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3730 Preserve Bay Boulevard

Panama City Beach, FL 32408
  • $9,975,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 114 Days
  • MLS #: 889215
UPDATED: 66 min ago
$9,975,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 3
    ACRES
  • 6
    BATHS
  • 3
    1/2 BATHS
  • 9,473
    SQFT
  • $1,053
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
2007
County:
Bay
Area:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
High School:

Description

The Villa Chimera Enchants with Authentic Italian Design This waterfront Panama City Beach residence presents a one-of- a-kind opportunity Perched along the shores of the mesmerizing West Bay waters on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast, the Villa Chimera evokes an imperial aura. Inspired by the classic Palladian villas of the Veneto in Italy, this residence was years in the making from planning to construction and boasts an architectural integrity and authenticity rarely found in modern construction. Owner studied the style of Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio for several years in Italy before seeking out a local architect capable of bringing their vision to life.Widely considered one of the most notable architects in history, Palladio's work has influenced architecture worldwide for centuries, therefore the owner's request was not a simple proposition. They ultimately selected Philip Spann; an architect based in Seagrove Beach who worked on plans for two years based off the hand sketched drawings of the owner. With just one step through the columned front porch into the soaring foyer, it is immediately evident the meticulous amount of detail and care poured into every element of this masterpiece home. The owners desired to replicate an Italian villa in Panama City Beach, and they have done that and so much more  this property positively transports you to another time and place. The regal foyer sets the tone for what lies within the home with its cushion cut marble walls, solid stone stairs with balusters crafted of marble, a custom cut marble compass rose inlay in the floor, and a grand Schonbek Chandelier draped with crystals. Just off the foyer, a look into the dining room reveals graduated Venetian plaster walls designed to appear like the many walls of Venetian Palazzos stained from the rising tides of the lagoon over the centuries. A custom stone table crafted in Rome outside of the Vatican walls is a striking centerpiece. Every finish and selection throughout this property was carefully sourced and constructed to create an accurate representation of a Venetian Palazzo from minor to major elements. The walls in the great room are upholstered in silk made in Venice by the Bevilacqua Family, famous internationally for their intricate fabrics. The millwork has a hand applied stri to replicate the authentic woodwork of the time. The doorknobs throughout the home are all handcrafted by Baltica with each knob related to all the others. When a material could be sourced from Italy or abroad, it was, giving this home an unparalleled purity of design. This unique and deliberate customization continues throughout all the rooms of the residence with marble and limestone accents in the grand living room overlooking the bay. At the heart of the room, find a stunning marble fireplace and note the millwork crafted from individual blocks, perfectly aligned by artisan woodworkers. A media room adjacent to the living room serves as a cozy space to unwind with wood paneled walls and a custom movie theatre size screen with theatre-style lights. This home has welcomed many guests through its doors for festivities of all types over the years, and the ease of entertaining is evident in the gourmet kitchen with Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, a breakfast bar, and a separate bar area. A butler's pantry with additional appliances, storage, and more provides convenience for preparing all the necessities of large-scale soirees. As likely anticipated, the second level master suite is suitable for royalty with separate his and hers bathrooms, closets, and offices. The sleeping quarters include gorgeous bay views along with a private columned balcony. Artist Jody Matokovich hand painted the Groin Vault on the ceiling of the bedroom with a style influenced by the frescos of the Renaissance. Each master bathroom offers heated floors and double showers with jets while one is centered around a stunning free-standing bathtub. In addition, the suite includes an exercise room with sauna and a vault plus safe room with ventilation. Not to be overshadowed by the interiors, the outdoor spaces of the Villa Chimera are equally enchanting. A towering iron gate secures the property which features over 3 beautifully landscaped acres and 380 feet of waterfront on West Bay. A marble fountain at the entry of the residence carved and transported from Italy depicts figures from Greek mythology including the Chimera, a fire-breathing, three headed monster. Highlights of the rear yard entertaining spaces are a heated infinity pool with spa overlooking the bay, an outdoor air-conditioned kitchen, a firepit, and a shallow dock to the bay. In addition to the spaces referenced, the property includes two guest suites in the main home, a detached carriage home and a four-car garage each connected to the main home by breezeways, and a generator room with gas generator. A fully integrated smart house, a Creston whole house lights and media system controls everything with tablets while monitored security cameras are installed on the exterior.

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3730 Preserve Bay Boulevard Panama City Beach, FL 32408

