6855 S. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island, FL

The DeWayne Carpenter / Kirk Kessel Homeselling Team just listed the property located at 6855 S. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island, for $8,000,000

Quick Facts

10,472 Square Feet of Luxury Living Space

7.16 River to River Estate Lot

Equestrian Facility with 6 Stalls

Tennis Court

3,500 Bottle Wine Room

Ritz Carlton Like Grounds with Infinity Edge Pool


Pulling in to the drive of 6855 S. Tropical Trail, you immediately know you’re about to experience one of the finest residences in the area. There is simply no greater pleasure than that of a Riverfront estate expressly created to enrapture the senses and indulge every desire. Sprawling on a 7.16-acre parcel in an almost impossibly beautiful setting, this gated compound is impressive yet completely comfortable and welcoming. Constructed by master builder Tim Reeves in 2013, the attention to detail and over-the-top quality is mind boggling. Grand windows give way to sweeping lawns with luxuriant gardens and exquisite details intertwine in a rich tapestry throughout lavish entertaining areas and intimate retreats, with the artful floor plan blending seamlessly with stunning outdoor venues. With the great house as its centerpiece, the property features a completely fenced equestrian facility including a 6-stall barn. If tennis is your game, enjoy time spent on your private court.  A stunning infinity edge resort style riverfront pool is the backdrop to many a relaxing day spent in the warm Florida sunshine while you host friends and family in your expansive outdoor living space and summer kitchen and enjoy the day boating or fishing from your private dock. Fronting on both the Indian River and the Banana River, the serene grounds also highlight mature trees, and native and flowering horticulture.  The allure of this estate is immeasurable and irresistible.

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The finest finishes hallmark this beautifully built waterfront estate totaling 10,472± square feet with five bedrooms, five full and three half baths and an oversized 4 car garage. This versatile floor plan balances generous proportions with an inviting feel for the utmost in comfort and convenience. Rich in appointments and countless special features including detailed moldings, high ceilings, exquisite flooring, highest quality lighting and hardware, a security system, whole house generator, and a glistening and glamorous pool, spa and waterfront summer kitchen.   Inside the impressive double door entry, complimented by a beautifully detailed staircase, the foyer leads to a perfectly placed and dramatic window filled formal dining room and formal living room; looking out over the pool and grounds and backdropped by the incredible Indian River.  Gorgeous wood flooring leads to the custom designed gourmet kitchen. Hand crafted custom cabinetry and stunning exotic granite makes this gorgeous kitchen both breathtaking and efficiently functional.  With a fabulous island, integrated appliances, a 6-burner gas range, wine cooler, and an enormous walk in pantry, prepping meals is a delight and there is abundance of storage and entertainment space. A gorgeously detailed family room with a striking stone fireplace and impressive full bar and 3,500 bottle, temperature controlled wine room is ready for game night or an impressive wine tasting.

With its own private access to a personal lanai, pool deck and grounds, the ultra-luxurious master suite is your own quiet retreat.  With an enormous double vanity area, double sinks, walk in shower, large soaking tub, separate water closet with bidet, and a massive walk in closet, this is the suite of your dreams.   A conveniently located exercise room is located right down the hall, if you need a quick workout or work from home in the stately 2 story wood paneled private office and library.   Guest bathrooms are located on either side of the residence for convenience and a full scale efficiently designed laundry room with lots of storage and separate mud room complete this level.  With access from the impressive staircase in the foyer or via the mud room, the upstairs provides the same superior level of quality, convenience and comfort.  Three large bedrooms, en-suite, are located on the second floor, each with their own private terrace, breathtaking views and boasting high end detailed finishes including custom hardware and lighting.  An enormous media room or a great kids play room with a full bathroom could double as a maids or guest suite.  A 2nd full scale and conveniently located laundry room is located on this level.

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An amazing opportunity, this water front estate is beyond compare as a comfortable family home, vacation retreat or a showplace for entertaining.  Living on the Indian River and the Banana River is a striking world of splendor on its own. The rivers are a paradise for boating and fishing and fill your timeless need for relaxation as well as recreation. With ocean access to the north or south or cruising down the Intracoastal, the dazzling waters provide the perfect backdrop for your lifestyle. The Prestigious, Tropical Trail, is a haven for bikers, runners or for just enjoying an evening stroll along the river.  It is a paradise away from the hustle and bustle yet still minutes from local dining, shopping, the pristine Brevard County Beaches, A+ schools, and you are just about an hour from Orlando International Airport.

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