The pinnacle of gulf front living on 30A, this fortified concrete-block residence exudes coastal design with prominent gulf front positioning perched at a rare ground floor elevation of 34' above sea level ideally located east of Seaside in the heart of Seagrove Beach. Sleek contemporary architecture juxtaposed pristine gulf vistas define this extraordinary legacy property comprised of over 9,100 square feet offering a four car garage and attached carriage house. The beautiful courtyard entry is the perfect welcoming center for this home characterized by ambient gas lighting flowing seamlessly into the first floor entertaining area. The well-designed floor plan is highlighted by open living with a primary entertaining space located on the main level offering an exemplary chef's kitchen finely appointed with top of the line Sub-Zero Wolf appliances including a dual fuel gas range, dual refrigerator / freezer, built-in wine cooler as well as ample cabinet storage topped with calcutta marble countertops. The open kitchen is centered around an oversized dining / living room, all of which enjoy pristine unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico through 10' impact rated glass sliding doors that offer easy access to the rear pool deck. The backyard pool & entertainment area is a private beachfront oasis, highlighted by an infinity edge pool spanning the length of the house with 12' tall covered porch awnings allowing a full panoramic view-scape of the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The lush, grass covered backyard is expertly retained by a commercial sea wall complimented by a private beach walkover which leads directly from the home to a secluded sandy beach. The oversized master suite is also located on the first level with notable features such as an ample sized walk-in closet as well as a spa-like ensuite bathroom complete with white marble flooring & tile features as well as dual vanities, walk-in shower & private water closet. Other notable features on the ground floor include honed marble flooring throughout, pecky cypress accents, spacious laundry area and convenient private elevator access which reaches all three levels of the home.
The second level is characterized by floor to ceiling glass windows allowing optimal natural lighting as well as ample bedroom suites centered around a custom built wet bar complete with wine storage as well as an executive office space and architectural breezeway allowing easy access to to the attached carriage house which is located above the garage. The attached guest quarters include it's own private kitchen, bunk area, dual master suites, full living room as well as a separate private entry. The gulf front master suites on the second level both enjoy access to the spacious covered private terrace which spans the entire length of the home and allows uninterrupted views from the sleek, hurricane-rated glass balustrade.
The third level is comprised of a secondary oversized living area also complete with a full kitchen gathered around a masonry gas fireplace, all of which is framed by some of the best gulf vistas this exemplary retreat offers presiding at 70' above sea level. There is a large gulf front master suite that also occupies the western wing of the third level featuring easy access to the third floor balcony (both open and covered) allowing for an exceptional western orientation to enjoy the best sunsets that Northwest Florida has to offer.
This outstanding legacy retreat is located at the epicenter of 30A, just east of county road 395 within walking distance to world-class dining, shopping and entertainment. Neighboring architectural marvels cement this extraordinary location as one of the most premier sites on 30A centrally positioned near Seaside town center and within a short proximity to all of the fabulous new urbanism communities that make this 28 mile stretch of beach one of the most desirable in the world.
Listing data provided by: Emerald Coast Association of REALTORS®, Inc. This database was last updated on 2018-11-19. This property is listed by Scenic Sotheby's Intl Realty.