Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
811 Flamingo Dr Flamingo Dr
This impressive 5,500+/- square-foot waterfront Mediterranean-style four-bedroom residence in Riviera Isles is sited just off the point on just over 13,000+/- square feet with 130+/- feet on the Rio Sunset Canal. With unparalleled wide-open views that sweep across the Intracoastal Waterway and New River Sound to Rio Vista and Harbor Beach, this magnificent estate was designed for a boating lifestyle and pure enjoyment of the outdoors. Its 110-foot+/- lighted dock, with a power station providing electricity and water, can accommodate a yacht of up to 120+/- feet in length.Attractive architectural elements of this elegant light-filled residence abound inside and out, with custom woodwork, floor to ceiling windows facing the relaxing waters of the Intracoastal from the downstairs master and guest bedrooms, an inviting staircase, fine finishes, and high ceilings in a variety of styles, all beautifully reminiscent of the relaxing South Florida lifestyle. Employing a versatile floor plan with a first-floor master suite and en-suite bath, the main living area flows gently tandem with the view of the Rio Sunset Canal cascading through each window, ending in the impressive artist's studio or office.Located in Fort Lauderdale, the world-famous yachting capital known as the Venice of America, Riviera Isles is a prestigious guard-gated waterfront enclave of private estates, many with excellent yacht dockage. This well-established neighborhood, sought after for its Old Florida charm, privacy and luxury, comprises four isles with 125 lushly landscaped residences in a lovely mix of 1930-era to contemporary architectural styles. A prime location, Riviera Isles is just a short drive to Las Olas Boulevard's boutiques, galleries and fine-dining venues, and across the bridge to Fort Lauderdale's gorgeous beachfront and ocean. It is also a short drive to Downtown Fort Lauderdale's picturesque Riverwalk arts and entertainment district, home to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and NSU Art Museum, and approximately 15+/-minute drive to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.LocationFlamingo Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Riviera Isles is a prestigious guard-gated Fort Lauderdale enclave of waterfront private estates, many with excellent yacht dockage, is in a prime location, near historic Las Olas, the ocean, Downtown Fort Lauderdale, and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. With 130+/- feet of waterfrontage on the Rio Sunset Canal just off the point, this impressive gated estate, spanning just over 13,000+/- square feet, enjoys unobstructed views of the Intracoastal Waterway and New River as well as Rio Vista and Harbor Beach vistas. Designed for a boating lifestyle, its dock can accommodate a yacht of up to 120+/- feet in length.The Mediterranean-style villa features handsome exterior architectural elements that include cast-stone moldings, Old Chicago brick patio and a motor court. Interior details throughout include 12 to 14 foot ceiling heights, custom cabinetry, and porcelain tile, hardwood and carpeted floors. Fanciful wrought iron and glass double doors open to a foyer and wide gallery, utilizing a versatile floor plan for easy living and entertaining.Details in the living room include a coffered ceiling, a dramatic iron chandelier and a wood-burning fireplace with an eloquent carved mantel, flanked by large casement windows overlooking lushly landscaped gardens. French windows and doors from the dining room also offer views of the terrace beyond. The kitchen offers hardwood cabinets with granite countertops and high-end GE Profile, Sub-Zero and Maytag appliances along with an Avanti wine cooler. The sunny artist's studio or office, with hardwood floors, features a bay window offering views of the courtyard. In the family room are built-in bookcases and glass sliders that open to the heated pool and patio overlooking the water.