Design & Real Estate

Idyllic Enclave

Inside and out, this one-of-a-kind Key Biscayne residence on Harbor Drive is one of the most breathtaking homes on the island, and the envy of the neighborhood in every way imaginable.
Text by Yoshi Sanz Photos by James Irwin Realtor: Brigitte de Langeron; 305.244.7493;; website: | June 6, 2018 | Design & Real Estate

Built on an oversized corner lot, this magnificent Key Biscayne residence offers 5,600 sq. ft. of elegance and privacy. Completely gated, this 3-story home with an enclosed garage and covered carport also features elevated, impact glass doors and windows throughout the house. There’s also a 1,000-gallon LP gas tank that’s setup for a future whole-house stand-by generator.

Opposite, above: A circular staircase in the private foyer leads to the bedroom areas and intimate family room. There are marble floors and wood floors throughout the house as well as custom-made doors and windows. All floors are also accessible via an elevator.

Opposite, below: On the main floor, there are very defined areas with high ceilings, large windows and doors. A sophisticated smart house system controls the lights, AC, music and alarms throughout the house from any computer, iPhone or iPad from anywhere in the world.

Above: The fine gourmet kitchen features oversized stainless steel appliances, a double refrigerator, large cooking island and a breakfast area with direct access to a large terrace and balconies.

Below: The large formal dining room accommodates a table for 12 with beautiful views of the garden.

Opposite, above: The circular staircase gives access to the 2nd story landing area with an intimate family area and 4 bedrooms all en suite with wood floors, large doors and windows overlooking the gardens.

Opposite, below: The master suite bathroom features beautiful beige tones with inlaid details and bisazza tiles as well as his-and-her areas, a jacuzzi and a shower.

Above: The main level family room is bright and overlooks the pool and garden area. It is the perfect place for cocktails and entertainment before a formal dinner.

Below: Every room of the house has been created with attention to detail — from the color palette to the high-quality construction and finishes including the textured walls, baseboards and custom-made touches.

Above: As the primary space for relaxation and entertainment, the large family room by the pool area is the perfect spot for BBQ pool gatherings, sports-watching and special moments.

Below: The oversized pool area with gardens and beautiful landscaping is adjacent to the family room area and a large cabana bath.