A unique double townhome located in sensational Seaside is available for sale at 202 West Ruskin Place. This specific locale, originally created as an artist colony, is centered around a courtyard adorned with live oak trees. The coastal residence is combined of two townhomes and the only one of its kind in Seaside. It can serve as an opulent coastal residence as well as a profitable rental income property. The six-bedroom home encompasses a total of 5,526 square feet with six full bathrooms and two half-bath powder rooms. These townhomes were renovated to include lavish upscale appointments for a residence on the upper two levels and an art gallery with a studio apartment on the first floor, providing lucrative rental income.
Iconic Seaside along Scenic 30A received international fame and acclaim when it was first created in the mid-1980s. Its pedestrian-friendly, charming, Americana-styled architecture and meticulous village plan ushered in the "New Urbanism" town design. It provides an idyllic lifestyle in a precious piece of paradise with a finite number of properties that have always been in high demand and usually command top dollar. Intimate coastal village planning is apparent throughout, with an easy walk to multiple arbors that connect to the beautiful beach. The captivating center of this golden Americana-styled village includes a lawn and amphitheater lined with royal palm trees that features outdoor concerts and fun festivals. It is ringed by a nice array of restaurants, friendly beach bars, specialty shops, boutiques, galleries, an old-fashioned grocery market with a wine shop, and a lovely chapel.
This luxury townhome stands three stories tall and features an enchanting New Orleans French Quarter-styled exterior design. The ground level includes an outdoor gated paver stone patio with a wrought iron border fence overlooking the lovely shaded open courtyard area. Regal arched golden mahogany glass doors flanked by matching windows provide entry. They are crowned above by white columned verandas open from some of the bedrooms.
The stylishly appointed entry foyer includes honey-toned hardwood flooring, a suspended staircase, and a private elevator that conveniently leads to the top two levels. The five-bedroom coastal residence can serve as your special seaside residence with an established gallery, while a tenant may also reside if placed with a short-term vacation rental company. Renovations included custom brass accented tile selections, white Carrera Marble vanities, inlaid custom cabinetry, a state-of-the-art kitchen, honey-toned hardwood flooring, along with brass and polished nickel hardware.
A modern glass-railed staircase leads up to the third floor's bright open living, dining, and kitchen area. It includes a double window and five additional sets of double glass doors leading to another furnished sundeck. Two dining areas are part of the living space, including the state-of-the-art kitchen.
This gourmet kitchen features white Calcutta marble countertops, an entertainment island with seating, designer lighting, brushed stainless steel commercial-grade appliances with a Sub-Zero refrigerator-freezer, and a wine cooler.
The bright, expansive space is filled with abundant light accentuated by a towering open glass-topped center with an elegant spiral staircase that leads up to a rooftop pavilion. This opulent glass pavilion connects to an open sun terrace that spans across 1,600 square feet providing panoramic 360-degree views of the village around it and the glistening gulf in the distance.
This combined townhome has a beautifully furnished primary bedroom, two guest bedrooms, and a bunk room on the second level. They all feature multiple floor-to-ceiling double glass doors leading to the balcony or a sun deck. Six sets of double glass doors provide access to the open sundeck above four carports in the back. Each bedroom is individually decorated with plush comfortable coastal and cottage-styled furnishings.
An additional primary bedroom off the top floor living area features a luxurious ensuite bath adorned with Carrera Marble, double vanities, a long deep soaking tub, and a walk-in shower. It has two sets of double glass doors leading out to window balconies overlooking the wooded courtyard below.
This unique townhome at Ruskin Place in Seaside can serve as a privileged private residence and a lucrative rental investment property. It is very competitively priced at $4,795,000, which comes in at only $867.72 per square foot. Currently, there is only one other home for sale in the highly sought-after Seaside community: a two-story tall home with five bedrooms and 3,360 square feet. It is listed at $3,790,000, which comes in at $1,127,98 per square foot.
If you are ready to take advantage of this rare offering, contact our Ocean Reef Real Estate Sales team immediately at 877-392-6085. We can provide you with rental data and a complimentary comparative market analysis showing other homes for sale, pending contracts, and homes sold here within the last twelve months. Once you are fully informed, we can happily schedule your private tour. We look forward to working with you soon!