This spectacular European-style compound ($18,875,000), known as Splendida Dimora, graces a 2.1 acre site with 155 oceanfront feet and is ideally located in Vero Beach’s South Beach Estate section. The main residence is 13,715 sq ft with 5 bedrooms, 9 full baths, 2 half baths, and every amenity commensurate with the world’s greatest residences. The guest residence is 2,425 sq ft with 2 bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half baths, and a full kitchen with dining area. The guest house is finished with the same craftsmanship and detail as the main residence. Enter the gated compound through a luxurious courtyard with exquisite fountain and pull up in front of the limestone paneled entrance to the main house. The homes exterior is constructed with only the finest materials featuring genuine limestone sills, wall panels, and custom architectural treatments. Continue on to an underground parking garage that can accommodate 4 cars. A dumbwaiter aids in moving groceries from the garage to the kitchen. The ground floor contains the main laundry room, lounge, exercise room, and media room. Upon entering the foyer one is immediately greeted by both a dramatic view of the ocean and a breathtaking staircase. The living room features 24 ft of glass and a 30 ft coffered ceiling with luxurious moldings, deep crown and majestic stone gas fireplace. The staircase is custom designed and engineered, fully cantilevered, and crafted of stone and Mahogany. Stunning vistas from the living room’s glass wall may also be enjoyed from the 2nd floor gallery. Moving through the gallery there is a spacious and private library featuring rich wood paneling, built-in bookcases, and stone gas-fireplace. Flanking the Library with ocean views and conveniently located between the living room and family room is a richly appointed club/game room with wet bar. The formal dining room is convenient to the kitchen through a butler’s pantry and climate controlled wine room. The gourmet kitchen includes Wolf, Sub-Zero and Bosch appliances, granite countertops, tumbled marble backsplashes, and a spacious breakfast area with ocean views. Both the breakfast area and adjoining family room have glass walls that can be fully opened to make the rooms one with the covered outdoor living space. Enjoy an outdoor kitchen, dining area, living room with wood burning fireplace and fire pit, all enhancing the outdoor living experience. The oceanfront pool complex offers a 2,400 sq ft infinity edge pool with oversize spa. The pool is solar heated for year round enjoyment and to keep operating costs at a minimum. Professionally designed tropical landscaping surrounds the area. A 2nd pool is located between the main residence and the guest house for breezy days or for guests to enjoy. A dune crossover leads to an accreting beach perfect for sunbathing, swimming, or having a beach party. Each bedroom in the main house offers an outdoor balcony and all but one has ocean views. River views may be enjoyed from the only guest bedroom on the west side of the main house as well as the guest house balcony. All interior walls are fully insulated to ensure noise reduction. Whether one chooses the main floor or 2nd floor master suite, they are sure to experience true luxury. The 1st floor master suite includes a morning bar, his and hers baths and a large covered outdoor living area. The upstairs master suite includes a morning bar, sitting area, his and her baths, a gas fireplace, and large private balcony. A riverfront dock slip is also available for purchase in Spyglass Harbour, one of the most protected harbours on the east coast of Florida. The dock is 45 ft long and only minutes from the residence. A pleasant climate, excellent community, great people, the absence of high rises, low crime, and no traffic all come together to give Vero Beach its unique charm. The estate is also located 15 min from Ft. Pierce International Airport with convenient Customs clearances and award-winning Fixed Base Operator.