House worth $16 million gives Coral Gables neighborhood a modern twist

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Welcome to Casa Costanera, the initial modern day house in the secluded gated neighborhood of Cocoplum in Coral Gables.

Recently closing at a record-breaking $16 million, it capabilities the very first flat-roofed residence in the neighborhood.

Designed by Manny Angelo Varas, it is 7,000-square-ft and has six bedrooms and nine bathrooms.

“I developed the dwelling from scratch. It was a 6,000-sq.-foot residence on the assets. I acquired the lot, knocked it down and designed it for myself and my young ones,” Veras claimed.

Enter via the entrance entrance and into the double-peak lobby location in which glass can be seen on all three sides of the home. A fireplace sits wonderfully ahead of a pool perspective.

The residence involves a wine cellar that can keep up to 1,000 bottles of wine and separates the dining space from the Italian-created kitchen.

“Within the kitchen region, primary kitchen space, prep, cook in the again space and provide issues out, that way you by no means have a mess or a cooking screen, only what you want to make,” Veras reported.


The property also capabilities a multi-set motion picture theater on the to start with flooring, which also doubles as a playroom.

“We wanted to create surprises for the attendees when you are inside of the household. You also want to make it functional. I preferred to build a Tv within the place I did a double-peak. I was ready to make a motorized 65-inch Tv that comes off from the ceiling that arrives off from an arm, so it comes down and down again, so normal Television set peak when you want to see it, normally, it is hidden,” Veras reported.

When there are stairs to the 2nd flooring, there is also a glass elevator, which overlooks a cascading water function that can be found while in the elevator.

On the second ground is the learn bedroom, which overlooks the pool and waterfront views.

“In the grasp bed room, what I wished to create is a comfortable place, (it) has a whole steam shower. I established the plumbing to be capable to have h2o characteristics, a direct rain shower, and a lighting element as perfectly, so three h2o options happening at the identical time,” Veras claimed.


One of the primary capabilities outdoors is the 60-foot-extended infinity pool, which has a perimeter edge and a swim-up bar.

The backyard also has a pool-side cabana and jet ski dock. Casa Costanera sits on 140-toes of seawall.

Six months back the dwelling marketed for $16 million.

“We obtained an unsolicited present of $16 million, which was $2,500 for every sq. foot, so we ended up providing it, though I appreciate the dwelling,” Veras reported.

The new homeowners were being then made available $25 million after closing.

Casa Costanera could be yours, if you can find the money for it.

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