137 Dunbar Road Palm Beach, Florida 33480

Hedged and walled for privacy, with a long paved iron-gated entry drive, this 100' x 195' square foot property includes a two-story, 4-bedroom, 4.1 bath traditional Palm Beach residence connected by a breezeway to a single-story 2-bedroom, 1-bath guesthouse with full cabana bath. These structures, set back from the street, together form a courtyard-like environ where relaxing under the covered pool loggia or covered pergola accessed from the kitchen & dining room add to the serene enjoyment of the heated resort-style pool and spa.

The main residence combines the formality of the living and dining rooms with an easy Palm Beach style most visible in the "Venetian room", where hand-painted murals and a multi-beam ceiling play against painted black diamonds on the white marble floor tiles, and French doors lead to the pool loggia. Every major room is designed to lead out of doors, to a pergola or loggia, balcony or sun terrace. The very nature of this architectural design is to incorporate the outdoors as a natural extension of indoor living space.

 

Location

Dunbar Road, Palm Beach, Florida. This ocean block estate resides between North County Road and North Ocean Boulevard, at the top of a street leading to one of the island's widest beaches. Situated just north of Royal Poinciana Way and the A1A Bridge connecting it to Flagler Drive, it is in close proximity to the mid-town Royal Poinciana Plaza as well as the Michelin star dining and world-class designer shopping in-town along famed Worth Avenue. Social events occur nearby at The Breakers and The Mar-a-Lago Club, the Flagler Museum and The Society of the Four Arts Museum & Gardens. Private banking institutions abound along Royal Palm Way. Private and commercial air service is available at the Palm Beach International Airport, just over 5 miles away.

 

Property

Privacy hedges line the long paved, iron-gated approach to this compound-like estate. Fenced and hedged for separation, the 19,500+/- square foot lot enjoys a mature verdant tropical landscape. The eastern wall of the property, a beautiful piece of landmarked architecture that was recently refurbished, is owned and maintained by the neighboring estate. A one-story guesthouse sits closest to the street. The main residence beyond has a west-facing entry accented by graceful palm trees. A large covered rear loggia at one end of the pool area is accessible from many rooms of the main residence, while a vine covered pergola, accessible from the dining room and kitchen, faces an enclosed park-like garden in back. The guesthouse, with its own pergola patio, parallels the 30' x 20' heated resort-style pool and adjoining spa, along the west side of the property and connects to the main residence by a small bougainvillea-covered breezeway. The effect is of a charming courtyard surrounding the pool.

 

Residence

With a main residence that includes 4 bedrooms (one currently used as a library/den), 4.1 baths, 2-car garage (with room for a third car under the covered awning) and a guesthouse complete with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a living room and separate cabana bath with shower, this classic Palm Beach estate offers a total of 6 bedrooms, 6.1 baths in 5.460+/- total square feet (with 4,711+/- square feet of living space).

First Floor: The entry foyer leads into a formal high ceiling living room, and the Venetian mural room, both of which open to the covered loggia at one end of the pool. The Venetian room also opens to the formal dining room and a library/den/guest suite. The dining room is well served by the kitchen and breakfast nook adjacent to the laundry room and 2-bay garage. A powder room off the entry foyer is opposite the stairs.

Second Floor: The traditional private master suite includes a large bath and walk-in closet and a large south side terrace with some pool views. There are two additional bedroom suites, one with a substantial terrace that overlooks the park-like garden and landmarked east wall. The master suite could be reconfigured and enlarged by incorporating another bedroom suite.

Special features include: concrete construction with cement tile roof, hand-painted Venetian-inspired murals, 2-bedroom 1-bath guesthouse with living room and separate full cabana bath, pool with new gas heater and separate spa, landmarked shared wall.

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List Price
$7,400,000
MLS#
18-762
Property Type
Single Family
Lifestyle
  • Oceanfront/Ocean View
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
6 full / 1 half
Total Square Feet
5,460
AC Square Feet
4,711
Year Built
1957
Taxes
$71,700
Tax Year
2017
New Construction
No
Area
Subdivision
Adams Addition
Zip Code
33480
City
Palm Beach
Has HOA/Condo Fee
No
Waterfront
  • No - Waterfront
Interior
Floor
  • Hardwood
  • Marble
  • W/W Carpeting
Pets Allowed
Yes
Exterior
Roof Description
  • Cement Tile
Pool
Yes
Lot Dimensions
100
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