Enveloped in park-like lakefront beauty, this sprawling Mediterranean-inspired palazzo is approached by a long winding drive in the guard-gated seclusion of Stone Creek Ranch, an exclusive 187-acre enclave of only 36 multi-acre estates around a meandering tropical lake. Designed by award-winning architect Randall Stofft and built by high-end Kenco Custom Construction, the 10-bedroom compound, complete with two guest houses, brings modern luxury and refinement to time-honored traditions.The grand foyer makes an impressive prelude to the stunning interiors with sweeping lake views and a wealth of exquisite finishes including elaborate ceilings with hand-painted details. From the main living areas to the club room/lounge, theater, gym, and lavish first-floor master wing, this magnificent residence leaves nothing to be desired. For those who love to entertain, many rooms open to the elegant loggias around the infinity pool that seems to flow into the tranquil lake waters. A paradise for resort-at-home living, this extraordinary compound stands out even in a community known for its exceptional properties.LocationQuiet Vista Circle, Delray Beach, Florida. Setting the standard for luxury living, guard-gated Stone Creek Ranch gives serene beauty to just 36 multi-acre estates among a tropical lake and park-like greenways. Delray Beachs vibrant downtown district and pristine beaches are a short drive away.PropertyLakefront views stretch far and wide from this sprawling compound on 2.5 lushly landscaped acres with fountains and water features. Overlooking the lake, three beautiful loggias include a fireplace and full summer kitchen. Stone and grass terraces surround the immense infinity pool and spa by the lakefront lawns.ResidenceExquisite stone, hardwood, and hand-painted finishes fill this impressive residence totaling 18,872 square feet with ten bedrooms and ten and a-half baths including the guest houses. Features include five garage bays, impact-glass windows, a generator, Crestron electronics, and an elevator. The fine furnishings are also available.First Floor: The majestic two-story marble foyer is highlighted by turret-style staircase and served by a powder room. Adorned with an elegant groin-vaulted ceiling, the living room opens to a fountained garden patio. French doors flow to a lakefront loggia from the stunning dining room with intricate moldings and cast stone fireplace, next to the Old World wine room. Rich hardwood finishes add warmth to the coffer-ceilinged club room/lounge featuring a professional-style bar, fireplace, and built-in bookcases. Below a trussed beam ceiling, the showpiece kitchen has furniture-grade cabinetry, granite counters, and chefs appliances including a six-burner Thermador gas range with double ovens, two Sub-Zero refrigerators/freezers, and two dishwashers. With a butlers pantry/catering kitchen and den adjacent, the kitchen is open to the coffer-ceilinged family room, leading to a lakefront loggia. The authentically styled theater room and mirrored gym have an adjacent full bath that doubles as the cabana bath. A staff suite is in the service wing. Through a beautiful groin-vaulted gallery off the foyer, another voluminous wing is devoted to the privacy and luxury of the grand lakefront master suite encompassing a window-walled sitting room, study, and morning bar. In addition to two custom-fitted wardrobe rooms, one a boutique-inspired design, there are two sumptuous marble baths, one opening to the lakefront grounds and the other to a walled garden.Second Floor: Open to the foyer below, the upper gallery leads to a loft, lounge, and four bedroom suites, two leading to a lakeside loggia.Main Guest House: Opening to a loggia, this lakeside guest house contains two bedrooms, a breakfast bar, and bath.Guest/Staff House: This separate residence above the garage has a kitchenette, two bedrooms, and a bath.Offered furnished for $8,590,000 excluding personal items, computers and two family room couches.