Back on market due to no fault of the seller. Take a private ferry and then a golf cart to this Immaculate 5 bedroom island house with private boardwalk to the ocean. Luxury coastal living with a touch of whimsy. This oceanfront beauty can accommodate a crowd. Main living level is on the second floor to take advantage of those gorgeous ocean views. An exterior staircase takes you to the main living/second level, or you can enter through the inside stairs or open-air elevator. Chef's kitchen with wide island is ideal for preparation, entertaining, and gathering. Granite and stainless appliances complement well-lit glass fronted cabinets and an open design. Eat-in kitchen has sunny nook for the table, plus grand dining area with huge table stretching along the oceanside deck.Additional al fresco dining area on the screened porch ensures you'll be ready for a party or an intimate dinner.
The attached great room has a high output wood-burning fireplace, plenty of room, lofty ceilings, a screened porch, hidden television cabinet, and a powder room. Easy access to front porch and back grilling deck, which also has a door to the kitchen. Huge private office with two independent work areas could also serve as a bedroom.
The glass-topped elevator reaches all areas of the home, including the third floor, where your guests will fight over the chance to sleep in this lovely room with unparalleled sunrises over the ocean. A full bath completes the experience, and walk-in doors give access to the attic and mechanical areas. Step out on the top deck for a beverage and watch the pelicans soar by at eye level.
The first floor has a welcoming den that leads to the four bedrooms. The full length screened porch stretches across the dual master suites, where you can rock in a hammock to the sound of cicadas, birdsong and ocean waves. Each master suite boasts a glass enclosed shower, walk-in closets, and double sinks with beadboard accents. Two additional guest rooms have en suite baths and views of the maritime forest outside.
Drive your golf cart up underneath the house to easily load the elevator with your groceries and luggage. The screened area is breezy and light-filled, where you can pack your wagon or bike to head out your own private beach access path and hop right into the waves. Private shower in the screened area gives you an opportunity to rinse the sand off before you climb the stairs past lovely stained glass windows into the den area.
Other bells and whistles include a whole house fire sprinkler system with dedicated cabinet, state-of-the-art insulated hot water heater, stainless steel rods on the decking and porch areas, electric and manual hurricane shutters, central vacuum with kickplate in kitchen built-in stereo speakers throughout main and upper levels as well as screened porches off great room and kitchen, laundry room with plenty of storage for indoor tools, alarm system, walk-in pantry, porthole windows, beadboard wainscoting, art niches with lighting, steam curved banisters, and a custom curved ceiling in the loft reminiscent of a yacht. Home has whole-house fan for increased breezes, buried 500 gallon propane tank and is pre-plumbed for solar and back-up generator installation.
Original owners have meticulously maintained every inch of this well-designed home.