Situated on two prime golf course lots, with unobstructed panoramic views across four fairways, this casually elegant estate delivers Montecito-chic in a South Florida setting.
Royal Palm Way, Boca Raton, Florida. Beautifully conceived by renowned Toronto-based J.F. Brennan Design, this double fairway estate resides on a serene palm-studded street in guard-gated Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club a highly sought-after community located directly across from the landmark Boca Raton Resort & Club, the world-famous Waldorf Astoria Resort originally designed by Addison Mizner as the glamorous Cloisters Inn.
Overlooking a signature golf course designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus, this expansive estate property marries the stylish allure of Montecito with the quintessential South Florida lifestyle. In close proximity to desirable Atlantic Ocean beachfront, it is also just minutes south of downtown Boca Raton’s beautiful Mizner Park, with its world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment. Private aviation facilities are readily accessible at Boca Raton’s nearby executive airport.
A brick paved circular motor court leads up to a luxurious one-story residence with the feel of a modern-day palazzo. The Montecito-inspired architecture is accented with a light color palette and topped by a barrel tile roof with copper gutters. Here the cool, clean look is juxtaposed against the lush tropical setting. The property itself is pristine. Meticulously landscaped for privacy with specimen plantings that include exotic medjool date palms, Malayan coconut palms, and gardenia topiary…and punctuated with extensive landscape lighting.
A capacious fountain courtyard with cast stone tile introduces the graceful front entrance into the Great Hall, a light-filled centerpiece that connects to a rear Grand Loggia with a detailed colonnade. Off the Grand Loggia is an all-encompassing environment designed to facilitate private decompression and ensure relaxed entertaining with its 50-foot resort-style pool and spa, convenient outdoor shower, extensive patio and softly-lit Tiki pavilion, shuffleboard court, private sun/observation deck atop a spiral staircase, and built-in stainless steel barbecue with dynamic cooking system that functions as a summer kitchen.
Beautiful finishes carry throughout this luxurious residence which includes six bedrooms, seven baths and two half baths, a three-bay side-load garage and separate golf cart garage in 10,753± square feet of total space, 6,991± square feet of living space. Floors are of Mexican shell stone and light oak while windows and doors utilize custom mahogany and Prelco hurricane-resistant impact glass. Custom moldings and ceiling detail are everywhere in evidence, most spectacularly in the pecky Cypress beamed ceilings in the Great Hall and Grand Loggia. Special amenities include a 16-foot cast stone gas fireplace with a herringbone pattern open hearth in the Great Hall, a central vacuum system, built-in speakers and a state-of-the art security system.
First Floor: French doors frame the front and rear of the Great Hall, overlooking the entry courtyard and the private sun-splashed pool. This massive space functions as a sun dappled open living and dining area. It is complemented on either side by interior hallway towers that provide indirect light.
Two major wings flank the Great Hall. On one side is a luxuriously private master suite with bleached wood floors and a separate sitting room; two spacious walk-in closets with custom built-ins; two ensuite baths with separate water closets, custom vanities with marble tops and elegant fixtures…his bath with a floor-to-ceiling glass shower; hers with a separate shower, free standing tub and a bidet. Additionally there is a library/office with rich wood paneling and built-in custom cabinetry, a powder room, and a guest room with ensuite bath and separate water closet.
On the other side, an airy family room opens to a spacious breakfast room and a Downview custom kitchen with a center island featuring drawer beverage coolers, custom cabinets, marble countertops, a wood beamed ceiling, Sub Zero refrigerator, Hobart dishwasher and Dacor gas range. Adjacent to the gourmet kitchen is a linear butler’s pantry with extensive built-in storage and a Uline wine cooler adjacent to a powder room, a full laundry room, and a staff bedroom with ensuite bath and separate water closet. Off of the kitchen, a gallery leads to a separate exercise studio/optional bedroom, complete with a sauna and full bath.
Guest Quarters: Privately situated in a separate wing all their own, two large guest bedrooms enjoy ensuite baths with separate water closets and share a living room for complete comfort