By Robyn A. Friedman
City & Shore Magazine
You may have driven past this five-acre property at 9614 Palmetto Park Road in suburban Boca Raton without realizing that a lush tropical sanctuary lies within. Hidden by a massive gate inscribed with the estate’s name, Villa Florentyna, this 11,500-square-foot, two-story home features five bedrooms, seven full and two half baths, a six-car garage (and additional parking for 30 cars), an 800-square-foot gym and a lavish movie-theater wing that can seat up to 12 guests, as well as a separate, 1,000-square-foot guest house. Outdoor amenities include tennis and basketball courts, a helipad, a 37-foot waterfall, a koi pond, swimming pool and a paver-brick walkway throughout the lush grounds. The property is zoned for residential, agricultural and mixed-use commercial. $12.9 million. Contact: Tara West, Darin Tansey and Dustin Nero at Douglas Elliman. 305-926-8223, elliman.com.