Retired Banker Javier and Andria Holtz Buy $17.25M Miami Penthouse After Selling Home to Jeff Bezos for $87M

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Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

After selling their opulent home to Jeff Bezos for $87 million, retired banker Javier Holtz and his wife, Andria, embarked on a quest for a more manageable yet equally luxurious abode.

Their search led them to a stunning $17.25 million penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Miami Beach.

The couple traded in their seven-bedroom mansion in Indian Creek, Florida, for this four-bedroom penthouse that spans 5,936 square feet

This lavish residence, boasting floor-to-ceiling windows, offers breathtaking water views and a 4,000-square-foot wraparound terrace, providing a true “home on a rooftop” experience.

Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Luxurious Amenities

Designed by renowned Italian architect Piero Lissoni, the Ritz-Carlton Residences offer many amenities.

Residents enjoy access to a private marina, a rooftop pool deck with cabanas, a restaurant grill, a yoga center, a meditation garden, a club room with a pool table, a virtual golf simulator, and an art studio.

The penthouse is also equipped with high-end features such as a private pool with ceramic blue tiles, a spa, and a Baja shelf.

Additionally, the terrace, partially enclosed for comfort, includes a full outdoor kitchen, perfect for entertaining.

Inside, the unit features a chef’s kitchen, a floor-to-ceiling glass wine case, a home office, and 13-foot-high ceilings throughout.

The property also offers a private elevator, a service elevator entrance, a 40-foot boat slip, and a climate-controlled garage.

Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Unrivaled Views and Sophisticated Design

The Holtz’s penthouse offers unparalleled views of both the city skyline and the serene waters of Miami Beach.

With expansive floor-to-ceiling windows, every room is bathed in natural light, enhancing the airy and open feel of the space.

The meticulous design incorporates modern aesthetics with functional elegance, ensuring that every corner of the home exudes luxury and comfort.

From the marble countertops in the kitchen to the custom cabinetry in the home office, the attention to detail is evident throughout the residence.

A Star-Studded Locale

The Holtz’s new home places them among notable neighbors, including former MLB star Mike Piazza and supermodel Cindy Crawford with her husband, Rande Gerber.

This prestigious community enhances the appeal of their new residence, ensuring a lifestyle of luxury and exclusivity.

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The private rooftop pool at the Holtz’s penthouse offers a serene oasis with plush lounge chairs and vibrant blue ceramic tiles, creating an inviting atmosphere for relaxation and leisure.

Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Expansive floor-to-ceiling windows in the penthouse allow natural light to flood the open living space, seamlessly connecting the indoors with the beautifully landscaped terrace.

Staircase in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Staircase in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

An aerial view of the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Miami Beach showcases the extensive outdoor amenities, including multiple private pools and lush green spaces for residents to enjoy.

Aerial View of Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The spacious rooftop pool area features modern lounge chairs and umbrellas, offering residents a luxurious place to unwind while overlooking the cityscape.

Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Pool Loungers in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Pool Loungers in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Comfortable outdoor seating and dining areas elegantly furnish the penthouse terrace, providing a perfect spot for entertaining while enjoying the panoramic views.

Balcony in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Outdoor Dining Area in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The terrace’s cozy, shaded seating area offers the perfect spot for relaxing with a book or enjoying a quiet moment amidst the lush greenery and breathtaking views.

Balcony in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Outdoor Dining Area in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Balcony in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Outdoor Lounges in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

A sleek outdoor kitchen equips the terrace dining area, making it an ideal space for alfresco meals and gatherings with friends and family.

Outdoor Dining Area in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Outdoor Dining Area in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Outdoor Dining Area in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The penthouse’s private hot tub on the terrace provides a tranquil spot to soak and take in the stunning skyline and water views of Miami Beach.

Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Pool in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Loungers in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Aerial View of Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Beautiful Interiors

An elegant wine case serves as a centerpiece of the penthouse, showcasing an extensive collection and ensuring the finest wines are always at hand for any occasion.

Wine Case in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Close-up of the penthouse’s wine storage highlights the meticulous attention to detail, with temperature-controlled conditions perfect for preserving the quality of each bottle.

Wine Cellar in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The elegant kitchen in the Holtz’s penthouse features modern appliances, a sleek island with comfortable seating, and large windows that provide ample natural light and stunning city views.

Kitchen in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Another view of the sophisticated kitchen highlights the stainless steel finishes, contemporary lighting fixtures, and the seamless integration of functionality and style, perfect for culinary enthusiasts.

Kitchen in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Kitchen in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The open-concept kitchen and living area create a spacious environment ideal for both cooking and entertaining, with floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic views of Miami Beach.

Kitchen in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Soft, neutral tones adorn the serene bedroom in the penthouse, with large windows opening up to a private terrace, creating a tranquil retreat with a view.

Bedroom in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

This minimalist hallway adorned with contemporary artwork leads to various living spaces, enhancing the modern aesthetic of the penthouse while providing a gallery-like ambiance.

Hallway in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The modern office space features a desk with dual monitors, a wall-mounted TV displaying a tropical beach, and contemporary decor including a unique wooden side table.

Office in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The elegant hallway leads to a spacious bathroom and bedroom, showcasing the penthouse’s thoughtful layout and the seamless transition between private and communal areas.

Bathroom in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Bathroom in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Bathroom in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Chic, modern pieces furnish the bright and airy living room, accented with vibrant artwork, offering a comfortable space to unwind and enjoy the scenic views.

Living Room in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Close-up of the contemporary light fixtures in the penthouse emphasizes the attention to detail in the design, blending functionality with artistic elegance.

Lights in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The design of the bedroom focuses on comfort and relaxation, featuring a soft color palette, ample natural light, and a cozy seating area with a retractable television.

Bedroom in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

This chic powder room features sophisticated grey marble walls, a sleek pedestal sink, and a unique artistic touch with framed contemporary artwork.

Bathroom in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Designed with comfort and style, the elegant dining room features a modern table, plush seating, and a stunning chandelier, all enhanced by natural light streaming through the expansive windows.

Dining Room in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Dining Room in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The open-concept living area seamlessly integrates the kitchen and lounge space, creating a harmonious environment perfect for everyday living.

Living Room in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Living Room in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Living Room in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Living Room in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

An elegant bedroom provides a serene atmosphere with a plush bed, soft neutral tones, and access to the terrace for an indoor-outdoor living experience.

Bedroom in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse
Bedroom in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The kitchen sink area features a large window with panoramic city views, providing a picturesque backdrop for culinary activities.

Sink in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

This foyer showcases a striking modern sculpture, setting the tone for the contemporary art and design found throughout the penthouse.

Room in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Modern art pieces and sleek design elements adorn the hallway, creating a gallery-like ambiance that leads to various living spaces.

Hallway in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Comfortable seating, decorative pillows, and large windows that flood the space with natural light make the cozy sitting area perfect for relaxation.

Living Room in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

A view down the hallway showcases the airy, open design of the penthouse, leading to a bright dining area adorned with elegant hanging light fixtures and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Dining Area in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

The luxurious bathroom features a modern design with marble finishes, a spacious walk-in shower, and a freestanding tub positioned in front of large windows offering stunning outdoor views.

Bathroom in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

Spacious, modern kitchen and living area features a sleek island with bar stools, contemporary light fixtures, and large windows providing ample natural light.

Kitchen in Javier and Andria Holtz's Miami Penthouse

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