• Modern Harbor Beach Waterfront Estate

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • $4,695,000 US


Inspired modern design comes to life in this stunning new masterwork, just completed in 2015, standing on tranquil Lake Mayans shore in the prestigious guard-gated beachside community of Harbor Beach. Sculpted in sleek, layered forms, the five-bedroom residence by architect In-Site Design establishes a sense of calm composure at the front courtyard, filled with the gentle sounds of a waterfall spilling into the reflecting pond bridged by a walkway to the entrance.Flowing off the soaring foyer, the living areas create an interplay of space and light with airy glass walls giving an indoor/outdoor feel and a wide-open view of the pristine lake, a veritable wildlife sanctuary home to abundant shore birds, just steps from Harbor Beachs private beach access via a footbridge crossing the lake. Set off by an elegant linear fireplace, the great room shares a generous open space with the sleek Italian-crafted Ernestomeda kitchen, all lined with retractable glass doors opening up to the fabulous resort-inspired pool terrace by the lakefront equipped with an ocean-access dock for boating and fishing. From the terrace, stairs ascend to the rooftop lounge deck, another sensational outdoor gathering space, featuring a glowing fire-pit and an alluring lake view giving way to glimpses of the ocean through the trees. Curated with fine finishes throughout, including spa-style bath fixtures, the home also features gallery-like wall spaces for artwork display, and the exquisite modern furnishings are additionally available. A waterfront estate of compelling beauty, this Harbor Beach showplace is exceptional by every measure.LocationSouth Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. One of Fort Lauderdales most prestigious communities, Harbor Beach is a guard-gated beachside enclave of magnificent multi-million-dollar estates hidden away in an idyllic island-like oasis, served by its own security patrol. A water sports paradise, Harbor Beach provides private beach access along with its own beach club and yacht marina. Only minutes away, famous Las Olas Boulevard offers a wide array of fine boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and cafes. Conveniently located just off the 17th Street Causeway, Harbor Beach is also close to downtown Fort Lauderdales Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District, home to noted cultural attractions including the NSU Art Museum and Broward Center for the Performing Arts.PropertyFronting 100 feet on Lake Mayan, this new walled and gated modern estate basks in scenic views of the lakes natural sanctuary, and provides a full-service boat dock with access to the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean. Glass walls open the lake side of the residence to covered/open terraces for relaxing by the 52-foot infinity pool with spa and diving board. Elevating the lake view, with the ocean beyond, the spectacular roof terrace is highlighted by a fire-pit. Outdoor lighting gives the entire property a dramatic night-time effect. The footbridge to the beach is just steps away.ResidenceIndoor/outdoor living is at home in this modern masterwork of 6,901 total square feet with five bedrooms, four spa-inspired baths, and a two-bay garage. Wide-plank French oak floors in a pale finish add to the airy ambiance. Specially designed LED lighting is also featured. Impact-rated glass is used in all windows and exterior doors.First Floor: Glassed with an immense window wall facing the front gardens reflecting pond, the two-story foyer hosts the loft-style floating staircase. Directly ahead, the voluminous great room centers on an artistically tiled linear fireplace and is open to the epicureans kitchen, both backed by window walls opening out to the pool terrace and lakefront view. Facing the front pond and waterfall, the dining room is easily served from the kitchen which has custom Ernestomeda cabinetry with interior lighting, polished concrete counters, and professional-style appliances including the Gaggenau induction cooktop, Miele double ovens and dishwasher, Thermador refrigerator and U-Line wine cooler. Off the foyer is a bedroom/gym with a full bath that also serves as the cabana bath and powder room.Second Floor: Off the bridge hallway overlooking the foyer below, double doors enter the master suite, a relaxing realm which opens to its own waterside terrace. Two wardrobe rooms accompany the white porcelain-tiled master bath giving a spa experience with a free-standing Duravit soaking tub, a glass-enclosed multi-head double shower, quartz counters, and a Toto water closet. In a flexible layout, pocket doors connect the master bedroom to an adjoining lakeside sitting room/office which could also function as a bedroom, with its bath connecting to another waterside bedroom. Two more bedrooms served by another bath include one that enjoys its own waterside terrace.