This captivating masterpiece of design at 53 Siesta Bluff in the premier residential enclave of Destiny East in Destin features elegant Dutch Colonial-styled exteriors and modern state-of-the-art interiors. Encompassing 3,716 square feet, this regal five-bedroom vacation home includes comfortable coastal-styled furnishings and décor.
Destiny's Retreat is a spacious residence that provides a perfect vacation home while also serving as a lucrative short-term rental investment property. Currently, it is professionally managed by Ocean Reef Resorts, with a gross rental income of $140,000 per year. Ample accommodations are provided for 16 guests, where private and community amenities abound. This gracious home was distinctively designed for grand entertainment with plenty of space to play and relax in luxury. The contemporary coastal-styled furnishings are professionally decorated with an eye toward comfort. It includes multiple living areas, four bedrooms in the main house, and another in a carriage house above a three-car garage.
The bright open great room has soaring twelve-foot-tall ceilings and an entire wall of windows overlooking the private swimming pool. The living room has a plush couch, a love seat, and two abstract diamond-patterned contemporary armchairs facing a large flatscreen TV above a modern gas fireplace on a floor-to-ceiling slate stone wall.
A poolside veranda includes a furnished outdoor living/dining area with an inlay cypress ceiling, a gas grill, a wet bar, a gas fireplace, and a wall-mounted flatscreen TV for entertainment.
The nearby dining room includes a thick rustic hardwood table with six elegant dove gray tufted chairs for fine dining.
Four round woven straw-topped stools face the gourmet kitchen on a white quartz-topped kitchen island beneath two imported Moroccan light fixtures. A Koehler 45" sink makes for easy entertaining and prepping of meals. This kitchen features stunning dark ebony-toned custom cabinetry, a large stainless steel refrigerator and separate matching freezer, a Jennaire six burner gas range, double ovens, a microwave, an icemaker, and a dishwasher.
The spacious palatial primary bedroom includes a king-size bed with a sleek white headboard, and art deco mirrored side tables with large gleaming brass orb-based lamps facing a wall of windows on the pool courtyard. A wall-mounted TV and a limestone gas fireplace add to the relaxed ambiance.
A luxurious ensuite bath features individual raised porcelain vanity sinks, a deep soaking tub, and a wide glass-walled double shower with smooth black pebble stone flooring.
The three guest bedrooms in the main house are all beautifully appointed with fashionable furnishings, sitting areas, and flatscreen TVs with access to luxurious bathrooms.
An open studio-styled carriage house above the garage has a handsome tropical look with rich hardwood flooring and a towering cathedral ceiling. It includes a king-size bed, a black leather queen couch, a wall-mounted flatscreen TV, an intimate dining table for two, a kitchenette, and a bath with a walk-in shower. Other notable features of this home include custom designer lighting, surround sound throughout, upgraded media wiring, a security system with multiple surveillance zones, custom window treatments, electronic window shades, and plantation shutters.
The Destiny East community offers owners and guests exclusive access to Club Destiny which includes an incredible tropical oasis of over 5,000 square feet. The clubhouse features cathedral ceilings, multiple seating areas, a bar, and glass walls overlooking a large lagoon-shaped swimming pool. The clubhouse can also be reserved for special occasions and has an impressive private movie theater room for twenty-five. A state-of-the-art fitness center also overlooks the beautifully landscaped pool courtyard. Besides the pool, there is a secluded simmering hot tub, two lighted tennis courts, basketball, and a colorful playground for kids. Another swimming pool with an expansive, tropically landscaped patio, restroom facilities, and showers overlooks the lovely lake.
As you know, real estate value is all about location, and this wonderful world in a prestigious neighborhood near the white-sand beach is close to gulf-front restaurants, friendly beach bars, grocery stores, and shopping adventures. The popular idyllic retail village of Destin Commons is minutes away with pedestrian-friendly avenues lined with royal palm trees, European-styled turrets, a clock tower, a classic fountain, and a spurting geyser plaza where kids can play on hot summer days. It features a wide array of fine shopping destinations, restaurants with bars, and a state-of-the-art multiplex AMC movie theater. This location is also minutes from the famous Silver Sands Premium Outlets in Miramar Beach, which offers bargains on over 100 world-class designer goods. The enchanting Village of Baytowne Wharf and the tropically urbane Grand Boulevard town center of Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort are also nearby. They offer great shopping adventures, restaurants, bars with live music, outdoor concerts, family amusements, year-round festivals, and vibrant seasonal firework celebrations.
This opulent, lavishly furnished home is listed at $2,500,000, which comes in at $672.77 per square foot. Currently, there are sixteen other homes for sale in Destiny East ranging from $900,000 for a three-bedroom home with 2,076 square feet up to $3,365,000 for a six-bedroom residence with 4,918 square feet. These homes come in at an average list price of $555.24 per square foot.
If you are looking to purchase a home of this caliber, which may also serve as a lucrative rental investment property, contact our Ocean Reef Real Estate Sales team today at 877-392-6085. We will provide you with a complimentary comparative market analysis showing complete details on all the homes listed for sale at Destiny East, any that may have pending contracts and all that have sold here within the past twelve months. Upon request, we can also provide annual gross rental income data from our acclaimed Ocean Reef Resorts property management division. Once you are fully and comfortably informed, we will happily arrange your private tour!