3172 Morris Manor | Merritt Island, FL 32952


River Front Home in Prestigious Horti Point Estates on Merritt Island, Florida

Wow! What a unique waterfront location with spectacular views from virtually every room in this beautiful two-story home. Lot’s of outdoor space is designed into this Custom floor plan to take in the wonderful climate and atmosphere of the Banana River, Sykes Creek and one of Merritt Island’s two land points surrounded by water.

Designed and built to accommodate a large family, plus entertaining in the Florida lifestyle. Wake up to sunrises over Cocoa Beach and the Banana River East Side of the house, and then enjoy sunsets over Sykes Creek from the West side.

Watch Cruise Ships sail in and out of Port Canaveral, Rocket Launches from Kennedy Space Center & Cape Canaveral AFB, while Yachts sail by.
Enjoy nice Breezes as you watch the wild life. It’s everywhere. Birds, fish and yes, Dolphins swim by almost daily.

Let’s start with the 1st Floor:

Step into the open 20’ high Rotunda Style Foyer with Custom Stairway and Porcelain Tile Floor. Above it all is a Beautiful Chandelier that graces the flow of the stairway.

One step down into the large open floor plan. The Great Room, Dinning Area and Kitchen all flow together. The Great Room has 16’ ceiling with Hugh custom arched windows & 8’ Sliding Glass Doors. And Hardwood Floors. The Custom Design built in Entertainment Wall & Niches + the Fire Place really makes the room functional for Family Gathering & Entertainment. The view of the river is amazing.

The Dinning Area is adjacent to the living area and is surround by Bay Windows. It nicely accommodates a round table that can seat 10.

The Chef’s style Custom Island Kitchen has two refrigerators, double ovens, and a separate wet bar with wine fridge.  Plenty of beautiful Upgrade Kraft Maid cabinets complement the Stainless Steel appliances including a 5 Burner Gas Cook Top. The kitchen table is flanked by a wonderful view of the Banana River and an awesome Garden / Greenhouse Window for growing plants and Herbs indoors.

Just off the entry is a short hallway to the Half Bath. The Office Study is adjacent to living area and has a World Map that covers one wall plus sliding glass doors that open onto another covered patio with river view.
The Workout Room has a direct Banana River view and also has sliding glass doors.
Both of these rooms are connected via a full bath. (Jack & Jill) and can be bedrooms.

Also on the first floor and next to the garage is a cozy separate Studio Apartment with kitchenette, full bath & private entrance for “In-Law” or Nanny space.

The Two Car Garage is finished and air-conditioned with a workbench. Also included is a Heavy-Duty storm rated garage door.

Out to the very private and relaxing back yard with mature landscaping. Open brick paver and composite deck with room for plenty of outdoor living includes a gas heated spa, custom gas fire pit, and built in outdoor bar. Also there is an integrated composite material 40-foot dock and boat slip with built in benches and umbrella. Dock has electric power and water. The views are panoramic and spectacular.

Next to the Kitchen side of the house is an Outdoor Shower, Garden work counter-cabinet, Kayak & fishing gear storage. There is also a 100 gal. Propane Gas tank that supplies the Cook Top, Gas Grill, Spa heater and Fire pit.

2nd Floor

3 Master Suites have Glass Doors opening onto private upper decks overlooking the Banana River.  Double sinks, tub & separate custom multi head shower is in main MBR. Showers in the other two MBRs. All are adjacent to large walk in custom closet / dressing rooms.
The Pool Table / Game Room Loft overlooks the Great Room and also has a commanding view of the front yard and back yard plus the Banana River.

The Upstairs den / media room is adjacent to 2 of the bedroom suites. We call the part of the house the “West Wing”. There is also an “outdoor” room. The laundry room with sink is centrally located for a busy household.

On the Third level, there is also a finished attic room with ½ bath, kitchenette and small balcony.

This takes us up to the “Crow’s Nest”. With an Amazing 360 degree view of Cocoa Beach, Patrick Air Force Base, Cape / Port Canaveral and Merritt Island.

Several different species of Palm Trees and Tropical landscape surround the house.
Brick columns that coordinate with the architecture of the house flank front driveway entrance.

Very large driveway is upscale brick pavers and allows for plenty of parking.
Awesome curb appeal.

Key Facts:

On cul-de-sac
Style 2 Story
Single Family
Originally built in 1988, Expanded / Remodeled 2004
12 rooms total. 5 full baths, 2 half baths.
Great Room 16 X 24
Dining Area 12 X 12
Eat in Kitchen 14 X 28
Study 11 X 11
Gym / Workout Room 11 X 11
Studio Apartment 13 X 20, with Bath, Kitchenette and separate entrance.
MBR  #1 - 14’ X 14’ with Bath / WIC 14’ X 14’
MBR # 2 – 12’ X 16’ with Bath / WIC 8’ X 10’
MBR # 3 – 12’ X 16’ with Bath / WIC 8’ X 10’
Attic BR with half bath.  12’ X 12’
1/3 Acre Lot
95’ water frontage.
Irrigation System supplied by Artesian Well.
Solar Water Heater 80 Gal. Energy Saving
18 SEER HVAC Heat Pump System. Energy Saving
Metal Roof.
Hardy Plank & Siding complemented by Brick
Vinyl Soffit and Fascia
Vinyl Double Payne Windows & Sliding Glass Doors
Very Low Cost of Ownership.
Hardwood, Laminate and Tile throughout. No Carpet
Upscale Brick Paver Driveway and Patios.



The area known as Newfound Harbor.
Horti Point is 100 Upscale Waterfront homes located at the end of a Four-mile long peninsula. HOA is voluntary. It is a fun & friendly neighborhood.


Brevard County has the best schools Florida and Merritt Island has some of the best schools in Brevard County.