Old English architecture meets contemporary coastal living in this remarkable manor nestled along the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay with more than 30 acres, 640 feet of bay frontage, two docks and multiple dwellings on the property allowing for endless opportunities to design the property to your liking. Positioned beneath an enchanting canopy of century-old oaks, you'll find a four-bed, three-bath primary home, a one-bed, one-bath carriage house over a two-car garage and a boat house. Harkening back to a bygone era, this purchase offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for discerning buyers with uncompromising quality and plenty of development potential. Designed by North Carolina architect Dennis Lehmann, the main home and carriage home present with gracious Tudor-style architecture featuring sloping gabled roofs, intricate interior details, breathtaking water views throughout and lush landscaping created by landscape architect Don Chism. The main home boasts a Tennessee fieldstone courtyard and patio, a coquina fireplace in the primary living area, antique cypress dining room doors with custom etched glass, Turkish travertine flooring, reclaims cypress millwork and more. Inside the chef's kitchen, you'll find hand-rubbed and distressed Omega cabinets, a cooking hearth, antique copper pendant lighting, Sahara Gold granite counters and an appliance package including double ovens and wine cooler from luxury brands like Sub-Zero, Dacor and Bosch. Dual master suites, a light-filled sunroom, a media room and a dedicated art studio add to the uniqueness of this property. The carriage house overlooks Clay's Bayou and is no less splendid with whitewashed wood walls, vaulted ceilings, a full kitchen, separate living and dining areas and a screened porch. A 200-ft. primary dock with boat house and lift is complemented by an additional 50-ft. dock ideal for launching kayaks and paddleboards. Take the meandering half-mile driveway through the property to discover 17 acres of uplands that present unlimited potential for personal or commercial use or endless development opportunities such as a pool and clubhouse, equestrian facility, additional homes, boat slips and more. From a private family compound to a new bayfront community to a senior living or corporate retreat, this unparalleled waterfront retreat could do it all.
Listing courtesy of Scenic Sotheby's International Realty.
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