This architect renovation by Jackson Kirschner, completed by The Hill Group in 2016, employs fine finishes, artful detail, custom moldings/built-ins. Set in a verdant landscape against a cerulean seascape, the focus of this light-filled beach residence is personal space and easy living. Guests approach through a gated lap pool courtyard with guesthouse, under an extended pergola. Atop the entry staircase, a columned foyer looks through a spacious living room with wood-plank cathedral ceiling, past a gas fireplace and wet bar, to French door ocean views. Unified by window wall views and warm oak floors, this central level ensures an entertaining lifestyle with its large formal dining room with twin built-in buffets, beautifully served by an open-plan oceanfront chef’s kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite counters, top-tier appliances, marble-topped island breakfast bar with wine fridge, large butler’s pantry, casual dining area, and expansive covered oceanfront balcony The split-plan design secludes the comprehensive second-floor ocean-view master suite, with its partner marble baths, twin boutique walk-in closets, generous office/library with tray ceiling, from three ground floor guestrooms with private baths and shared living room. The guesthouse offers a fourth accommodation. LocationHighway A1A, Vero Beach. Just south of Orchid Island, close to the Vero Beach Disney Resort, it is a quick 15±-minute drive to charming downtown Vero Beach, with its fine boutiques, restaurants, and diverse cultural attractions. Property PropertyThis gated and walled 2 -acre estate directly fronting 150' of Atlantic Ocean, offers the opportunity to front up to 300 feet of oceanfront by acquiring the adjacent property. Introduced by a paver drive under a canopy of old oaks, this tri-level residence is ensconced in a mature tropical privacy landscape, complete with a gated courtyard with lap pool, paver deck, extended pergola, guesthouse, covered verandahs. A private dune crossover leads to the pristine beach. ResidenceFirst Floor: Comprised of an entry foyer; formal living and dining rooms; gourmet chef’s kitchen and breakfast area with stunning water views; butler’s pantry, laundry, two powder rooms, and covered balconies. Second Floor: The master suite, encompassing the entire floor, includes a bedroom with cathedral ceiling and window wall view, large covered balcony, his/hers marble baths (hers with soaking tub and make-up area), and double door office/library. Ground floor: One guestroom and bath is accessed from the kitchen staircase, while two others are accessed from the front staircase. All share a living room, access to covered verandahs, and private garden entry. A 3-bay AC garage with storage completes the plan. A one-bedroom guesthouse, in use as a gym, includes a full bath and wet bar with wine fridge. Special features: concrete block construction, impact windows/doors, plantation shutters, tri-level elevator and dumb waiter, central vacuum, outdoor shower.