Named after stunning unobstructed ocean views, Villa Vista is nothing short of breathtaking! Situated perfectly along Florida’s Gulf of Mexico, this one of a kind Naples estate offers over 300 feet of white sand beaches and stunning west facing ocean views. Listen to the lap of sparkling turquoise waters, embrace the misting sea breezing in from off the ocean and watch the palms sway among landscaped gardens. Debuting for its very first time ever on the market at $65,000,000 USD, this world-class Gordon Drive estate is not one to be missed.
Enter through regal iron gates, past 4 acres of lushly landscaped grounds featuring refurbished lamposts from Paris and over 100 palm trees. Cross delicately tiled driveways of limestone and red granite which meander towards the three palatial structures that make up this estate. Designed by Architect Carl Erickson, this European style estate is crafted to the highest standards, reminiscent of a Mediterranean palace suitable for royalty.
Utilizing materials from all around the world, one can expect only the finest finishes throughout. An astounding 15,000 sqft of Jerusalem stone was used for exterior flooring. Mixtures of exotic and handcrafted woods embellish floors and decorate walls with custom millwork and cabinetry. Renaissance Plaster cast in England was precisely placed throughout the entire structure over the course of two years. while arched doorways and marble pillars lead you through living spaces, each seemingly more luxurious than the next.
Comprised of three structures, totaling 13 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms, this resort-style compound is built to ensure ample room for guests and future generations. The main home offers over 11,000 sqft of exquisitely designed living space. Enter to immediate views of the Gulf of Mexico, followed by stone archways, vaulted ceilings and a magical winding staircase made of Lagos stone originating from Portugal. A sumptuous chef’s kitchen, an 88-foot wide oceanview living room, and an incredible first-floor master wing are just a few highlights of the main residence. The other two structures, a Guest House and Caretakers Residence are of course just as regal, each with their own opulent design.
Along with being eligible for a Residence Membership at the coveted Port Royal Club, this estate comes with many of its own exceptional amenities. Bask in the sunny resort-style grounds where you can find a grand oceanview swimming pool, spa, and cabana. Tropical garden foliage surrounds spacious patios, accompanied by a summer kitchen and wet bar for grand-scale outdoor entertaining. Indoor amenities include a wine room, games room, library, and multiple studies adorned with antique wooden fireplaces. A fabulous five-car garage with mahogany doors, motor court, and fountain are also found on-site, sure to please any fine car fanatic.
Words like captivating, prestigious, and opulent only start to describe this sprawling Port Royal estate. As one of the largest beachfront properties in Naples, Villa Vista is as rare as it is ravishing. As you walk through the estate past various fascinating materials, it is evident that no detail was spared in the creation of world-class estate. A residence of this stature must be seen in person to truly understand the remarkable craftsmanship and inspiring design.
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Listed by: Bill Earls, John R. Wood Properties