Tampa Bay's Exquisite Equestrian Luxury

By Nicole Slaughter-Graham

Tucked away in the prestigious gated community of Citrus Green rests Copper Leaf Farm—an incredible, custom-built equestrian estate that boasts luxury in the most minute of details. Enjoy unparalleled privacy provided by a sprawling 7.63 acres and close proximity to some of the country’s most famous beaches thanks to the homes coveted Tampa Bay, Florida location.

The estate features a refined main home complete with three-car garage and a wealth of luxury details. “It’s so amazing that it’s hard to pick out a favorite feature,” says Engel & Volkers Realtor, Scott Ferguson. One of the most unique features is the glittering, solid copper gutter system and solid copper roofing on the turrets, which accentuate the stone accents and maple brown shutters that adorn the exterior.

Inside the home finds  four bedrooms, all of which include en-suite bathrooms finished with maple wood cabinets. The living room looks upon a gorgeous fireplace flanked by a natural-stone wall. The gourmet kitchen offers high-end appliances, exquisite Cohiba granite countertops and maple wood cabinetry. 

In the backyard, an inviting salt-water pool and spa, complete with outdoor kitchen, provide an inviting area for entertaining or sunbathing. In addition to the attached three-car garage is a detached building designed as a storage, garage or work area. The building can house up to seven additional vehicles. 

Most fascinating though, is the premium quality barn. Ferguson states the barn is, “finished in all the high-end materials used in the house. It’s spectacular.” The barn features nine spacious stalls and upstairs grooming quarters as well as an unprecedented full kitchen with living quarters and two full-sized bathrooms. 

Also included is a covered, lit 80x150 layered and leveled riding arena and multiple green pastures for grazing and riding. The esteemed Citrus Green community offers horse trails that span the entire 400-acre community.

 

Scott Ferguson, Realtor at Engel & Volkers

727.744.0993

scott.ferguson@evusa.com




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Equestrian and Ranch Properties- Asheville, North Carolina

While the beauty of experiencing four seasons is enticing, the peaks of summer and winter are not for everyone. For those of us who desire a more mild seasonal experience, Asheville, North Carolina is a city unmatched in both beauty and climate.

Named the “#1 City to Live In” by Good Morning America and the “#7 Food City in the Country” by Food Network, Asheville’s booming downtown area can rival that of any major city. However, it’s the seamless blending of the metropolitan atmosphere and the surrounding mountain landscape that truly makes Asheville unique. 


With its numerous horseback riding trails and Tyron International Equestrian Center & Resort, Asheville is marked as an enticing location to partake in the equestrian way of life. Billy Taylor, Luxury Broker with Beverly-Hanks & Associates Realtors, has many incredible listings, but the home located at 707 Dink Cannon is truly a cowboy’s dream. 

The 3,776-square-foot home sits on a working horse and cattle ranch complete with rotational grazing pastures. The residence is a perfect mountain getaway, situated in the heart of Western North Carolina’s well-known peaks. The property is also suited as the perfect legacy ranch and is conveniently located halfway between Ashville and Charlotte.  


Another one of Billy’s listings located at 145 White Pine Drive, is located in perhaps the most coveted of areas.The stunning 41+ acre property is a short 15 minute drive from Asheville’s downtown, but tucked just far enough into the forest, the location offers unparalleled privacy. In true Asheville fashion, this property is also horse friendly. 

The equestrian charm, mild weather and the authentic downtown, give people many reasons to enjoy this picturesque city. But the sheer beauty of the forests and mountain backdrops as they reflect the changing of the seasons truly makes life in Asheville unbeatable. 

Beverly-Hanks & Associates

www.beverly-hanks.com


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An Oceanfront Retreat in Ponte Verda Beach, Florida

Ponte Verda Beach, a golf resort community located 18 miles southeast of downtown Jacksonville and just a few miles north of historic St. Augustine, is home of The Players Championship golf tournament and offers beautiful beaches with fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, boating and surfing.

