Exemplary coastal design juxtaposed ample privacy characterize this extraordinary beach side retreat ideally located in the heart of Old Seagrove within excellent proximity to beach access and centered between the neighboring communities of Seaside & Watercolor. Situated on an oversized quarter-acre lot, this beautiful custom-built home is finely appointed with professional interiors & decor curated by Alex & Cynthia Rice of Old Seagrove Homes. This elegant compound is comprised of six bedrooms & six and a half bathrooms including an attached carriage house outfitted with a full kitchen, living room, king suite and ensuite bathroom. Extreme attention to detail was taken while crafting this artisan home which exudes sophistication and style with notable features including a private elevator
for access to 4 vertical levels, locally milled civil war era pecky cypress ceilings and accent walls, oversized two car garage and a white-washed courtyard surrounded by concrete privacy walls interlaced with planter boxes filled with a beautiful assemblage of coastal plant varieties that provide perfect contrast in the tranquil outdoor living area. This exceptional open floorplan provides a perfect balance of indoor and outdoor living maximizing the primary level of the home. The entry foyer is defined by natural light with floor to ceiling windows and ample space for storage. There is a study and in-home library that is currently utilized as an office space just off the entry foyer. The spacious first floor living room is characterized by a tabby shell gas fireplace, soaring beamed ceilings juxtaposed pecky cypress accents and is open to the chef's kitchen which is anchored by an impressive oversized island complete with a single slab of quartzite, hand built by local craftsmen out of aged cypress. The Wolf range is accentuated by a custom built cypress hood flanked by two windows to let in ample natural light as well as showcasing the hand crafted tile backsplash imported from New York City. The professional grade kitchen also features a SubZero refrigerator and stainless appliances. The living room and kitchen area flow seamlessly out to the rear patio and subsequent courtyard accessible through expansive floor-to-ceiling glass accordion doors allowing easy indoor/outdoor living. The courtyard is centered around a beautiful salt water pool complete with laminar jets and a gas fire feature. The gorgeous outdoor space also offers a fully equipped outdoor kitchen and bar complete with a gas grilling area and a brand new green egg. The master suite is located on the first level with easy access to the outdoor courtyard and pool area; it featured light, coastal colors including a white washed pecky cypress ceiling, sprawling ensuite master bathroom highlighted by floor to ceiling calcutta marble, dual vanities, oversized soaking tub, walk-in shower, water closet and a spacious walk-in closet complete with a stacked washer-dryer combo.
The second level is well defined by beautiful pecky cypress wainscoting in the stairwell and offers four bedroom suites each featuring complete ensuite bathrooms fully equipped with luxurious marble tile and quartzite countertops as well as ample closet space. There is a second floor living room and fully stocked wet bar that leads out to an expansive oversized covered porch space. The carriage house is accessible on the second floor and also features it's own private entry with private access point. The third floor is accessible by elevator and spiral staircase and is defined by a heated and cooled fitness room/flexible living space. The fourth level is a soaring tower offering beautiful gulf views while presiding over the southern facing elevation which allows a western sunset view corridor towards Seaside. This heated and cooled space is accessible both by stairs and private elevator and is complete with a wet bar and spacious living room to soak in the panoramic orientation.
Other notable features include a separate, custom built and architecturally significant year structure tucked away in the courtyard and could be defined as a kids playhouse, private art studio or additional space for storage. Seagrove Village is perfectly located in the heart of Seagrove Beach central to all of the new urbanism communities on 30A while being a golf cart ride away from Seaside, Watercolor and all of the subsequent world class shopping, dining and entertainment that these family friendly communities are known for.