Florida ID: 6388
404 NW 18th Street
Palm Beach Style Meets Classic Delray Delray Beach
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- Approx. Sq. Ft.4,608
Tradition with a twist is the story behind the handiwork of interior designer, John Cialone, ASID of Tom Stringer Design in Chicago and Architect William Weitsma, AIA, locally known for his work in Gulf Stream. Gutted to the walls, this spectacular 2006 renovation and addition doubled the size of the home. Fresh, inspiring palette of colors embrace upon entrance into the oversized-living room with fireplace and custom wood Ultimate Door impact French doors. The gleaming Brazilian mesquite hardwood floors are throughout the stunning home. The Dining Room is fully complimented by Butler’s Pantry with Carrera Marble counters, stainless steel dishwasher, sink and icemaker. The heart of the home is the lively kitchen with Kitchenaid and Dacor appliances and large Carrera Marble island, a pastry chef’s dream. No detail is left undone throughout the grand master suite with His-and-Her bathrooms decked out in Waterworks splendor, built-in cherry office, beautiful Stark wool carpet and electric blackout shades. Special attention went into the safety of the home, complete with 12’ X 6’ safe room, five point locking doors, and roof renovation approved by structural engineers. The custom Ultimate Door impact French Doors from the casual living room and kitchen open to the inviting outdoor covered living area with views of the cool, crystal blue pool and its fountain. The lush garden, designed by Thurston Garden Design, includes a historic ficus tree and five citrus trees. This extraordinary home is a culmination of many talents, all with the vision of creating a luxurious, comfortable home full of light and maintaining its old Florida charm. The home is twice recipient of the Home of the Month by Lake Ida Property Association and was also awarded “Best Home in Delray”.
History plays a big role in the identity of the seaside community of Delray Beach, located between Palm Beach and Boca Raton.
Delray is a leader in Florida’s historic preservation movement, designating several neighborhoods as historic districts in order to preserve its illustrious past. In downtown Delray Beach on the boutique-and café lined Atlantic Avenue is the Old School Square Cultural Arts Center, which has been a transformed into the centerpiece of this historic downtown shopping district. You will also find a museum, theatre as well as an outdoor entertainment pavilion in the heart of downtown Delray. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a central gathering place for the close-knit community. Adjacent to Old School Square is Pineapple Grove, an area filled with art galleries and sculptures by local artists.The Cornell Museum, the Crest Theatre, the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, the American Orchid Society’s world headquarters, the Palm Beach Photographic Centre, Cason Cottage Museum and the Delray Beach Playhouse round out the town’s many cultural offerings.