This vibrant beach town is in the third wealthiest county of Florida, featuring A-rated schools and a plethora of activities that create the perfect environment for raising a family. 

Occupying 223 feet of oceanfront property is a magnificent estate home rising over the dunes.  The timeless design showcases the lush tropical setting complete with stunning views of the shoreline and marine life. Situated on two and a half acres, this 10,284-sq-ft home offers 6 bedrooms with en suites, a pool bath and upstairs and downstairs powder rooms, plus a four-car garage and motor court. 

Perfect for entertaining, the luxury estate features both indoor and outdoor gathering spaces that offer intimate and exciting settings for friends and family to enjoy. Take in the incredible ocean backdrop while entertaining guests poolside, whisk down the 45-foot jetted slide or sunbathe with your toes in the sand. Upstairs features four more bedrooms, a game room with bar area and additional family room. Wrap-around balconies, covered and open terraces and a private beach walkover allow for residents to take advantage of this fabulous oceanfront location. Offered at $9,200,000.

Walk indoors into a stunning two-story foyer where a seven-foot crystal chandelier and detailed crown molding open through Roman columns to a generous formal living room with spectacular ocean views and an inviting gas fireplace. In the dining room, a stunning freehanded painting adorns the walls and the gourmet kitchen features everything needed to fashion a world-class feast. The ground floor is completed with a bar area to the family room, custom designed craft room, cherry wood paneled office, sumptuous master retreat and guest suite.

Watson Realty Corp

Barbara Maple

904-280-2829

barbaramaple@watsonrealtycorp.com


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Deep in the Heart- Dallas, Texas

 

There are azaleas, Japanese maples, red oaks, live oaks, crepe myrtle, mountain laurel...you name it, it's here. Wandering the flagstone paths over undulating hills and dales of the 2.7 acre estate feels like walking into an arboretum, not a backyard. Just ten minutes from downtown Dallas, the gated estate is in Old Preston Hollow, a neighborhood that feels more like being in the country than in the heart of a big city. All of the homes in Old Preston Hollow are on expansive lots of at least an acre, but most closer to 2 acres. It's a very unique neighborhood.

Nestled in the midst of this private park is the 12,000 square foot, five bedroom, 6 full and 2 ½ bath home built in 1990. A home both gorgeous and divinely entertaining, from the breathtaking cantilevered staircase with twostory windows in the entry, to the adjoining formal living and dining rooms, this home is exquisitely detailed. 

The spectacular kitchen opens to a spacious breakfast area, family room and pool room with a bar so there’s plenty of space for family and friends to gather. There is also a media room (complete with a Murphy bed), a craft room above the four car garage and an impressive study with floor to ceiling bookshelves reached via a rolling ladder.

Outside the main house is a fully equipped guest house with a kitchen, sitting area, 2 baths and an upstairs great room. Sprinkled on the grounds are a children's play house, a swimming pool with spa, and a lighted, regulation scaled tennis court.

When you drive off the main street you enter an enclave of gorgeous estate homes on spacious lots. It's right in the heart of Dallas, with Love Field airport and North Park Mall just minutes away. You're in the center of city activity but insulated from the city. Perfect!

RE/MAX FINE PROPERTIES

Patty Newton

832.423.8609

PattyNewton@remax.net


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Captivating Port Royal Beachfront Estate- Naples, Florida

By Thomas Campbell

After all these glorious years of selling the finest homes in Naples, Florida, I never imagined that I could actually be rendered almost speechless upon visiting another property, no matter how magnificent. However, that is exactly what happened when the doors were opened to this architectural masterpiece, so artfully constructed, and so naturally nestled within one of the world’s most beautiful settings.

