Striking Solar-Powered Oceanfront Home on Key Largo Asks $7.5M

Most people believe you need to choose between Miami chic and Key West relaxed living. Now, a magnificent home on Key Largo has room for your yacht and your societal conscience. All in an eco-friendly, solar-powered package; a huge draw as people around the globe seek to lower their carbon footprint.

Located in Tavernier, a community on the largest island in the upper Florida Keys, you can have easy access to both city and island living at this extraordinary oceanfront property. Deserving its own name, Ballast Trail is a contemporary beauty on four lush acres with vast and uninterrupted ocean views. The custom-built five-bedroom, six and a half bath main house is a remarkable combination of minimalism and warm ambiance, ideal for breezy entertaining.

Drive on a 700-foot driveway to reach this savvy smart house, with an environmentally sound expansive solar panel system. Sit by the gorgeous infinity edge pool on 190-feet of waterfront, with extensive entertaining decks, additional outdoor kitchen, and deepwater dockage.

Adding unexpected historic charm, the two-bedroom, two-bath guesthouse is a remodeled 1936-built Red Cross house. Contemporary yet historic, on an island just an hour from Miami, this splendid estate has a mix of everything buyers want.

Kelly Shaw and Trent MP Shaw of Christie’s International Real Estate have the listing.