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The Lykos Group completes second Marco Island spec home

An exterior view of The Lykos Group’s latest Marco Island spec home at 1698 McIlvaine Court.
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The Lykos Group has announced the completion of a two-story, 9,273 total square foot spec home located at 1698 McIlvaine Court.

The coastal contemporary residence is a traditional floor plan with formal dining and living rooms and separate family room open to the kitchen. The home is designed by Lotus Architecture with interior design by Pure Design of Naples and landscape architecture by Metis Design, LLC. Construction began in April 2020. The original project was completed in July 2021.   

“This home was sold just a few weeks before completion,” said The Lykos Group Principal Thomas Lykos. “At that time, the homeowner then retained The Lykos Group for additional work to more fully customize and personalize the home.”

Situated on a canal, the residence offers 6,257 square feet under air with five bedrooms plus a study, six full baths, one half bath, pool bath, and a three-car garage.  

Exterior features include a metal roof; cypress exterior ceilings; custom stucco details; custom composite overhang brackets; Bahama shutters, Energy Star-certified Andersen 400 Series wood windows; Win-Door aluminum sliding glass doors with custom paint finish; Cantera custom metal and glass front entry door; in-ground pool with integral spa; and shellstone tile over slab deck on the pool and lanai.

Interior features include icynene spray foam insulation at the roof and walls; LED lighting throughout; lighting control; audio/video and security systems; three air conditioning systems; linear grills; on-demand gas water heaters; dual fuel range; 10-inch wire brushed white oak engineered wood floors; solid core interior doors; poplar interior trim; custom ceiling millwork, custom cabinets & built-ins; quartzite & quartzite countertops, Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, gas fireplace, and Calacatta marble master bathroom

The home’s first floor offers a covered entry with cypress wood ceiling; elevator; entry gallery; living room; dining room; wet bar, family room, open kitchen with oversized island; caterer’s kitchen, combination pantry and laundry room; master suite with dual walk-in closets; study; guest suite with ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet, powder bath; covered lanai including living area with gas fireplace, dining area, combination outdoor kitchen and bar, pool bathroom, roll-down hurricane shutters and screens.

On the second floor, the home features three bedrooms with ensuite baths, loft, lounge, wet bar, full laundry room, full-sized fourth bathroom, and two covered balconies.

About The Lykos Group

Founded by Sonny Lykos in 1989 as Lykos Home Improvement, today The Lykos Group, Inc. is a design-build residential remodeling and custom homebuilder with award-winning projects throughout Bonita Springs, Naples and Marco Island. Company offices are located at 4779 Enterprise Avenue, Naples, FL 34104. For more information, call 239-594-8510 or visit

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