THE CROWN JEWEL OF RIVERVIEW BOULEVARD!!! This premier property is on the most prestigious street in all of Bradenton! Once in a lifetime opportunity to own this magnificent gated riverfront estate. LITERALLY NOTHING ELSE LIKE IT...THE LARGEST PARCEL ON RIVERVIEW BOULEVARD & one of the largest open deepwater parcels on the entire west coast of Florida w/ direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. An impressive entrance into this private estate through the stately gates, over the bridge with views of the two ponds & waterfall, leads you as you meander through the property surrounded by incredible oak trees. This masterpiece is inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright architecture & offers 5975 square in the main home, & a second home w/ 1,702 square foot both situated on 5.16 impeccably curated acres. Landscape designer Jim Talley was so inspired by 8 century’s old, silhouetted oak trees, he created a spectacular panoramic vision incorporating bridges, waterfalls, walking paths, koi ponds, & a diversified selection of native plantings that extend to the water’s edge. Famed architect Don Roban brings a deep understanding of design & B.W. Saba, Inc. precision craftsmanship to create an incredible retreat that reflects timeless architecture w/ the finest domestic & imported resources available. Colors & textures have been chosen to endure the passage of time w/ highlights that include rare granites, wood mosaic flooring, highly lacquered cabinetry, hand-rubbed cypress wood walls, beamed 20’ ceilings & massive walls of glass that spread not just vertically but horizontally. High tech lighting can be controlled from any room of the house but it becomes especially convenient from the master bedroom vantage point. The main house has 5 bedrooms, an office & 5.5 baths. An innovative kitchen has been masterfully planned w/ professional-grade appliances, black acrylic sinks & upper cabinetry that extend the full height of the room. Whether it’s a simple task or a catered event, this space embraces the tenets of an Epicurean lifestyle dedicated to luxurious tastes in food & wine. An exceptional master suite occupies the entire second floor. The primary area is fringed by the generously sized office w/ custom-made built-ins & a master bath featuring a personalized dressing area, full-sized drop-in tub, & an oversized shower. The 2nd-floor balcony keeps a simple & classic design with a glass view railing extending views to the pool, tropical gardens & the Manatee River. A separate wing on the main floor provides two large bedroom suites w/ creative details consistent throughout the home. This enchanting sanctuary is divided into two separate compounds. Keeping with the rhythm of the landscape, the second home is partially hidden by the lush green foliage. The open floor plan combines the peninsula kitchen, living room & dining room which flows seamlessly. Experience a state of tranquility from the cantilevered patio w/ ever-changing scenery from the glimmering waterfall & Koi pond. Ideal location minutes to the Gulf Beaches of Anna Maria Island, short distance to downtown St. Pete and the cultural & culinary arts of Sarasota. Walk or ride bikes to the Robinson Preserve, a 682-acre nature preserve offering trails, kayak launches & a picnic area. The home was featured in the 52nd Annual Edition of the Florida Architecture magazine. The first time this exclusive property has ever been offered, a rare opportunity to acquire the most coveted property on the Manatee River!
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