HOMES OF THE TREASURE COAST
Cavalli flooring was installed in most of the
Daniel Husted was inspired by Jay
Gatsby’s two-story closet in the film adaptation
of The Great Gatsby. Marlena’s section
is downstairs while Daniel climbs an ornate
spiral staircase like the one in the movie to
his part of the closet.
The master bath has a walk-in Calcutta
stone shower, his-and-hers vanities on
Michonne Grey limestone counter tops, and
a unique Kohler spa tub surrounded by
carved limestone. A special car paint was
used to get the shiny finish on the cabinets.
The master bedroom has wrap-around
river views and doors that lead out onto the
back deck. The groin vault ceiling with gold
leaf scrolls complements the curves of the
wood-burning fireplace. “I’m from California
and I like a good wood fire,” says Marlena.
The home that grew with the family of
nine is now listed with Community Re/Max
for $5.3 million. “In designing this home,
we envisioned a stately, classically elegant
home, while maintaining a sense of warmth
and usability that would be applicable for a
large family such as ours,” says Daniel, an
orthopedic spine surgeon. But with four children
now in college, the couple has decided
to downsize. With his-and-hers vanities, the master bathroom has a spa tub and walk-in shower.
The wife’s closet is downstairs while the husband’s is up the spiral staircase,
which also leads to a hallway and private library.
The large infinity pool contains a spa, and also has a sunken fire pit for
cool winter nights. The pool area has expansive views of the St. Lucie River.