James Watts

Co-Founder / Broker Associate

James prides himself on his inclusive knowledge of both the real estate market and the area in general.

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174 Needlerush

174 Needlerush Drive, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Beautifully renovated and primely located in Phase III Watercolor, this exceptional 3,502 square feet, six bedroom home features premium finishes with unparalleled interior design and professional decor. Characterized by southern elegant architectural design, this charming coastal retreat makes the perfect secondary home with easy beach access and great short term rental opportunity. Notable features include premium ship lap walls, southern style porches on both the front and rear elevation, custom wood tray ceilings, reclaimed heart of pine flooring, central vacuum system, Sonos speakers in every room as well as ample parking on this over-sized homesite.

The chef's kitchen masterfully anchors the spacious open floor plan and is finely appointed with a beautiful gas range, stainless appliances, custom cabinetry with ample storage as well as a sizable center island which is perfect for entertaining. The chef's kitchen is open to the gorgeous living room & dining area which feature custom lighting, gas fireplace and plenty of seating. Other notable features include a first and second floor master suite as well as two additional bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and two large bunk rooms. Each floor offers an additional office space, private laundry and lock out closet which makes it perfect for multiple families gathering in one place. Situated on an expansive lot, this home also offers the opportunity for expansion for either a possible private pool, garage or carriage house (subject to ARB approval). This property is central to all of the world class amenities in Watercolor including the new private beach club as well as close proximity to many other activities with it's central positioning along 30A.

Features & Amenities


Total Bedrooms 6
Total Bathrooms 6
Full Bathrooms 5
Half Bathrooms 1
Appliances Central Vacuum, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Freezer, Ice Machine, Microwave, Oven Double, Oven Self Cleaning, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Smoke Detector, Stove/Oven Gas, Washer, Wine Refrigerator
Other Interior Features Breakfast Bar, Built-In Bookcases, Ceiling Beamed, Ceiling Crwn Molding, Ceiling Tray/Cofferd, Fireplace, Fireplace Gas, Floor Hardwood, Floor Tile, Furnished - All, Kitchen Island, Lighting Recessed, Newly Painted, Owner s Closet, Pantry, Renovated, Shelving, Washer/Dryer Hookup, Wet Bar, Window Bay, Window Treatment All, Woodwork Painted


Stories 2
Utilities Electric, Gas - Natural, Phone, Public Sewer, Public Water, TV Cable
Lot Features Covenants, Restrictions, Sidewalk, Within 1/2 Mile to Water
Parking Guest
Air Conditioning Ceiling Fan(s)
Substructure Frame, Roof Metal, Wood Siding, Trim Wood
HOA Amenities BBQ Pit/Grill, Beach, Community Room, Deed Access, Dock, Exercise Room, Fishing, Pets Allowed, Picnic Area, Playground, Pool, Tennis, TV Cable
Other Exterior Features BBQ Pit/Grill, Columns, Patio Covered, Patio Open, Porch, Porch Open, Porch Screened, Renovated, Shower, Yard Building

Area & Lot

Status Sold
LOT SIZE 0.14 Acres
MLS® ID 844471
Type Residential
Year Built 2007
Neighborhood WaterColor
Architecture Styles Beach House
HIGH SCHOOL South Walton


SALES PRICE $2,450,000
Zoning Resid Single Family

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