5465 Willoughby Drive Melbourne, Florida
The DeWayne Carpenter / Kirk Kessel Homeselling Team just listed the property at 5465 Willoughby Drive, Melbourne, for $849,900.
4 Bedrooms, 3.1 baths
4 Car Garage
Pool and Patio with Summer Kitchen
Located in the heart of horse country is this exclusive, gated subdivision, The Willows. This community lies on a 650-acre, Eco-friendly development bordering Lake Washington, zoned for horses and complete with riding trails. Beautifully maintained grounds featuring Southern Magnolias and Live Oak Trees greet you as you enter the protected gates of this fabulous community. Marsh lands, mangroves and Cypress Swamps close by create heaven on earth for the nature enthusiast and fisherman. Enchantingly nestled in the woodlands, the driveway of this 5-acre estate meanders to the bubbling fountain and circular pad. The garage is positioned in the back of the house making the flower beds and covered porch the limelight of the entrance to this 3,654 sqft pool home. The properties grassy slope is backdropped by unexplored tropical paradise. Often you might see deer, rabbits, otters, or migrating birds soaring across the sky at this tropical oasis.
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Attention to detail hallmarks this residence boasting 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and 4 car, 1,463 sqft garage. Soaring ceilings include vaulted treatments and detailed moldings. From the foyer, you are welcomed to the view-filled formal living room with double doors leading to the glorious patio and pool. The open dining room is adjacent to the light-filled office. A family room with fireplace, kitchen and breakfast nook combine the perfect living space. Plentiful windows and sliders bring in expansive views, and open onto an enormous patio purposefully designed for large scale indoor / outdoor entertaining. Seamlessly blending stunning style and functionality, the gourmet kitchen has a center island, granite counters, stainless appliances, maple cabinets, matching paneled refrigerator, integrated kitchen desk and an abundance of storage and counter space. The adjoining breakfast nook has large windows overlooking the pool.
The master bedroom suite is expansive and a custom built banquette stretches across the sitting area not only useful for storage but also provides a comfortable and inviting spot for reading or conversation. The trey ceiling and ray of windows make this room radiant in light and the glass door opens to the pool deck. Between the bedroom and bath are 2 gigantic decked out closets. The first is full of custom cabinetry and room for a vanity and the second doubles as a closet and exercise room. Convenient as a home gym, this room would also make a great study or nursery. The master bath has a dual vanity, corner niches for décor or functionality, private water closet, walk in shower and jacuzzi tub with double windows looking out on a small courtyard perfect for future plantings. Strategically placed the guest powder room also doubles as cabana bath.
This triple split plan home has 2 bedrooms that share a large bath with double sinks and window ledge with glass blocks. The fourth bedroom is an ideal guest suite with en-suite full bath. The laundry room and garage entrance are perfectly placed side by side down the hallway. The garage is oversized and/in a pinch can hold 5 cars if not 3 cars and a generous amount of storage. Designer lighting, niches, tile floors and Coquina stone touches are just a few of the fine finishes in this home. Outside, the quality continues and relaxing is effortless in your outdoor living space. Decisively designed, this area boasts a wonderful summer kitchen and loads of covered patio area for dining or relaxing. Lay on the sundeck and enjoy the glistening resort-style pool and multiple layered landscaped spa. This waterside vista is the perfect backdrop for your entertainment and hosting a perfect Florida BBQ. Digital thermostat controller and whole home commercial diesel generator and security system are just some of the modern conveniences that this home has to offer.
Lake Washington is Brevard County’s largest lake and the 41st largest lake in Florida spanning 4,362 acres. Lake Washington harbors several wildlife parks and wetlands. The Indian River Lagoon and Melbourne’s beautiful beaches are minutes away and a premier area to enjoy Florida’s waters. The Lake Washington community has the appeal of a quiet town and the benefits and excitement of city living. Less than 8 miles away is Downtown Melbourne, the most charming part of the city with a history that dates to the 1800’s. In recent years, it has become the destination for locals and travelers alike, looking for a quaint and historic town for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Melbourne is just an hour’s drive to the Orlando International airport and attractions and minutes to Melbourne airport.