208 Paradise by the Sea
February 14, 2020
This luxurious home in Alys beach couldn't have a more perfect name. In fact, the name says it all. This 6 bedroom home in by the water has it all. ''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.
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 staine.
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