Historic House Listings

Dream property! Two pools, tennis courts, guest house, over three acres. Circa 1915 in Florida. $13,900,000

December 17, 2019

Wow! The entire time I was looking at the pictures I kept wondering, who owns this??!!! So I did some digging. It is owned by Princess Yonenga Properties. So who owns that? French-born, Dubai based real estate developer, Blaise Carroz and Marata Tapsoba Carroz. The home has an interesting history of owners. They purchased it from Hugh Fuller, a champion powerboat racer. It was also owned by the inventor of black paint that was used on Model T Fords and British Formula 1 driver Nigel Mansell.


This property has a three bedroom/three bathroom guest house. It has two pools, tennis courts, ballroom, wine cellar, movie theatre, a waterfront promenade, a sixty foot covered dock with boat lift, terraced gardens and a historic bell tower. Sixteen bedrooms, twenty bathrooms, and 21,758 square feet. $13,900,000


From the Zillow listing:


Overlooking Clearwater Harbor, pure privacy, grandeur and breathtaking views await behind the stately walls of this expansive 3.5-acre resort property with 304 feet of waterfront. Boasting a lavish 16,000+ square-foot main house (10 beds ; 8 full 5 half baths) and 5,000+ square-foot guest house (6 beds ; 5 full 2 half baths), this noteworthy address is the jewel of the historic Harbor Oaks neighborhood. Designed for refined living and entertaining, a porte cochère entry and circular drive welcome you to impressive architecture, period features and designer finishes, a grand ballroom, a movie theater, a full-service wine cellar, fitness, a chef’s kitchen, an executive office and a library. An opulent master retreat provides the perfect escape with a sitting room, a custom dressing room, a luxurious bath and a private terrace. The magnificent manicured grounds deliver endless hours of recreation with lighted tennis courts, two pools, a 60-foot covered dock and lift, waterfront promenade, a historic bell tower and terraced gardens. The guesthouse greets distinguished visitors with generous living areas, a game room and a sitting room. One of the last great estates on Clearwater Harbor, this one-of-a-kind work of art is not to be missed. Parcels may be available for purchase separately, and additional development opportunity exists to redevelop both parcels.


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