Master Retreats: Tuscan-Inspired Getaway in Jacksonville, Fla.

A private sanctuary, this villa features a master suite with direct pool access.

Photo By: Watson Realty Corp., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Watson Realty Corp., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Watson Realty Corp., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Watson Realty Corp., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Watson Realty Corp., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Watson Realty Corp., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Watson Realty Corp., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Watson Realty Corp., a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Master Bedroom With Pool Access

The master suite conveniently sits adjacent to the screened-in swimming pool. Sets of French doors allow easy access between the two spaces.

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Master Suite Sitting Area and Fireplace

The master bedroom suite includes a comfortable sitting area warmed by a gas fireplace, a spa bath, a sauna and his-and-her bathrooms. The space features tastefully rustic elements like a stone accent wall and beautiful hardwood floors.

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Master Bathroom With Soaking Tub

A deep soaking tub stands at the ready for blissful bubble baths in the master bathroom. There are five other full bathrooms in the home, a match with the house's five bedrooms.

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Swimming Pool and Covered Porch

Enjoy a swim without the heat beating down: The large swimming pool is located on a covered porch, enclosed by screens and with a teak wood ceiling.

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Traditional Kitchen With Island

The handsome gourmet kitchen includes everything a chef needs with state-of-the-art appliance and a large, marble-topped island. Pops of green and white brighten the beautiful dark wood cabinetry and floors.

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Neutral Dining Room With French Doors

The dining room comfortably seats eight in a setting that's sophisticated without being overly formal. Two sets of French doors lead out to the backyard and the bordering country club golf greens.

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Brown Living Room With White Sofa

Soft brown walls accented with dark brown trim give the living room a simple, elegant feel. The white sofa, armchairs and ottoman are a pop of crisp freshness.

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Mediterranean Courtyard With Fountain

From the welcoming courtyard in front of luxurious Villa Serena, located in Jacksonville, Fla., the Tuscan-inspired architecture is evident. The bubbling of fountains and the serene setting are an instant soothing balm. 

From: Watson Realty Corp. and Luxury Portfolio International®