to post Hurricane Andrew specifications. There are 6-zoned A/C units, multiple fireplaces, a wet bar, an expansive family room, 2-story living room and a club room. For the wine connoisseur who loves to collect and entertain, there is a large, climate controlled, custom-storage wine cellar designed with the capacity for 2000 bottles and to make sampling with friends easy. The wine cellar serves as an impressive Italian style second dining space with solid mahogany table suited for 8 guests. Grand and inviting, this home boasts a very large gourmet kitchen which features a center-island prep sink, granite counter tops, hooded natural gas cooking range, and extensive custom cherry wood cabinetry. The eat-in kitchen flows beautifully to the formal dining room with crown-molded ceilings throughout the entire estate. All en-suite bedrooms feature walk-in closets and full bathrooms. A spiral wood staircase leads upstairs to the balcony overlooking the lower level and provides a spectacular view as you walk to the very large master suite with dual sinks, separate bath & shower, and bidet. Your very own resort boasts a sprawling exterior and the lush backyard area is the oasis of this estate home, and is as spectacular as the home's interior. Over 6000 Square feet of white and bright Saturnia marble outside on all portages and pool area, and the feeling of a resort-at-home is part of the experience. There are covered and open patio areas, a commercially gas-heated 50 foot "volleyball waterfall pool" with a shallow child area and security screen. You'll love the connected hot tub spa, cabana with powder room and refrigerator, complete bar and a new drinking fountain, and of course an outdoor shower. Entertaining is a breeze with your built in hooded stainless steel gas BBQ, and for the youngsters, two swing sets and play houses. The 134-feet of water-frontage includes a lake seawall, a lighted 80-foot private dock with new composite deck, complete with water and electric and a covered boathouse. Of the many other amenities included are: a 3-door attached garage that holds 4 to 5 cars and has a ceiling height that can accommodate car lifts; a shed, solar water heater, air conditioned garage wood shop, 65 kilowatt automatic LP gas generator that can run the entire home with its 1000 gallon in-ground fuel tank for up to 10 days and two built-in outside storage closets. The St. Louis brick circular driveway can hold 12 cars and is supported by an 11-inch underground footer. There are poured concrete sidewalks from the front of home to the back yard with north side all the way to the Lake. All gardens and walkways are lined with St. Louis brick. The estate is protected by a state of the art security system with color high definition night vision cameras, battery backup and 14 days of recorded recall & hi-speed Wi-Fi covering the property which recently added an 8-foot privacy wall with gated entry utilizing voice & camera for security. In addition to all of the luxury of this incredible estate, this home is located just minutes from some of the finest schools, shopping and dining available in and around Delray Beach and South Florida. USA Today voted Delray Beach "top 10 cities to live in Florida". A rare opportunity to own the home which represents the heart and soul of the Lake Ida community.
Public Sewer, Public Water, Gas Bottle, Underground, Lake Worth Drain Dis
Garage - Attached, Carport - Detached, Guest
Foyer, Pantry, Fireplace(s), Bar, Built-in Shelves
Auto Garage Open, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Washer, Water Heater - Gas, Solar Water Heater, Ice Maker, Freezer, Range - Gas
Covered Patio, Fence, Built-in Grill, Shed, Covered Balcony, Open Balcony, Lake/Canal Sprinkler, Cabana, Open Porch, Custom Lighting, Summer Kitchen
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Listing information last updated on May 23rd, 2019 at 1:45am EDT.