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A $30 million Florida mansion sets a new sales record twice this year

3715 S. Ocean Blvd in Highland Seaside is a 3 stage storm-proof fortress elevated on pilings and constructed of poured concrete and storm-proof glass.

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A waterfront megahome in Highland Seaside has offered twice this 12 months, and every time it has raised the bar for for this South Florida city, which has change into one of many hottest actual property markets within the state.

Positioned within the japanese a part of Palm Seaside County, Highland Seaside is simply over 1 sq. mile. Whereas actual property costs are rapidly rising within the small city, consumers may even see a chance as the worth per sq. foot is lower than what householders are paying in close by Palm Seaside and Miami Seaside.

The 11,000-square-foot dwelling at 3715 South Ocean Boulevard is the most costly dwelling to ever be offered in Highland Seaside. Constructed of concrete and glass, the house has seven bedrooms and 9 baths, however it’s its insane options like partitions and flooring made from lava that seemingly helped it to fetch $30.25 million.

One of many dwelling’s two spriral staircases constructed of polished concrete resulting in the properties second stage 17 ft above sea stage.

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“The house is an oceanfront fortress designed to face up to superstorms,” mentioned itemizing agent Senada Adzem of Douglas Elliman actual property.

The residence instructions 120 toes of oceanfront and is situated about 50 miles north of Miami and 21 miles south of Palm Seaside.

In response to A number of Itemizing Service data, the house was first offered in March for a report breaking $21.57 million. Adzem represented the consumers in that deal, a pair who determined to promote the residence shortly after they bought it.

“The household wished to commerce up and discover a a lot bigger dwelling that may accommodate their wants,” mentioned Adzem.

The third ground of the residence features a cantilevered dwelling workplace that overlooks the infinity pool and ocean.

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The couple put the house again available on the market in July, this time with Adzem as their itemizing agent and an asking worth of $30 million. The brand new price ticket was about 33% greater than what the couple paid for it 4 months earlier. And only a few quick weeks after placing it available on the market, the house’s asking worth was elevated to $32 million — $10 million greater than its earlier sale worth.

“In a typical actual property market, rising a list worth will not be a great technique,” Adzem mentioned, including that nothing is typical in regards to the South Florida actual property market this 12 months.  

Simply three weeks after that $2 million worth hike, the fully-furnished dwelling offered for $30.25 million, breaking the report the mansion set a number of months earlier. With the sale, the house’s worth skyrocketed greater than 40%, incomes the buyers-turned-sellers an almost $8.7 million premium within the seven-month flip.

“We have been coping with an unmotivated vendor and plenty of prospects, which triggered a premium,” defined Adzem.

And whereas the mansion was breaking data, so was all the city. The common sale worth of a single household dwelling in Highland Seaside was $9.8 million within the third quarter, up 178.4% from the year-ago interval, in line with the Elliman Report. 

The acquire outperformed Palm Seaside, which noticed a 111.4% rise, and close by Boca Raton, which noticed a 38.5% acquire, within the common promoting worth of a single household dwelling throughout the identical time interval. 

Actually, the common gross sales worth shot up greater in Highland Seaside than some other market tracked within the Elliman Report, surpassing not simply all of South Florida, but additionally New York and Los Angeles.

Non-public path to the seashore.

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Jonathan Miller, president of Miller Samuel Actual Property Appraisers and Consultants, attributed the large spike in gross sales costs, partially, to a steady drop in stock. Highland Seaside has seen 10 straight quarters of stock compression, he mentioned. Solely eight properties have been accessible on the market within the third quarter. For context, the city had 4,165 housing models in 2009, in line with the Property Appraiser’s Workplace of Palm Seaside County. 

“It is a area of interest market and extremely depending on the standard of the person listings that enter the market,” Miller mentioned.

And whereas a smaller market can have its common gross sales worth information extra simply skewed by one or two massive (or small) gross sales, each common gross sales worth and common worth per sq. foot in Highland Seaside have risen to new data in every of the final three quarters in 2021, in line with Miller.

“The next high quality of stock creates an atmosphere of volatility and results in a brand new stage of maximum pricing,” he mentioned.

Whereas costs are greater than ever, Adzem insists Highland Seaside remains to be a “relative discount.”

“We listed this Highland Seaside property beneath $3,000 per sq. foot. … Oceanfront trophy properties in Palm Seaside commerce north of $5,000 [per square foot] and newer bayfront properties in Miami Seaside commerce north of $3,500 [per square foot].”

This is a better take a look at the most costly property ever offered on this record-breaking city.

A large spiral staircase rises to the house’s second stage the place vertical louvers span the facade.

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A portion of the house’s facade is roofed in vertical louvers designed to cut back the quantity of direct daylight penetrating the house’s home windows and assist maintain the house cooler inside. It is an architectural function often called “brise soleil.” In English, the French time period means solar blocker.  

Front room

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The mega-home’s second ground sits 17 toes above sea-level making the elevated views from its front room much more spectacular. 

The higher portion of the lounge’s hearth seems to drift above the fireplace.

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The room’s central function is an enormous hearth wrapped in bookmatched marble. A portion of it seems to drift above the fireplace.

Adzem mentioned lots of the surfaces all through the house, together with within the residing space, are clad in imported lava rock. The flooring are a elegant lava from Mount Etna in Italy, whereas a few of the partitions are lined in a porous, unpolished lava from Mongolia.

The bar can be lined within the Italian lava. It options epic views of the ocean, together with metal bar stools upholstered in cow cover.

Inexperienced wall comprised of 1,800 particular person vegetation laid out to create waves of inexperienced.

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A complete wall off the lounge is roofed in lush inexperienced vegetation. The leafy mosaic is made up of 1,800 particular person plant species which can be laid out to create waves of inexperienced in various shades. 

The vegetation prospers beneath particular botanical lighting fixtures and it has an computerized irrigation system that is hidden behind the leaves.

The ocean view from the elevated L-shaped infinity pool on the house’s second stage.

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Additionally on the elevated second stage is an L-shaped infinity pool, scorching tub and outside eating space. 

Kitchen and household room.

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The house’s predominant kitchen opens to the household room and options stainless-steel cupboards and a elegant black granite countertop from India, there’s additionally a second chef’s kitchen within the dwelling.

Eating room

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The eating room seats 12 and features a wine storage show that may maintain greater than 1,200 bottles, in line with Adzem.

The eating space’s floor-to-ceiling wine storage has a 1,200 bottle capability.

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The wine balances on wooden peg cabinets, mounted to an enormous wall of lava rock. It may be seen and accessed by means of floor-to-ceiling glass doorways.

Proprietor’s suite sleeping quarters.

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The proprietor’s suite is on the house’s third stage. Adzem mentioned it spans greater than 3,000 sq. toes, together with an proprietor’s bed room perched above the tops of palm bushes overlooking the ocean.

Proprietor’s suite seating space and midnight bar.

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The expansive sleeping quarters embrace a seating space, hearth and midnight bar.

Proprietor’s suite bathtub.

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There’s additionally an proprietor’s suite bathtub lined in milky white marble.

Out of doors scorching tub off proprietor’s bathtub.

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The suite’s bathtub opens to an out of doors space with a scorching tub, fake inexperienced wall and bathe.

Views through floor-to-ceiling home windows within the proprietor’s suite’s dwelling workplace.

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The suite additionally features a cantilevered home-office with three partitions of floor-to-ceiling glass,

Plus there’s an proprietor’s suite health club.

Proprietor’s suite closet.

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The suite’s walk-in closet requires fingerprint entry to enter it.



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