Located in the award-winning community of SEASIDE, FLORIDA - selected by Time magazine as one of its ''Designs of the Decade.'' This classic Florida beach cottage was modeled on Thomas Jefferson's Cottage at Monticello. A two-story cottage beautifully set into the dune, is a finely crafted yet unpretentious hideaway. Designed by Scott Merrill, it was awarded a National American Institute of Architects Award of Excellence. Your first step into this lovely home will bring a sense of calm not felt before. Completely gutted and remodeled, the quality is immediately, yet subtly apparent. No expense was spared anywhere in this little gem! The all wood interior is painted a crisp white and adds a bright and cooling ambiance to the home. Super Heating and Sub Cooling ensure year- round comfort, while all brand-new storm-rated impact windows and doors provide peace of mind. The first floor is comprised of the entire master suite. An oversized walk-in shower and a like-sized half-bath with "curbless" entries, are screened with a beautiful opaque sea-inspired blue/green floor-to-ceiling plate glass to give light and spaciousness. Custom tile was used extensively throughout the bathroom. The floating vanity with soft-close drawers discreetly hides toiletries, etc. while the full-wall mirror further creates a sense of expansiveness. The bedroom is designed to soothe - a king size bed with luxury linens becomes your peaceful oasis. Stunning, custom cabinetry lines the wall offering plenty of storage, and an LG washer/dryer is neatly tucked away out of sight. Slide open the NanaWall Glass Doors and nearly double the bedroom size by revealing a 14'x12' porch. Completely enclosed by custom-made, operable shutters, you can either throw them open to the wind, or close for complete privacy while you nap on the oversized porch swing. Surrounded by a natural grove of scrub oaks ensures no one will disturb you. The second floor displays a large, open layout with a magnificently designed and appointed kitchen, dining nook, and upscale yet comfy living room. Many large windows surround the entire second floor, bathing the home with plenty of natural light and stunning Gulf views! Custom kitchen cabinets shine with a soft glow and neatly tucks it all away. High-end appliances include a Wolf Induction stovetop, Bosch convection oven/microwave combo, Bosch dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer drawers, and Silestone countertops in kitchen (and bathrooms). But the real showstopper is the generous porch overlooking the sugar-white sands and emerald green waters. Lose yourself to the sound of crashing waves and the playful displays of our beloved porpoises! HONEY "B" is offered fully furnished (less a handful of items) and is turn-key ready for your immediate enjoyment.
Listing courtesy of Seaside Community Realty Inc. Selling Office: Seaside Community Realty Inc.