House of the Week: Million Dollar Rooms in Florida (VIDEO)
1160 S Ocean Blvd, Lantana FL
For sale: $17.5 million
There are million dollar homes scattered throughout the country, but million dollar rooms are a little less common. This oceanside Lantana home has a few rooms that fit in that category.
Recently featured on HGTV’s “Million Dollar Rooms,” this estate blends Mediterranean style with local Florida flair. The home opens with an enormous, 16-foot-high, wrought iron door leading out to an open-air courtyard and beyond it, the ocean.
“You don’t know what to look at first — the ocean or the terrace,” said listing agent Eileen Kedersha of One Sotheby’s International. “You can imagine all the doors thrown open and a beautiful party in the courtyard.”
While the courtyard is incredible, it’s the great room that’s one of the showstoppers.
Measuring 51 feet long with a 25-foot-long onyx bar at one end and an imposing fireplace and all glass doors, the space is perhaps what inspired the phrase “great room,” says Kedersha. Crystal-studded seahorse bar handles and pulls line the back of the bar, and the walls are covered with beige wallpaper studded with pearls.
The next jaw-dropping room on the list is the master suite. Measuring 3,000 square feet, the room boasts his-and-her closets, master bath, massage room and of course a secret passage leading to the master office.
“You would never know there’s a study back there — the doors look just like bookshelves,” Kedersha said.
And to complete the spy-feel of the estate, there’s a private elevator leading form the home down to the 15-car garage.
It’s opulent, says Kedersha, but it’s tasteful.
“Every room is inviting.”
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