  • Price: $9,975,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 114 Days
  • Updated: 66 min ago
  • MLS #: 889215
5
Beds
6
Baths
3
½ Baths
3
Acres
9,473
SQFT
$1,053
$/SQFT
2007
Built
Neighborhood:
Preserve On The Bay Ph 1
County:
Bay
Area:
Bay County
Elementary School:
Patronis
Middle School:
Surfside
High School:
Arnold
Property Description
The Villa Chimera Enchants with Authentic Italian Design This waterfront Panama City Beach residence presents a one-of- a-kind opportunity Perched along the shores of the mesmerizing West Bay waters on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast, the Villa Chimera evokes an imperial aura. Inspired by the classic Palladian villas of the Veneto in Italy, this residence was years in the making from planning to construction and boasts an architectural integrity and authenticity rarely found in modern construction. Owner studied the style of Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio for several years in Italy before seeking out a local architect capable of bringing their vision to life.Widely considered one of the most notable architects in history, Palladio's work has influenced architecture worldwide for centuries, therefore the owner's request was not a simple proposition. They ultimately selected Philip Spann; an architect based in Seagrove Beach who worked on plans for two years based off the hand sketched drawings of the owner. With just one step through the columned front porch into the soaring foyer, it is immediately evident the meticulous amount of detail and care poured into every element of this masterpiece home. The owners desired to replicate an Italian villa in Panama City Beach, and they have done that and so much more  this property positively transports you to another time and place. The regal foyer sets the tone for what lies within the home with its cushion cut marble walls, solid stone stairs with balusters crafted of marble, a custom cut marble compass rose inlay in the floor, and a grand Schonbek Chandelier draped with crystals. Just off the foyer, a look into the dining room reveals graduated Venetian plaster walls designed to appear like the many walls of Venetian Palazzos stained from the rising tides of the lagoon over the centuries. A custom stone table crafted in Rome outside of the Vatican walls is a striking centerpiece. Every finish and selection throughout this property was carefully sourced and constructed to create an accurate representation of a Venetian Palazzo from minor to major elements. The walls in the great room are upholstered in silk made in Venice by the Bevilacqua Family, famous internationally for their intricate fabrics. The millwork has a hand applied stri to replicate the authentic woodwork of the time. The doorknobs throughout the home are all handcrafted by Baltica with each knob related to all the others. When a material could be sourced from Italy or abroad, it was, giving this home an unparalleled purity of design. This unique and deliberate customization continues throughout all the rooms of the residence with marble and limestone accents in the grand living room overlooking the bay. At the heart of the room, find a stunning marble fireplace and note the millwork crafted from individual blocks, perfectly aligned by artisan woodworkers. A media room adjacent to the living room serves as a cozy space to unwind with wood paneled walls and a custom movie theatre size screen with theatre-style lights. This home has welcomed many guests through its doors for festivities of all types over the years, and the ease of entertaining is evident in the gourmet kitchen with Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, a breakfast bar, and a separate bar area. A butler's pantry with additional appliances, storage, and more provides convenience for preparing all the necessities of large-scale soirees. As likely anticipated, the second level master suite is suitable for royalty with separate his and hers bathrooms, closets, and offices. The sleeping quarters include gorgeous bay views along with a private columned balcony. Artist Jody Matokovich hand painted the Groin Vault on the ceiling of the bedroom with a style influenced by the frescos of the Renaissance. Each master bathroom offers heated floors and double showers with jets while one is centered around a stunning free-standing bathtub. In addition, the suite includes an exercise room with sauna and a vault plus safe room with ventilation. Not to be overshadowed by the interiors, the outdoor spaces of the Villa Chimera are equally enchanting. A towering iron gate secures the property which features over 3 beautifully landscaped acres and 380 feet of waterfront on West Bay. A marble fountain at the entry of the residence carved and transported from Italy depicts figures from Greek mythology including the Chimera, a fire-breathing, three headed monster. Highlights of the rear yard entertaining spaces are a heated infinity pool with spa overlooking the bay, an outdoor air-conditioned kitchen, a firepit, and a shallow dock to the bay. In addition to the spaces referenced, the property includes two guest suites in the main home, a detached carriage home and a four-car garage each connected to the main home by breezeways, and a generator room with gas generator. A fully integrated smart house, a Creston whole house lights and media system controls everything with tablets while monitored security cameras are installed on the exterior.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Tuscan Attached Garage YN No Exterior Features BalconyBbq Pit/GrillColumnsGuest QuartersHot TubLawn PumpPatio CoveredPatio OpenPool - HeatedPool - In-GroundSeparate Living AreaSprinkler SystemSummer Kitchen Lot Features Within 1/2 Mile To Water Lot Size Dimensions 387 X 455 X 284 X 500 Parking Features Garage AttachedGuest View GulfBay Waterfront Features Bay Waterfront YN Yes

Interior Features

Cooling Ceiling Fan(S) Cooling YN Yes Interior Features Breakfast BarCeiling BeamedCeiling RaisedCeiling Tray/CofferdCeiling VaultedElevatorFireplaceFireplace 2+Fireplace GasFloor MarbleFloor Ww CarpetGuest QuartersKitchen IslandLighting RecessedPantryWasher/Dryer HookupWet Bar Kitchen Appliances Auto Garage Door OpnDishwasherDisposalDryerFreezerIce MachineMicrowaveRange HoodRefrigeratorRefrigerator W/IcemkSmoke DetectorStove/Oven GasWasherWine Refrigerator Room Type KitchenDining RoomFoyerGreat RoomMedia RoomBedroomFull BathroomLiving RoomGarageOfficeMaster BathroomMaster Bedroom Rooms Total 20

Property Features

Association Fee Frequency Annually Association Fee2 1302.96 Association YN Yes Community Features No Short Term Rental New Construction YN No Property Class Residential Property Condition Construction Complete Property Sub Type Detached Single Family Tax Amount 23913 Tax Year 2020 Utilities ElectricGas - NaturalPublic SewerPublic Water Zoning Resid Single Family

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© 2022 Emerald Coast Association of Realtors MLS. All rights reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Luxury Properties on 30A | Compass. Vendor Member number: 28178. Data last updated: 2022-05-27T13:59:41.567.
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