...this one really is!
As a Commercial Agent, I usually do not take residential listings. I refer them to Residential agents, but not this time. This is for real, a one of a kind house! Willing to stack my reputation on that comment!
The homeowners designed and built this 4412 total square foot house with a large number of surprises at each turn. The large kitchen has plenty of storage with a huge tiled island. The island has a cook top and plenty of seating for entertaining or family dining. The one of a kind element in the kitchen is a 1 1/2 story tall working waterfall.
The stair rails were designed and installed by Bob Rauschenberg, a local artist with a world reknown reputation. The Art Gallery at the local college is dedicated to this famous artist. There are two railings, one going to the upstairs bedrooms and the other off the back deck.
Wait, speaking of the back deck....On the second floor there are several sliding doors that open to a decorative walkway. The walkway leads to several different private patio tiers. Each patio can be used for entertaining, relaxing or rooftop gardens. Each have their own privacy walls. What makes this possible? The entire house is made from poured concrete! This adds strength, stability and if needed, hurricane protection. BTW, hurricanes are just a rumor to keep people from moving here!
The house surrounds a courtyard with plenty of room for a pool. As a matter of fact, a pool was part of the original plan so all the water and electrical components are in place. One of the bathrooms is also designed to become the pool bath.
The Master bedroom is on the first floor and the other two bedrooms are upstairs. The Master is huge with plenty of storage, a walk-in closet, a soaking tub and a Romanesque sink. The sink is specially designed after a sink the owner saw while traveling overseas.
The garage has two overhead doors, one on each side, making it a drive through garage. Water hook-ups are in the garage to add a bathroom and shower for the person wanting to turn this area into a workshop.
This home has many more extras that need to be experienced. It is located in the very desirable McGregor Boulevard area of Fort Myers, just down the street from the Thomas Edison and Henry Ford Winter Estates in the Historical District. Close to shopping and Downtown entertainment, but still in a very quiet neighborhood. Perfect for any professional who can appreciate a home that is also a sculpture with surprises around every turn.
I have plenty of pictures to show this house off, but the best way to get the true feel of this house is to come experience it for yourself! Call me or send me an email with the subject - "Truly Unique Home".
Mike Cathell, Broker / Owner
Real Estate Solutions of SWFL,
Serving all of Lee County - Ft.
Myers, Cape Coral, Estero, Lehigh Acres & Ft. Myers Beach,
Cell: (239) 770-6250
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