The subtle details, complementing each other, form an absolutely supreme composition and were at the heart of my passion from the very first day. Those details tell the story of a global community of talented artisans, unknowingly working together to create a masterpiece under the careful direction of a master builder, David S. Rogers, of Newbury North Associates Incorporated, soulful architect, Jonathan P. Kukk, AIA, of Kukk Architecture & Design, P.A., and the inspired and uncompromising owners, who participated in, and loved, every moment of the journey.

In those ebullient moments, I had an epiphany, that once in a great while, there is a home created that is so well conceived within the context of that which surrounds it, that it seems to take on an organic life of its own ... the bougainvillea vines thickening, the tabebuia in the pastoral courtyard flowering as its bark gains character, fish coming and going in a unique setting along the Naples beach where a cove has been created with circularly-placed rocks, the bronze aging to perfection, the outside antique tiles made more beautiful by a thousand past footsteps, the soft light from the gas lanterns illuminating staircases and pathways, the feel of the plaster finishes within, the abundant use of magnificent Burmese teak, antique barn wood, and thick Syrian stone. I realized, that day, this was a place, within which, sensitive people, who are blessed with an appreciation of life, can live deeply.

CAMPBELL & PREBISH, LLC

792 Broad Avenue South

Naples, Florida

239.213.0800

www.NaplesLuxuryHomes.com


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White Glove Service at Addison Reserve- Delray Beach, Florida

By Stephanie Cavanaugh

Florida's intimate Delray Beach keeps racking up big time awards. Among them: the Best Small Town in America, Best Small Town for Christmas and Most Fun Small Town.

This vibrant beach and boating community is a palm-fringed slice of paradise with beautiful white sandy beaches on the tropical

Atlantic Coast and has a cool art scene, thriving nightlife and some of the finest dining and shopping in South Florida.

Where best to enjoy it? Consider the award-winning Addison Reserve Country Club. This breathtaking golf oasis within the town includes 717 single family estate residences set on 653 magnificently landscaped acres and has been recognized as the 9th Best Country Club in the U.S., ranked by Platinum Clubs of America, the nation's premier country club rating agency.

Overseen by multi-award winning manager Michael McCarthy, Addison Reserve offers three independent nine-hole golf courses designed by Arthur Hills. "You can mix and match the three spectacular courses to make a full 18 holes," says Ben Schachter, broker and president of Addison Reserve Realty, LLC, the community's exclusive onsite real estate and marketing firm.

The 70,000 square foot, magnificently appointed clubhouse includes a beautiful Esplanade, a 20,000 square foot fitness, aquatics and spa center, and eleven Har-Tru tennis courts with a grandstand for viewing. It's also rated "one of the nation's healthiest clubs," says Schachter, "because of the exceptionally fine dining and food service provided by highly acclaimed Chef Zach Bell." Bell, a four-time finalist for the South Florida James Beard Award, was formerly at New York's divinely haute Café Boulud.

Newly available in Addison Reserve is a breathtaking Mediterranean-style two-story home in the prestigious Isla Verde section of the Club. Built in 2003, the six bedroom, nine and a half bath villa features 8,292 square feet of air-conditioned living space, a remarkable two-story foyer, a wine room, a fully equipped media room, a magnificent master retreat, multiple balconies and patios and a covered loggia with a summer kitchen near the pool. Plus parking for four cars and your very own golf cart.

 

ADDISON RESERVE REALTY, LLC

DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA

561.300.6918

www.AddisonReserveDelray.com


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Featured Property: Boca Raton, Florida

  

Gated Deepwater Double Waterfrontage on a Private Gated Street of 9 Estates with 7,709 Total Square feet and Intracoastal Views Galore!

This one off the point, deepwater mansion with 130 feet of dockage and 90 feet on the North side for 2 Yachts.

