Pristine Custom Florida Estate with Acreage
Umatilla, Marion County, Florida
This elegant retreat is situated on approximately 50 acres and is surrounded by manicured grounds, serene ponds and a spacious storage barn. Distinctive architecture, superior design, fine finishes and extraordinary detailing define this exceptional residence which also features an outdoor dining pavilion, wellness pavilion, 3 bedroom guest house, and 5 car garage. This sophisticated manor is reminiscent of a grand old estate yet offers the modern amenities, technology and state of the art features of new construction. Within the main house, an exquisite and ornate chandelier is located upon entry into the grand hall which leads to the salon, study, library and media room with concession area. A richly appointed formal dining room and family room both which feature fireplaces, as well as the adjacent gourmet kitchen are perfect for quiet moments or family gatherings. The elevator and elaborate staircase lead to the second level where the master suite and guest en-suite are located. The master retreat features exquisite views of the grounds, an inviting fireplace, a spa-style bath with programmable heated floors and expansive multi-jetted shower, multiple closets, and the convenience of a kitchenette with dumb waiter and Subzero refrigerator. The second level also houses a spacious laundry facility as well as a multi-function flex room which is suitable for hobbies, crafts and additional storage. Front and rear porches on both levels capture the breathtaking views of the acreage as well as the sounds of nature and of the cascading water spilling into the glistening pool from the spa fountain. The outdoor entertaining area features an expansive dining pavilion complete with Wolf rotisserie/grill, Alfresco stock pot cooker and separate prep kitchen, a pet run area, and a 1,200 square foot fitness pavilion, which features a mirrored work-out room, full bath, Finlandia sauna, refrigerator and fully opening glass doors which lead out to the captivating salt water pool and spa. A five car garage is complete with an oversized electric lift for upper level transport, dual workshops, a full bath and parking pad. A fully amenitized three bedroom, three full bath guest house is also present and features incredible views from every interior room as well as from the peaceful outdoor patio surrounded by moss covered oak trees which is a spectacular location to watch the birds, geese and ducks playfully splash in the nearby pond. This spacious and elaborate yet intimate compound is a truly serene and tranquil retreat and is the perfect place to call home.
, Premier Sotheby's International Realty