Luxury Waterfront Property: This Jacksonville, Fla., residence is an extraordinary luxury waterfront house located in the prestigious Saint Johns River community of Epping Forest. This is an estate that provides more than 7,000 total square feet and is situated only 200 yards from the wide open waters of the Saint Johns River. There are five bedrooms, four full baths, two partial baths, a swimming pool, a two-car garage, and a dock. The home also features two family rooms, a living room, a gourmet kitchen, a game room, a formal dining room, a billiard room, and a private office.

Special detailing inside and outside of marble, limestone, and exotic woods adds unique richness to the 2007-built waterfront house. The waterfront home is only 200 yards from the vast Saint Johns River. The inherently high ceilings and the open porch and balcony seamlessly blend the total living space provided by the open floor plan. There also is a customized stereo hookup in each room.

The home, also known as 1868 Christopher Point, is equipped with a fire-sprinkler system, hurricane doors and windows, and a backup generator to fortify the household against en clement weather and natural disturbances.

The single-family waterfront house is listed at $4,555,000. Visit the 1868 Christopher Point Web site for more information.

For LxM James Rothaar