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10305 102nd Terrace | Suite 107 | Sebastian, FL 32958
up on the wall so they can be viewed for adjustment.
If the electricity goes out, a 35-kilowatt propane generator
will power the house in seconds. The 1,000-gallon
propane tanks also supplies gas to two fireplaces and the
kitchen’s Thermador dual fuel and gas range with griddle.
“The Todds had some very unique art, which we incorporated
into the home,” says First Florida Development
and Construction president Paul Kleinfeld, who has built
about 200 luxury homes in the Stuart area over the past 40
years. “Frank was very involved in the building process
and from a creative perspective, ensuring the design
integration of old and new, achieving a harmonious blend.
There was emphasis on detail finishes and trim assemblies
while we incorporated the owners’ artwork. Structurally,
this home has very sound bones, as required by the
engineer and architect, but when the opportunity arose
and decisions were made, Frank always instructed us to
assemble and build to exceed code.”
But sometimes that “robustness” was added as a design
element. The covered lanai is below the second story
poured concrete veranda. Todd added beautiful wooden
beams that appear to hold up the ceiling.
“It was built to withstand any hurricane that could hit
Florida and most tornadoes other than F4 or F5. This house
was built beyond code in almost every way,” he says.
After 10 years in the home, the Todds have decided to
downsize. The house, at 6235 Moss Ridge Point, is listed
for sale at $1,499,999, with Michele Tucker at Florida
The view from the foyer flows through the great room to the patio, pool
and lake. Over the panic room, the poured concrete stairs wind around to
the second floor.