A celebrity-owned estate in Marco Island, Florida will be sold at auction with no reserve on February 9th. The 13,000 square foot home that overlooks Roberts Bay will be sold fully furnished. In total, there is more than 20,000 square feet of covered space, both indoors and outdoors.
Called Greystone Manor, the home, which is located at 1690 N. Copeland Drive, is a gated estate on nearly three acres. The property, which is reached by circular drive that leads to a porte-cochere, is 24 feet above sea-level on four lots with a dock and 190 feet of waterfront on the bay. It is owned by Tim Ferriss, a well-known podcaster author, entrepreneur and early-stage startup investor.
The home was built in 1988 and renovated in 2011. It offers six bedrooms and seven and a half bathrooms. The master bedroom suite, which has a Venetian plaster barrel ceiling, opens to a balcony with spectacular views of the bay. There are two separate baths, a dressing room and a morning room. A second master suite also offers water views.
Ideal for entertaining, the home features large-scale spaces both indoors and outdoors. Inside, there is an enormous grand salon that is more than 2,700 square feet in size and has a 25-foot high barrel ceiling hand painted by Italian artisans.
A bar overlooks a Japanese koi pond. The library, which is above the bar, has cherry wood cabinetry while a spacious office is equipped with an oversized partners desk.
A gourmet kitchen offers a large working area and high-end appliances such as Miele and Viking.
The home, which has multiple gated entries, features three fireplaces, antique crystal chandeliers, travertine marble and stone flooring.
There is a tennis court with an adjoining gazebo, a swimming pool with spa, large patio and an outdoor kitchen.
The lush landscaped grounds are dotted with mature trees and imported fountains and statues. The estate has its own dock that is 100 feet long.
There is a three-car garage and an attached apartment for live-in staff.
Interested parties can preview the home from 1 pm to 4 pm on January 19, 20, 26, 27 and February 2 and 3. The final preview will take place on February 8 from 1 pm to 4 pm. The auction will take place onsite on Saturday, February 9th. Registration will begin at 9 am (Eastern Standard Time) and the auction will start at 11 am (Eastern Standard Time).