Spectacular gated estate situated on the finest lot in all of Destin and the entire Emerald Coast offering 526 feet of water frontage including the rare combination of panoramic open bay frontage and deep water at the end of your private boat dock on the bayou. Reminiscent of the grand estates of Palm Beach, designed with classic features for comfortable coastal living and gracious entertaining in mind. Impressive gated entrance, graced with mature palm trees and beautifully landscaped, with a circular drive and center water feature fountain, motor court with plenty of parking space. Beautiful double hand forged wrought iron doors open into the foyer and two story rotunda offering the first of many water views. In fact, nearly every room has a view of the water! From the rotunda stepdown into the great room, with a cozy fireplace and three sets of French doors leading to the lanai. To the left of the rotunda is the formal dining room, an adjoining butler's pantry, a gallery with a large wet bar area, a sunny breakfast area, large kitchen with a huge breakfast bar, granite counters, center island, abundant counter space and custom cabinetry, upgraded appliances, walk-in pantry, the gathering room with a fireplace and build-in bookcases, billiard's area and den, rear foyer and stairwell. To the right of the rotunda is the master wing, with a handsome library with floor to ceiling custom bookcases, a spacious master bedroom with a sitting area, and the master bath you've dreamed of...with an exercise room, dual vanities, two large custom walk-in closets, a laundry center, large jetted tub, large circular walk-through shower, dual private water closets. On the second level is the Captains Quarters...a large leisure area with a media area, large bar area, game area and a large balcony to watch the sun set. There's a second master suite and two additional guests suites, all with very generously sized bedrooms and private baths. Living the Destin lifestyle is all about being outdoors....and everyone will love the screened outdoor living space with grilling area, the sparkling pool and hot tub, numerous porches, patios and balconies. There's also a separate guest house, with a large open living area, dining area and kitchen with full sized appliances, a large waterfront bedroom, full bath. There's an attached two-car garage, a detached two-car garage and a separate golf cart gararge. Additional features include raised ceilings, crown molding, recessed lighting, upgraded appliances, gorgeous custom window treatments and so much more! This is a masterpiece on the most perfect lot that you will ever find! It's a must see for the discriminating buyer! As always, all dimensions important to the buyer should be verified.
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Listing information last updated on August 22nd, 2019 at 2:48pm CDT.