The historic Riomar neighborhood obtained its begin almost a century in the past when three Midwesterners got here to Florida in quest of a respite from the lengthy Ohio winters.
They discovered the local weather they sought between the Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean on a portion of Vero Seaside Barrier Island, then unnamed and solely reachable by boat. At the moment Riomar is a longtime residential neighborhood centered on a golf course and bordered by white-sand seashores.
This Spanish-style home is emblematic of the character and allure of the houses alongside Riomar’s tree-canopied streets.
A fanlight atop the double entrance doorways mirrors the form of the arched entry corridor ceiling. Extra arches, these within the room openings off the corridor, result in the formal eating and residing rooms.
Wainscoting and a dramatically excessive ceiling add visible curiosity within the eating room. Huge-plank wooden floors and tongue-and-groove ceilings additional improve the house’s interiors.
The roomy kitchen has a granite middle island with a sink, prep house and room for bar eating. There’s an adjoining butler’s pantry and a 1,000-bottle wine cellar. The kitchen has a vaulted beamed ceiling and results in a again patio.
Arched picket doorways open to the house workplace/den, which has wainscoting, a built-in desk with shelving and a tray ceiling.
The first suite has a nook fuel fire; a big closet with an island and built-ins, and a coffered ceiling for a complete of 4 bedrooms and 5 loos in the principle and visitor homes. French doorways open to the swimming pool space.
There’s a devoted laundry room with a built-in desk beneath a portal window and many storage. A coated terrace alongside the again of the home has wooden ceilings that tie into the motif of the inside house.
The secluded yard seems like a tropical oasis. Flagstone paving surrounds the central pool and spa tub, which is barely elevated and pours into the pool. Past the irregular-shaped swimming pool is the one-bedroom visitor home, a multi-hole placing inexperienced and expanses of garden.
Seashores and eating places are inside strolling distance.
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