Like a precious gem embedded in the shimmering waters of Biscayne Bay, Palm Island is home to one of the most exclusive gated communities in red-hot Miami and features some of the most exquisite waterfront homes in South Florida. Once home to notorious Chicago gangster Al “Scarface” Capone, this ultra-exclusive island community has a storied history dating back to the roaring 20s. Today, Palm Island remains one of the most alluring enclaves in North America, treasured by celebrities and boating aficionados with its unmatched luxury and secured privacy.

With cool, clean contemporary lines nestled in lush tropical greenery, this waterfront stunner is a fully automated smart home and among Palm Island’s most prestigious estates. Enjoy at your leisure the best of South Beaches exciting nightlife, world-class dining, trendy shops and iconic white-sand beaches without compromising the casually chic, undisturbed tranquility and unfettered island living only a secured private island can provide.

Dramatic sky-high windows open the sophisticated modern interior to the sumptuous tropical paradise surrounding you, beckoning the sunlight in to illuminate the space with its warm and cheerful energy. A dramatic stone feature wall balances the sleek architectural lines with warmth and texture while providing a nod of intimacy to the formal dining area. Energy freely flows through the open concept floorplan and the spacious, fully decked out kitchen is the heart at the center of the home. Providing ample room to work and seating for company, the sleek kitchen faces out through dramatic windows to the expansive patio so the exquisite natural beauty surrounding the home is always in view.

Stepping out onto the patio you’ll discover ample space perfect for a day of leisurely relaxation or entertaining. Next to the state-of-the-art outdoor kitchen and grill is a shaded dining area from which you can dine alfresco while luxuriating in the decadent tropical vibes around you.

The spacious patio dining area is flanked on either side by two casually chic lounge areas, one partially shaded by a pergola while the other basks in the full glory of the Florida sun. Enjoy a quiet afternoon of tranquil poolside lounging or fire up the grill, play some Miami Sound Machine and let the mojitos pour to transform your backyard into Miami’s most exclusive party joint.

Upstairs in the master suite, a serene sanctuary awaits. Appointed with a pallet of light and airy earth tones, the room creates a soothing atmosphere while the floor to ceiling windows create a spectacular backdrop of effervescent blues from sky and water and vibrant sunny green palm leaves. A sliding glass wall opens out onto a spacious balcony from which to enjoy the spectacular views of sunshine glistening off the crystal waters of Biscayne Bay by day, and the enchanting lights of the Miami skyline by night.

This 14,000 SF modern estate on the exclusive and secured Palm Island boasts 8 beds and 8 full baths along with quite the list of amenities from a tennis court to a detached gym, a home theatre to a private dock along the 32,000 SF property’s 100 feet of water frontage.

Live the life you have been dreaming of in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods for lovers of sun, sand boating and the high life. This Palm Island pearl is currently offered by Sotheby’s Realty for $26,800,000.