Turning into the salt finished concrete driveway of this beautiful, elevated home you will notice the wonderfully landscaped yard. Your eyes will be drawn towards the sweeping brick staircase with wrought iron railing that leads you up to the front porch. Notice the bead board ceiling before your are drawn to the welcoming 8 foot wooden front door that is flanked by electric copper lanterns. Once you step inside, the beauty of waterfront living becomes obvious as you take in the view of palm trees and Darrel Creek through a 12 foot sliding glass door. To your left as you walk in is a generously sized half bathroom. As you transition from the foyer to the living room there is a wet bar with beverage refrigerator, sink and upper and lower cabinetry for plenty of storage of your glassware. It is attractively detailed with under cabinet lighting and a glass tile backsplash. It has also been plumbed for the easy addition of an ice maker should you desire. Straight ahead is the living room with large custom built-ins that flank the gas fireplace. The fireplace has granite surround and the wall is finished with shiplap and a reclaimed wood mantle. Above the mantle is wired for your flat screen smart television or could just as easily be home to some nice artwork. Following an open concept design, the living room flows freely into your eat in kitchen and also dining room. The coffered ceiling of the living room gives way to the shiplap ceiling in the kitchen. The kitchen has been outfitted with a Thermadore built in convection microwave, a six burner stove, and Emerald series dishwasher that is barely audible while running. The full size refrigerator has been recessed to give a built in appearance, without sacrificing interior space. Above the stove is a conveniently placed stainless pot filler. Three walls of cabinets and drawers give ample storage space for even the most active home chef. The upper cabinets have both under and over cabinet lighting. In addition, there is a lighted, walk in pantry just off the kitchen with built in shelving. The kitchen island houses the double, under counter mount sink and also serves as the backrest for the well designed banquette. The seating of the banquette is hinged to again maximize storage options.
The far side of the kitchen countertop forms a peninsula that provides visual separation from the dining room and is built with an overhang that can accommodate 2-3 counter height seating options.
The dining room continues the shiplap, above but with the addition of a striking cathedral ceiling. There is uplighting hidden in the molding that allows for a stunning indirect lighting effect for evening dining. No lighting is necessary in the daytime as the room is surrounded by large windows designed to maximize your waterfront views.
Off the back of the kitchen is a large laundry/mudroom that has another full size refrigerator, a custom built in drop zone, an additional large sink and ample room for your washer/dryer with more upper and lower cabinet storage.
Off the living room you will find a small hallway with entrances to the home office and the expansive master bedroom.
The far wall of the master allows you to enjoy your outdoor views directly from your bedroom suite with an almost 7 foot sliding glass door. The luxurious en suite master bath has dual vanities, a soaking tub, and large walk in shower. The walk in master closet is off the back of the bathroom. It has custom built in shelving and drawers that allows ample space for all your clothing storage needs.
The home office has direct access to the master bathroom and also a separate entrance through the aforementioned hallway. The office is designed to be shared with dual built in desks and cabinetry.
Back through the kitchen and across from the pantry you will notice the main floor elevator stop, which also services the second floor. Just past the pantry is the wide staircase that leads to the second floor. At the top of the stairs to your left is the first of 3 generously sized bedrooms. This bedroom has a full ensuite bathroom as well as a walk in closet. On the right is the 2nd upstairs bedroom again with full ensuite bathroom and walk in closet. At the end of the hallway is a full size bathroom complete with walk in shower that services the guest room on the left.
Midway down the hall is a large play/media room with a wall of custom built in cabinetry. This room is also built to take in the outdoor view with a large 7 foot sliding glass door that leads out onto a private upstairs porch.
The main floor back porch is a great entertaining space and is directly accessible from the master bedroom, living room, and dining room. There is wiring in place for an outdoor television. There is a natural gas line run to the porch for your grilling needs.
On the first floor is an expansive 2 car garage with lots of extra storage space. The 10 foot wide garage doors make parking a breeze. In the garage is an additional living space currently being used as a home gym. It has its own separate mini-split HVAC. There are separate HVAC units for the main and second floors. The larger main floor unit is dual-fuel to take advantage of the communities natural gas. It also allow separate zoning of the Master from the remainder of the downstairs living area. There is a Navien tankless hot water heater that has smart learning capabilities and is also outfitted with a smart button in the master bath that can be pressed to activate the recirculation feature allowing for faster hot water without wasting cold water. There is LED lighting throughout the house in all recessed lights as well as fixtures. The home has Anderson Hurricane rated windows. There are 6 inch oak hardwood floors throughout the main and second floors except for tile in all full bathrooms and laundry room.
There is a covered outdoor shower just outside the garage along with a covered patio area. The backyard has aluminum fencing in place. There is in ground irrigation. There is a dock already in place complete with water and electric out to the pier head.