2501 Alaqua Drive, LONGWOOD


7 Beds
13 Baths
15,468 Sqft
3.4 Acres
7 Garages

Magnificent and eloquent golf-front Charles Clayton custom-built estate in Alaqua, available for the first time ever. The dramatic interior welcomes you with a grand stone foyer guiding you over a glass floor overlooking the subterranean climate-controlled 2,000-bottle wine cellar. This exquisite home was designed room-by-room, making every square foot into usable space, and is a perfect mix of comfort and elegance. It is truly an entertainer’s dream with the first floor featuring a grand 2-story living room/library influenced by the Lanesborough Hotel in Hyde Park, London. Naturally flowing into an elegant billiard room and a family room with a curved glass window overlooking the screened lanai and pool. Also on the first floor is an optional owner's or guest suite, formal dining room, custom-fitted home office/study with a computer station, and custom kitchen uniquely complete with gas Wolf Teppan-Yaki hibachi-style grill, Viking range, oven, warming drawer, & microwave. You will also find both a Kenmore dishwasher and a Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawer. The second floor features 4 spacious bedroom suites, all with their own luxurious baths impeccably designed with the finest finishes. There are 3 staircases throughout the home, as well as an elevator that will transport you to your very own rooftop observation deck. The owner's wing includes a sound-insulated media room, massage room and extravagant walk-in closets including a dressing room. Additionally, you can access a 2-bedroom guest house complete with living room, fireplace and kitchen. The second floor also features a hidden library, playroom and well-appointed laundry room featuring 2 washers, 2 dryers and a dog bathing station. This exquisite home sits on almost 3.5 acres with golf course frontage and formal manicured landscape while still nestled in the security of a gated community. All of the large balconies in this estate boast panoramic views of the golf course and water. Lanai is complete with retractable screens, a summer kitchen and two fire pits, a Kalamazoo grill and appliances including a kegerator. There is also a resort-like newer pool house, separate well-appointed poker room complete with bar and private bathroom. Additionally, a USTA regulation tennis court abutting the Wekiva preserve was added for ultimate privacy. The pool was inspired by The Four Seasons and inspires a sense of peace and serenity. This home has been impeccably maintained and was built with commercial standards in mind. Nothing has been overlooked including a safe room and a gas generator which powers the entire house. The estate offers a main house 6-car garage, a golf cart bay, and an additional garage attached to the guest house. Alaqua is a 24-hour guard-gated community with country club and gun range membership available.

Essential Information
MLS® #O5905946
Sold Price$5,000,000
Full Baths8
Half Baths5
Square Footage15,468
Year Built2009
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
Sold Date2021-04-09
Community Information
Address2501 Alaqua Drive
AreaLongwood/Wekiva Springs
Zip Code32779
# of Garages7
Has PoolYes

Cable TV,Clubhouse,Fitness Center,Gated,Golf Course,Maintenance,Security


Circular Driveway,Driveway,Electric Vehicle Charging Station(s),Garage Door Opener,Garage Faces Side,Golf Cart Garage,Golf Cart Parking,Ground Level,Guest,Off Street,On Street,Oversized,Split Garage

CoolingCentral Air,Zoned
Interior Features

Built in Features,Central Vaccum,Coffered Ceiling(s),Crown Molding,Dry Bar,Eat-in Kitchen,Elevator,High Ceilings,Pest Guard System,Solid Wood Cabinets,Split Bedroom,Stone Counters,Thermostat,Tray Ceiling(s),Walk-In Closet(s),Wet Bar,Window Treatments


Bar Fridge,Built-In Oven,Convection Oven,Cooktop,Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Electric Water Heater,Exhaust Fan,Freezer,Ice Maker,Indoor Grill,Microwave,Range,Refrigerator,Washer,Water Filtration System,Water Purifier,Water Softener,Wine Refrigerator


Free Standing,Gas,Living Room,Other

Exterior Features

Balcony,Fence,Irrigation System,Lighting,Outdoor Grill,Outdoor Kitchen,Outdoor Shower,Rain Gutters,Tennis Court(s)

Lot Description

Conservation Area,City Limits,In County,On Golf Course,Oversized Lot,Sidewalk,Street Dead-End,Paved,Private

School Information
ElementaryHeathrow Elementary
MiddleMarkham Woods Middle
HighLake Mary High
Other Information
Date ListedNovember 16th, 2020
Days on Market244
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