This is a magnificent furnished waterfront estate – with everything you ever dreamed of having !
Custom built by the current owner, on approximately 1 acre lot, with a painstaking attention to detail and a beautiful open floor plan with large expanses of glass walls and doors to capture views of the lake from almost all the rooms.
The home is located in an exclusive, gated enclave of estate homes adjoining Arnold Palmer’s famed golf course and country club and is nestled on the shores of the famed Butler Chain of Lakes, which is a series of ten lakes, all of which are connected by navigable canals.
The moment you enter the two-story Reception Foyer you are looking out to the lake through glass doors which pocket into the walls of the formal Living Room, which boasts a beautiful gas-fired fireplace framed with beautiful mouldings and flanked by display shelving. The formal Living Room and Dining Room flow off the Reception Foyer and their respective spaces are defined by stately columns under soaring ceilings and graceful arches. It is a perfect environment for large gatherings. The Dining Room boasts a custom designed 12’ wide wine cabinet with glass locking doors and an 18’ handsome granite-topped bar which extends slightly into the Living Room. Perfect for entertaining!
In addition to the formal rooms, there is an oversized Kitchen, rich with solid Cherry cabinets, granite tops, an abundance of counter space and storage, an 11’ x 5’ granite topped food-prep island with veggie sink, ranges, two dishwashers, two ovens, warming drawers, full size Sub-Zero refrigerator and separate freezer, Miele coffee machine, microwave, convection oven – all of which are the of the highest quality. As never seen before- there is a 23’ long Pantry Room!
A lakefront Family Room features a large Entertainment Center, framed by beautiful custom mouldings, offers a large screen Television and display shelves. The Library/Working Office is rich with wood floors and Cherry paneled walls, complete with file drawers – and humidors – and French doors opening to an intimate covered Terrace overlooking the English gardens.
There are two bedrooms on the first floor. A lakefront Master Suite offers, has French doors opening to an intimate lakefront Terrace, a 20’ adjoining luxurious bath with walk-in shower, jetted tub, twin vanities, twin wardrobe rooms and a dressing area. The second bedroom with a built-in desk is on the opposing side of the floor plan and offers an adjoining bath.
The floor plan is designed to respond to the needs of any family formation of all ages and offers a high degree of flexibility as to how you use the space. There is an elevator which leads to a second-floor suite consisting of two rooms – a bedroom suite with beautiful marble bath and an adjoining sitting room (currently used as an exercise studio) This space is perfect for elderly family members or grown children. This suite is tucked into a private section of the floor plan to ensure maximum privacy. In addition there are 2 other bedrooms – with the potential of an additional 6th bedroom. A large Theater is also located on the 2nd floor complete with sound and projection system, and large comfortable reclining chairs.
A separate, detached Guest apartment with a private exterior entrance offers a full bath and mini Kitchen with Microwave, dishwasher and sink.
The outdoor living area is truly extraordinary! Large glass doors from the Family Room open to a large covered 31’Terrace with retractable screens , a full Kitchen and a 13’ granite-topped serving/drink bar - all of which overlooks the lake and the dramatic heated swimming pool with infinity edge.
You will enjoy a full life here whether you a taking a ride in your golf cart to the famed Bay Hill Golf Course, going out in your boat to fish or cruising through the many lakes from your own private boat house, or watching movies in your private theater. You won’t want to leave home and your Winter guest will love the heated Pool.
This amenity rich estate is only 20 minutes to all of Orlando’s famous attractions, conveniences and major roads – yet it is tucked away in such a private gated setting.
Boat House – Heated Pool and Spa – Theater – Exercise Studio – Golfing – Fishing – 5-car Garage! Detached Guest Apartment! Treat yourself to a good life! Just move in – sold furnished (with a few exceptions).
$ 5,790,000 FURNISHED
Carol Ann Hewitt, CIPS, CLHMS President/Broker
407.325.8500 / 407.629.1222