6,384 SQ FT
489 S. Atlantic Avenue historical attributes pay tribute to the groundbreaking newcomers to this oceanfront community of Cocoa Beach in the 30@s and 40@s. A handful of pioneering residents, chose this area for family and vacation residences because of its miles and miles of gorgeous coastline and amazing year round climate years before entering into the golden age of technology and space exploration. Today@s residents proudly proclaim Cocoa Beach the quintessential beach town. An hour@s drive east from Orlando, Cocoa Beach offers endless ways to enjoy your leisure time. Stunning beaches, sparkling waters, competitive surfing, just minutes to Port Canaveral, the Banana River and the Indian River / Intracoastal Waterway, residents have access to some of the best waterways, fishing and fresh local dining in Florida. Cocoa Beach has grown into a always relaxed but bustling town that serves as the center of space related technologies, industry and culture for the area.
Steeped in rich history and Old Florida beauty, this oceanfront home@s stylistic charm dates from 1949. A meticulous restoration and expansion brings new life to this historic jewel, featuring 5 bedrooms, 8 baths, 2 half baths, and 6384 square feet. Select finishes and unique elements, both old and new come together resulting in a characteristic balance of timeless beauty and luxury. Enchantingly nestled on a .43 acre corner lot along the Atlantic Ocean this private paradise is a haven for all aspects of Florida living.
Reminiscent of a charming Mediterranean villa with its architectural tapestry interweaving old world charm and top of the line conveniences, this home captures the delightful ocean views in a sprawling plan perfect for a large family or a vacation retreat. Highlights of the understatedly elegant residence include solid cypress front doors, a solid red oak staircase with steel forged balusters, pecky cypress wood finishes and multiple tiled balconies.
Entered from a private gated courtyard, the residence opens from a timeless grand foyer to a spacious eat in kitchen. Renovations unveiled spectacular pecky cypress wood beamed ceilings that combine with Bosch appliances and corian counters for a spectacularly functional and welcoming kitchen. An oceanfront living room is replete with the most amazing views of the Atlantic and leads directly to the oceanfront patio. A large bricked BBQ area provides a great space for outdoor entertaining or taking in the soothing sounds of the ocean on a quiet evening. The original oceanfront master is located on the first floor and features his and her bathrooms and a conveniently located laundry room. A second bedroom with private bath, located off the same hall provides for the perfect quest wing. A guest bath, located next to the kitchen, a family room and a private office with additional bath is also located on this level.
Upstairs the spectacular ocean views continue in the spacious media room and accompanying caf, complete with wet bar and lots of storage. Perfect for movie night on the 120@ projection wall, or a fun filled poker night, time spent at home is a luxury. Added during the renovation, the master suite is an ultra luxe private retreat, complete with unmatched ocean views, a quite sitting area and his and hers bathrooms and closets. An enormous ocean front balcony spans between the media room and master, for those quite evenings taking in the never ending views. Two enormous bedrooms, en suite are located on the second level along with a large office with built ins, a game room, a half bath and a secondary laundry room with storage.
Outside, this large residence is situated on a gorgeous corner oceanfront lot under mature trees and surrounded by local horticulture. The entrance is conveniently located off 5th and the stately entrance gate opens to the graceful motor court and 3 car garage. Enjoy all the oceanfront sights, sounds and scents from your expansive patio, lounge in your ocean view spa, or grill out on your brick BBQ and dining area. With beautiful brick walk ways, your private dune crossover affords you access to all the splendor of ocean living at your every whim. Revel in the historic beauty of this residence and enjoy the modern day luxuries; this property is an amazing opportunity.