In the heart of Melbourne’s exclusive Casa Bella community, shaded by oaks and at the foot of a beautiful lake, sits the new and exquisitely crafted Arthur Rutenberg Homes’ Miramar model. In the Miramar model, with over 4,500 square feet of luxury designed space to take full advantage of the stunning views, one could easily forgo vacations in order to remain ensconced in the total comfort of this home. The two-story, four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath home features a formal living and dining area, den, club room and three-car motor court garage.
“The Miramar model is the first incarnation of a brand-new Arthur Rutenberg Homes’ floor plan,” says Lori DiSciullo, sales consultant for Arthur Rutenberg Homes. “The home is understated in its opulence and features Arthur Rutenberg Homes’ platinum-level finishes as the standard design.”
These elements include 24-inch travertine marble floors, exotic granite countertops, decorative ceiling beams, high-end appliances and custom soft-close cabinetry throughout the home. The gourmet kitchen boasts a large curved center island with seating to accommodate an impromptu gathering, which is open to both the morning and leisure rooms. The stately living room with a grand and modern fireplace has a wet bar with pass through to the kitchen to make entertaining easy. The upstairs club room with ample space for pool and poker tables and a home theater area has a stylish wet bar and enjoys 90-degree sliding glass doors that open to a covered balcony.
“This is the perfect locale to enjoy a stunning Florida sunset in the company of friends and family, all the while taking advantage of the cool ocean breezes,” adds DiSciullo.
“Arthur Rutenberg began designing custom homes specifically suited to the Florida climate and lifestyle over half a century ago,” she continues. “His designs, paired with the expertise of local craftsman who are intimately familiar with unique aspects of building in Brevard, result in a masterfully constructed home.”
The Miramar model is a perfect example of this ideal pairing. The home seamlessly integrates the outdoor and indoor living spaces through two pairs of 90-degree sliding-glass doors opening to an infinity-edge pool overlooking the lake. The sliding-glass doors in the living room open to the wrap-around cabana and lanai.
The Miramar design also maximizes storage space with a vast storage room upstairs, numerous walk-in closets, large pantry and an additional storage room under the staircase. The master suite is an oasis in itself with gorgeous views of the pool and lake. The finished room with high recessed ceilings and spa-like master bath is a strikingly elegant retreat.
“The thoughtful design of the Miramar maximizes livability and ensures that there is absolutely no wasted space,” says DiSciullo. “The home is able to effortlessly transition from a peaceful enclave to a dream entertainment space. The Miramar model is the epitome of Florida living at its finest.”
BUILDING ON A LEGACY
The Miramar model represents just one of Arthur Rutenberg Homes’ 80 floor plans and over 350 elevations in a range of styles that are available to homebuyers.
Art founded Rutenberg Homes in 1953 and his homebuilding experience is 60 years going strong. Arthur Rutenberg Homes inc. was founded in 1980 as the first franchisor of building companies (see sidebar), essentially, homebuyers receive flexible, one-on-one attention provided by a small homebuilder who happens to have access to the tools and resources of a large homebuilder. These tools and resources include streamlined supply-chain systems, established relationships and buying power with top-notch national vendors, access to design centers staffed with award- winning architectural and interior designers, and quality craftsmanship and workmanship guarantees against building flaws.
UPHOLDING A SOLID REPUTATION
Quality craftsmanship is of utmost importance to Arthur Rutenberg (who still works six days a week), therefore, all franchise owners must meet certain qualifications that uphold the reputation of the longstanding company. That said, each Arthur Rutenberg residence is guaranteed to have equal to or better craftsmanship than showcased in each of the company’s model homes.
And while many times homebuilders are assigned to certain lots in certain communities, Arthur Rutenberg franchise owners have the flexibility to build on any lot style with any number of acres to build on, and in many instances franchise owners can help with choosing the right location and lot for each homebuyer’s needs.
For more information on Arthur Rutenberg Homes, visit ARHomes.com, Facebook.com/ArthurRutenbergHomes or YouTube.com/User/ArthurRutenbergHomes. For more information on the Casa Bella Miramar model home, call (321) 775-7006.