The Oaks, a magnificent sprawling country estate situated on Lake Thonotosassa, is one of Florida's most significant homes to be built within the last century. The French-Normandy style gated manor includes 8 bedrooms, 12 full bathrooms, and 14 half baths for 36,361 SF of air-conditioned space and 42,782 SF under roof. In addition, there is a separate 11,000 SF air-conditioned state of the art workshop with 2 half baths and a gatehouse with 1 half bath. Surrounded by handcrafted rolling hills with manicured lawns, gardens and trees, the grounds encompass a long private brick driveway, main house, 2-story guest house, antique collector garage that can hold up to 20 cars, workshop, well-appointed pool house, gatehouse, horse barn with grazing pasture, indoor and outdoor salt water pools, expansive loggias, 2-story boat house, go kart track, and 1 mile jogging trail. 4 contiguous properties were acquired to form the 36 acre estate with 1,278 feet of lake frontage. Main residence with elevator access to all levels comprises 4-stories with 6 bedrooms, 8 full and 7 half baths, plus 7-car garage. The Oaks offers a world class mens lounge, chef's kitchen with finest cabinetry/appliances, master suite with sitting room and his/her bathrooms/closets, grand salon, craft room, fitness room, steam and sauna rooms, massage area, bowling alley, an indoor heated saltwater pool, game room, 3 fireplaces, and magical night lighting. Every detail was chosen to accommodate the most cordial and comfortable lifestyle!
Listing Courtesy of STELLAR / Smith & Associates Real Estate / Mary Pond & Ed Gunning
Tampa Area Single Family Home
702 Guisando De Avila Tampa, FL 33613
Back up offers are welcomed. Situated within the prestigious guard-gated neighborhood of Avila, this custom designed residence was built for the owners by Campagna Homes, one of the areas most desired luxury builders. Timeless style and the epitome of design, beauty and comfort, this home was meticulously constructed and maintained including a NEW ROOF installed in November of 2019! The Owners built a vintage, transitional look that exudes the warmth & gentility of generations past. With over 6,380 SF of beautifully designed space on a corner, oversized homesite of 1 PLUS acres, this home offers 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 1 half baths, study, billiard room, bonus room that can be an exercise or craft room, upstairs loft, screened heated pool and spa, plus motor court with 2 garages that can hold 5 vehicles plus 2 golf carts and AC aromatic cedar closet. Foyer: marvel at the 21’ foyer cove ceiling detail, custom sweeping ornamental iron staircase, elegant marble floors, wood moldings and custom fluted trim at doorways. Living Room: 21 foot ceilings continue with decorative detail, atrium doors to lanai, automated Hunter Douglas shades on upper window transom, marble floors. Dining Room: 10-12 foot tray ceiling, crown molding, chair rail, custom trim on archway, marble floor, and butler’s pantry with granite and glass panels with puck lights. Kitchen: well-appointed kitchen equipped with island with vegetable sink, Viking gas range top with electric oven, Dacor convection wall oven, Sub Zero refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, walk-in pantry, dinette with mitered glass window that opens up to the lanai. Bonus room: used as exercise room/2nd kitchen with bar sink, stove, and refrigerator. Family Room: maple cabinets, gas fireplace with marble tile, custom beam ceiling treatment, surround sound system, sliding glass pocket doors to lanai, Hunter Douglas shades, satin oak floor. Billiard Room: custom entry door way, atrium doors to guest lanai, satin oak floor, mahogany wood moldings, trim, chair rail & cabinetry. Study: satin oak wood flooring and inlay, custom Mahogany cabinets, crown moldings, chair rail and baseboards, 12-13 foot tray ceiling. Owners Suite: glamour reigns with 12-13 foot tray ceilings, ceiling treatment in bedroom & sitting area with up rope lighting, crown moldings, atrium doors to lanai, double sided gas fireplace, marble mantel, 2 arch niches & bookcases, bamboo wood floors, and luxurious bath with maple cabinets, 2 custom closets, dual sinks, large tub with separate walk-in shower, water closet with bidet.
Downstairs guest suite: bamboo floors, wood ceiling treatment in bedroom & sitting area, private entry from motor courtyard, atrium doors to guest lanai. Grand staircase as well as back stairs off the kitchen ascend to a loft area with built-in desks and maple cabinetry, oak floors and 3 en suite bedrooms. The glorious grounds with established landscaping surround the screened pool area and 24 foot high perimeter viburnum and mature oak trees provide year-round privacy and beauty. Additional features include exterior painted in 2019, Lutron light panels, double insulated Low E windows, central vacuum, reverse osmosis drinking water system, whole house water conditioner, decorative niches, wood plantation shutters, pest defense wall system, steam shower in pool bath, brick paver driveway and lanai’s. This is one of those special homes where memories are made.
Listing Courtesy of STELLAR / Smith & Associates Real Estate / Dina Sierra Smith