Complete protected dockage. All impact windows, high ceilings, resort style pool and spa, luxurious master suite and clubroom. Absolute Showplace! Turnkey Furnished. List Price: $4,850,000

 

MIZNER GRANDE REALTY

Ari Albinder

(C) 561.702.0413 | (O) 561.393.7000

Ari@MiznerGrandeRealty.com

www.MiznerGrandeRealty.com


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Allure: Luxury Condominium Living on the River

Allure is the most ambitious and luxurious residential development ever created in Fort Myers, Florida. This sumptuously appointed high-rise condominium in the city’s historic River District will consist of two 32-story towers, planned to rise at 2601 First Street, on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River just a few miles from the Gulf of Mexico. 

It commands the skyline from its vantage point at one of the most scenic spots downtown, with expansive windows that frame the menagerie of yachts, sailing vessels and recreational boats coursing the waters. Allure will host a total of 292 tower residences, ranging from one- to three bedroom floor plans with some rather unique amenities. 

The Allure Your Senses Rooftop Garden, featuring permanent installations by internationally acclaimed Colombian artist Edgardo Carmona, will create a contemplative mood, along with its peaceful, landscaped riverfront promenade. A heated infinity-edge pool overlooking the glimmering river and boat slips, concierge services with a mail and receiving desk, and other luxurious conveniences ensure the best in Florida living. And of course, the entire property is wired for the latest technology including WiFi, high-speed Internet and digital voice services.

Arriving at Allure, its porte-cochere entrance is enhanced by a stunning water feature, with private entrance elevators just beyond. Its tagline, “Irresistible,” only begins to describe the magnetic appeal of building amenities such as a two-story fitness room with men’s and women’s spa facilities equipped with saunas and showers, as well as a private screening room with theater seating.

 Equally noteworthy are each of the residence’s features, ranging from natural gas cooktops and ovens in chef-inspired kitchens to magnificent sunrise-to-sunset views. Allure offers a very attractive downtown lifestyle. 

Even though the building provides assigned covered garage parking with 24-hour controlled access, residents may rarely ever need to drive to their favorite destinations in this bustling riverfront neighborhood. 

They can stroll by foot, hop on a boat or trolley to bistros, cafes, theaters, galleries, museums, historic sites, botanical gardens and nightspots. The nearby Harborside Event Center and Florida Repertory Theater feature nationally recognized performers and many of the city’s holiday celebrations take place at local Centennial Park.

Allure Sales Gallery

239.500.JAXI (5294)

www.AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com


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A Refined European Estate

This world class desert estate on the outskirts of Scottsdale, Arizona invokes a sense of peace and serenity with premium level of privacy, yet still offers easy access to the amenities of city life. Enjoy sweeping valley views of soaring mountains and city lights while nestled amongst approximately 20 acres of pristine Sonoran Desert from this Arizona Best Real Estate listing. 

Guests are welcomed within the 70 foot Galleria, perfect for displaying the finest art collections. The living room area of endless ceilings, imposing Northern Arizona Wood Viga Beams and garden windows is reminiscent of European warmth and charm. 

The private library uses solid Alder wood cabinetry and built-in storage to house a sizable literary collection. Notable is the vintage feel of the 24k gold skin by Sherle Wagner with luminous malachite inlay in the adorning powder room. 

The magnificent kitchen designed for staff features 20 foot ceilings, honed marble counters and commercial quality fixtures and appliances, including six Gaggenau cooktops and four ovens, two of which are pizza ovens. 

The master bedroom wing captures the romance of the setting sun and moonlit nights from its balcony or adjoining sitting area with a roaring fireplace, spa inspired master bath and over 800 sq. ft of organized closet space. 

Two guest or staff casitas offer unobstructed views of Pinnacle Peak. Each casita includes a living area, bedroom, kitchen, laundry and separate one car garage. 

Relax in the climate controlled indoor swimming pool or hot tub area with telegraphing walls of disappearing windows allowing the area to meld with the outdoor spaces. 

The show garage flooring system, which can house a spectacular auto collection of 30 plus vehicles, can be easily removed to access the award winning indoor tennis court. The expansive space works perfectly for equestrian enthusiasts as a horse stable or show arena. 

