861 12th Street, KEY COLONY, FL


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About 861 12th Street

Motivate Seller, will look at your offers. Once upon a time, in the sun-drenched heart of the Florida Keys, there stood a architectural masterpiece unlike any other. This remarkable estate, spanning an impressive 5,186 square feet, was a true testament to resilience and elegance, meticulously crafted to withstand the elements while seamlessly embracing the breathtaking beauty that surrounded it.As you approached this private sanctuary, the lush, vibrant landscaping beckoned you to step into a world where dreams and reality intertwined. The winding driveway, lined with swaying palms and tropical blooms, led you to the grand entrance, where the promise of an extraordinary experience awaited.Upon crossing the threshold, you were immediately captivated by the open, airy spaces and the warm embrace of natural light pouring in through expansive windows. It was as if the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living had dissolved, inviting you to experience the beauty of your surroundings from every vantage point.But the true marvel of this estate lay in its incredible shoreline, stretching 390 feet and offering both open water and canal frontage. Imagine the countless aquatic adventures that awaited you - from peaceful morning kayak excursions to exhilarating deep-sea fishing expeditions, this was a haven for those who sought to immerse themselves in the wonders of the ocean.As the day unfolded, you could envision yourself lounging by the shimmering pool, basking in the warmth of the Florida sun while sipping a refreshing cocktail. And as the golden hour approached, the poolside area transformed into the perfect gathering spot, where laughter and cherished memories would be created with every evening spent in the company of loved ones.Imagine a world where the boundaries between dreams and reality blur, where every moment celebrates coastal luxury and tranquility. Welcome to your private sanctuary in the heart of the Florida Keys, an architectural masterpiece that redefines the art of living. Brace yourself, for this journey, will awaken your senses and ignite a deep yearning for a life well-lived. Spanning 5186 square feet, this remarkable estate is a testament to resilience and elegance, defying the elements with its hurricane-resistant design while seamlessly embracing the breathtaking beauty of its surroundings. As you approach, lush landscaping lines the driveway, guiding you toward the gated entrance of this secluded oasis. Stately Doric columns adorn the facade, exuding a timeless grandeur that promises an experience. Step inside, and you'll be immediately captivated by the open, airy spaces inviting the Florida sun's warmth to dance across the floors. Expansive windows and glass sliders dissolve the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living, creating a seamless connection with the incredible natural surroundings. An impressive layout basks in abundant natural light, a testament to the thoughtful design that prioritizes both luxury and functionality. But it's the visual splendor that will truly leave you spellbound. Prepare to be swept away by breathtaking aerial footage that unveils the property's true majesty, showcasing the 390-foot shoreline that provides open water AND canal frontage protection, dockage where your large vessel awaits. Tantalizing glimpses of the deep, crystal-clear waters will beckon you to embark on aquatic adventures, from snorkeling and diving expeditions to fishing excursions in the world-renowned waters of the Florida Keys. Imagine days spent lounging by the shimmering pool, sipping refreshing cocktails as the gentle breeze whispers tales of the nearby Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Evenings beckon with the promise of unforgettable gatherings, where laughter and camaraderie fill the air, when you remodel the Captain's quarters or mother-in-law suite provide the perfect accommodations for cherished guests. As you explore the interior, you'll be captivated by the seamless flow of spaces, each thoughtfully designed to elevate your senses and inspire moments of pure bliss. The chef's kitchen is a culinary haven, boasting double refrigerators, double ovens, and a four-burner cooktop, inviting you to unleash your inner gourmand. Well-sized bedrooms lead out to the extensive wrap-around porch, where you can greet the morning with a cup of coffee or wind down with your favorite nightcap, savoring the gentle caress of the Florida breeze. Surpassing it all is the generously sized primary suite, a sanctuary unto itself, adjoined by multiple sitting areas and mirrored closets that redefine the essence of luxury living. Step outside, and you'll find yourself immersed in a world of indulgence, where a covered patio, shimmering pool, and spa beckon you to unwind beneath the towering shade of mature palm trees. For boating and fishing enthusiasts, this estate is a dream come true. A private dock and slips with lifts grant you effortless access to the Gulf through Vaca Cut, mere minutes from the vast expanse of the ocean. Stairs lead directly to the water, inviting you to launch your kayak or paddleboard into the glistening waves, while 390 feet of shoreline provide unparalleled canal and open water frontage protection. Conveniently located near Marathon Airport, General Aviation, and Millionair this exceptional property offers unrivaled access to the region's countless attractions and amenities. Indulge in the vibrant marine life that has made the Florida Keys a mecca for anglers worldwide, or simply bask in the charm of this close-knit community, where every day feels like a well-deserved escape. Whether you envision it as your forever home, a luxurious vacation retreat, or a premier venue for unforgettable celebrations and weddings, this waterfront paradise promises to exceed your wildest dreams. Practicality and luxury converge seamlessly, with an attached two-car garage, an unfinished mother-in-law suite or guest house, and an oversized carport accommodating two additional vehicles, ensuring ample space for all your storage and transportation needs. Embrace a lifestyle that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. Contact us today to schedule a private viewing and embark on a journey that will redefine your understanding of coastal living. This is more than just a property - it's a sanctuary where every moment is elevated, and every experience is cherished. Seize this opportunity to immerse yourself in the ultimate Florida Keys lifestyle, where dreams truly come to life.

Features of 861 12th Street

MLS® # 610048
Price $5,150,000
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3.00
Full Baths 3
Square Footage 5,186
Acres 0.63
Year Built 1984
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family
Status Active

Community Information

Address 861 12th Street
Area 17 - Vaca Cut - Both Sides Holiday Inn/Key Colony
Subdivision Coury Sub (53.5)
County Monroe
State FL
Zip Code 33051


Amenities Tennis Courts, Community Boat Ramp, Bike Paths, Beach, Airstrip
Utilities Buyer to Verify, Water Separate Meter, FKAA, Elect Separate Meter, Cable Available, Community Swr Plant
Parking Spaces 4
Parking Garage, Open Parking, Trailer Storage
View Open Water View
Is Waterfront Yes
Waterfront Open Water
Has Pool Yes
Pool Concrete, In Ground, Decked


Interior Features Bar, Smoke Alarms, Walk-in Closet, Storage, Split Bedroom, Granite Counter Top, Fireplace(s), Foyer, Cathedral Ceilings, Built-in Cabinets, Wet Bar, Elevator
Appliances Dishwasher, Microwave, Washer, Refrigerator, Oven, Dryer
Cooling Ceiling Fans, Central A/C
Fireplace Yes
Stories 2 Stories


Exterior Features Fruit Tree(s)
Lot Description 1/2 - Less Than 1 AC
Windows Single Hung Windows, Sliding Glass Doors
Roof Tile Roof
Construction CBS

Additional Information

Date Listed May 18th, 2024
Days on Market 31
Zoning R-1A - Key Colony Single Family
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
HOA Fees 0.00

Listing Details

AgentAshkarian Ardis Team
OfficeColdwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Co.

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