Lingerie Mogul Rhonda Shear’s ‘Bellissimo Palazzo’ Estate in Saint Petersburg, Florida

$13,000,000 | Built 1995 | 9,722 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 6.5+ Baths | 0.44 Acres

For $13,000,000, you can own “Bellissimo Palazzo,” a magnificent Italian-inspired estate located in Saint Petersburg, FL (ZIP: 33704). This grand property is owned by the celebrated celebrity couple Rhonda Shear, the renowned lingerie mogul and creator of the iconic “Ahh Bra,” and her husband Van Fagan.

Approaching Bellissimo Palazzo, you’ll be greeted by over 100 feet of glistening waterfront, offering a serene escape from the bustling city. This estate boasts more than 10,000 square feet of living space and features exquisite elements like a remodeled kitchen equipped with Sub Zero appliances, an elevator adorned with a chandelier, a theater room, and a luxurious master suite, redefining the meaning of opulence.

Bellissimo Palazzo is a stunning estate home designed by a well-known award-winning architect, situated in one of Tampa Bay’s most coveted neighborhoods. It reflects the owners’ deep passion for Italian architecture and offers timeless architectural features, elevations, exterior and interior finishes, and landscaping reminiscent of an Italian countryside waterfront villa.

This remarkable property is conveniently located, just minutes away from the vibrant downtown area of St. Petersburg and a short 25-minute drive from Tampa International Airport. The location couldn’t be better, offering both tranquility and accessibility.

The immediate area surrounding Bellissimo Palazzo offers an array of attractions and activities. You’ll have access to exceptional restaurants, museums, art galleries, shopping venues, professional sports facilities, schools, and a wide variety of outdoor activities. This includes opportunities for sailing, kayaking, fishing, tennis, and even the renowned Vinoy Golf Club.

The estate is known for its stunning Queen palms and a cobblestone walkway leading up to the home, which is celebrated for its unparalleled comfort and artistic design. The oversized lot provides outstanding south by southwest views with over 100 feet of waterfront. This exceptional design allows for direct water views in a protected bay.

The two-story home boasts almost 10,000 square feet of living space, including additional square footage for the garage, which includes en-suite rooms and ample room for entertaining. Interior finishes feature solid wood and marble floors throughout, elegantly designed soaring ceilings, and specialized finishes in every room. The property boasts exquisite architectural crown and door moldings, a remodeled kitchen with high-end appliances, including Sub Zero and gas appliances with a custom bar area, a theater room, a billiard room, an elevator with a chandelier, and an oversized custom master walk-in closet with custom solid surface cabinets.

The outdoor space offers the perfect setting for outdoor living, featuring a cabana and a pool with unparalleled sweeping waterfront views. Exterior finishes include stucco with rear verandas, pre-cast concrete window and door trim, concrete architectural elements adorning exterior walls and columns, as well as marble or pre-cast concrete pavers on all verandas and decks. The driveway and walkways are adorned with full-thickness pavers.

If you’re in search of a lavish lifestyle in the best neighborhood, look no further than this cul-de-sac estate, “Bellissimo Palazzo,” which translates to “The Beautiful Palace” in Italian. This remarkable property has a lot to offer, and a private tour is highly recommended to appreciate its grandeur fully. Buyers are encouraged to verify all measurements and dimensions, as they are approximate.

Donna Miller • • (727) 520-2737
Chuck Anderson • • (917) 685-8207
Coldwell Banker Realty
Photography Credit: Get Real Estate Photos

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