This home is completely allergy-free with a sophisticated air filtration system and eleven reverse-osmosis systems throughout the entire approximately 20 acres to limit dust. 

$10,900,000

Jim Geldien and Mark Ficklin

Arizona Best Real Estate - Anne Craig Group

480-874-9246

azhomesacg@gmail.com

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Travelers' Choice Award - Destination: Ambergris Caye, Belize

Trip Advisor’s number one island sits in the Caribbean as an offshore haven near a gorgeous barrier reef and is rapidly becoming one of the hottest markets in the world. It has trumped traditional tropical destinations in many Americans’ travel plans, turning vacationers into partial and full-time residents.

The island, Belize’s Ambergis Caye, is home to the quiet town of San Pedro, where Bill Gates sips his morning coffee on his mega yacht offshore and where Leonardo diCaprio and Bradley Coopergo for morning jogs. Nestled between Mexico and Guatemala, Belize is a rapidly growing Central American country with a rich history. 

“The mainland offers the lush jungle, the rivers, the culture and the people,” described Daniel Hartin, Managing Partner at Sandy Point Real Estate Ambergris Caye. He went on to describe the melding of Mexican, Mayan and Spanish cultures that influenced what Ambergris Caye is today, a location nicknamed “the Rolex of the Caribbean.”

There are a collection of exclusive luxury resort communities on the island, many being managed by Sandy Point Real Estate. Each of the agency’s projects is unique and all have seen massive success. Whether for enjoyment or a sound investment, Hartin says four of the projects they’ve seen through have provided a 35- 45 per cent market value appreciation.

Their newest project is the Isla Tesoro Resort and Spa, which Hartin described as, “A place that’s secure and warm, geared toward the person who wants to own a titled property in a resort.” He detailed plans for the breathtaking 100 unit resort, a creative mix of Mediterranean and Contemporary styles, modeled after the rustic yet luxurious charm of Mediterranean villages. “A pool water area will encompass the entire resort, and there will be a number of gourmet restaurants offering world class food and service,” Hartin said.

He went on to chronicle Belize’s significant increase in travel accessibility, saying, "Just this year, Southwest Airlines flights to Belize has brought more than one thousand additional visitors per week."

Undoubtedly, Belize is quickly becoming both a tourist destination and investment property. From the tropical surroundings to the vibrant culture and friendly atmosphere, it’s no wonder Ambergris Caye is the place Madonna longs for in her song “La Isla Bonita”, singing “I fell in love with San Pedro, warm wind carried on the sea, he called to me…”

Sandy Point Real Estate

www.sandypointrealestate.com

+501-610-1978

 

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Florida's Finest Country Club

by Monica Cavanaugh

When asked about Boca West Country Club, located in the heart of Boca Raton, Florida, broker Ben Schachter gets right to the point: “First and foremost, it has been recognized several times over the past decade as the #1 private residential country club in the US and the #1 club, of all types, in Florida.” He laughs, “that sets the bar nice and high, right?”

It certainly does, and Boca West spares nothing to earn its praise. This summer, rather than spending a small fortune on standard clubhouse renovations, they recently opted to spend a larger fortune razing the entire thing. In 18 months, Schachter says, they’ll have “the finest golf and activities center to be found anywhere in North America.”

Even more impressive, the $50 million project is being completed without any assessment to the members. “There hasn’t been a single member assessment in over 25 years,” says Schachter.

The grand undertaking is only fitting for a club that offers such a robust array of world-class sport and leisure amenities, including four 18-hole golf courses boasting the names of Arnold Palmer, Pete Dye and Jim Fazio, an expansive and award-winning tennis center, a tropical oasis aquatic center and a spa built for royalty. That’s not to mention a variety of dining venues offering everything from Delmonico steaks to late-night sips of Drambuie on the porch.

