Back on the market through no fault of the seller! Rare opportunity to own a stunning Destin bay front estate situated on nearly 1 acre with an impressive 100 feet on the water. Coastal elegance defines this immaculate southern estate. The perfect casually elegant estate define's true Destin living. This 4209 sq ft, 5 bedroom/3.5 bath home is tucked away behind a brick wall & private gate. As you venture down a long driveway on Destins' prestigious Indian Trail, the grounds are reminiscent of a gorgeous manicured European park setting with magnolia trees, live oak trees, gorgeous garden beds, winding brick pathways, lemon, lime & orange fruit trees & a beautiful lush green lawn decorated with fountains & flowers galore.Once the gates close behind your car, you truly feel worlds away from the hustle and bustle of Destin even though you are actually centrally located in the heart of Destin just a couple miles from shopping, the white sand beaches & the bustling Destin harbor.
Offering stunning panoramic views of the Choctawhatchee Bay, this southern facing homes offers you the ability to enjoy both beautiful sunrises & sunsets. One of the most impressive features of this well laid out home is that almost every room has a great water view of the bay.
As you enter the home from the oversized porch, you will notice the pale blue tongue & groove wood porch ceilings.
Entering the foyer, you are greeted by a grand curved staircase & stunning chandelier & beautiful views of the bay straight ahead. To the left is the living room and to the right is the formal dining room. An impressive list of finishes throughout will catch your attention. From Spanish lace texture on the 10-12 foot ceilings, custom wood millwork throughout, plantation shutters, luxurious light fixtures and beautiful interior finishes. The flooring throughout the first floor is solid 3/4 inch European brushed oak with a UV oil finish.
The kitchen is a chefs dream kitchen with a large island, huge breakfast bar peninsula & long buffet. Double ovens, a Jen Aire Stove & sub-zero fridge would delight any chef. Tons of cabinet space and not one, not 2 but 3 large pantries! One huge walk in pantry with custom solid wood shelving plus an 2 pantries for counter appliances storage, platters & serving ware. In addition, the large laundry room features a pantry, additional cabinetry & limestone counters plus a sink & refrigerator. There is even built in bookcase next to the stove for cookbook storage.
The laundry room features a dog door perfect for pet lovers & leads to the side driveway & vegetable & herb garden beds.
The downstairs master suite features a wall of glass over looking the water. As you enter the suite, you first come into the library & office with a double sided limestone fireplace. The office features floor to ceiling built in bookcases perfect for storing books, displaying special decorative pieces, travel artifacts & photos.
The large travertine master bathroom features a jacuzzi tub, large frameless glass shower & a huge walk in closet with custom built ins. New skylights allow natural light to pour into the bathroom & closet which creates lovely lighting for getting ready.
The family room is the perfect size and features a marble fireplace & also overlooks the bay, pool & back porch.
A huge holiday walk in closet with foot to ceiling built ins is the perfect holiday decor storage room. It could also double a a great kids toy storage room.
Continuing back around to the front of the home, the 1/2 guest bathroom features gorgeous scalloped mother of pearl mosaic tile on the walls & a carrera marble vanity flanked by designer lucite sconces.
Upstairs, two very spacious bedrooms are split by a Jack & Jill bathroom, plus an additional 2 bedrooms & spacious bathroom.
The backyard oasis features a tumbled limestone French pattern patio and 20x40 gunite pool with LED lighting, a sun shelf, rim overflow jacuzzi & fountains. The custom non chlorinated pool was built with an 8 foot deep end to help keep the pool cooler in summer months while also keeping it safe for kids jumping & diving. The jacuzzi flows over a turquoise mosaic tile wall into the pool.
At the end if the patio, both electrical and plumbing stub outs were run for ease of future outdoor summer kitchen construction.
The 80 foot dock is a boaters delight. Featuring a boathouse & 10,500 lb boat lift by Breeze Boat lifts. Enter the water down the wood stair case and enjoy paddle boarding or kayaking the coastline. And just 1 nautical mile from the infamous crab island where you can spend your weekends boating.
Fish for redfish & trout, catch blue crabs & stone crabs or simply enjoy the frequent dolphin sightings.
Huge Live oak trees draped with Spanish moss, tulip trees, & date palms line the perimeter of the back yard.
All the major systems have been replaced in recent years and the entire home just finished undergoing an extensive renovation over the past year. No detail has been overlooked.
Nothing about this home is overdone or flashy but rather a beautiful understated & casual elegance. The perfect family home. The good life is waiting for you at 4101 Indian Trail.
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Listing information last updated on November 13th, 2019 at 4:33am CST.