Ocean Reef Real Estate is pleased to announce that the Timber Creek Lodge, which is the largest custom built log home east of the Mississippi and located nine miles northeast of Crestview, Florida (just 1-hour from the beach in Destin) has just been listed for sale.
This completely furnished magnificent lodge defines rustic elegance with comfortable accouterments, meticulous detailing, and unique outstanding craftsmanship. Besides the fantastic furnishings, the décor includes four original bronze Remington statues, oriental rugs and a wide array of animal trophies.
An esteemed Wisconsin architectural firm designed the lodge, which is highlighted by massive timber beams, imported Colorado Stone, walls of glass, $250,000 worth of vintage custom chandeliers, rich hardwoods, granite, and marble surfacing. The lodge encompasses an incredible 24,567 square feet which includes 16,015 of interior space that is heated and cooled with an additional 8,552 square feet that features a 22 car garage, covered decks, porches, and balconies. It took two years to be completed by builders and specialty artisans from across the nation. There is also a 5,000 square foot square foot engineered metal building that has HVAC and Caretaker’s Quarters. An additional 7,200 square foot storage building includes tractors and maintenance equipment that also conveys.
The Timber Creek Lodge is a sportsman’s ultimate dream for fishing and hunting. It graces 1,497 acres of original timberland that is studded with twin 3.5-acre lakes as well as a large 17-acre lake with mini islands and is stocked with Bream, Catfish, and Bass that weigh over ten pounds. Almost 1,250 acres includes potentially lucrative old-growth timberland.
There is 3.5 miles of frontage on both sides of the sugary shoreline of Timber Creek and another 1.5 miles on Pond Creek. A paved driveway winds through the forest passing by these lovely lakes and reaches a cobblestone car court that leads up to the covered portico entrance.
Wide double glass doors encased with majestic hand-carved silhouettes of deer and tree limbs provide entry into a 2,000 square foot Great Room. This breathtaking room has richly beamed soaring cathedral ceilings, a dramatic open staircase with galley walkway above connecting wings of the house and forty-foot tall walls of windows overlooking the grounds.
A towering custom cut, hand fitted stone fireplace at one end of the Great Room is flanked by a built-in bar at the other with matching stone. A large stone fireplace is also in the Gentlemen’s Game Room with a Billiard Table, handsome comfortable appointments and custom cabinetry for gun displays. An additional room serves as a Media Room.
The state of the art kitchen has a huge granite-topped bar and kitchen island with Thermador Commercial appliances that is adjacent to an open breakfast area as well as a separate formal dining room. An outdoor kitchen features a Wet Bar, stainless steel grill, a fireplace and gorgeous views of the grounds. Observation balconies on the second and third-floor span across 190 linear feet which include open decks and a gazebo sitting area. Two of the eight guest suite bedrooms with en-suite baths, a Bunk Room and the massive Master Bedroom are upstairs on the top level.
The Master Suite encompasses 1,266 square feet which features a stone fireplace, cathedral ceiling, a unique custom chandelier, private viewing balcony, His and Hers walk-in closets and a luxurious bath that has double raised vanities above gleaming granite counters, a marble tiled double waterfall shower along with a Jacuzzi jetted therapeutic hot tub.
The ground level, which connects by elevator to the main living space includes a heated 190’ x 25’ garage, a fully equipped gymnasium, a sitting area, special guest quarters with an en-suite bath and a stone Wine Cellar that holds 200 bottles.
The list price for this 1,497-acre forested estate with the 24,567 square foot lavishly furnished hunting lodge is $12,000,000. ContactOcean Reef Real Estate today at 877-392-6085 for detailed information about our listing and to prequalify for a personal tour.