Exquisite custom Mediterranean home located on one of the prettiest streets in the Old Northeast area of St. Petersburg, and only 1 1/2 blocks to sparkling Coffee Pot Bayou. (No Flood Insurance Required). This elegant home was custom built in 2001, and possesses the charm and distinctive old-world style of a European villa. It boasts a gorgeous courtyard entrance with reclaimed Chicago brick walkways that gracefully wind throughout the manicured and walled gardens that surround the home. The elegant entry foyer with custom wrought iron railing staircase, welcomes you into the sophisticated living and dining spaces, which feature volume ceilings, beautiful travertine floors, exquisite custom millwork, and the warmth and beauty of a natural gas fireplace. The well-appointed kitchen offers Sub Zero refrigeration, Dacor wall oven and warming drawer, Dacor 6-burner natural gas cooktop, custom cabinetry, granite counters, and separate bar area with sink. An outdoor loggia overlooking the trellised courtyard and sparkling pool, creates an alfresco dining area, complete with another built-in fireplace, perfect for year-round outdoor entertaining and relaxation. The home also features a desirable First Level Master suite and Master bath with his and hers vanities, bidet, whirlpool tub, and a large shower. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are upstairs, as well as an office, which could also be a spacious walk-in closet. Additional features include Anderson casement windows and french doors, solid 8' wood interior doors throughout, terra cotta barrel tile roof, plus a large 2-car garage and separate office, playroom, or flex space. All of this is located within easy walking or biking distance to beautiful Coffee Pot Bayou and Downtown St. Petersburgs waterfront parks, the new Pier and all that Downtown St. Petersburg has to offer!