About 7800 9th Avenue S
If you’re searching for a turnkey waterfront estate in the beautiful city of St. Petersburg, look no further than this incredible luxury living opportunity on Boca Ciega Bay. Built in 1961 and later completely remodeled for an iconic Tampa athlete, this sprawling home in Yacht Club Estates is perfect for entertaining. In fact, you may recognize it from the cover of House Trends magazine.
The estate features five bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths and a two-car garage, with 6,032 square feet of living space. This home is made for hosting in style, with a large covered terrace on level two, expansive travertine patio, saltwater pool and spa, indoor/outdoor lounge and dining spaces, and a summer kitchen with TVs. Inside, discover wide-open common spaces with floor-to-ceiling glass and water views from every vantage point. Entertain friends and family in a game room that features a full bar and three kegs, plus a den with card-playing area.
This home is also perfectly set up for those who enjoy life on the water, with 143 feet of private deep-water frontage lined with mature Royal palms and two covered boat/jet ski slips, with a 17,000-pound lift.
The home’s overall aesthetic is inspired by Tuscan craftsmanship, with custom millwork and paneling, travertine tile and solid red oak flooring, warm Venetian plaster and custom built-ins. Everywhere you turn, classic touches abound. From rich exterior massing to interior crown molding, custom window and door casings to hammered brass details in the kitchen. It’s like an authentic Old World estate updated with the best modern amenities.
Work – and work out – from home like royalty in a private multilevel office with a full gym and terrace. Beyond this incredible retreat is the owner’s suite, which features a large sitting area, TV that retracts from the ceiling, silk curtains, and an opulent ensuite bath with double vanities, Jacuzzi tub, granite counters and dazzling marble floors.
The state-of-the-art, commercial-grade kitchen offers the space and style you deserve, plus beautiful views of the water. Here, you’ll find sumptuous granite counters, solid red oak cabinetry, a hammered brass sink and hood, Wolf gas stove, dual ovens, Sub-Zero refrigerator, breakfast bar with seating for four, full-size ice maker, wine refrigeration and more.
Above all, this estate is built as well as it’s finished. It features a full-home water softener, one-touch smart home system, stackable washer and dryer, three A/C units, surge protection, tankless water heater and all-new A/C ductwork along the west side. If you’ve been searching for a move in-ready waterfront estate, this is one opportunity you do not want to miss.