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Serena Williams sleek 14,500 square foot Miami home

As we hit peak Australian Open fever in Melbourne we take the opportunity to peak into the home of one of its biggest stars Serena Williams, a sleek modern property north of Miami, designed in collaboration with big sister Venus.

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Five years in the making, the sprawling waterfront home was completely gutted to usher in a more minimalistic palate, inspired by Williams love of modern art and technology and perhaps a developing romance with, now Husband, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian.

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While restraint is evident in the white walls and clean lines throughout, an extravagant final addition of baby Olympia’s custom designed pink castle bed featuring slide has become somewhat of the highlight of the home, in contrast to the casual but elegant comfort that pervades.

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Not for lack of space the home’s noticeable absence of a tennis court helps Serena seperate work from home life, instead opting for an elegant infinity pool and the occasional bout of competitive karaoke in the hidden performance space, concealed by a bookshelf in the formal sitting room turned gallery.