191 Beachside Drive, Vero Beach, Florida

191 Beachside Drive
Vero Beach, Florida
Offered At
$9.9 Million USD
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MLS # V116078
Broker Associate Cindy O'Dare
and Kay Brown
Phone: 866.220.8184

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Orchid Island Oceanfront


In a world-class resort community, this architecturally significant oceanfront residence, complete with separate guest house, is ensconced in a lushly private sanctuary.

Inspired by its exquisite Orchid Island beachside setting, this striking oceanfront estate is a paragon of architectural design in harmony with the natural environment. Verdant tropical flora secludes the six-bedroom residence, built in 2005, approached by a winding drive on sweeping grounds fronting 166± feet on the ocean. Architects Garcia Brenner Stromberg have brilliantly designed the three-level floor-plan in spacious wings that echo the gentle contours of the landscape and expand in a natural flow of space while capitalizing on the breathtaking ocean vistas. The exceptional construction is by esteemed, Vero Beach-based Proctor Construction Company along with Scales Building Corporation. Beautiful natural finishes create a rich interplay of textures throughout the warmly inviting rooms styled by Mary Washer Designs.

Comfort and privacy are enhanced in the thoughtful layout featuring a separate bedroom wing on the main level, plus a serene master suite encompassing the entire upper floor. Indoor/outdoor entertaining is the focus of the ground-level game room opening by the pool, cabana/guest suite, and dune walkway in an enchanting garden landscape by Meg Whitmer of Collective Designs. A separate guest house and garages for six cars bring this utterly unique oceanfront estate to its perfect completion.

Location

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, just north of Vero Beach. Centered on a magnificent 18-hole Arnold Palmer-designed golf course with impressive clubhouse, this resort community has as its crown jewel a luxurious British West Indies-inspired Beach Club. A Tennis & Fitness Center is also featured.

Property

In a lushly private sanctuary on the Vero Beach oceanfront, this architecturally significant residence is introduced by a tree-lined Chicago brick drive. Behind the dunes, garden foliage and shade trees surround the stone terrace with custom-designed pool and spa. A summer kitchen and stone fireplace appoint the dining loggia. The separate cabana/guest suite contains a beam-ceilinged sitting room/bedroom, full bath, walk-in closet, and vast storage/utility room. There is also an outdoor shower. The dune walkway crosses to the pristine beachfront.

Residence

This innovatively designed 3-level residence totals 9,725± square feet with elevator, 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half baths. Six carriage-style garage bays include 3 in the residence and 3 in the carriage house. Notable features include the Hardy plank exterior, solid poured concrete roof with copper fused tiles and cedar shakes, Andersen impact-glass windows and exterior doors, tongue-and-groove-paneled ceilings, reclaimed wormy chestnut and Spanish marble floors, 4 fireplaces, custom-forged staircase balustrade, and Old World interior doors with Rocky Mountain hardware. High-tech conveniences include the 7-zone cooling/heating with linear diffusers, security system, programmable Lightolier lighting, indoor/outdoor sound system, and central vacuum system.

Main Level: View-filled window walls open to a wraparound oceanfront porch from the main living areas. The oceanfront great room features a tongue-and-groove-paneled beamed ceiling, full-height stone gas fireplace, furniture-grade built-ins, full-service onyx-topped wet bar, wine cellar with climate-controlled 1,500±-bottle storage, and sunset porch. Sweeping ocean views fill the beam-ceilinged dining room with inlaid Spanish marble and wormy chestnut floor. The powder room has a mahogany console with hand-painted Mexican sink. Continuing the ocean views, the magnificent chef’s kitchen features a beamed ceiling, fine cabinetry, granite counters, custom tilework, copper sinks, walnut/granite-topped island, 6-burner Wolf gas range with griddle and double ovens, Thermador warming drawer, dual Sub-Zero refrigerators/freezers, dual Bosch dishwashers, and butler’s pantry. A river rock fireplace and media built-ins appoint the oceanfront family/breakfast room. There is a separate laundry/utility room. Opening off a sitting room, 3 bedrooms all have walk-in closets, beautiful baths, and private porches.

Upper Level: Mesmerizing ocean vistas surround the expansive window-walled master suite, a serenely private retreat opening to a wraparound balcony. A wood-beamed ceiling highlights the spacious bedroom. Two custom-fitted wardrobe rooms accompany the luxurious his-and-her bath with marble/glass-tile finishes, oceanview Jacuzzi tub and rain-head shower. The master study features a marble-faced fireplace, floor-to-ceiling bookcases with library ladder, and oceanview window seat.

Ground Level: Opening by the pool, the slate-floored game room includes a marble-topped wet bar, entertainment built-ins, and powder room.

Carriage House: Above the garage, guest quarters provide a sitting room, full kitchen with granite counters, bedroom, and bath.

Material on this web site is based upon information which we consider reliable, but because it has been supplied by third parties, we cannot represent that it is accurate or complete, and it should not be relied upon as such. This offering is subject to errors, omissions, change of price or withdrawal without notice.


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