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Venetian Style Waterfront Palazzo mediterranean-exterior

Venetian Style Waterfront Palazzo

This Florida Gulf home was built on a narrow lot which required a narrow disposition and thus the inspiration for a Venetian style Palazzo. The main living areas are on the second and third floors while the first is utilitarian, as the period model. Built at a cost of over $3M the owners are now starting to add furnishings, but also are offering the mansion for sale. See contact info on web page.
Features include characteristic gothic arches and a single loaded front exterior stairway with carved stone accents. Wood corbels and brackets offer a contrast to the finely detailed stone carved baluster and columns at the front porch. The rear of the house boasts a two story porch with a myriad of windows to capture the fantastic views.
A Palladian inspired two story domed Great Room is the centerpiece of the house. A delicate curving stairway connects both floors detailed with metal and ceramic. Interior stone carved door surrounds and mid level landing window treatment are exquisite.
The nearly 10,000 SF design also has an elevator and secondary stairs. Formal Living and Dining, Study, Island Kitchen with Breakfast area and bread oven, Media Room, and four bedrooms. 4 car garage, fountain courtyard, Game room and storage on ground floor.

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chucky80 added this to chucky80's Ideas
June 7, 2014
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December 30, 2013
its look
Cory Calendine added this to fountain
December 21, 2013
coloring of home > fountain design
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October 25, 2013
water feature with lights outside
Andrew Sauer added this to garage
September 21, 2013
recessed garage under porch steps, arched doors in wood makes this feel like it's not really a garage. only garage I've ever seen that I would be ok having on the front of my house.
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August 21, 2013
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August 14, 2013
everything. Haha
S J Rudolph added this to Dislikes
July 18, 2013
Italian columns, pillars
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June 7, 2013
walkway and rock around fountain
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March 29, 2013
1-2-1 garage
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March 6, 2013
Nice architecture.
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February 20, 2013
would like to know just how narrow this house is. i like
PuraTerra added this to Exterior Stone
February 16, 2013
Top right balcony with dark columns and wood trim would be good option for master balcony on A1A to distinguish that balcony
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January 23, 2013
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January 10, 2013
driveway fountain
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November 8, 2012
Garages under house, entrance to lot, elevated entryway
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October 2, 2012
1 floor garage
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September 14, 2012
Round fountain at entrance patio
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driveway and fountain
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