This distinctive residence has an outstanding location in Crystal Beach at 3153 Scenic Highway 98. It sits directly across from the neighborhood beach access and the sugar-white shoreline. This beautiful home features a two-story main house with three bedrooms and a two-story guest house with two more. An open sundeck in between them has a refreshing plunge pool, lounge furniture, and a gas grill. Within minutes you may go from taking a dip in the pool to luxuriating in the dazzling jeweled gulf waters.
This hospitable home comes complete with new contemporary furnishings that combine tropical flair with chic coastal styling. It can accommodate more than a dozen family members or fortunate guests since this home may also serve as a lucrative vacation rental property. A recent major renovation took the home down to the studs for a complete makeover from the inside out. It now includes high-impact windows and doors along with tough Hardie board exteriors. The interiors feature upscale commercial grade stainless steel appliances, custom light fixtures, high-end finishes, and durable beach-washed hardwood tile flooring.
The first floor of the main house includes the open living, dining, and kitchen areas. The spacious living room includes a dramatic two-story cathedral ceiling with windows above and a wall of sliding glass doors below. They lead out to a patio with tropical landscaping bordered by a white picket fence. Two dove gray leather couches and a pair of pale blue accent armchairs face a modern gas fireplace with a large wall-mounted flatscreen TV for entertainment. A half bath off the living area also serves as a convenient individual powder room.
A wide panel window highlights the bright kitchen, white custom cabinetry, matching countertops, a center island with a gas range, modern suspended sconce lighting, and stylish seating.
The tropically inspired dining area features six rich straw-woven high-backed chairs around a rustic rectangular hardwood table beneath a beaded dome chandelier.
Stairs lead up to a hallway that connects the master bedroom and a guest bedroom with a glass door that leads out to a balcony offering a glimpse of the gulf.
The master bedroom has a king-sized bed, a large wall-mounted flatscreen TV, abstract wall art, a glass door leading to the wraparound upper deck, and an ensuite luxury bath.
This ensuite master bath includes white Carrera marble flooring, double vanity sinks, and a glass-walled walk-in shower with decorative marble tile.
Adjacent to the master bedroom, a bright sky blue guest bedroom features multiple bunks with a total of five beds and a large wall-mounted flatscreen TV for entertainment.
A beautifully appointed guest bedroom on the lower level has a king-sized bed and a glass door leading out to the pool deck.
The private ensuite bath is lavished with white Carrera marble flooring and has a sleek tub shower combination.
A guest house off the open pool deck features bedroom quarters on two separate floors with individual entries.
The first floor includes a spacious bedroom with cottage-styled furnishings, a king-sized bed with a charming white decorative metal frame, a matching daybed, a small refrigerator, and a large wall-mounted TV for evening entertainment.
A full ensuite bath has a vanity sink with a white quartz countertop and a corner walk-in shower stylishly decorated with matching mosaic tile.
An additional guest quarter on the second level is bathed in natural light with multiple windows and a glass door that leads out to an open balcony. It features a contemporary coastal look with crisp blue and white nautically colored attire. It includes a king-sized bed, a large wall-mounted flatscreen TV, and an adjoining kitchenette with a wet bar for entertaining.
The ensuite bath has a regal look with a tall single vanity sink and a glass-walled walk-in shower.
This outstanding Crystal Beach location is close to popular gulf front restaurants, friendly beach bars, grocery stores, and shopping adventures. It is very near the wonderful retail village of Destin Commons, which provides an idyllic shopping experience. This captivating European-styled setting includes pedestrian-friendly boulevards lined with royal palms, turret towers, a classic fountain, and a geyser plaza for kids to enjoy on a hot summer day. It is anchored by a Bass Pro Shops and a Belk’s Department Store that interconnects to an assortment of boutiques, specialty shops, fine clothiers, restaurants with bars, and an AMC multiplex movie theater. HarborWalk Village in Destin is only minutes away towards the west. It is home to great restaurants, bars with live music, specialty shops, family amusements, outdoor concerts, fun festivals, and exciting seasonal firework celebrations. The marina features pontoon boat rentals, a sunset dinner cruise, dolphin sightseeing excursions, fishing charters, and even a treasure hunt adventure aboard a masted ship with a rollicking crew of costumed pirates. The enchanting Village of Baytowne Wharf and tropically urbane Grand Boulevard are also minutes away towards the east at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. Grand Boulevard features lush tropical landscaping studded with palm trees and serves as the swank Sandestin town center. It includes great restaurants with bars, boutiques, fine clothiers, galleries, and a multiplex movie theater with a VIP dining room to view new film releases. Baytowne Wharf has a wonderful waterfront location and was inspired by the amazing architecture found in the French Quarter of New Orleans. It features an expansive dock that juts into the expansive Choctawhatchee Bay, where folks go to experience heavenly sunsets or magical full moons. Baytowne also includes great restaurants, bars with live music, specialty shops, wonderful family amusements, outdoor concerts, fun year-round festivals, and vibrant seasonal firework displays.
This five-bedroom vacation residence with a guest house can double as a lucrative rental investment property. It encompasses 2,537 square feet and is listed at $2,895,000. Currently, there are four other homes for sale in this part of Crystal Beach priced from $1,500,000 for a three-bedroom property with 1,916 square feet up to $3,550,000 for a seven-bedroom home that encompasses 3,810 square feet.
If you are interested in touring this home, contact our Ocean Reef Real Estate Sales team immediately at 877-392-6085. We will provide a comparative market analysis that includes other Crystal Beach homes for sale, pending contracts, and homes sold here within the past twelve months. We can also provide detailed annual gross rental income data from our acclaimed Ocean Reef Resorts property management division. You will be fully informed throughout the entire purchase process of your new dream vacation home!