Single Family Detached
A masterwork of the current owners? creative vision and renovation, this home is inimitable in imaginative design. A backyard garden reminiscent of the English countryside, French pattern Jerusalem Travertine, and a tasteful collection of French-inspired motifs lend a soft European elegance to this Florida home. A French cafe coffee bar, wine center, loft performance area, classic Hollywood themed screening room, and abundant open-air spaces allow for extraordinary entertaining. Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind design elements like a re-purposed antique iron streetlight, an up cycled pulley pendant chandelier, and 10'x 6' antique oak and copper wall piece re-purposed from a church alter energize the home with originality. The custom designed interior exceeds real estate norms with intentional spaces for life and work, including areas for conversation, recreation, and gathering. An open living room with a striking 17 ? ft ceiling and granite surround fireplace with a custom 10 ft mirror announce the entry. Just beyond, the eyes wander to the spacious formal dining room crowned by double French doors with an arched window framing the picturesque gardens. Designed for functionality, the kitchen opens to the dining room, den, and living area. The gourmet kitchen includes a DCS 4-burner gas stove top with grill and griddle, a warming drawer, a DCS electric oven, a deep double-sink, stainless steel appliances, a new Samsung ultra-quiet dishwasher, under counter lighting, a walk-in pantry with open wood shelving, and an eye-catching custom plastered brick backsplash. Mornings are celebrated at the home's impressive coffee bar tucked behind antique frosted glass pane double doors. Matchless in design, this coffee bar features a sink with an InSinkErator instantly heating water to 180F, an under-counter refrigerator, antique French Caf? lighting, granite counters, and plentiful shelving for coffee supplies. Evenings begin at the home's wine center featuring two wine coolers, hanging wine glass rack, and shelving. The den features unique, visually stirring touches including a slanted hip cypress ceiling extending from 9 ft to 18 ft, handcrafted chandeliers, a 7'x14' loft area, a wall of custom bookshelves, exposed brick, a 4 ft fireplace encased by granite and hand rubbed oak, and a built-in TV cabinet hidden by beautiful antique doors. The master suite is spacious and open and opens to the outdoors. The master bath features a natural limestone walk-in shower with double shower head, polished nickel fixtures, an oval free-standing soaking tub, double sinks, a rainforest green marble counter top, custom corner cabinet with hidden electrical/USB outlets, and a second water heater. An adjoining room with a walk-in closet can be used as a gym, office, or could easily be made into a fourth bedroom. The second-story enclosed loft screening room is a whimsical salute to classic Hollywood and a central gathering place. Well-manicured lawns with naturally sculptured water oaks, fruit trees and a grape arbor, and an expertly designed re-purposed "Old Chicago" brick pathway pay homage to the current owner's labor of love and expertise. This enchanting backyard garden includes a covered brick patio with ceiling fan, a re-purposed vintage wrought-iron fence, a romantic trellis, a double pergola, gurgling fountains, multiple seating vignettes, a cottage-style storage building, alluring outdoor lighting, and a deep-well sprinkler system. The grape arbor includes grapes of many varieties including muscadines, white seedless, black seedless, red seedless, and blueberry seedless. Fruit trees include Meyer lemon, naval orange, avocado, pomegranate, fig and much more. Sago plums, crepe myrtle, and African iris are just a few of the many in-ground plants thriving in this dream garden. A full list of in-ground plants and fruit trees is available. Please call for your opportunity to experience this one-of-a-kind home over freshly brewed coffee.
MLS # 778205
Courtesy Of Keller Williams Realty- Emerald Coast