RARELY AVAILABLE ON BEACH BLOCK! One home back from beach with private beach access and views of The Gulf of Mexico. A romantic air of sophistication best describes this beautiful Mediterranean-style residence set in a private gated enclave nestled between Gulf Shore Blvd and the beach. The home offers 8,528 total square feet, a 4 car garage and three levels of outdoor covered balconies, perfect for entertaining and taking in the sunsets. Entering the residence you are greeted by a grand stone entrance with elegant custom wrought iron doors and an opulent foyer with fountain. Unique and luxurious interior features include a beautiful formal living area with fireplace, a wet bar, extraordinary wrought-iron work throughout, French doors that lead out onto the second floor balcony, an open gourmet kitchen and great room plus a formal dining room. The third floor is dedicated to a luxurious master suite and owner's office. Externally, there is air of Italian architecture, symmetrical ornate arches that lead to a lushly landscaped private courtyard and pool, summer kitchen and rear gate accessing the beach.