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In The Spotlight: Casa Casuarina

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Tags:   1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach homes

Casa Casuarina, best known as the former home of the late Gianni Versace, is crown jewel of South Florida real estate. One of most opulent and historic properties in the luxury real estate market, this magnificent palatial estate – located on world-famous Ocean Drive – features an elegant design, excellent location, and sumptuous amenities that can’t be found anyone else. In short, it guarantees an unparalleled standard of living.

Originally built in 1930, Casa Casuarina retains the classical charm of a bygone area, combined the majestic styles of some of the world’s greatest artisans and designers. Every inch of this sumptuous mansion features the world-class appointments, decorations, and finishes that reflect Versace’s visionary $33 million renovation. It’s a Mediterranean-inspired design that’s been refined into something totally unique to the property.

Inside, you’ll find hand-painted walls, multicultural accents, stunning ceiling frescos, and a unique design that characterizes every individual room. There are a total of 10 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, spanning an immense living area of over 23,400 square feet. Needless to say, you’ll have more than enough room to host the many guests and social gatherings that are sure to follow upon purchasing this Ocean Drive icon.

The property was also designed with South Florida beachfront living in mind: gorgeous and expansive outdoor areas help make the most of the area’s year-round warmth and sun. Indeed, some of the most outstanding features can be found in the outdoor living space, which features a 24 karat gold-lined pool and a well-manicured courtyard complete with contemporary art pieces. Serene, elegant, and lavish, this outdoor enclave is an excellent place to unwind.

Even the home’s location, on 1116 Ocean Drive, is a major draw in itself. One of the few Miami Beach Homes to grace the city’s signature throughway, Casa Casuarina is a sizeable paradise lying at the heart of the world’s most dynamic resort city. The finest beaches, clubs, restaurants, and boutiques are just a short walk away. You can enjoy the best standard of living imaginable, while enjoying a premiere piece of history, for $75 million.

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