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253-254 Gulfview Drive, Islamorada FL

253-254 Gulfview Drive, Lower Matecumbe, FL 33036

253-254 Gulfview Drive, Islamorada FL , Lower Matecumbe FL

This idyllic bayfront estate opportunity to own two homes situated on White Marlin beach directly across from one another is a rare offering. The canal home has protected deepwater dockage while the ''beach home'' is on the most highly sought-after street, on Gulfview Drive in Islamorada. Enjoy unobstructed sunset and bay views from this custom beachfront home designed by renowned architect David Harum and featured on the cover of Florida Architecture magazine. The design maximizes water views while providing energy efficiency through the use of reinforced concrete construction. Floor-to-ceiling windows and broad verandas harness natural light and tropical breezes. Ample interior and exterior spaces, with both residences, total seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Enjoy this year-round for your extended family or as a corporate retreat. 254 Gulfview, known as the "sugar sand beach" home offers five private bedrooms, five bathrooms, media room, dining, and family room on 2 levels, plus a large garage with a ground floor elevator servicing the entire home. Loft cathedral ceilings add to the elegance and charm of the "great room" and custom island kitchen overlooking the Florida Bay. The primary ensuite with a large walk-in closet overlooks the bay with private terraces and spectacular views of Lower Matecumbe Key. The custom 11-24 foot ceilings allow you to take full advantage of the magnificent vistas of the Florida Bay's crystal blue waters and sun-drenched skies. Exterior stairs from the main living level lead you to the beautiful and private backyard complete with an outdoor grill deck, cabana bathroom, outdoor shower, and plenty of space for a pool. Guests at 253 Gulfview can safely launch their boat using the private boat ramp or dock the boat in deep water using the 14k boat lift. This canal home is all concrete construction, including the roof with flex 2-3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, impact windows and doors, screened-in porch, a 4 car garage, and climate-controlled tackle room for rod storage and boat accessories. The location of the canal home is one in from the creek with quick access to the bay directly across from the beach home. Enjoy the convenience of docking and ramping your boats at the canal home with deep and protected dockage. Guests or extended family can enjoy this luxurious and convenient setup with over 4,600 sq. ft. of living space combined in both residences. Take full advantage of living in the heart of the sport-fishing capital of the world Islamorada where backcountry and saltwater fly fishing were pioneered. Enjoy sailing, paddling, or kayaking from your private beach and canal home with family and friends. Truly an estate property that could not be more suited for the tropical island lifestyle.


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This scenic village is known as the Sport Fishing Capital of the World.

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Total Bedrooms:


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Carpet, Marble, Tile


Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Washer

Other Interior Features:

Built-in Cabinets, Cathedral Ceilings, Drapes/Blinds Incl, Elevator, Entrance Foyer, Pantry, Quartz Countertops, Smoke Alarms, Split Bedroom, Storage, Walk-in Closet(s), Window Treatments

Exterior & Building


Community Swr Plant, FKAA


Concrete Roof, Metal Roof

Air Conditioning:

Ceiling Fans(s), Central Air, Heat


CBS, Concrete

Other Exterior Features:

Built-in Grill, Fencing, Outdoor Shower, Sandy Beach, Storage

Financial Details

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R1 - Residential Single Family

Area & Lot



Living Space:

4,652 Sq.Ft.

Lot Size:

0.4 Acres





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Architecture Styles:

Single Family

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View Description:

Bay/Gulf View, Canal View

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