Brick Riverfront Mansion on bluff overlooking St Johns River with sweeping views! This custom home was designed to embrace the beauty and serenity of this private lot from the inside and out. Water views begin from the opening of the front door to the grand Foyer, where you're drawn into the warm Parlor with it's 19-century antique Irish bar and paneled accent walls. The room includes a walk-in wine cellar and full mantled fireplace. The River is vast and inviting with a full wall of windows and French doors leading out to a covered Lanai. Back inside, the Kitchen is French provincial, complete with a Fireplace, but updated with a breakfast bar and dining table by the Bay window. Appliances are gas, and the microwave doubles as a convection oven. A cozy sitting room lies off (add'l info) the Kitchen providing an amazing spot for reading or confiding by the River, while more enthusiastic entertaining occurs in the nearby Billiard room. The coup de grace is the most amazing Master Bedroom, with it's 24' ceiling and 2nd floor encircling library! The actual bedroom is spacious and warm, with a marble fireplace, sitting area, ample closets, and ensuite bath with stained accent glass, dressing area and secret Garden. This owner's Suite includes a private Lanai for morning coffee, and the spiral stairway offers access to the second floor balcony for nighcaps! For accessing the second floor, there's also an Elevator, back stairway, AND of course the Grand stairway, depending on where you are. For office space, there are several great options, including the front room, the built-in desk in the Billiard Room, and the 6th bedroom has amazing light and built-in desks and a Murphy bed! More features include the new dock with 10,000 lb boat lift, outdoor water features, an oversized Garage, and inclusion in one of Florida's very best public schools (Hendricks Avenue Elementary), and easy access to the Nation's best private schools (Bolles and Episcopal - nearby).
Listing courtesy of WATSON REALTY CORP.