This stately bay front residence is situated on over an acre and a half of land. It offers a rare combination of expansive views of both the bay and bayou. The brick paved driveway meanders around century old oak trees draped with Spanish moss. As you approach this Mediterranean home with its 31/2 car garage and six space outdoor parking, you will have the pleasure of viewing over 530 feet of Marler Bayou. It comes complete with a protected boat dock with easy access to East Pass and the Gulf. The bayou is deep water access with 14-18 feet in the middle of the bayou and 6 feet at the end of the dock. This home features oversized lanai's, balconies and courtyard porches that grace you with various views of the bay and bayou. Once you step through the front door, you are welcomed by floor to ceiling hurricane proof doors and windows overlooking the infinity edge pool, sunset dock and vast bay view. Conveniently located off the foyer is a private office. The kitchen is lined with beautifully kept Brazilian cherry wood cabinets and black granite countertops. It's topped with a gas range, double oven and cherry wood cabinet faced refrigerator. With plenty of cabinet, and countertop space, this kitchen houses a large pantry with a built-in wine rack, as well as an island in the center of the kitchen and bar seating for up to five people. The breakfast nook off the kitchen features a custom designed bench and table with a view overlooking the pool deck. Located just off the kitchen is the formal dining room with its numerous custom finishes. Living room features a gas fireplace and custom built-in cherry wood entertainment center with surround sound system for the entire house. Hurricane slide away doors open to the pool/patio area, expanding out to the sunset dock with a breathtaking view of the Choctawhatchee Bay. With a baby grand piano and meticulously designed fish aquarium, you will have all you need for a peaceful evening at home or a night of entertaining guests.
The master suite is housed in the northern wing of the home with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the pool deck. The suite also features a gas fireplace, sitting room, kitchenette, study, large walk-in closet and full-size laundry room. Master bathroom includes granite countertops, a double vanity with custom cabinetry, soaking tub, linen closet and a double shower framed in travertine tile.
Just off the dining room, you will find the second bedroom and bathroom with additional custom cabinetry for storage and a second laundry room with a half bath. Lighted stair treads lead you up to the second floor which features a third bedroom with full bath and a billiard room, which can be turned into a fourth bedroom. Billiard room includes full bathroom, a pool table, game table with chairs, custom cabinetry housing a Murphy bed and floor to ceiling window doors opening to a large balcony overlooking the pool and bay.
The expansive brick paved pool area features a kidney shaped infinity pool with a jacuzzi and outdoor kitchen. Inside the house, is an additional guest/pool bathroom as well as a full house Generac generator. The seawall runs along the entire length of the property, from the bay to the bayou. Bay side features a sunset dock, and the bayou side features a boat dock. This fully furnished home is ideal for boat lovers, water enthusiasts, and those who love to entertain.
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Listing data provided by: Emerald Coast Association of REALTORS®, Inc. This database was last updated on 2019-11-13. This property is listed by Engel & Volkers 30A Beaches.