It's no secret: Billy Joel is a brilliant musician who has a deep-rooted love for the beach, boats, and bikes. But who knew he also has a soft spot for real estate? Coastal real estate, according to his track record. Yep, over the past few decades, the famed pianist has owned and sold six apartments and homes both plopped in the middle of cities and strung along the shore. Now, once more, a prized piece of Billy Joel-owned property is on the market. This Palm Beach property to be exact:
In 2014, Joel purchased this Florida mansion for $18.2 million--a worthy price tag considering it rests on a series of lots that stretch from the Atlantic Ocean to the Intracoastal Waterway. Four acres--600 feet waterfront--and 9,300 square feet of living space mean its new price tag rings in at a casual $27 million.
Flooded with Mediterranean elegance and Old Florida flair, the mansion blends the best of both beach house worlds--Joel's vision upon its 2014 multi-million dollar restoration. Natural materials like brick, driftwood, and marble also flood every inch of the grand beachfront home.
Like here in the chef's kitchen, where a neutral palette and barrel-vaulted ceiling, complete with Chicago brick, deliver on Mediterranean style.
This much private beachfront acreage means one thing is for sure: (Atlantic or Intracoastal) water views stare back at you from nearly every room in the mansion, like in this office space.
... and this bedroom.
Did we mention that the 9,300-square-foot mansion includes seven of these luxury bedrooms and baths? We suppose it's because a celeb-status residence calls for celeb-status gatherings. And what would celeb-status gatherings be without a pool terrace (pool cabana bath, fireplace, and boardwalk to the beach and boat dock included)?
Thank you to TopTenRealEstateDeals.com for the photos!
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