• 6585 S. Tropical Trail, Merritt Island, FL 32952

    Merritt Island, Florida
  • $9,900,000 US


Grandeur, serenity, exclusivity; these are the feelings that come to mind as one drives through the private, hand-forged iron gates of Meander, the sprawling 9.2-acre estate nestled between the Banana River and the Intracoastal Waterway on the southern tip of Merritt Island, Florida. If one were to mix a centuries-old European villa with the subtropical paradise of an island off the Atlantic coast of Central Florida, the breathtaking results would be 6585 South Tropical Trail. As you pass the A1/2-acre natural spring-fed pond, you are immediately met with the grandeur of this 17, 000+ square foot Mediterranean Villa. Built in the Palm Beach style of Addison Mizner, this 6-bedroom, 8.5-bath property has absolutely every amenity one could hope for: expansive outdoor living areas, a guest house casita with its own morning kitchen, a putting green with a sand trap, a 10-person theater with stadium seating and state-of-the-art electronics! /casita with its own morning kitchen, a putting green with asand trap, a 10-person theater with stadium seating and state-of-the-art electronics, and even an old fashioned 50's-themed soda parlor/bedroom. Feel the freedom of watching the sunset onone of the many private balconies, or on the 36' dock with a covered 16, 000-pound boat lift. From the moment you enter the Cantera front doors, the craftsmanship of this beautiful property is immediately apparent. With interior design done by an award-winning Winter Park firm, every detail, including exposed-beam coffered ceilings, inlaid marble floor accents, imported Italian decorative tile, custom faux painting/ceiling detail, and designer wall coverings, are nothing short of exquisite. The vast kitchen and great room open up to the outdoor loggia with disappearing impact sliders, which glide smoothly into the wall to truly bring the outdoors in, allowing you to enjoy Florida living at its finest. The chef's kitchen is unparalleled; boasting an enormous center island, double sub-zero refrigerator/freezers, a Thermidor eight-burner gas range, Fisher and Paykel dishwasher drawers, a Miele espresso center, and much, much more. For the automobile enthusiast, this stunning property is a dream come true. There is a total of 12 air-conditioned spaces with 3, 000 square feet of private garage space for your collectible fleet or oversized Touring Coach. You could even invite friends with Touring Coaches, as the property can accommodate additional coaches and hookup requirements. Luxurious Floridian living awaits as you wind your way through the lush grounds of the estate. Stop and pick out any of a variety of fruits, ranging from avocados to tangerines, from one of the many specimens adorning the property. This one-of-a-kind estate on Florida's Space Coast is reminiscent of old-world workmanship and attention to detail from a long-gone era. Come visit Meander and witness its radiance for yourself.