Riverfront homes come with the built-in benefit of backing up to a serene natural environment. In Vero Beach, Florida, homes along the Indian River, just across from the Atlantic Ocean, have the added advantage of being located in one of the most ecologically diverse estuaries in North America.
“There are only so many places in the country where you can wake up, enjoy a cup of coffee, and watch dolphins and manatees swim in your backyard,” says the agent. Michael McCauley to Dale Sorensen Real Estate. Besides wildlife sightings and stunning sunrises, residents enjoy fishing and boating as well as being close to the ocean without having to go far.
What then? The River District (technically, an estuary) has become one of the most sought-after second home markets in the United States due to its “wealth of outstanding natural beauty,” according to Forbes story.
Three Vero Beach homes currently on the market have amenities that elevate your waterfront experience.
For example, the three-storey house in 1 sail fish road Enough berth space for a luxury boat. It offers 200 feet of waterfront and panoramic views of two bridges spanning the wide estuary. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom property on approximately 5,000 square feet keeps nature close, with large viewing windows in nearly every room. Three heated pools, including an infinity pool and a lazy river, and an outdoor kitchen make it the perfect place for entertaining. The price is $5.35 million. David Decker And Stacy Morabito They are existing agents.
The Palacio Del Rio is built in 5230 St. Andrews Drive It embraces Mediterranean style inside and out. The five-bedroom, six-bathroom home with expansive river views comes with extras, such as a home theater, two-story library accessed via a spiral staircase and elevator, a pool, and large outdoor lounge spaces.
the price is $12 million; Mike Young And Andonia Cleopoulos They are existing agents.
The house overlooking the river in 9160 Marsh Island Drive It is located on an island in the river, which is connected to the mainland by a bridge. The design takes advantage of the home’s peaceful atmosphere with large arched windows in the dining room and family room. The master bedroom has a bathroom, sauna and private washing area. There is also a swimming pool and guest house on the property as well as a boat slip. The cost is $3.45 million. Sarah Tafoya It is an existing agent.
Life here revolves around having the waterfront on your doorstep. The 156-mile estuary carrying a mixture of salt water from the Atlantic Ocean and fresh water from the inland tributaries creates a brackish brew where mangrove forests, salt marshes, and thousands of animal and plant species thrive.
“River homeowners have a certain luxury that’s unique,” says McCauley. “If you’ve ever held a boat and followed it to a boat launch and waited in line to get it on the water, you know how great it is to decide you want to be on the water and have that experience within 10 minutes.”
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