Villa Tesora, the extraordinary Ormond Beach estate, has entered the market for the first time in almost twenty years. Perfectly positioned on the corner of John Anderson Drive and Royal Palm Avenue on the beachside, it is one of the areas finest and most notable properties. The villa rests on an expanse of five plus acres of premier property and is surrounded by lush natural landscaping with gorgeous palms and majestic oaks.
Blending sophistication and grandeur this exceptional five bedroom, seven bath home offers an array of spectacular living spaces complete with a separate one bedroom guest apartment and a separate two bedroom caretaker quarters with its own entrance. The main house features five bedrooms and seven baths. The home has the original heart pine hardwood floors and most of the original windows with the wavy glass panes that were handcrafted on site.
The first floor entertainment space has extensive handcrafted woodwork that was custom made for this beautiful home. As you enter the front door, you find yourself in an oversize stunning entryway, sunlight streams through the beautiful triple set of french doors. There is a large living room perfect for family gatherings or entertaining. The oversize dining room features a wood-burning fireplace and can host holiday family meals or large dinner parties with ease.
The large kitchen and butlers pantry make meal preparation a pleasure with double Sub-Zero glass door refrigerators / freezers, Wolf cooktop, double Meile ovens, Meile warming drawer and dishwasher. There are two other rooms that can be used as office / flex space. The home features an elevator for your convenience. The master bedroom includes separate his and her’s bathrooms. The oversized walk-in owners closet was an original bedroom, so you will find plenty of space along with its own wood burning fireplace. Two of the bedrooms are en suite and the two others share a Jack and Jill bath.
The two bedroom apartment in the main house has its own entrance and is perfect for live-in staff, a nanny, in-laws, or guests. It has 2 full bedrooms, a large living room and a spacious kitchen. The kitchen features full sized appliances, a large pantry and a fold down table for two. The apartment can access the main home if you wish or not if you would rather it be kept separate.
There is also a one bedroom apartment over the carriage house two car garage with its own entrance. This apartment also has a full sized kitchen, a spacious bathroom and bedroom. There is a separate three car garage attached to the main house through a Porte-cochère. The loggia has a deluxe summer kitchen complete with gas cooktop, sink, refrigerator and dishwasher. Outside the door is one of two pergolas complete with a gas grill.
On the south side of the home off of the living room is a lovely screened porch. There is a large covered front porch, a covered side porch on the main level and an open balcony on the second floor. Villa Tesoro is a one-of-a-kind historical masterpiece built in 1917 by Scottish immigrant Andrew B Wallace. It has been restored with love and can now be yours. Steps to the Granada bridge, The Casements and Rockefeller Gardens, this is in the best location imaginable. Blocks to the beach, shopping and dining. This property includes 211 and 205 John Anderson Drive.