A world-famous gourmet chef, television personality, and restauranteur is selling his magnificent bay view estate. The incredible location at 3253 Burnt Pine Cove is within the privileged privately gated Burnt Pine residential community in the already exclusively gated Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. This gorgeous family compound borders the beautiful bay and a lush fairway on the premier Burnt Pine Golf Course. The Club House is centered on the fairways that meander through a forested setting adorned with lovely lagoons. Opportunities like this are rare! If you are ready to purchase your forever vacation dream home take a look at this opulent villa.
As soon as you arrive up the paver stone drive past the lavish tropical grounds, you will feel like you've been magically transported to romantic Tuscany. The bright white exteriors are crowned with red terracotta rooftops. A gated classically columned veranda bids you welcome to an enchanting courtyard near the two-car garage. The courtyard of this premier Tuscan-styled estate was featured in an issue of Veranda Magazine due to its timeless design. It includes a landscaped brick patio centered upon a large urn fountain which features the serene sound of cascading water. This massive villa encompasses 8,040 square feet with five spacious bedrooms that feature luxurious private ensuite baths. A half bath provides a convenient and elegant powder room. The stunning villa includes expansive connected, open living areas with white coral stone flooring, soaring ceilings, and large windows that highlight the sparkling scenery. The breathtaking views include a lanai beside a palatial swimming pool with a hot tub that splashes down into the water. The giant bay spreads out towards the west, and the views are silhouetted by sets of palm trees on the shore. Spectacular sunsets which occur right over the bay during the summer months are truly heavenly. Here you will find yourself making a point to be home at sunset time to experience these views while enjoying favorite drinks with friends and family.
Three large bright connected living areas also view the bayfront. Two provide a chic casual coastal style. The other is more formal, with a chandelier and a carved white mantle fireplace. Richly beamed ceilings and two additional stone fireplaces provide a rich country estate setting in the other rooms. Each one connects the living areas to the expansive state of the arts upscale gourmet kitchen.
One kitchen includes a brick pizza oven, and the other is a regular fireplace next to a kitchen sitting area. This urbane chef's kitchen features top-of-the-line brushed stainless steel appliances, including a restaurant-sized grill with ovens and a refrigerator freezer.
A butler's pantry, walls of cream-colored contemporary custom-built cabinetry, white veined marble countertops, and a cascade-sided kitchen island inspires entertaining your favorite group.
A wall of sliding glass doors at one end of the huge kitchen leads out to a side pool patio and frames the ethereal beauty of the bay. You may wine and dine here in a casual dining area beside a glass-walled wine cooler with a full wet bar.
You can also choose to have a more elaborate affair in the formal dining wing. It features a wall with three sets of contemporary double glass French doors and two tropically inspired chandeliers. This home was specifically designed for entertaining. You can host large dinners in this stunning dining room, have fun gatherings in the expansive living areas, or enjoy the dine-in kitchen.
This villa also features a large custom-built wine room with an arched wall that includes individual nooks for over 500 fine wines. This highly entertaining dream villa also features a game room, a fitness room, and a handsome den with tall palatial palladium windows.
The lavish spacious master bedroom suite is located on the first floor. It features a lovely bay view sitting area framed with a portal of stately columns, light beach-washed hardwood flooring, and a raised tray ceiling above the bedroom area.
The large handsome private bath includes a deep soaking tub, walls of chocolate-colored cabinetry, two separate vanity areas, a built-in dressing table, a glass-walled shower, and sleek white marble tile flooring.
Three large guest bedrooms are located upstairs with full luxury ensuite baths. They all include glass doors that can open to a charming Romeo & Juliet-styled window balcony and have soaring vaulted ceilings with white beams.
A guest house or servant's quarters located off the veranda courtyard includes a studio bedroom apartment with a full bath and kitchenette.
Just beyond the gates of this wonderful world at Burnt Pine is the enchanting Village of Baytowne Wharf, which was inspired by the architectural designs found in the French Quarter of New Orleans. It's nestled beside the expansive bay at the Sandestin Yacht Club Marina and straddles a lovely partially forested lagoon. A long dock juts into the bay where folks try their luck at fishing and experience the glorious sunsets over the water during the summer months. This captivating village includes a wide array of wonderful restaurants, bars with live music, unique family amusements, outdoor concerts, fun festivals, and exciting seasonal firework celebrations. This locale is also just minutes away from the crystalline white shoreline on the beachside of Sandestin. It is only a handful of minutes away across the gorgeous resort grounds via golf cart, which is Sandestin residents' preferred method of transportation. The swank town center of Grand Boulevard includes a beautiful palm-lined boulevard and lush tropical plantings. It connects to fine clothiers, fashion boutiques, galleries, restaurants, friendly bars, and a state-of-the-art multiplex movie theater with a VIP dining room. A Publix grocery store and a salon are also conveniently located at the end of the boulevard.
This majestic 8,040 square foot villa on a bayfront family estate is listed for $7,995,000. Some of the celebrity's furnishings and décor come with it! The price of this home comes in at $994.40 per square foot. Currently, there are only four other homes for sale in Burnt Pine, ranging from $1,999,000 for one with 3,805 square feet up to $3,259,000 for a 5,862 square foot residence. None of them are as large as the villa located on the bay or owned by a celebrity! They average $618.36 per square foot. Four homes have sold at Burnt Pine within the past twelve months. The closing prices ranged from $5,500,000 for one with 8,002 square feet up to $6,600,000 for a 5,800 square foot residence. The average sold price here comes in at $778.91 per square foot.
There are also six other comparable residences for sale in Miramar Beach priced from $5,500,000 for one with 3,766 square feet up to $6,689,000 for a residence with 6,314 square feet. All of them are gulf front properties, and one is a penthouse. These come in at an average list price of $1,057.30 per square foot. Contact our Ocean Reef Real Estate department today at 877-392-6085 to take advantage of this buying opportunity. Our professional, friendly realtors will provide a comparative market analysis showing all comparable listings of homes for sale, pending contracts, and homes sold here within the past twelve months. We will then schedule an appointment for your private tour. We look forward to serving you!