Nestled on the quaint Western Lake Drive in the heart of the Park District of WaterColor, this Phase I home exemplifies family living. Each of the six bedrooms has its own private bathroom and there are numerous, spacious gathering areas for the whole family to relax. Immerse yourself in unspoiled beach living paired with hints of New England influence in this 3,600 square foot classic beach cottage designed by Huffman Tarmey and built by famed Seaside & WaterColor builder Peter Horn of Artisan Builders. Breathtaking panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico, Western Lake, and the rooftops of neighboring Seaside & WaterColor homes can be savored from one of the highest points in WaterColor, the 4th level look-out tower.
The 3rd level is completely finished in solid pine 1×6 tongue & groove planks, and offers an intimate family room with equally stunning views, a bunk room, full bath, and a secret room concealed behind an in-wall bookcase. The 2nd level contains a master bedroom with attached porch, a sleeping porch with double swing bed, a library area with custom mahogany bookcases, and two bedrooms with accompanying full baths. The main level contains a large family room that opens into the dining area and professional kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Also on the main level is an additional master bedroom with full bath that connects to the fully-enclosed outdoor shower. The detached carriage house offers an open living space with a bedroom, bathroom, full kitchen, balcony with views of Sunset Ridge, and a loft area accessible by a sliding library ladder. The one car garage below is complete with an additional washer & dryer for the carriage house guests.
The quality craftsmanship and extreme attention detail in this exceptional custom-built home will satisfy even the most discerning buyer. The interiors are finished in solid pine boards with 1×8 tongue & groove wainscoting and 1×6 tongue & groove ceilings. Premier local artisan David Higgs crafted custom cabinetry throughout the entire home. Each bathroom was custom designed by illustrious Waterworks tile and evoke the colors of the ocean and beach. A custom masonry fireplace in the family room features a coquina style, hand-made, seashell finish. The flooring throughout the home is wide-plank, site-finished solid oak. Multiple sets of mahogany french doors can be found throughout the home leading to the over 1,400 square feet of outdoor living areas, including a screened-in outdoor dining area.