''IL PARADISO'' is a beautiful one of a kind architecturally designed home in a gated water front community adjacent to ALYS BEACH, south of Scenic Hwy.30-A. This home offers an additional garden lot w/ palm trees, cabana & professionally designed landscaping & lighting. The garden lot offers the potential of adding a desirable sized pool. The entry of the home starts w/ a custom designed gate leading you to the negative-edge pool terrace.The custom entry door invites you to the foyer that opens to a large Living room, gallery, open custom stair case w/ cantilevered stairs from ground floor to 3rd level, & a gathering room w/ a dome ceiling adorned w/ a large size one of a kind Moroccan chandelier. (Note: Lot value $2M impacts $/psf shown in MLS- $12M w/ 6900 sf in home =$1739/psf actual)Main floor also accommodates professionally designed German all aluminum BULTHAUP kitchen, 2 FISHER & PYKLE dishwashers, GAGGANEAU gas & ceramic cook top & coffee maker, 3 sinks, & an adjacent outdoor kitchen, custom made Chicago pizza oven & grill. The Dining room has an open view to the gallery w/ artistic lighting & windows that face the beautiful garden lot. One guest room is on the main & a CIRCULAR DOMED OFFICE w/ circular floor in the center directs your eyes to the fully-stocked WINE CELLAR. The 1st floor has 1 BR, a kitchen pantry & WINE CELLAR. The MASTER SUITE on the 3rd floor w/ a large sitting area, higher level Yoga room w/ a Gulf view. The Master bath features Custom THINK GLASS counter top made in Toronto, Canada w/ VICTORIA ALBERT bath tub, sinks, & high end GROHE fixtures. The 4th floors an independent MEDIA ROOM w/ high quality audio & TV, full wet bar complete with MEILE dishwasher & SUBZERO refrigerator for entertainment. The room is surrounded by semicircular floor to ceiling panels facing the UN-OBSTRUCTED GULF VIEW. This room can easily be converted to a short term overnight BR w/ full bath.
The GUEST HOUSE is separated by a COURTYARD with a water feature. The guest house has 2 BR & 2 full baths & a laundry closet, complete BULTHAUP kitchen, wine cooler, SUBZERO refrigerator & appliances.This home accommodates automated full house music & sound system, automated lighting control, HVAC & security system. The Living Room has a complete high-end MACINTOSH & SONAS FABER audio system & large screen TV.
There is a residential ELEVATOR to be used when needed. The garage of this home is fully air conditioned independently w/ 2 large storage rooms. Designed to accommodate an INDOOR CAR WASH. The curved patio shower was designed for privacy & convenience, w/ beautiful Mediterranean blue tiles & a rain shower spa transports you to & from the Sea
"IL PARADISO" is a beautifully designed and modernized Moroccan palace. The architectural design stemmed from a simple but thoughtful sketch drawn on an Intercontinental Bangkok Hotel notepad at 33,000 feet in the air. The design is depicted by local artist, Allison Wickey's original painting which is hung on the wall at the entrance of the home.
The entry door is custom made from rare wenge wood from Central Africa. It is supported by specially designed patented Soss hinges and adorned with custom made cylindrical aluminum tubes with blue tinted glass inserted in between. The tubes are arranged as peepholes to provide the feel of the beach.
Upon entry, the adjacent Moroccan room is a dome, crowned with a hand made, one of a kind chandelier built by a Moroccan artist and modified slightly from the one located at Casba Tamadot resort in Atlas mountain, Morocco, owned by the famous Richard Branson.
Influenced by a life of world travel, every detail was carefully hand selected and custom made to fit the inspired dream of this palace.
Treasures imported from across the globe make this architectural masterpiece a collection even the well-traveled artisans dream of. The Moroccan gathering room is for entertaining and relaxation. It looks into the gallery highlighted by high-quality Sepele wood stained separating the imported shell from the Philippines.
The gallery hallway is illuminated by custom hand-made elliptical Italian lighting.
The exterior doors are custom made solid Mahogany doors and windows. They were manufactured in Italy from German-made mechanisms. Even the solid brass Moroccan style door handles are custom made by rocky Mountain Hardware.
The chef's kitchen is from Bulthaup, one of the best German kitchen manufacturers. It includes a 12' x 4' long all German stainless steel countertop and Gaggenau gas and ceramic cooktop, all aluminum cabinetry, and fine wood interiors for cutlery and utensils. The kitchen also includes 3 sinks for multi-tasking, 2 Fisher & Paykel dishwashers, and a Gaggenau coffee maker.
On the Main floor is the reading room/office dome. The glass center of this room directs your eyes to the circular wine cellar presenting a variety of wines. You can see the wine cellar below(and a turtle facing due south).
The circular custom made staircase is artfully made with Sea Grass infused panels, stainless steel railings, and cantilevered wood stairs from the ground floor to the floors above. Of course, there is a residential elevator to use when needed.
The 3rd floor includes the large Master Suite including a higher level yoga room or tea room facing the gulf view. The Master bath's countertop is custom made from recycled bottles nearly 3" thick. It is lit by the color changing LED; you have a choice of light color with a remote. It is made in Toronto, Canada. The bathtub and sinks are from Victoria Albert and high-end Grohe fixtures.
The clothes closet has a clean finish which includes a cedar closet also on this floor. Each of the 2 entry doors are all glass with selected silk ribbons infused to create a beautiful flow to the room.
The 4th floor is an independent AV/Theater room with a high-end Roch Boche sofa seating and high-quality audio and extensive TV screen. It can easily be converted to a short term overnight bedroom if needed, because there is a full bath on this floor.
The room is surrounded by large semicircular floor to ceiling glass panels facing the un-obstructed gulf view. Full bath and wet bar complete with Miele dishwasher, & subzero fridge for entertaining.
The East & West side doors open to a large terrace that surrounds the building with a 360 degree view to the gulf and neighboring Alys Beach.
The main home has 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths & a powder room.
To accommodate out of town guests, the main home is completely separated by the courtyard that has a water feature to provide full privacy to the guests. The guest house has a complete Bulthaup kitchen, wine cooler, 2 bedrooms & 2 full baths including a laundry closet.
This home accommodates automated full house music and sound system, automated lighting control, HVAC & security system. The living room has a complete high-end MacIntosh and Sonas Faber audio system & large screen TV.
The garage of this home is full air conditioned independently with 2 large storage rooms. It is designed & accommodates an indoor car wash.
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Listing information last updated on September 21st, 2019 at 12:15pm CDT.