Luxury Real Estate: Florida offers some of the hottest vacation spots in the country, not to mention a distinct array of mansions and estates that reflect and embrace the balmy Florida climate, perfect for either the seasonal getaway or the permanent residence.
Check out these hot, current listings from LuxuryRealEstate.com, which range in price from $8.25 - 25.5 million. For additional listings be sure to check out the High-End Real Estate in Florida Slideshow.
A spacious open floor plan highlights an elegant foyer introducing a two-story living room, family room and dining room, all boasting generous windows and doors that offer amazing vistas of the sparkling canal that leads directly to Biscayne Bay. Beautifully finished interiors totaling more than six thousand square feet feature white Tasso Marble and Brazilian cherry floors, onyx details throughout, Downview Kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, impact windows and doors, and custom designed glass and stainless steel stairs. Impeccably manicured gated grounds feature a heated swimming pool and private dockage.
Port Royal Estate - $14,900,000
Classic Bermuda design and artistry by A. Jeffry Harrel, renowned Naples Architect, has created a spectacular, seamless waterfront home. Architecturally, the 125' water frontage maximizes the advantage of the deeply curved lot by stepping in such a way as to create 'window walls' or 180 degree views from all main living spaces, including living room, informal dining room, family room, and master bedroom as well as from 4 distinct outside 'rooms' that run the length of the waterside.
Classic Miami Estate - $18,000,000
Stunning wrap around views of Biscayne Bay & the Miami skyline. Mediterranean beauty located on a 3-sided waterfront acre in Entrada Estates. Renovated in '08, boasts 8 bedrooms, 7 1/2 bath, gourmet kitchen overlooking family room. Wet bar, billiard room, 2 sided fireplace in living room, open formal dining room all with sweeping water views from every room. Evening views allow for a glittering & serene lit ambiance. Gorgeous guest house with large covered patio, tropical pool & cabana. Smart home technology & staff quarters.
Coral Gables Estate - $22,000,000
Covering more than an acre and 270 linear feet of waterfront, this amazing estate welcomes the owning family into a professionally designed and furnished enclave of luxurious living, and at the same time, understates the lifestyle that lies behind the walled drive court. With a possible eight bedrooms, this home covers more than 12,614 adjusted square feet, captures the essence and the best of a classic Mediterranean estate. With every possible amenity from an extensive wine cellar, to ideally positioned staff rooms.
Indian Creek Mansion - $25,500,000
The dramatic entrance gallery to this 7500 square foot home is two stories high with a graceful sweeping staircase, elevator and elegant powder room. The exquisite and tasteful formal living room and dining room offer breathtaking views of the garden and shimmering water beyond. A family room/library with wet bar leads out to the large bay-front pool and patio area, ideal for large scale entertaining. 2 bedrooms en suite, and the European style eat-in-kitchen complete the main floor of the residence. The second floor is devoted to two luxurious master suites with private dressing rooms and baths, as well as a private covered veranda.