Discover your own corner of paradise at 19645 Oakbrook Circle, a nearly 6,000 square foot designer-decorated knockout in the tony Oakbrook neighborhood within Boca West.

“It’s a spectacular home,” says Schachter. “Perfect for a large family, or for retirees who regularly host a big family from up north.”

The 5-bedroom, 7.5-bath home is an airy masterpiece, with soaring ceilings above glittering white marble floors, and stunning water views from the grand balconies. Other amenities include a theater room, resort-style pool and a gourmet kitchen.

Realty At Boca West, LLC

Boca Raton, Florida

561.300.6898

 

www.BocaWest.com


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Timeless Sophistication

by Cathleen McCann

Legendary fashion designer Giorgio Armani has been making his mark around the world by designing elegant buildings that garner high praise for their timeless sophistication, his hallmark. The Miami Beach area is the site of his latest project—The Residences by Armani/Casa located in the beautiful Sunny Isles Beach community.

“We are the first and only Armani branded building in the United States,” says Gil Dezer, president and owner of Dezer Development in New York and Miami, and partner in the project.

“They don’t just give their name to anyone.” The Related Group, well-known developers in South Florida, are also partners in the project. “Together, we make a great team,” Dezer notes. “We are trusted people who are known for delivering an excellent product.”

Internationally renowned architect César Pelli’s design for this fiftysix story oceanfront condominium project is a contemporary glass tower that beautifully compliments the Atlantic Ocean. Transparent terraces, glass window walls and intimate private outdoor spaces that open onto the beach are just a few of the architectural details.

The building has 308 luxury residences with an average size of 3,000-square-feet. There are three “flow thru” apartments per floor that have views of the Intracoastal Waterway on one side and views of the Atlantic Ocean on the other side. Prices range from $2-million to $9-million. “Buyers get a great value here compared to other parts of  Miami,” Dezer notes.

An extensive array of amenities give the feel of being in a luxury hotel and resort, yet with all the benefits of a private residence. The amenities include an Armani Privé lounge, an elegantly appointed cigar room, a temperature-controlled and humiditycontrolled wine room and a two-story indoor/outdoor spa. And of course, the beach.

“Pre-sales are going quickly,” says Dezer. “Sixty percent of the units are sold already and we haven’t even begun construction.”

Construction begins in December 2015 and is estimated to take thirty-six months to complete.

www.rbacmiami.com

 

786-629-1660


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Live The Dream: Aventura, Florida

Rosa Iverson is selling her dream home in the sky. Located in the Williams Island community of Aventura, Florida and perched on the 24th floor of the Villa Marina building, the glittering contemporary spread is everyone's dream come true.

Iverson’s story is familiar – the successful Wall Street player grows tired of the fierce winters up north and escapes to the white sands of the Sunshine State – but Iverson tells it like a modern fairy tale, and what she’s selling lives up to the hype.

“You know what they say about reality being stranger than fiction?” she asks. "Well, that has been my life in many ways and this beautiful home is a large part of it."

 

This property is actually two units joined at the hip by sleek slabs of Italian marble and walls covered in soundproof silk, Venetian plaster or onyx. It boasts over 5,000 square feet (including all balconies), offers two master suites, two guest rooms, one of which has been turned into a devine custom dressing room, three distinct living rooms and a showstopper of a kitchen, dripping in Miele, Dacor and Sub Zero.

Iverson has dressed the home to the nines with timeless neutrals – a perfect balance to the natural drama beyond the sweeping expanse of windows and glass balcony doors. Speaking of that…“Aaaaaah, these amazing VIEWS!” she exclaims. She’s standing on one of four enormous balconies, each of which can claim its own stunning vista and where one can hear a pin drop. To the west, sparkling city lights. To the east, Williams Island’s private harbor, and just beyond that, Dumfoundling Bay, beyond that, the pristine Atlantic as far as the eyes can see.

