Unveiling a remarkable achievement in contemporary design and sophisticated craftsmanship, the new waterfront estate at 491 Laguna Drive is on the market now for $9.4 million. This architectural marvel, completed in 2023, boasts a commanding 200 feet of water frontage with a substantial dock, including a 40,000-pound boat lift suitable for up to a 52-foot boat, enveloped in the tranquility of its 0.36-acre lot in the exclusive Tierra Verde Community of St. Petersburg, FL.
The home, encompassing 5,055 square feet of luxury space, is a creation by Eilyn Jimenez, the renowned designer and founder of Sire Design, also featured on the Netflix show 'Designing Miami.' Her innovative and elegant design approach infuses this property with a distinct sense of sophistication and style, reflective of her excellence in high-end residential design.
"This home stands as a haven of warmth and livability, combining high-quality craftsmanship with smart, modern amenities”, says listing agent Dina Sierra Smith, Smith & Associates Real Estate. "Its inviting atmosphere and thoughtful design create comfort and elegance, ideal for both relaxing and entertaining."
Constructed by JR Structures, the estate is enhanced with an elevator, 5 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, a half bathroom, a loft, and two air-conditioned 2-car garages, plus generator epitomizing luxury and convenience. The great room boasts a Clé Tile fireplace, custom-stained oak windows with porthole-inspired accents, and an Atelier de Troupe light fixture. The kitchen combines walnut custom carpentry, Avocatus quartzite countertops, Waterworks fixtures, and premium Wolf and SubZero appliances with adjacent wet bar with Scotsman ice maker, and Subzero wine refrigerator with a 102-bottle capacity. The grandeur is further elevated by 12-foot ceilings downstairs and 10-foot ceilings upstairs, a striking 24-foot foyer with pivot door, oak floors, walnut wood stairs, and custom 8-foot interior doors.
The home has a state-of-the-art audio-visual system by AVC Technologies; the estate features advanced Lutron and Savant systems for intuitive control over lighting, window treatments, climate, and entertainment systems, ensuring a seamless and luxurious living experience.
The property's exterior is just as impressive and built for boating enthusiasts to enjoy the joys of a waterfront lifestyle. The home features a negative edge spillover pool with a heated spa, a Wolf Grill kitchen, and an outdoor lounge to entertain, surrounded by Shellstone pavers.
The Tierra Verde community stands out in the region. It is home to Fort DeSoto Park, renowned for its award-winning beaches and miles of pedestrian and kayaking trails, providing opportunities for thrilling outdoor activities.