Heart of the home
The alluring formal living area is the heart of the home and clearly the owner’s favorite room for entertaining family and friends. It is the perfect spot for quiet intimate conversations, or laughter and merriment, gently warmed by the fire in the extraordinary hand carved stone fireplace. This formal living area is superbly embroidered with bold wood beam ceilings, ornate iron chandeliers and creamy travertine floors. The stately Gentleman’s study completes this space with its glorious architecture, lavishly showcasing its dramatic coffered ceiling, hand crafted floor to ceiling cabinetry and bookcases, supported by rich Hickory hand scraped floors. The private French doors open up to one of its coveted covered verandas.
The East gallery leads to the first floor Master Wing. It’s the perfect use of space, designed for those that appreciate only the finest details. This wing has an exquisite private study / library, with an enormous arched window, allowing the gentile morning sunlight to stream into this private space. Each morning, the owner awakens to this private reading retreat, a secluded place of contemplation to quietly sip their morning coffee from the extensive coffee bar, before the upcoming busy day.
Just across the hall, remarkable double arched doors lead into a romantic, luxuriously finished Master suite, with velvety warm brown walls, seamlessly blending into its exquisite groin vaulted stone tile ceiling, crowning to a stunning chandelier. This masterful design shares an over sized sitting area with generous windows, emitting warmth and sunlight, while overlooking the picturesque landscape.
The contemporary master bath combines hand selected, light hue interior elements, creating a glorious one of a kind spa for the owner’s pleasures. A posh round, onyx bubbler tub centers this indulgent retreat. The architect designed a romantic one of a kind, hand painted dome ceiling for ambiance, situated above this sumptuous tub. This magical oasis is flanked by double granite vanities along with a separate make-up vanity area. It shares an enormous glass & onyx walk-in shower with multiple soothing shower heads and bench.
The soul of this haven is completed by a magnificent floor to ceiling glass wall across the entire back, separating its indoor oasis, from the privately enclosed master Zen courtyard for your viewing pleasures.
Where East and West Adjoin
This timeless Mediterranean Gem blends into a symphonic harmony of dramatic details with creamy mosaic travertine and rich Hickory hand scraped wood flooring, bold iron chandeliers and velvety white walls. The place where East and West Galleries meet lies the majestic Grand Bar, flanked by colorful stain glass windows. Pour a sumptuous cool drink from your exquisite bar, or uncork a bottle of fine wine from the adjoining wine cellar, before retreating to your impressive formal Dining Room. Open the double doors and feel the cool air flowing though the Veranda, or relax just beyond it, outside at the welcoming pool side bar. Enjoy the brilliant sunsets, of red, yellow, orange and endless blue sky surrounding your own private lavish paradise, where the Eastern sunrise retires to the resplendent Western sky.
Flanking the heart of this unparalleled home is the dramatic East and West gallery halls, creating the perfect canvas for the most sophisticated collectors to display their fine art work. Amazing groin vaulted stone tile ceilings, with creamy white and gold stone tiles, large arching windows and brilliant stain glass emit sunshine illuminating the hallway, while soft violet-blue crown lighting arches across the gallery domed ceiling.
Living on The Edge
The luxurious backyard oasis can be found amidst waves of grasses and flowering plants. The secluded spa also provides a natural spillway that functions as a small waterfall overlooking a crystal blue negative edge pool with cool cascading fountains. It provides a truly relaxing experience high above this cool outdoor gem.
When designing this backyard oasis, the architect followed the Chinese design philosophy of Feng Shui advocating the many virtues of flowing water and how its sound can have a positive effect on your health and happiness. Brilliant, audacious and at times simply magical, are the astounding inspirations provided to owners and guests’ with opulent soothing sounds while entertaining family or providing the ultimate bash for your very special friends and acquaintances.