Thursday, January 24, 2013Tags: La Gorce Island Real Estate, Miami Beach homes
La Gorce Island, located in North Miami Beach just south of Bal Harbour, is one of the most beautiful and secluded communities in South Florida. La Gorce Island Real Estate is world-famous for its beauty, elegance, and comfort. The following three properties exemplify the finest living offered by this community.
First there is the home on 76 La Gorce Drive. Built in 1948, this gorgeous property displays a unique blend of classic and modern design. It has 6,726 square feet of living space and an ample, well-landscaped lot of 24,790 square feet, offering plenty of room for privacy and relaxation. There are 7 bedrooms and 7-and-a-half bathrooms, all exquisitely decorated. The wide array of amenities include an office, gym, art gallery, limestone and hardwood floor, living room with fireplace, oval foyer, family room, kitchen with breakfast area and stainless steel appliances, and superb master suite with walk-in closets. Furthermore, you can enjoy an expansive waterfront that includes a dock big enough to accommodate a yacht. Offered at $9,500,000.
Then there is the opulent “Castello del Sole,” located on 42 La Gorce Cr. With a living area of 16,977 square feet, and a total lot area of 70,913 square feet, it is practically a palace. The home is designed in the style of an Italian estate, bearing exquisite accents and décor that make it stand out among most luxury homes. The main home has 8 bedrooms, 9 full bathrooms, and 2 half-bathrooms. Additionally, there is a separate and lavish guest house with 1 bedroom and 3 bathrooms, and a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom staff apartment (which can also double as a guest house). An on-property guard house allows for even more safety. Amenities include a fully-equipped gym, 3 teak docks (which can accommodate a yacht), lighted tennis court, large lagoon-style pool, and tiki bar. Interior features include hand-painted ceiling, gold left accents, antiques, Versace furnishings, rotunda ceiling, library, theatre, safe room, and 5-car garage. Offered at $37,000,000.
The second property, located on 34 La Gorce Cr, is a South Florida classic built in 1941 with modern renovations. Spanning 2-stories and 4,846 square feet of living space, it has a total of 6 bedrooms and 6 and-a-half bathrooms. It’s full of original details and exquisite décor that have been combined with contemporary updates. Features include a distinctive loggia, double-heighted foyer, wood and marble floors, and 2 fireplaces. The Italian-designed kitchen includes butler’s pantry, while the master bedroom contains an outsized closet. This already-spacious home rests on an expansive lot space of 22,912 square feet, which ensures utmost privacy and relaxation. The lush landscaping includes towering palms and fertile fruit trees. The backyard includes a summer kitchen, 2 patios, and more than enough space for a pool. Residents can also make use of a boat dock, which will allow you to traverse the gorgeous waters of the bay. Offered at $18,500,000.
La Gorce is a wonderful place to live. It’s quite secluded, accessible only by a two-lane road that is guarded 24/7. The community is small, giving resident’s much privacy and security. Aside form the opulent amenities of their homes, La Gorce Island residents can also enjoy a high-class club house that provides wonderful recreational and leisure services. Despite its seclusion, La Gorce isn’t far from the world-class beaches, restaurants, and shopping offered by nearby Miami Beach. These Miami Beach Homes must for anyone looking for the best in tropical living.