This exceptional custom built 4 story estate with West Indies design sits on approximately 2 acres offering beautiful views of the Jupiter Lighthouse & Preserve, Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway - truly one of a kind property. A 460' deep water dock & 12,000 lb lift will accommodate up to a 70' boat with unfettered access to the ocean inlet just minutes away. This gated enclave of 3 buildings is nestled among lush landscaping with many specimen plants and an abundance of fruit trees which create complete privacy and seclusion. The main house has three stories with 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths, gallery, salon, media/game room and a fourth tower has generous outdoor seating & fireplace. The guest house has kitchen, bedroom and bath. Cabana has a summer kitchen, steam shower & bath. Upon entering the covered veranda with adjoining courtyard, you are swept away by the soft sound of a waterfall Koi pond and surrounded by a romantic, star-viewing garden of fragrant jasmine and warm coastal breezes. Enter the home through double Mahogany doors into a foyer that serves as a light-filled art gallery that leads to a tropical backyard. To the right of the gallery is an east-facing is salon with inlaid Coquina stone & Brazilian Cherry floors, fireplace and French doors that open to the pool area. To the left of the gallery is the formal dining room with a Fortuny chandelier and French doors which connects to the kitchen. The inviting kitchen has cherry cabinetry, limestone countertops, gas range, decorative crown molding, office alcove, French doors and generous dining and sitting areas. A recreation room sits off the kitchen with a built-in entertainment center, vaulted tongue and groove ceiling, inlaid cork and wood floors with a portico leading to the cabana and summer kitchen. The exquisite pool area has appeared in design magazines for its natural beauty and tranquil setting. The infinity edge pool and separate spa/reflection pool have a Pebble Tec lagoon finish and are designed to encompass lounge areas, al fresco dining and capture the beauty of native vegetation. Second level living includes 3 en suite bedrooms; 2 with balconies, a bridge overlooking the first floor gallery, attic/work space and laundry room. Third floor living includes master suite with office, teak and marble bath, bamboo floors, custom crafted closets & shelving with decorative lighting and tropical turret over the bed. The master bedroom has 6 sets of French doors that open to 2 balconies - east and west facing - that capture each day's sunrise and sunset. Also on the 3rd floor is a southeast facing artists studio with cork floors, closet, utility sink and access to a balcony. The elevator reaches the 4th floor tower and sundeck area which offer panoramic views of the Jupiter Lighthouse Preserve, the ICW and Atlantic Ocean. The property encompasses approximately 2 acres, with 1 acre of mangrove preserve, and the ICW is accessed by the dock that crosses over the mangrove preserve. Additional features include a 3 car garage, air conditioned workshop & attic/studio, whole house generator, music speaker system, intercom, heated pool, extensive millwork, elevator and the crowning jewel 50' flagpole. Built like a fortress with solid CBS construction, poured concrete on each floor level, 6" steel beams, metal roof and mahogany hurricane impact doors with aluminum sheeting. Two years in the design phase, this property was envisioned to harmonize with the natural environment in which it exists. Constructed primarily of natural materials wherever possible, including slate, Coquina stone, Limestone, cork, Brazilian cherry, teak, bamboo, river rock, Mahogany, Epay wood and copper. This romantic and tropical hideaway has a nautical elegance that blends nature's beauty with seamless design and symmetry. It is an architectural masterpiece that combines modern lines with classic design. Endless features and materials make this home truly unique and must experience to appreciate. The Village of Tequesta is home to the Lighthouse Gallery and School of Arts and enjoys access to Coral Cove Park on Jupiter Island, Blowing Rocks Preserve and the Jupiter Lighthouse.
Listing courtesy of The Corcoran Group.