For yacht lifestyle lovers, Miami is the ultimate playground. Palm trees, superyacht studded harbors, and art deco palaces gleaming like a mirage along the elegantly woven waterside. Balmy year-round sun, the closeness to the Caribbean and the annual yacht show make Miami a divine place to invest in property. Those seeking ocean views, clean breezy designs, and speedboats in their own backyard are sure to fall in love with the sultry charm of Miami’s real estate scene….
A trophy estate carved from the genius mind of Carl Fisher is finally available. Property moguls have had their eye on this masterpiece for quite some time, especially thanks to its dreamy locale- sitting on the tip of Star Island on the beloved Miami Beach. Recently renovated to bring it back to its original charm, space is not an issue with 40 rooms, 20,000 square foot of space, a 3000-bottle deep wine cellar, and over 60, 000 square foot of landscaped open space. The interior design sweeps in romance with soaring ceilings, grand pianos, menagerie like walkways, and touches of Spanish folklore.
Glass and glory makes a modern Miami mansion, which is exactly what you get at this majestic home on Collins Avenue. Holly Hunt is behind the L’Atelier exclusive design that sprawls across the 17th and 18th floor of the sea-view building. With 6 bedrooms, space for 4 cars, a sublime infinity pool that melts into the horizon, and almost 8,000 square feet to play with both inside and out, you can make the most of Miami’s scorching weather. The soaring glass windows in the lounge and master bed invite pristine panoramas. Floating staircase, glass elevator, and a gorgeous rooftop terrace are the finishing touch to this modern beauty.
One of those homes you could admire forever, this stunning 4 bed villa blends the best of elegant tropical living. Bay views and natural light seep into the well-executed property spread across two floors. From formal and casual dining spaces to a state of the art chef’s kitchen and master bedroom with jumbo jet sized walk in closets, every stone has been unturned to make this a fine family home. Hotel like corridors lead to tall ceilinged rooms with picture arc windows and sophisticated furnishings. The lounge leads gracefully to an entertainment suite, and a gym and library are both cool escapes from the heat. Outside, the lush landscaped gardens offer a heated pool and spa, a divine private dock for your speedboat and al fresco dining space for lingering midsummer supper parties.
Those looking for an apartment in Miami can’t get any higher than this south beach penthouse that seems to hover like a dream over the breathtaking hues of blue. Its easy to become starry eyed about 6,800 square foot of space, four bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and a 36ft infinity pool adorning two stories in the boutique building from Enrique Norton. Floor to ceiling windows make a statement out of the ocean, the modern marble kitchen oozes style, and the minimalist feel gives plenty of space to breathe in deep and let the sheer relaxation of coastal living sweep right through you. A generous terrace invites sundowner lounging on plush red chairs, and the infinity pool serves sweeping views out across the beach.
Marcio Kogan does it again with his stunning design in conjunction with Brodson Construction. Raw materials like concrete, stone and wood are all poetically exposed in this 15,000 square foot home that pays homage to clean lines, framed ocean views, and a savvy sustainable vision. The ground floor boasts a bounty of bedrooms that wrap around a natural pool and gardens that seem to have a wild and untamed feel. The master suite opens right out onto views across the water and towards the city.The main auxiliary building has heaps of potential and can be turned into anything from a basketball court to a grand ballroom or even your own exhibition space. Property lovers will be hard pressed to find anything with this much style and grace that can even compare to 4567 Pine Tree Drive.