A beach house always connotes relaxing comfort and laidback living. This one-story residence delivers on that promise without sacrificing the inherent elegance of its architecture and interior design. From the expansive gallery foyer and grand salon living room with its 14’± coffered ceiling, to the modish dining room and garden-themed breakfast room served by a sleek MiaCucina custom kitchen, and a 41’± covered loggia with full wet bar for alfresco dining and entertaining, this residence is artfully styled for a well-lived life.
Here serenity and privacy are everywhere assured, with four guest ensuites well separated from the secluded master suite, with its spa-like bath, partner boutique walk-in closets, and French door access to a resort-style saltwater pool set in a specimen palm-studded garden.
Security is ensured with CBS construction and a concrete tile roof, Pella impact windows and doors, a full-house generator, and a built-in security system, well within its guard-gated enclave.
With deeded privileges to the spa and fitness center, pool, tennis courts, and beach facilities at the exclusive Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa nearby; easy access to world-class shopping, dining, entertainment, and air travel in both Palm Beach and Boca Raton; immediate proximity to Intracoastal and ocean yachting and water sports, this remarkable Point Manalapan estate encompasses all of the requisite elements for sublime living, Florida style.
Curlew Road, Manalapan, Florida. This coveted Point Manalapan estate is situated on a corner lot in an exclusive guard-gated luxury neighborhood surrounded by the Intracoastal, on the southernmost part of tiny Hypoluxo Island. Located just across the bridge from ocean beachfront and a seaside hamlet with local markets and cafes, it includes private deeded club privileges to the prestigious Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa nearby, with its luxurious clubroom, spa and fitness center, pool, tennis courts, and beach facilities. World-class shopping, dining, entertainment, and air transport are barely 10 miles north in Palm Beach or 15 miles south in Boca Raton.
Ensconced in a mature tropical landscape on a privacy hedged ½ -acre lot across the street from the Intracoastal, this Bermuda-inspired property is introduced by a double entry brick paver motor court with a stand of night-lit specimen palms. In back, the secluded entertaining area includes an expansive 41′ covered loggia functioning as a sublime outdoor living/dining room complete with full wet bar, a 20’x40′ resort-style saltwater pool with paver deck for sunning and stargazing, and a pergola-covered garden terrace.
Guests are welcomed through double mahogany doors into a gallery foyer with warm oak flooring, cove-lit tray ceiling, and powder room. The salon-like living room beyond features a lofty 14±-foot coffered ceiling lit by period chandeliers, multiple seating areas, and a wall of French doors opening to an expansive poolside loggia. Pocket doors offer entry to an elegant dining room with custom-upholstered walls and Collura light fixture. Connecting through a butler’s pantry, the sleek custom kitchen by MiaCucina is appointed with white lacquer-finish Record Cucine cabinetry, Caesarstone counters, Thassos marble flooring, and an island breakfast bar. Chef’s stainless appliances include a 60″ Imperial gas range with double ovens; Gaggenau electric oven, microwave, warming drawer; three Sub-Zero refrigerators and icemaker; dual Miele dishwashers. By the walk-in pantry and cabana bath, a garden-themed breakfast room opens to a pergola-covered terrace with barbeque, by the pool. A separate laundry/utility room is located off of the kitchen and features double washers and dryers. Opening to a side terrace the library/family room is focused on a marble-faced gas fireplace between Deco-inspired built-ins that house a wet bar with Sub-Zero fridge and wine cooler. An elegantly comfortable master suite includes a full morning bar with Sub Zero refrigerator drawers, French doors to the pool terrace, partner boutique walk-in closets, the serene master suite enjoys a room-sized bath designed as a spa-like retreat done in delicately veined Canadian blue marble and translucent Walker Zanger Roku Glass with an aqueous gloss, a soaking tub, steam room, twin vanities, and a private water closet. Separated from the master are three guest ensuites, one with a sitting room. A fourth guest suite, by the laundry room, easily converts to a media room or fitness studio.
Special features: solar-tinted windows, air conditioned garage, electric shutters, wind mitigation certification, new AC, volume ceilings, marble/wood flooring, plantation shutters, baths fixtures by Duravit and Toto, water softening system, central vacuum, gas fireplace, cabana bath, telephone/Intercom system, indoor/outdoor audio, summer kitchen. Designer finishes include selections from Stark carpets, Loro Piana, Lelièvre, Larsen, Clarence House, Manuel Canovas, Nancy Corzine, and Brunschwig & Fils.
Type: Residential – Single Family
Beds: 5 Baths: 5.2
Total Sq. Ft.: 7,824 sq. ft.
Year Built: 1983