Stunning, deepwater and highly custom home on Distant Island. Situated on a .86 acre lot this 4,659 square feet home offers the finest details in design and construction. A long gravel drive leads to the home, and a welcoming wide front porch, planked with Ipe. Upon entering, the center hall reaches to the water side of the home and draws amazing views of the water and marsh beyond. A gallery bisects the center hall and allows easy access and flow to all areas. The main floor offers a large gathering space that is broken up into separate seating areas including a living room section with a fireplace, a glass room section and a dining area. The spacious kitchen with a farm sink stretches across the side of the home, with a heart pine topped island designed for preparation as well as a counter for additional dining. The kitchen appliances are top of the line including a gas Wolf Stove, Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, and a built-in microwave. Beautiful custom cabinetry includes plentiful storage, some with glass fronts. A wet bar with cabinetry and details mimicking the kitchen includes a sink and ice maker. The entire section of the home enjoys a vaulted ceiling, framed with pine beams.
A large pantry adjacent to the kitchen offers plenty of storage for dry goods and counter appliances.
Off the dining area is a massive folding glass wall separating a screened porch from the home. Offering incredible light and views when closed, the wall folds back in sections to create a massive indoor/outdoor space overlooking the water and the beauty of Distant Island. For warmer weather, this area offers a ceiling fan, and three sides of screens, for cooler days, a beautiful Savannah gray brick fireplace makes this one of the nicest locales in the area.
The main floor also offers a warm feeling Pecky Cyprus paneled study, light comes form both the east and west, while a fireplace makes this room ideal for some work, or watching the game with a fire.
The master suite anchors the far end of the home, featuring a private screened porch, his and hers closets, an outdoor shower and a spa-like master bath with a steam shower and jetted tub.
The main level also includes a powder room, a laundry room, a built-in desk, and re-claimed pine floors. A Sonos stereo system provides state of the art music throughout the home.
Upstairs, there are two large bedrooms facing the water, each with an en-suite bath featuring tiled showers. At the top of the stairs, a glass door opens to a waterfront porch with commanding views in every direction. A separate reading area between the bedrooms offers a nook and shelves for reading.
Outside, the waterside porch overlooks a stunning swimming pool and spa. Surrounded by travertine tiles, there is a large area for outdoor dining and grilling as well. This ideal setting allows views across Distant island creek to the Secession Golf Club in the distance.
Separating the garage from the main house is a charming arbor and fountain. The garage features two large bays and one smaller bay, ideal for a golf cart and bicycles. Above, a separate apartment offers a large living room and a separate sleeping area. There is a small kitchen and a full bath. This space has also been wired to be used a home theater.
Deepwater access is easy as the home has a private slip just steps away. Designed and constructed with the greatest care, it would take years to duplicate. Combined with one of the most choice deepwater lots in the area, this exceptional home is not to be missed.
The private community of Distant Island offers a one mile waterfront trail, tennis, a boat landing and a pond in the center of the island.
Property Features Include: Waterfront, 3, Separate Guest Quarters, two large garage bays, one small garage bay
Views Include: Sunset
Amenities Include: Tennis
Additional Information: dock, pool and spa, outdoor fireplace
Built in: 2014
Built by: Allen Patterson Residentail
Approximate Square Feet:
Roof: metal roof.
Lot Acres: .86