The Jills Zeder Group has listed the stunning Venetian-style palazzo “Villa Cristina,” located at 3323 Devon Ct., Miami, FL 33133 in Coconut Grove’s exclusive guard-gated Hughes Cove neighborhood, for $33 million. The waterfront estate currently serves as a frequently rotating gallery for a private collection. Jill Hertzberg and Jill Eber of The Jills Zeder Group are representing the seller.
Italian artisans helped to create the world-class, 3-story masterpiece in 1996. Offering 10,152 square feet of interior space, the estate features six bedrooms, six full bathrooms, and one half-bathroom. All levels are accessible via an elevator, as well as a sunlit staircase. It boasts breathtaking limestone and wood flooring throughout.
Situated on a 40,222-square-foot lot (encompassing three lots), the home features 482 feet of water frontage and a private dock, and overlooks the sparkling waters of Biscayne Bay.
Guests are welcomed to the home through a private cul-de-sac entrance framed by arching trees, and private gates that open to an expansive Chicago brick driveway. An awe-inspiring courtyard entrance with a beautiful fountain leads to the front door. In addition, a sprawling sculpture garden, with perfectly manicured grounds and lush landscaping, spans the entire second and third lots and beckons with inspirational works by various artists.
A large foyer entrance on the first floor leads to a 3-story staircase beaming with natural light. Also on the first floor is a family room overlooking the outdoors; a gym with a full bathroom and outdoor access; and service area with one full bedroom, one full bathroom and a laundry room.
The staircase, with double-height ceilings and large windows, lead to the second floor, which features the gourmet kitchen. Featuring Thermador, Sub-Zero, Miele and Wolf appliances, the kitchen also offers a gas stove, built-in coffee maker and double-wall oven, breakfast area overlooking Biscayne Bay, and a serving area with a wine cooler and ice maker.
The third floor offers four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The expansive principal bedroom exudes an aura of grandiose with windows overlooking the pool, grounds, and waterfront and also features an oversized walk-in closet and storage closet. Completing the luxury of the principal bedroom is the principal bathroom, which includes double toilet rooms, one with a bidet; double shower and rain shower, double sinks, and a bathtub overlooking the water. Both the principal bedroom and bathroom grant terrace access.
Also on the third floor, the first bedroom features a full bathroom, balcony, and walk-in closet. Offering a Jack and Jill bathroom with a bathtub the second bedroom is complete with a walk-in closet, and built-in desk and drawers. The third bedroom offers two closets.
Perfect for entertaining, the estate boasts an outdoor infinity pool neighboring a lushly landscaped path leading to a waterfront seating area, overlooking the ocean vistas, Jacuzzi and fire pit. The estate’s exterior walls are covered in ivy, which is wrapped around the stone pillars and keystone arches of the back patio. Additional outdoor luxuries include an outdoor kitchen with Wolf grill and hood, outdoor living room and dining room, and circular boat dock and jet ski lifts facing the private cove.
The home offers a 2-car garage, with room for four cars.
Hughes Cove, one of Coconut Grove’s most exclusive and private gated communities, is situated on a canal that leads to Biscayne Bay without any bridges. Featuring only 10 estates, the neighborhood’s residents have access to a tennis court, a private park, and a small boat basin.
“This waterfront Venetian-style palazzo, situated on absolutely magnificent grounds, is truly an artistic masterpiece,” said Jill Hertzberg of The Jills Zeder Group. “The beautiful landscaping and garden, the home’s desirable position on the cove, endless water views, and an infinity pool provide the best of Miami living. It is a private oasis in the heart of the city.”
About The Jills Zeder Group: The Jills Zeder Group, affiliated with Coldwell Banker Realty, is comprised of three families, all of whom are major players in the luxury residential real estate business. These families include Jill Hertzberg, Jill Eber and Felise Eber; and Hertzberg’s children Danny Hertzberg and Hillary Hertzberg; and Judy Zeder and her children, Nathan Zeder and Kara Zeder Rosen. Prior to The Jills Zeder Group’s formation in 2019, the families closed a combined total of more than $5 billion in real estate sales, including collaborating on multiple luxury sales in the Coral Gables market. With offices in Miami Beach and Coral Gables, The Jills Zeder Group specializes in high-end, multimillion-dollar luxury properties in South Florida’s most elite enclaves, representing celebrities, Fortune 500 executives, and a diverse international clientele. They offer incomparable knowledge and services to luxury real estate clients. For more information and to contact The Jills Zeder Group, visit JillsZeder.com.
About Coldwell Banker Realty: Coldwell Banker Realty in Florida is a leading residential real estate brokerage company with approximately 80 offices and over 7,000 affiliated sales associates. Coldwell Banker Realty is owned by a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States. Visit ColdwellBankerHomes.com.