Tired of the cookie-cutter contemporary homes ubiquitous to today's housing market? Magnificent Chateau Ami will steal your heart with its exquisite artisan details, European flair & craftsmanship. Inspired by the splendid chateaus of France, this lavish estate is a rare luxury retreat melding timeless architecture w/the finest 21st century comforts, conveniences & technologies. Sprawling entertaining spaces flow to the outdoor living room past the tennis courts & guest house, to the stunning infinity pool & tranquil lake beyond. Extensive upgrades include breathtaking new landscape design, new interior/exterior paint, new electronics & 150kw whole house backup generator! Set on 2.5 acres of premier lakefront, this sprawling oasis is the creme de la creme in prestigious Stone Creek Ranch! Your search is over! If you've grown tired of the cookie-cutter, all white and stainless contemporary homes ubiquitous to today's housing market, come see this magnificent estate with exquisite artisan details and European flair and craftsmanship. Inspired by the splendid and romantic chateaus of France, this lavish estate is an extraordinary luxury retreat melding European sophistication with timeless architecture, while offering everything the 21st century has available in convenience, comfort and technology. The ornate automatic gates open to welcome you to the home of your dreams. Sprawling entertaining spaces flow to the outdoor living room, past the tennis courts and guest house to the stunning infinity pool with a programmable color fiber optic lighting system, and the tranquil lake beyond. Upgrades include, but are not limited to, breathtaking new landscape design, new interior/exterior paint, new electronics, and a 150kw generator capable of powering the entire home! Set on 2 and a half acres of premier lakefront, this residence is the creme de la creme in prestigious Stone Creek Ranch Estates. Chateau Ami in coveted Boca/Delray is a sprawling spa-like oasis. Renowned architect Randolf Stofft & Cudmore builders have created a masterpiece of meticulous design and craftsmanship, featuring rare custom amenities including inlayed onyx, hand-planed hickory wood floors, intricate hand-painted ceilings (with a 30 ft dome in the grand entrance hall), custom crown moldings, arched windows & doors, a hand-carved fireplace by Barbara Tattersfield, onyx, granite and marble flooring & countertops, gorgeous crystal chandeliers, and an opulent iron stair railing leading to the upstairs. The entire home is customized with intricate 24k gold leaf design elements on the walls and ceilings. You will also appreciate the floor-to-ceiling custom wood built-ins, custom bar in the study /library, huge walk-in wine cellar (BYOB), and private elevator to transport you to the 2nd floor where you can sip that wine and enjoy a good book in the reading nook that peers out to the stars above. Set on 2.5 acres of premier lakefront acreage, this grand French Chateau is at the apex of quality and design among the 37 residences in this prestigious community, offering blissful private grounds and the longest lake view in the community. The pristine property has been extensively re-landscaped at a cost exceeding $150k, making it perfection in every detail. Nighttime is especially magical with the newly-installed ground lighting system to truly enhance the ambiance. With fresh paint inside and out, and the tennis courts resurfaced, no detail has gone untended. Additional upgrades include all new electronics, a new pool and pool equipment, and a 2nd backup generator ensuring backup power in the event of an outage. Entertain elaborately in the dramatic living room with coffered ceilings, regal formal dining room and large family room with vaulted wood ceilings. Hand-painted rare hickory wood floors in the family room and kitchen afford an inviting French country feel. The chef's dream kitchen is equipped with 3 Wolf ovens, 2 dishwashers, a built-in Miele espresso maker and butler's pantry. The luxe master suite is indulgent with a sitting room, huge custom walk-in closets, his/her bath with steam showers and hers pink onyx bath & Jacuzzi, as well as an enormous chandeliered walk-in closet, newly painted with new floor covering. A fully-equipped home theatre, gym, state of the art lighting system and security and music systems optimize comfort. The oversized infinity pool & outdoor Jacuzzi, covered summer kitchen with wood ceiling, tennis court and putting green are perfect for outdoor recreation. A customized climate-controlled 4-car garage will satisfy even the most discerning car enthusiast. The whole estate has been meticulously maintained by a full-time housekeeper and property manager, making it move in ready. Guests and staff enjoy privacy in the separate guest house with a full kitchen and separate servant wing. Hurricane impact glass windows ensure protection from even the harshest weather. Nestled amid 187 acres of breathtaking rolling greens and tree-scapes with sparkling lake views, Stone Creek in Delray Beach is an exclusive sought-after residential community near the area's best attractions, minutes from FL's Turnpike and I95. Come home to your Chateau today!
Listing courtesy of The Corcoran Group.