One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. Over $1.4MM invested - now available for $899k! Fully updated to Miami-Dade County code in 2006, this river home includes a dual sea wall, dock, and over 150 feet of direct frontage on the Intracoastal; a secluded retreat designed for entertaining! The view of the river as you walk in the front door is stunning! See the care & detail the owners have put into every feature beginning with the $15K solid bronze chandelier that hangs above the main entry. The home features high-end French patterned tile work throughout the main living areas (i.e., formal living room, dining area, family room, kitchen breakfast nook & decks) in addition to the liberal use of custom wrought iron on the banister windows. Adorned with electric custom blinds & window treatments throughout, the home is positioned to maximize the abundance of natural light through two sets of triple sliding doors, which adds to the open & airy feel. The custom Venetian Plaster finishes add to the warm Italian Villa feel and serve to complement the custom wine cabinet & bar in the main living area. The chef in the family will love the upgraded custom kitchen that includes stainless steel appliances, high-end maple cabinets, granite countertops and a tile backsplash. The bathrooms feature brass fixtures, custom tile, high-end vanities & granite. Lastly, the home features a large screened-in porch on the main level as well as a second story deck off the master bedroom perfect for taking in the beautiful water views & sunsets over the Halifax River.