Located at the water’s edge on the tip of Star Island in Miami Beach, Fla., 23 Star Island Drive is the ultimate summer destination. The 10,211-square-foot residence is one of only 34 homes on the man-made island in Biscayne Bay, making it an ideal choice for those who prize privacy. Situated on a double lot, the two-story home offers sweeping vistas of Biscayne Bay and convenient access to Miami Beach. Adorned with flowers, tropical plants, and palm trees, the lush yard doubles as a welcome oasis. A winding path leads to 327 feet of water frontage and a sizable dock; a sparkling pool and tennis court guarantee endless hours of fun in the sun.
The five-bedroom home features rich, ornate decor throughout. Floor-to-ceiling windows, wood accents, and muted brown and beige hues give the residence a classic feel. An ornate grand foyer features a sweeping staircase that leads to the second story. The master suite is outfitted with massive walk-in closets and a bathroom with a deep soaking tub and vanities. A separate two-bedroom guest house features a kitchen, living room, and two bathrooms. The jaw-dropping waterfront estate is currently listed for $49 million. (Inquiries: The Jills, Jill Eber and Jill Hertzberg, 305.672.6300)