Lush dunes give way to sugar sands and turquoise waters in the idyllic setting of this custom-built island-inspired residence, one of a select number of direct oceanfront estates in the sought-after Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club. Designed with a main home and companion guest house surrounding a gorgeous pool courtyard, this impressive six-bedroom residence was constructed in 2007 by The Hill Group, a high-end Vero Beach builder with a 30-year record of quality and integrity.
Conducive to an effortless indoor/outdoor lifestyle, the great room joins the main living and dining areas together in one large open space, anchored by a fireplace, flowing outdoors to a relaxing oceanfront loggia. Ocean views are shared by the light, airy family room as well as the guest master suite on the main level and the full-floor master suite upstairs. A den/game room accompanies two bedroom suites on the lower level. Opening from the west side of the residence, loggias with a summer kitchen and fireplace connect to the separate self-contained two-bedroom guest house. Thoughtfully planned for sizeable groups of family and guests to enjoy maximum privacy and comfort, this stunning oceanfront estate creates its own private world within the serene resort community of Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club.
Beachside Drive, Vero Beach, Florida. A Treasure Coast paradise, Orchid Island Golf and Beach Club resides on a barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean, Indian River Lagoon, and Intracoastal Waterway. Centered on an award-winning 18-hole Arnold Palmer-designed golf course with stately clubhouse, this resort community has as its crown jewel a luxurious British West Indies-inspired Beach Club. A new tennis and wellness center is also featured. Orchid Island's designation as a certified Audubon Sanctuary is a testament to its unspoiled natural beauty. Only a 15 /- minute drive, Vero Beach's charming seaside village offers fine boutiques and restaurants along with noted cultural attractions including the Vero Beach Museum of Art and Riverside Theatre.
Directly fronting 125 /- feet on the Atlantic Ocean, this idyllic estate sits on 1.48 /- acres of sweeping grounds with groomed landscaping and a private dune walkway to the beach. Spanning the east side of the residence, double-tiered loggias overlook the ocean. To the west, manicured lawns surround the elegant pool by a fountained spa in the midst of lush greenery. A lounge terrace, loggia with summer kitchen and fireplace, and colonnaded walkways create a beautiful courtyard setting around the pool.
This timeless island-inspired residence provides comfortably sized rooms in a generous overall floor-plan totaling 13,448 /- square feet - including the guest house - with six bedrooms, nine and a half baths, an elevator serving all three levels, and a three-bay garage. Traditional architectural millwork is featured throughout. Beautiful tile floors carry through the main living areas.
First Floor: Inside the double-door entry, ocean views are the focus of the bright open-plan living/dining room glassed with floor-to-ceiling transomed French doors across the east loggia. An elegant gas fireplace adds the finishing touch. Connecting through a full-service butler's pantry/wet bar, the inviting chef's kitchen has antique white Wood-Mode cabinetry, white marble counters, a menu-planning desk, a Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, five-burner Thermador gas range, Thermador double ovens, KitchenAid microwave, and Bosch dishwasher. Ocean views open through the breakfast area with built-in bench seating to the light-filled beam-ceilinged family room which opens to the loggia. Also opening to the loggia, the guest master suite features a walk-in closet and two separate baths, one doubling as the cabana bath.
Second Floor: This level is dedicated to the spacious private master suite and an office. The master suite's peak-ceiling bedroom opens to a romantic oceanfront balcony with endless views. Luxuries of the large master bath include an oceanview soaking tub, walk-in shower, and two separate water closets. Two wardrobe rooms are also featured. Opening to another oceanfront balcony, the handsome custom-fitted office has warm wood floors and its own full bath.
Walk-Out Lower Level: Adorned with a charming beach-themed mural, the den/game room is perfect for casual entertaining with a media center and pool table. A full bath is off the hall. Two bedrooms both have en-suite baths.
Guest House: Opening to its own loggia by the pool, the separate guest house hosts two bedroom suites in addition to a sitting room complete with a kitchenette and four built-in bunk beds.
Property Features Include: Waterfront, 3-unit electric heat
Home Owners Assoc. Fee: $322
Architectural Style: Mediterranean