Frank McKinney - Sui Generis
Nothing is quite as enchanting as touring one of Frank Mckinney's real estate masterpieces with Frank Mckinney as your tour guide. He sweeps buyers off their feet the second they lay foot in the home. All your senses turn on the moment you smell hints of lavender swirl through the home, treated at the entrance with gourmet chocolates, and instantly breathless by the beauty of detail in the estate. Music chimes through the speakers wired throughout every home as clients are enchanted by the many textures, high-end furnishings, and unique designs of Frank Mckinney's real estate creations. Frank Mckinney is a public figure, an icon, and a jack of all trades. McKinney is recognized as a real estate artist, 5-time best selling author, philanthropy-capitalist, visionary, and artist. Through his 25 years of experience Frank McKinney has been recognized in over 2,000 TV and print stories, as well as being featured on Oprah, ABC 20/20, USA Today, CBS' The Early Show, Fox, CNN, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, HGTV, Wall Street Journal, NY Times, Fortune, and Barron's.
As philanthropic-capitalist Frank McKinney and his wife Nilsa created Caring House Project Foundation a non-profit organization that dedicates their time to building homes and a self-sustaining existence for homeless families in The Caribbean, South America, Africa, Indonesia, and here in the United States of America. By the end of 2017, CHPF will have built 24 self-sufficient villages, sheltering 10,616 people in Haiti alone. Frank McKinney has distinguished himself from other real estate artists by focusing on the bigger picture in life. He is also well known for creating new real estate markets where other artists fear to go.
In his lifetime Frank McKinney has built three infamous homes here in South Florida. First was the Tree House located at 610 North Ocean Boulevard, Delray Beach, which was totally renovated in 1997. This unique mansion features a captivating ocean front view while sitting on a very rare 1.45 + acre tropical paradise. The interior features an older southern Florida charm with Florida cypress walls and Dade county pine floors. The home expands to a whopping 5,423 + square feet with the main house and two guest cottages. Perhaps a most unique feature of this home is the tree house office that is connected to the main house by a suspension bridge. This office offers premium beach views, lofty sized space with its own bathroom.
The second home created by Frank McKinney was "Aqua Liana" this magnificent 100% green mansion is located at 800 South Ocean Boulevard on Manalapan Beach. This stunning home features solar panels, water collection systems, ultra-efficient air conditioners, and an automatic bio-feedback system. On top of it's environmental incentives Acqua Liana offers the first ever glass water floor, 2,000 gallon arched aquarium wet bar, 24 foot sheeting water walls, 9 foot hand blown glass chandelier with it's own water feature, 10 foot kitchen and dining water wall, double helix glass staircase, magnificent views oceanfront views, Hawaiin - Koa wood kitchen and catering kitchen, exotic hardwood floors, glass wine room, movie theater, grand salon that opens up to expansive ocean views, outdoor cocktail bale, water gardens, summer kitchen, and much much more! Aqua Liana actually earned it's title as the Sui generis of real estate because it is, in fact, one of a kind.
McKinney's most recent creation is most commonly known as the Micro Mansion located in Ocean Ridge at 19 Tropical Drive. This mini mansion offers an ultra-modern design and unique amenities include a 650 sq. ft. master bedroom suite with azure-blue glass vanity tops and a 2nd floor indoor/outdoor glass shower, never-before-seen LED sea-glass kitchen counter tops, office surrounded by glass and water, LED-illuminated living reef aquarium wall, sun deck floating between two pools/wading pool, dining table carved from a single piece of driftwood, Ipe natural hardwood decks with outdoor ribbon fireplace, simpler smart-home technology, and exotic tropical foliage, among other extraordinarily artistic features.Just completed and offered for $3.9 Million, beautifully furnished!
So what's next for Mr. Frank McKinney? Well, The Meyer Lucas Group was lucky enough to get a little sneak peak of his next project! However, we have been sworn to secrecy when it comes to revealing any details about his upcoming venture. Stay tuned folks because the next one is going to absolutely blow you away!