965 Oak Street, Merritt Island, FL 32953
COMMUNITY AND SURROUNDING AREA:
Just off Merritt Island's beloved North Tropical Trail sits Grove Park, a snug of upscale estates showcasing thick mature trees and island foliage. A select few properties are gracefully situated directly along the glistening Indian River, exhibiting boat docks and gorgeous wide-open waterfront views. Mila Elementary is a quick four-minute drive, Jefferson Middle School is seven minutes, and Merritt Island High is four minutes. The Kennedy Space Center is a sixteen-minute commute. This tranquil community is a quick five-minute trip to the State Road 520/Merritt Island Causeway, a corridor lined with a variety of retail shopping, groceries, delicious restaurants, and passage westward to the mainland and I-95. Thirteen minutes east is the historic Highway A1A, the famous city of Cocoa Beach, and the sandy shores of the Atlantic Ocean!
WHETTING YOUR APPETITE:
Behind an gate, spread out on .78 of an acre, and flaunting 100 feet of breathtaking Indian Riverfront vistas, this waterside estate is a showcase of alluring surprise, fun, and frivolity! Resort-quality outdoor amenities, voluminous garages, and incredible custom interiors with unexpected features all come together to create an indulgent mix of glamour and playful pleasure. It's a feast for the eyes and a tantalizing trip for the senses!
The gate slides open to a long brick-pavered driveway ushering up to this sky-blue beauty sporting a metal roof, a railed front balcony, three side load garages, and plenty of open parking. The expansive front yard presents towering palm trees, tropical plants, and convenient power and septic hookups for an RV. We're just getting started with everything this remarkable property has to offer, so get ready to stimulate your senses, and expect to be IMPRESSED!
Although it's a close race between the inside and outside, it's hard to beat this estate's delectable backyard features set against glorious broad-reaching riverfront vistas. The extensive private dock with its TWO electric lifts is a boat lover's dream. Beautifully laid out in the open-air waterside breezes, a heated multi-fountain saltwater pool with beach entry and an adjoining spa are just steps from a tiki-style summer kitchen and bar designed to serve the masses. A separate rock-accented waterfall grotto enhances the island "vibe", and all your family and friends will enjoy roasting s'mores and snuggling up around the nearby custom fire pit! The large shed is perfect for storing boat accessories and water toys. After a day of basking in the sun, splashing in the pool, and boating on the river, rinse off and refresh in the handy outdoor shower. If shady lounging is more your speed, the screened lanai offers an airy spot to sit back, relax, and gaze out at all the Florida festivities!
Multiple glass doors from this marvelous mansion open up to all the fresh-air wonders, creating seamless indoor/outdoor entertaining! Now, back to the beginning. From the front door, a fascinating foyer is topped with a unique rounded ceiling, creating immediate architectural interest. High ceilings throughout crown cream-colored tile floors that span a sunny great room displaying a wall of windows and doors to the backyard oasis. This living space is enriched with a manteled fireplace and hand-painted coastal scenes. A curvaceous wood and scrolled-metal staircase takes center stage in the middle of the home. As it ascends, its arched underbelly reveals an incredible sea-themed mural. It's just one of the many sensory surprises spread throughout the estate. Delicate monochromatic reliefs dance across the walls of the formal dining room, drawing out whimsy and dimension. Off the dining area, a windowed double-door cabinet makes an attractive dry bar, fitted with shelving for your favorite cocktail bottles and glasses. Sashaying into the gourmet breakfast bar kitchen, indirect and under-mount lighting illuminate mineral-infused solid surface counters, white cabinetry, and sleek stainless steel appliances. One of the double wall ovens features innovative cafe doors. The gas cooktop stove, walk-in pantry, and a big farm sink add zest and culinary appeal. A supersized window in the casual dining space frames out stunning riverside views. It's the perfect setting for family meals. Perhaps the home's most extravagant perk is the custom wine cellar. A small set of stairs twists down into the masterfully crafted floor-to-ceiling stone repository reminiscent of Old Spain. The wood cabinetry and tailored racks are built to encase HUNDREDS of your favorite vintages. Salud! Around the rest of the first floor, two bedrooms provide ultra-comfortable accommodations for kids, guests, or in-laws. One of the bedrooms bestows a cozy sitting nook, and next door is the pool bath, which offers easy access for quick 'pit stops' and outdoor visitors. The other bedroom is outfitted with a walk-in closet, a charming window seat, and a jazzy black and white shower en suite. At the front of the home, a handsome office exhibits built-in desks and cabinetry already in place for optimum productivity. The large laundry room comes complete with a washer, a dryer, a laundry chute, cabinets, a sink, a closet, and access to the garages. The two-car attached garage leads to the third-car garage equipped with a single bay door and a jumbo expanse for tinkering, a workshop, tool, and equipment storage. It's a motorist's happy haven, and the pedestrian doors provide easy in-and-out during yard work or at-home projects.
Up the sensational staircase is a rounded banister outlining a generous leisure loft. Three sets of sliding glass doors open to a screened balcony overlooking the crystal blue pool and sparkling riverfront. Another opportunity for gracious indoor/outdoor entertaining! A rippling ribbon of river rock cascades across the loft's earthy shower bath. Double doors introduce the grand owner's retreat topped with a tray ceiling, underscored with rich wood flooring, and flaunting fabulous waterside views. The sumptuous spa-inspired en suite is bedazzled with a half-moon tiled steam shower, a raised jetted Roman tub, double stone vanities, and an exquisite Hollywood-style closet. Custom cabinetry, shelving, organizer cubbies, and hanging sectors surround a granite-topped island with drawers. It's a dressing room fit for a dynasty! Down the hall and up a short set of stairs is a magnificent game/theatre room commanded by a coffered ceiling. The arena is assembled with a billiards table, a full wet bar, a movie screen, and a projector. Above the pool table is an electronic drop-down roulette table for ultimate variety and amusement. Two sets of French doors open to a front balcony presenting a spiral staircase to the driveway. Another bedroom and a separate shower bath proffer additional accommodations. As if all of this weren't enough, the property also includes a tankless water heater, a NEWER air-conditioning system, a central vacuum set-up, and a security system.
If your senses haven't been satiated by now, there's only one thing left to do....BUY THE PLACE! This estate is only for those with an appetite for the finer things. Make this your home, and your senses will never go hungry again!
5,200 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA
0.78 Acres lot
965 Oak Street, Merritt Island, FL 32953
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