Tucked into what is considered one of the most desirable and exclusive gated communities in all of South Florida, 530 Arvida Pkwy is a palatial waterfront oasis. The grand Italian style villa designed by renowned, award-winning architect Ramon Pacheco offers an intoxicating fusion of old-world romanticism and neoclassical design that is elegant, luxurious and timeless. Situated towards the south on the idyllic Gables Estates Lagoon just outside of Miami, this spectacular estate is a yachting enthusiasts dream, offering 200 feet of frontage and a 140-foot dock with direct access to beautiful Biscayne Bay.

The expansive south-facing terrace is a dreamy setting from which to enjoy the sublime atmosphere and beautiful bay views. Perhaps you’ll catch a pair of dolphins swimming by or you rest your eyes, stretching out on a poolside chaise and luxuriate in the warm Miami sun, refreshed by the wonderful breezes off the Bay. The Palladian architecture adds to the sense of grandeur and creates privacy and seclusion.

On either side of the open terrace, nearly 3,000sqft of covered patio offers superb space for enjoying the exquisite setting with some cool shelter should the sun become too much. The extensive outdoor living spaces and beautifully designed garden create a dreamy setting perfect for hosting sunset dinners or lavish cocktail parties.

From the moment you grace the breathtaking double-height foyer, illuminated by crystal chandeliers, the interior of the home exudes an air of opulence and refined luxury — with some jaw-dropping finishing touches. All of the main living spaces boast enormous windows and glass french doors which perfectly frame a dazzling view of the pool and the bay.

Ornate high ceilings, marble veneer walls and custom carved stone elements are carried throughout the home lending cohesion to the distinctive living areas. The traditional architecture is deftly infused with contemporary furnishings and modern art for living spaces with high-impact designs that are sure to impress.

As with the great room and the majority of living spaces, the formal dining rooms are positioned to take advantage of the view afforded by the home’s commanding position. Savor the time between courses to fully take in the beauty of your surroundings. Crystal chandeliers add glitz and glamour to the traditional architecture. French doors open directly out onto the back patio providing a perfect transition from dinner to dessert and digestifs served al fresco.

The estate boasts many beautiful spaces for entertaining both inside and out. Tucked into a corner, a sprawling wet bar in glass and marble features an enormous flatscreen tv and creamy white club chairs in a sleek modern shape. An ivory-colored grand piano makes a dramatic visual and invites live music to fill the air.

Bright and airy with achingly beautiful materials and finishes, the custom-crafted kitchen is positively ethereal. A generously sized marble-topped island anchors the space and faces out over the dining table and beyond. Whether creating culinary delights or cleaning up after, you will be positioned to enjoy the enchanting bay vista. In addition to the main kitchen, you’ll enjoy the extra space and conveniences of a butlers kitchen and a 600 bottle custom wood wine cellar.

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Upstairs the lavish master suite is a sophisticated retreat in a heavenly blend of soft creams and taupes. The restrained design creates a serene ambiance while a crystal chandelier suspended from the vaulted ceiling adds a layer of glamour in style with the rest of the home.

Also in line with the home, the master bedroom features French doors that open to a private balcony overlooking manicured grounds, lush palm trees and shimmering blue waters of Biscayne Bay. Spacious his-and-her bathrooms and generously sized walk-in closets round out the suite amenities. The estate offers an additional 5 more elegant bedroom suites a two-bedroom staff quarter.

Now more than ever an estate that offers every amenity you need to desire to live your ideal lifestyle from the comfort and safety of home. 530 Arvida Parkway boasts an enormous office suite with a generous reception area, a cozy fireplace for atmosphere and beautiful garden views with direct access through a trio of arched glass french doors. Thoughtful details like the globe mural painted into the domed vaulted ceilings give the office a distinctive character. An enormous fitness studio features ample equipment and inspiring bay views to make home fitness a delight.

Not far from the exciting shopping, dining, and culture of Miami, the prestigious enclave of Gables Estates enjoys a bevy of amenities and advantages including 24-hour security, sports facilities and a children’s playground, excellent schools and of course refined luxury in a glorious tropical setting. 530 Arvida Parkway is a Palladian dream home offering 18,073 SqFt of Italian-inspired luxury living. This contemporary oasis is ideally suited for yacht loving families and entertaining enthusiasts that perfectly embodies the year-round outdoor luxury lifestyle enjoyed in Coral Gables.

Offered at $25,850,000 exclusively by One Sotheby’s International Realty.