• Classic Polo Cove Waterfront Estate

    Gulf Stream, Florida
  • $5,495,000 US


Framing a picturesque water view through canopied boughs of tropical trees, this classic estate sits on storied Polo Cove, a sizeable yacht basin located midway between the Little Club and Gulf Stream Golf Club, on acreage once part of the historic polo complex that established Gulf Stream as the sports winter capital for many years. Surrounded by mature foliage on the spacious grounds, the well-maintained five-bedroom Bermuda-inspired residence overlooks the cove to the Intracoastal Waterway from a generous 155 feet of shoreline providing dockage on these well-sheltered waters. A sweeping tree-lined drive gives a gracious first impression of the home.Views of the lush landscape, tranquil cove, and scenic sunset are the focus of the comfortable living spaces where glass doors open to a large, airy Florida room and a beautiful pool terrace right by the waters edge. Set apart by its magnificent views and excellent dockage, this exceptional waterfront estate offers an idyllic Gulf Stream setting tucked away on a quiet street.LocationPolo Drive, Gulf Stream, Florida. A hidden gem in the heart of South Floridas fabled Gold Coast, Gulf Stream is a quiet oceanfront hamlet prized for its exceptional quality of life and Old Florida character. Established as an exclusive winter resort in the 1920s, Gulf Stream is served by a winding stretch of Ocean Boulevard which is canopied with Australian pine trees and has been designated a Historic Scenic Highway. Centrally located between Palm Beach and Boca Raton, Gulf Stream sits just north of Delray Beach, renowned for its charming historic downtown district offering a vibrant array of bistros and boutiques centered on famous Atlantic Avenue. Palm Beach International Airport is only a 25-minute drive.PropertyFronting 155 feet on tranquil Polo Cove, this classic estate captures picturesque westerly views over the water to the Intracoastal Waterway just beyond. The shoreline is equipped with protected dockage. Shaded by majestic banyan trees, the lush and spacious .56-acre grounds feature a beautiful pool terrace that captures far and wide water views from right by the shore. The property is served by a double-entrance drive that sweeps to the residence and winds around to the two-bay garage with side entrance.ResidenceGiving scenic views from everywhere, this comfortable Bermuda-inspired residence includes five bedrooms, five full baths, and a powder room in the total of 6,028 square feet, with another half bath in the garage. Cuban tile floors carry through most of the main rooms.Set off by a soffit-lit tray ceiling, the front-to-back living room is appointed with a bay window across from a wall of sliding glass doors capturing the exquisite cove view through the adjoining Florida room, where another wall of sliding glass doors leads out to the pool terrace. Sliding glass doors also open to the waterfront terrace from the dining room. Complete with a full-service butlers pantry, the dine-in kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances including dual refrigerators. Cypress paneling and built-ins line the library/office/den. Opening to the terrace and serene view of Polo Cove, the well-appointed master bedroom suite features a separate sitting room/office in addition to two separate baths. Two more bedrooms overlook the waterfront, and both have their own baths. A powder room is also provided. Placed above the garage is a private two-bedroom suite which has its own sitting area and bath.