By Alyssa Mammano
Our June 2018 issue of duPont REGISTRY A Buyers Gallery of Fine Homes® welcomes spring, and the best way to enjoy it: at a waterfront property. We honed in on outdoor living, sunbathing by the pool and grilling at the outdoor kitchen. We highlighted two stunning properties on the east coast; one in Longboat Key, Florida and another in McLean, Virginia. These and more spectacular luxury listings can be found inside this issue.
The White House at Lighthouse Point: Longboat Key, Florida
“Just steps from the white-sand beaches of Sarasota is an idyllic spot for settling into coastal living. Welcome to “The White House” at Lighthouse Point, an exquisite island home on 1.2 acres with nearly 300 feet of waterfront within the guard-gated community of Longboat Key Club. Here is a prime location with untouched shoreline and mature trees that provide the perfect mix of water views and privacy.” View Editorial
Visionary Magnificence: McLean, Virginia
“Grand Custom Estate, designed and newly built by GALA Award-winning Luxury Living Design Group. This 8-bedroom masterpiece stands as the crown jewel of Mclean! Constructed of Italian limestone with over 20,000 square feet of splendor, this palace features imported marble, exquisite hand-crafted millwork, impressive entertaining areas, spectacular plaster ceilings, pool, wine cellar, Turkish bath and much more. Amenities include a magnificent gourmet kitchen, owner suites on each level, a mahogany-clad library, plush cinema, billiards & club rooms, a 12-person spa and spectacular pool house.” View Advertisement
Waterfront properties offer a lifestyle that is second to none. They provide a temporary escape from the hustle and bustle of life and work, bestowing a serene oasis to de-stress and relax. Gorgeous views and stunning sunsets await you each day, coupled with the gentle lapping of the waves to instantaneously restore a sense of calm. Life on the water’s edge feels like a permanent vacation. If you are seeking a more tranquil lifestyle, explore the waterfront properties to follow.
Beauty Built to Last on Pensacola Bay
“Visions of summer soirees on rolling green lawns shaded by majestic oaks and cooled by Gulf breezes come to mind with this Southern Plantation overlooking Pensacola Bay. Reflecting all the grandeur of the Golden Age, the one-of-a-kind 1.25-acre waterfront estate boasts historical significance as it once was the home of William Alexander Blount, Sr., former president of both the Florida and American Bar Associations and recognized as one of the most preeminent attorneys in the U.S. Built in 1905, “Seamarge” has been carefully renovated to modern standards while preserving the charm of this timeless beauty.” View Editorial
Plush Park Shore Beach
“Located on a barrier island in Naples, Florida is the high-end, opulent community of Park Shore Beach. One of the top Naples beachfront neighborhoods, this 760-acre community stretches along two miles of white sandy Gulf of Mexico waterfront. The beauty of Park Shore Beach astounds, from the calm waterways to the impressive architecture of the buildings. Park Shore Beach caters to an active lifestyle; it is easily navigable by walking or biking and offers a plethora of water activities such as boating and paddle boarding. This plush community is within close proximity to the fine dining and shops of Venetian Village as well as the Artis — Naples, home to Naples Philharmonic.” View Advertisement
Waterfront Options Abound in Northeast Florida
“From the pristine beaches of St. Augustine to the picturesque waters of Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway to the scenic shores of the St. John’s River, nobody knows Northeast Florida’s waterfront like Stefanie Bernstein. A local resident since 2001, Stefanie has been marketing real estate since 2002 and knows St. Augustine like the back of her hand. The depth of her expertise and years of experience are vital to successfully purchasing or selling a waterfront property due to the different bodies of water available and the nuances associated with each of them.” View Editorial
The Top Ten Waterfront Properties