In the 1960s, legendary artist Robert Rauschenberg escaped New York and fell in love with Lake Captiva, Florida.
Darryl Pottorf designed the home for Rauschenberg and inherited the property after his death in 2008 has listed the home for sale. A true piece of island history, it has never been offered before.
Surrounded by lush native landscaping for the ultimate in privacy, this unique floor plan offers breathtaking panoramic Gulf of Mexico views from every room. The home is located steps to the beach and close to Captiva’s “Village”.
The home has a dramatic Brazilian wood stair case entry. A spectacular great room with volume ceilings and impact glass sliders that open to a terrace overlooking the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The home features polished white Corian floors throughout, private elevator, open gourmet kitchen, separate pantry and laundry room. Two master suites with private balconies and walk-in closets.
A large terrace overlooking the Gulf separates the two en-suites where a spiral staircase leads to a private roof top sun deck.
This property is listed for $6.995 million with VIP Realty Group and is showcased by Luxury Portfolio.
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