Casually elegant living is at home in the relaxing realm of this contemporary island-inspired estate looking out on a gorgeous wide stretch of the Intracoastal Waterway in the peaceful privacy of Point Manalapan, an exclusive community nestled on the southern side of Hypoluxo Island. Tall palm trees, clipped hedges, and a gated garden terrace give a lovely presentation of this five-bedroom residence built in 2012.
Inside, the impressive two-story reception room brings guests into the 55±-foot waterside great room where the fireside seating and dining areas combine with the chef?s kitchen in an expansive open layout conducive to easy living and entertaining. All three spaces open their doors to verandahs spanning the entire west side of the house, next to the sleek saltwater pool, creating an outdoor living space that inspires a sense of tranquility with a view over the sparkling waters and sunset from the 150±-foot shoreline.
All five bedrooms also overlook the Intracoastal Waterway, and each one offers its own private bath. Wonderfully spacious, the 35±-foot master bedroom opens its sleeping and sitting areas to a romantic verandah giving a dramatic waterfront view by the swaying palm treetops, and also captures the water view from its luxe room-size bath. For peace of mind, the residence is outfitted with a full generator plus impact-rated windows and exterior doors. In addition to lift-equipped dockage for the boater, deeded privileges at the Five-Diamond Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa and its La Coquille Club are part of the exclusive lifestyle experience of this direct Intracoastal estate in Point Manalapan.
Lands End Road, Manalapan, Florida. Hidden away in Old Florida serenity, just south of Palm Beach, Point Manalapan is an exclusive enclave on the south side of Hypoluxo Island, surrounded by the Intracoastal Waterway, with the ocean beach just across the bridge.
Directly fronting 150± feet on the Intracoastal Waterway, served by an 80±-foot dock equipped with two boat lifts, this contemporary island-inspired estate gives a gorgeous viewpoint on the wide-open waters, distant mainland coastline, and sunset. Waterside glass doors open both levels of the house to full-length verandahs. For outdoor dining, there is a summer kitchen on the ground-level verandah next to the Pebble Tec saltwater pool with spillover spa. Tropical landscaping, privacy hedges, and fencing surround the estate which has a gated garden walkway at the front entry, and a side drive to the discreetly placed three-bay garage.
Using classic elements in a modern manner, this beautifully scaled residence totals 9,639± square feet with five bedrooms, five full baths, two powder rooms, and walk-in closets. The floors are done in sleek marble and warm-toned hardwood. Airy plantation shutters are another design element, and there is impact glass throughout. Special amenities include the full-house 40-kilowatt Generac generator, elevator, security system, and central vacuum system. Laundry rooms on both levels have Electrolux appliances.
First Floor: Inside the classic pediment-topped entry, the stately double-height reception room has marble-clad walls that complement the marble floors, and flows through tall archways into the main living areas and side stair hall with powder room. Right ahead, the waterside great room leads out to the verandah from this expansive open living/dining/kitchen space. Floor-to-ceiling bookcases and cabinets frame the gas fireplace that anchors the main seating area, while the dining area is next to the cooking island/bar of the kitchen outfitted with custom cabinetry and marble counters. For the gourmet chef, the high-end appliances include a Viking gas range with oven, Miele steam oven and coffee system, and full-size Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer. An added asset for entertaining, the butler?s pantry has three Sub-Zero wine coolers, a Scotsman ice-maker, Bosch dishwasher, and Wolf warming drawer, and connects into the lovely barrel-ceilinged dining room brightened by an arched window wall with French doors to the front garden. Another powder room doubles as the cabana bath. Off the stair hall, the office/study faces the front garden, and would also be ideal for an exercise room. Two guest suites open their doors to the waterfront verandah.
Second Floor: Ascending the elevator or staircase leads to a gallery hall and sitting loft that both overlook the reception room below. Entered through a private vestibule with double doors, the grand but gracious master suite admires the picturesque water view from inside its sleeping/sitting areas and outdoors on the breezy verandah?s covered lounge space and open deck area. Sharing the waterfront view, the luxurious marble bath features a step-up soaking tub, multi-head steam shower, two separate vanities, and a private water closet. Two walk-in closets, one a boutique-style wardrobe room, complete the master quarters. Two more bedroom suites open to the other side of the waterfront verandah.