This world class residence exceeds all expectations in design and construction. Every element of this home was designed to the highest standards to exceed the expectations of the original owner, a major league base ball player with the N.Y. Yankees. Custom designed and built in 2003 this gated estate is located in Tampa's premier, guard gated country club community, Avila. Built on a 2 acre, golf course home site this residence provides the exclusivity and privacy that can only be found in Avila. From the moment you arrive you will be in awe with the splendor of this estate. The formal areas are simply breathtaking! The living room and dining room feature a 24 ft ceiling which provides a feeling of spaciousness yet allows for an intimate setting that is basked in warmth and sun light. The formal living room is adorned with a fireplace with a stone mantel and a dramatic tray ceiling that is accented with an exquisite chandelier. The dining room is adjacent to the 600 bottle wine room and is accented with a dramatic dome ceiling. The gourmet kitchen boasts Sub Zero and Wolf appliances and includes a 6 burner gas cooktop. The kitchen includes a center island and additional bar counter seating. The family room opens directly onto the covered lanai and features sliding glass doors that recess back to allow the interior and exterior to flow seamlessly. The downstairs master suite provides every luxury amenity that a discerning homeowner desires..gorgeous his & her master closets, private exercise room, fireplace with intimate sitting area & a gorgeous master bathroom. The home also features a dedicated home theater with seating for 10 and is adjacent to the billiard room which includes a full bar with additional seating. Downstairs is complete with a library/study that is finished with custom cabinetry and a guest suite that includes a private entrance. That outdoor living areas are extraordinary and include a resort style pool with beach walks, a grotto with spa, an elaborate waterfall, an outdoor kitchen and a half court basketball court. There is an additional 5,000 sq ft under roof which includes covered lanais and balconies with stone floors and tongue and groove cypress ceilings, enormous amounts of storage, and a 5 car garage. You will not find a more spectacular residence in Tampa Bay!
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