Colossal Atlantic Oceanfront Estate. This impressive resort style property has been featured on popular international television shows ?The Travel Channel? and National Geographic?s ?Fish Tank Kings?. Over 6100 sq ft. and separate guest house. A breathtaking 25k gallon built in salt water snorkeling aquarium and over 260 ft of concrete dock with 2 sets of lifts. Sandy Beach, situated on over 31,000 sq ft of peninsula that is a short boat ride to the world famous Little Palm Island. Truly unique!
Over 260 ft of concrete dock with 2 sets of lifts. Modern Excellence is ideally located in the fabulous Florida Keys, a chain of tropical islands at the southern-most point of Florida and the continental United States. The magnificent home is situated on a peninsula with a natural, forever wetland to the north, Newfound Harbor and fabulous sunsets to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the south and combines privacy with wide open views of Key's nature at its finest. The south side features a 260' long custom deep water dock allowing the protected dockage for a full fleet of watercraft. Enjoy the unobstructed sunsets from the comforts of this world-class home. Not the typical Keys stilt home architecture, the design firm of Glenn Gray and Associates transformed a dream into a gorgeous array of curves, angles, slopes and textures. The brilliance of Glenn Gray created a visual and functional design theme which flows effortlessly from the interior to exterior to landscape to hardscape. Following the structure and flowing lines of the architecture the soft interior features a cool, clean yet exciting compliment of finishes, and amazing details. Modern Excellence consists of approximately 7000 sq. ft. of living area, which includes a spacious guest quarters above the 4 car garage. After sunset the excitement really begins. Colorful lighting scenes, fiber optics, soothing music along the multiple lighting mood settings transform the home into a visual fantasy. Located on the ground level and awaiting your arrival is a twenty-five thousand gallon aquarium stocked with a colorful variety of marine tropical fish. Your choice of bridges takes you to the center island where you can put on your snorkeling equipment and swim with all the marine inhabitants. The fish and sea creatures are so friendly they will eat right out of your hands. The state of the art water circulation, filtering and conditioning system is located in the garage mechanical room eliminating noise while allowing excellent access for service. This marine habitat must be seen and experienced to be fully appreciated. Located in the only tropical zone in the continental United States, the landscaping takes advantage of the incredible diversity, and spectacular size and colors of the truly tropical plants. The landscape design and installation performed by the award winning D'Asign Scapes Team features thousands of tropical plants and over one hundred different species of rare and exotic palms. A natural theme leads to enjoyable walks, resting areas, and panoramic views while providing privacy where needed. Beach entry swimming pool with rock waterfall is a master piece in its self and rests between the main house and the guest quarters. Beach sand and, and swaying palm trees supporting hammocks reinforce the island atmosphere. Brick walkways meander through planting beds. From the surround sound system to the automated lighting system which offers incredible choices of light groupings, brightness, and colors, preset lighting moods instantly change the ambiance of the room for the required atmosphere. Natural lighting is also individually controlled electronically by 72 Hunter Douglas automated blinds. Many other features including advanced HVAC systems, make this home truly State of the Art. This home was built with strict and tough requirements on engineering and structural construction. Exceeding the standard 130 MPH wind load, the home was engineered and built to 155 MPH standards. The structure is made of concrete reinforced masonry construction with special roof trusses and strapping methods. Along with being very strong, the building envelope uses high efficiency insulated glass windows and doors, and upgraded insulation on all walls and ceilings, allowing the high efficiency air conditioning system to do a better job cooling the house. High efficiency appliances and plumbing features further enhance the environmental friendliness of the house. One of a kind!