James Watts

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171 W Bermuda Drive

Introducing a true legacy home, poised on a uniquely special, coastal dune lake-front site within The Retreat. This impressive, newly constructed, private lake-front luxury residence, overlooks Draper Lake and the Gulf of Mexico. Precise attention to design and construction detail has been given by acclaimed architect Matt Savoie and reputable builder Buster Woodruff in creating one of the most majestic residences among South Walton's scenic paradise. The home conveys fully furnished, with interiors just recently appointed by interior designer Georgia Carlee. A coastal retreat for the ages with four spacious levels encompassing 7 bedrooms, 8 full bathrooms and 3 half bathrooms. This home presents a timeless style of comfortable elegance & spaciousness with just under 7,000 square feet of

conditioned space with elevator. Upon entering the home, you are greeted in the foyer with a grand chandelier above and rich oak flooring with Alabama marble inlayed. The main living area offers a 25' cathedral ceiling, and floor to ceiling windows facing the Gulf allowing an abundance of natural light throughout. Step out onto the spacious porch, appointed with an outdoor living and dining area, to enjoy tranquil lake and Gulf views. Also on the main living floor, one can find the media room adjacent to the main living room, as well as a private office space. The gourmet kitchen features Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances with custom cabinetry and an extraordinary waterfall style kitchen island made from rare 5cm marble. The kitchen comes complete with a generous walk-in pantry and built-in butler's pantry with full size wine fridge. Spacious guest quarters, with separate living area, bedroom and private bath, are also accessed from the main living floor. The top floor exclusively houses the master suite featuring his and hers bathrooms, custom designed walk-in closet and coffee & wine bar. Vaulted oak ceilings paired with floor to ceiling windows flood the room with light and warmth. Start your day off right by sipping your coffee on the private balcony off the master suite while watching the deer stroll around the lake all while overlooking the Gulf. Four sizable guest rooms are located on the second floor. Each guestroom features a luxurious private en suite, and lake-front and Gulf views, along with private door to the Gulf facing porch for convenience. The lower level houses a six bed bunk room and full bath as well as a secondary laundry room. It also features a large full kitchen and bar as well as a living area that leads out to the heated, salt-water pool and patio. Enjoy lounging poolside or in the pool on the sun shelf while keeping cool. This luxury residence truly has it all. Elevated on one of the most desired homesites within the community, this home boasts stunning views with rolling dunes of both Draper Lake and the Gulf. The community amenities include a beautiful Gulf-front pool deck as well as a community dock on Draper Lake. The Retreat boasts an exquisite setting and an extremely quiet and private beach, which has become a rare and coveted find along the highly demanded Scenic Highway 30A corridor. Discover the rare beauty of luxury coastal living in The Retreat.

Features & Amenities

Exterior

Stories 4
Garage Space 2

Area & Lot

Status Sold
LIVING SPACE 7294 Sq.Ft.
TOTAL AREA 11,341 Sq.Ft.
MLS ID 861646
Type RESIDENTIAL
Year Built 2020
lifestyles Beach, Country Club, Guard Gated, Lakefront, New Construction, Resort Style
Water Frontage 22
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Bay
MIDDLE SCHOOL Dune Lakes
HIGH SCHOOL South Walton
School District South Walton

Financial

SALES PRICE $9,800,000

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I focus on not just knowing the real estate market, but also knowing the area itself and all that impacts the quality of life of residents and visitors. Let's work together together to find the perfect property for you and your family!

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