Should one want to descend from this paradise, Williams Island offers world-class service, including 24-hour valet, concierge, bellman, two 5 star restaurants, tennis courts as well as the top fitness facility in a South Florida resort-style, with pool and harbor. The asking price of this glorious property is $3,100,000.

Realtors are encouraged to present screened prospective buyers and will receive 3% of the selling price upon the closing of the transaction.

“The day I sign the contract,” says Iverson with a gentle laugh, “I know my eyes will tear-up." Just be sure to bring some tissues.

ROSA IVERSON

Aventura, Florida

305.466.3147

rmi016@aol.com

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Grand Chateau Estate

One of the most significant residential estates ever created in Green Bay, Wisconsin, minutes from Lambeau Field and the main interchange featuring a magnificent new construction French chateau with 27,699 under roof with a 2 story walkout resting on approximately 34.869 acres of private woods, 2 ponds and an additional 3.6 acres in front of the estate. Nestled in a wooden sanctuary with deer and turkeys galore, this estate also boasts 2 ponds stocked full with brown trout, croppies and walleye. A luxuriant, private hunting and fishing haven for the avid wild life enthusiast.  This estate in located on a cul de sac featuring only three homes in the development.  This estate has no equal. 

Designed by Jim La Plant of La Plant Architecture and constructed by Marty Brice Construction, the construction quality and materials used are unsurpassed.  This seven bedroom, 8 full baths and 3 half-bath Chateau is recognized as one of the most exquisite homes built in Green Bay, Wisconsin to be complete late spring.

Inside this unique French estate, the grand stepped entrance is complete with Idlewild Riff cut marble, leading to a salon warmed by a masonry fireplace.  The formal dining room welcomes guests with a built-in buffet and another fireplace nestled in a travertine marble wall. The largest of the kitchen’s three islands shines with a polished nickel pot rack over head a 15-foot cooking center. Nearby, a spacious breakfast area overlooks the beautiful ponds and vast wilderness. 

Six bedroom suites are designed for the most lavish lodging, featuring joined bathrooms with double vanities and private showers, Calcutta Gold marble tiled bed walls with mirror inserts, raised sitting areas and adjoining library loft spaces. The game room opens up with 3 large radius windows, accented by an oversized iron chandelier with space to accommodate a 100-inch television and billiard table.

The property is even home to a ballroom, which boasts 25 foot ceilings and masonry brick walls, all finished with La Bone Cre’me stone flooring. 

GDC Properties

Gary DeCaster

920-371-2923

Listing Agent Todd Gridley


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Boca Raton, Florida

Welcome to the magnificent Empire-Estate,an iconic and beautifully designed compound situated on a sprawling lot with expansive lake and golf views. This extraordinary estate is located within the ultra-exclusive, gated enclave of the Island at Boca West Country Club, the crown jewel of Custom Estates at Boca West. Perfectly suited for high-end entertaining and the location of choice for music videos for Hollywood's A-list Celebrities, this stately residence comprises 11,776 total square feet and features 6 bedrooms, 7.5-bathroom, a state-of-the-art movie theatre, private office, multi-car and golf cart garages, lavish pool and lush landscaping. Master bedroom grand suite is extraordinary with spacious separate dressing rooms, separate his/her bathrooms, gorgeous sitting area and covered balcony overlooking one of the four championship golf courses at Boca West Country Club.

Boca West Country Club is located in the heart of Boca Raton, Florida and features four 18-hole championship courses that have been skillfully designed by three of the legendary golf course architects of our time, Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer and Jim Fazio. This exceptional club also offers 30 tennis courts, spectacular and unmatched fitness, aquatic and spa center for the most discerning Club connoisseur. Residents also experience a plethora of social activities all year round including numerous lectures, classes, grand ballroom formal events and outings ranging from art, theatre, singles get togethers, day trips and cruises!

Exclusive Offering | $2,750,000

Boca Executive Realty, LLC

www.BocaExecutive.com


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