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. Impressive Scale 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. Incomparable Luxury 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. Protected Privacy 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. Location 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. Property 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. Residence 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
This Delray BeachSingle Family Home is for Sale and has 9 bedrooms, 11 full baths, 6 partial baths and was built in 2008. This Single Family Home is listed on the Christie's International Real Estate website in zipcode 33483 and it boasts 30,171 Sq.Ft. of interior space. Nearby neighborhoods include: The Residences At Latitude, Palms Of Delray, Tropic Cay, Eastview Village Square, Harbour Club, Tropic View, Marinello Estates, Townhouses Of Highland Beach, Del Raton Park, Pelican Pointe, Captains Walk, Pelican Harbor, Tropic Harbor, Pelican Harbor Homes And Townhouses, Pelican Harbor Tropic Harbor, Cercle De Royal, Walkers Cay, Domaine Delray, Banyan Tree Village, Tropic Isle, Harbour Pointe, Del Harbour, Bermuda Gardens, Darrens Ridge, Coconut Palms, Town And Country Estates, Delray Beach Club, Coastal House, Delray Beach Shores, Delray Village By The Sea, Costa Del Rey, Villas Of Ocean Crest, Ocean Place, Fountain House South, Goodison Park Estates, Seaside Dunes, Delray Ocean Estates, Harbourside, Delray Harbor Club and Ocean Breezes. See all properties in zipcode 33483.
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