Primely positioned South of 30A and notably designed with striking architectural styling juxtaposed exquisite interior design, this exceptional legacy property is the marquee residence in the gated, gulf front enclave of Heritage Dunes. Thoughtful planning and curated visual & engineering design yields a magnificent coastal retreat comprised of 5 bedroom suites and 5 full & 3 half bathrooms, multiple living areas on each of it's impressive four levels as well as a top floor observatory with 360 degrees of glass providing beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and the natural foliage of Seagrove Beach.
This coastal contemporary masterpiece was beautifully rendered by Burwell & Associate's own Gerald Burwell, who partnered with Grand Bay Construction to bring the project to life. The ground floor includes two guest bedrooms, both with en suite baths, a powder room, and a fabulous first level living room, that opens directly out to the outdoor pool and private lanai.
The home's second floor features a large open-concept gourmet kitchen, complete with side-by-side Sub Zero refrigeration, 48-inch dual fuel 6-burner with infrared griddle Wolf range, and Cove Dishwasher. A butler's pantry flanks the kitchen, and offers ample storage options, while an oversized Manhattan-cut quartzite island provides plenty of space for entertaining guests. The adjacent dining and living room area were artfully crafted with a lofty ash beamed ceiling. A coquina fireplace and custom designed mantle by Thierry Francois of Francois & Co serve as the focal point for the primary living room area. The soaring cathedral ceiling has a 12' plate height and a presence 16' vertical limit. If extra space desired, French doors lead directly onto the second-floor veranda to further extend the living room space. The second level also boasts the primary suite, which includes a wine and coffee bar and dual custom-built closets. A spacious walk-in shower and Kohler Memoirs freestanding tub provide a spa-like feel to the space. The primary suite also enjoys direct access to the wrap-around veranda and provides a connected feel to the entire second level of this home.
The third floor incorporates a seating room shared by the two additional guest bedrooms on this level. Both of the third floor bedrooms provide luxury on-suite bathrooms. Upon entering the climate-controlled fourth floor Tower/Sky Bar Room, you are greeted by window-filled Euro Walls, opening to provide the refreshing beach breeze and panoramic views overlooking the Gulf and surrounding foliage or closed for comfort and privacy.
The outdoor space was meticulously designed by architect Patrick Hodges. This exquisite space seamlessly integrates the pool scape, outdoor gardens and verandas with the natural environment surrounding the home. The resonant sound of water reverborating from separate walls into the southern exposure pool creates a soothing escape, while a pergola and colonnade present a perfect respite from the warm Florida sun. Heritage Dunes offers private beach frontage & access for owners as well as rental restricted privacy and gated entry. The south-side community pool and manicured grounds are added amenities that owner's enjoy. This prime location is nestled between the new urbanism communities of Seaside and Watersound while yielding excellent proximity to world class shopping, dining and entertainment that 30A is so prominently known for.