Florida ID: 5194
410 North Lake Way
Classic Palm Beach Island House Palm Beach
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- Approx. Sq. Ft.8,753
- Intracoastal frontage
- Intracoastal view
Classic Island living in Palm Beach. Think back to the 50's and 60's when Palm Beach was a less manicured tropical paradise. . . From the moment you enter this amazing light-filled Caribbean home you are looking past your dock across the Intracoastal waterway. Purchased and renovated by developer Michael Burrows in the early 90's this home features many of his signature classic features - a 22' soaring Cypress beamed ceiling constructed with stainless steel hardware in the great room and dining room, Honduran Mahogany front door, large voluminous rooms with high ceilings and tremendous closet space. Details include Terracotta tile floors, nickel hardware plumbing fixtures, Waterworks tiled bathrooms with Thasos marble countertops. Throughout the main floor lushly landscaped atriums bring light to each of the 4 first-floor en-suite bedrooms and the hallways transversing the house. Each suite is isolated from the others offering ultimate privacy. The upstairs master suite features 17' ceilings, more than ample separate dressing rooms, generous closets and fabulous baths, with a balcony running the width of the house overlooking the great Banyan tree. Off the living room and dining room is the grand outdoor loggia which faces the pool, dock and Intracoastal. The biggest challenge living in this unique home will be deciding where to entertain your guests. This is real Palm Beach living ~ tropical, & casual, yet elegantly graceful.
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According to early settler accounts, Palm Beach received its name from the shipwreck of the "Providencia."
The ship washed ashore in January of 1878 with a cargo of cocoanuts bound from Havana to Barcelona. Early settlers lost no time salvaging and planting the cocoanuts, which were not native to South Florida, hoping to launch the area into the commercial cocoanut industry. But this lush barrier island, 16 miles long and located 65 miles north of Miami, was destined for much bigger things. Its close proximity to the warm waters of the Gulf Stream produced a hothouse environment where the crème de la crème would flourish.