VENICE, FL. (June 27, 2018) — A European-inspired, 100-acre ranch with luxury home has sold for $9.45 million. Located at 600 North Jackson Road in Venice, DeVita Ranch boasts equestrian facilities, a barn, guest house and 19,100-square-foot main residence. Lori Carey of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s Sarasota Central office brought the buyer.
Designed and built by its owner, Dr. Richard DeVita, the five-bedroom residence is crafted with stone and marble flooring and mahogany woodwork. A great room is framed by 35-foot cathedral ceilings and a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. The gourmet kitchen is infused with Viking appliances, walk-in refrigerator and a brick pizza oven. The master suite has dual bathrooms, a private balcony, Jacuzzi tub, multiple jet shower and a dressing area that leads to a widow’s peak.
A movie theater with concession bar, gym, steam shower and a billiards room with a bar are among the home’s exquisite amenities. The outdoor living area encompasses a kitchen and covered dining area that overlook the hot tub and heated swimming pool. The property also includes tennis courts and a playground. An eight-car garage and a 12-bay equipment garage provide a plethora of storage.
The ranch’s exceptional equestrian facilities feature a fully equipped, 22-stall stable with two stable apartments, a horse track and a training facility with an observation room, offices, dressing area and staff kitchen.
The highly-desirable property is conveniently located near the airport, Venice Beach and downtown.
“Honoring our client’s request for confidentiality, I’ll merely state that a sale of this magnitude is evidence of the desirability and strength of Venice’s ultra-luxury market.” — Lori Carey, sales associate, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty.
About Premier Sotheby’s International Realty
Headquartered in Naples, Florida, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has over 1,100 associates and employees in 40 locations throughout Florida and North Carolina. Premier Sotheby’s International Realty also benefits from an association with the storied Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit premiersothebysrealty.com.