The opulence of ages past has arrived here in one of Orlando’s most significant estate homes – tucked away in an intimate gated enclave adjoining Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Golf and Country Club.
As brokers, specializing exclusively in luxury and estate homes, we at Oxford Realty are very pleased to include this magnificent property in our luxury portfolio. This estate is the embodiment of elegance and grandeur, the quality of yesterday –with all the conveniences of today. The home has been gently lived in and lovingly cared for – It looks NEW and has been impeccably maintained!
The floor plan is designed to meet the needs of today’s family with oversized living spaces for both formal and informal living. The Greek Revival architecture is timeless and is constructed with the highest quality to be treasured by generations. Upon entering the 40’ wide formal Reception Foyer, under a two-story hand-painted rotunda ceiling, you will immediately be embraced by the hand-painted murals along the walls of dramatic twin staircases. The Reception Foyer leads to a 39’ formal Grand Salon, whose entry is defined by stately Corinthian columns, typical of Greek Revival architecture. Marble floors flow throughout the elegant interior. Windows are dressed in period style designs made of fine silks. A beautiful 107’ columned Gallery with shimmering chandeliers opens to a 25’ elegant Dining Room –perfect for large dining events and leads to the family living areas.. The Kitchen is extremely large and boasts a fabulous cooking area with an abundance of cabinets and granite-topped counters, a 10’ Pantry Room, superior quality double appliances and a 23’ x 17’ Breakfast Area under a hand-painted ceiling in a room with beautiful rear views of the Pool and grounds through Palladium windows. The first floor also offers a large Family Room with entertainment bar and rear staircase, and an handsome 26’ Library/Working Office with Cherry paneled walls, a fireplace and rich wood floors. A private alcove, at the end of the Gallery, leads to the privileged area consisting of an oversized Master Bedroom Suite with an 18’ luxurious marble bath offering twin vanities, two water closets, and adjoining Sitting Room. A 31’ Exercise Studio with full Bath (which could also serve as Bedroom # 6) is conveniently located in this area as well. The second floor boasts four oversized bedroom suites each with private bath and large closets, a Media/Game Room with large screen T.V. and Billiard Table.
From many of the living areas one can access a private year yard, including a romantic Pavilion, a charming one-bedroom Guest House with mini-Kitchen and full bath overlooking a stunning swimming pool.
This estate residence, sited on approximately 2 acres, offering 15.893 square feet of beautiful living spaces, is the embodiment of 18th century design, with its magnificent applied wall panels, intricate mouldings, graceful Palladium windows and hand-painted ceilings.
Double paned windows and a radiant barrier in the roof, as well as 20+ seer air conditioning systems (only 2 years old), make this home very energy efficient. Other special features include a sound system, phone system throughout, security system and intercom system and of special note is the long-lasting concrete roof!
The HOME IS OFFERED FOR SALE COMPLETELY FURNISHED – with only a few personal items excluded. Thus making it easy to take residency and start enjoying this beautiful setting. From this private setting you can drive your golf cart to Arnold Palmer’s famed Bay Hill golf course and country club - and in only 20 minutes you can be at Disney, Sea World, Universal Studios and the country’s largest shopping extravaganza and the many shopping malls. Be sure to click on the Virtual Tour – to experience the beauty of this estate. Seller will provide financing to a qualified purchaser.
Contact: Carol Ann Hewitt, CIPS, CLHMS