A masterpiece union of design, comfort & functionality, this custom WaterSound Bridges home designed by architect, Dawn Thurber, boasts 4 bedrooms plus a study/office, 3 full baths, 2 half baths, and a lushly landscaped backyard with heated saltwater swimming pool providing ample space for luxurious living. The home’s interior spans an impressive 3,403 square feet of heated and cooled space, with an additional 1,432 square feet of porches and decks to enjoy the picturesque community & ocean views with the refreshing gulf breeze. All 3 levels are served by an elevator, providing convenient access to all floors while the 2-car garage with storage is the perfect place for not only vehicles but all the accoutrements of coastal life. Nestled on one of the largest lots in WaterSound Bridges. It is also one of a select few lots with a private path to Camp Creek Lake, a rare coastal dune lake leading directly to the sugar white sands and emerald gulf waters.
From the moment of entry, appreciate all of the exclusive details incorporated into every feature and finish of this property including shiplap wall accents, wire brushed hardwood floors, custom millwork and built-ins, intricate tile design, lighting selected by designer Christopher Cook and sourced from “Lighting by Lavonne,” Emtek crystal doorknobs, and designer plantation shutters, shades, and curtains. The solid alder wood front door leads you onto to the first level with 2 bedrooms and a study/sitting room to enjoy with multiple decks leading out to the tropical, leafy pool patio. Find the downstairs laundry room on this level with sink and built-ins as well.
Take the elevator or the beautifully designed staircase to the main level kitchen and spacious living room with 20′ vaulted ceilings highlighted by solid wood beams. Gather around the Eldorado Stone gas fireplace with surrounding built-in entertainment center. Two walls of windows brighten the dining room while the elite kitchen stuns with grass cloth wallpaper, Cambria quartz countertops accented by a Calcutta marble backsplash in an arabesque pattern and floor-to-ceiling inset custom cabinets. Expertly outfitted with Thermador appliances including a built-in refrigerator, triple set oven with warming drawer and microwave, a professional cooktop with pot filler, and a vent hood wrapped in custom cabinet wood. A breakfast nook with upholstered benches offers a cozy spot for morning meals while the pantry has ample built-in storage and a work-space countertop. Three dining areas are conveniently located near the kitchen – the breakfast nook, the main dining area off the living room and the alfresco dining deck.
Three of the bedrooms have private decks or balconies, each with their own unique views of the surrounding community or the gulf. The 3rd-level master suite’s deck boasts breathtaking gulf views, making it a serene spot to relax and unwind. A true retreat from the outside world, additional highlights of the master suite include an abundance of natural light from dormer windows, an office nook with built-in desk, shiplap ceilings with a wood beam, custom blackout curtains, and a spa-like ensuite with tiled shower, custom-cut marble countertop and inset cabinets.
An additional notable feature of this home is the meditation deck a fully enclosed space with arched-style screened openings with retractable solar shades, a coffered wood paneled ceiling, a stone fireplace and custom-installed swing for private outdoor lounging.
Outside on the pool patio, discover a private sanctuary with native flora expertly landscaped to shelter the heated, saltwater swimming pool with spa. Fire rock pavers adorn the patio which provides space for lounging and soaking up the Florida sun or shade. Thoughtful features such as under-stair storage, an outdoor shower, and an out-of-view outdoor area for storing kayaks, canoes, paddleboards make it easy to enjoy a life by the seashore.
Technical highlights of the property include a Culligan Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System serving multiple dispensers and all ice makers throughout the house, a whole house water softener system, a whole house 24 KW Generac generator, two tankless water heaters, wired landscape lighting and uplighting with photo-sensitive on/off trigger, a Ryan Canterbury designed whole house sound system that also serves outdoor decks, and WIFI access points throughout house, including on the decks to ensure signal adequate strength.
Sophisticated and stylish, the gated WaterSound Bridges community is located south of Scenic Highway 30A offering homeowners a rare sense of seclusion yet with easy access to area activities. Amenities include swimming pools, a puttering park, community green spaces, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and private boardwalks along the rare coastal dune lakes and leading to the beach and to one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the country. Located just a short distance from Scenic Highway 30A with countless dining, local shopping, events, and attractions. Owners also have the opportunity to join the St. Joe Beach Club featuring: private beach access, beach services, 2 pools, multiple restaurants, and a bar with gulf views, 2 private golf courses (Camp Creek and Sharks Tooth ) and the brand new Lifestyle Center at Camp Creek. Please inquire with membership for more info and latest offerings.

Listing Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Listing data last updated 2023-06-01T17:13:56
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Energy Efficiency

  • Energy ClassAC - Central Elect,AC - High Efficiency,Ceiling Fans,Heat Cntrl Gas,Water Heater - Tnkls

Property Features

  • Breakfast Bar
  • Built-In Bookcases
  • Ceiling Beamed
  • Ceiling Cathedral
  • Ceiling Crwn Molding
  • Ceiling Raised
  • Ceiling Vaulted
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Fireplace Gas
  • Floor Hardwood
  • Furnished - None
  • Kitchen Island
  • Lighting Recessed
  • Pantry
  • Plantation Shutters
  • Shelving
  • Split Bedroom
  • Washer/Dryer Hookup
  • Window Treatment All

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