This elegant bright white smooth stucco Bermudan style home is situated thirteen feet above sea level on a tranquil deep-water lot in Indian Bayou. The boat dock, spanning the width of the fenced backyard, is constructed with weather proof decking which includes both a covered boat and Jet Ski lift. The home has a warrantied hard coat stucco exterior and commercial grade tile roof. Also featured is a fully renovated heated pool and spa with stacked stone and glass tile along with a water fall that is elegantly showcased at night by state-of-the-art fiber optic lighting controlled by an Aqua link key pad system. The expansive outdoor kitchen and living area are ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining. The automated retractable screens allow for yearlong outdoor enjoyment. Entering through custom-made 12 foot double entry iron doors, the home features large picturesque windows and glass doors capturing the views of the bayou from almost every room. The elegantly designed dining and living area have cast stone columns, marble fireplace, leathered marble floors, and soaring 22 foot ceilings hosting crystal chandeliers with motorized lifts for effortless cleaning.
The butler's pantry adjacent to the dining room features a wet bar with a wine refrigerator. The gourmet kitchen features Bosch dishwasher, Sub Zero refrigerator and freezer, six burner 48" Dacor cooktop with double ovens, warming drawer, microwave drawer, icemaker, custom walnut cabinetry, and expansive 10 foot granite island. Nearby, there are two walk in pantries with built in wooden shelving for ample storage. The hallway leads to the double garage and laundry room which features a laundry shoot, sink, and custom cabinetry ideal for additional storage.
Other first floor features include a walnut wood paneled office with two integrated built-in desks, lighted display cabinets, marble work areas, and antique doors from the 1920s. There is also a half bath leading out to the pool.
The master suite features imported European entry doors dating from 1880s and opens to an outdoor sitting area with a fireplace, flat screen TV, and heated spa. The master bath is a suite in of itself with a Rinnai instant hot water system, marble floors, two custom fossil stone vanities with illuminated glass sinks, Swarovski crystal faucets and a large soaking tub with hand shower imported from South Africa. The marble shower features 2 body showers along with overhead rain shower. The master bath leads to a double entry a wrap-around closet.
One of the best features of the home is the custom designed oversized mirrored elevator which will transport you to the second floor which features mahogany floors, four large bedrooms, three bathrooms and a great media/game room with surround sound, pool table and 4 built in bunk beds ideal for friends and family. Two bedrooms provide outdoor balconies overlooking the beautiful view of the pool area and bayou.
The newly constructed third floor consists of a custom designed play room with mahogany floors, wood paneling, built in display shelves. There is also a separated room used for storage. Both areas would be ideal for a loft style bedroom, home gym, office, or storage area.
The low voltage lighting control system provides ease when lighting the inside and outside of the home. The security system contains 3 outdoor cameras focused on the front entry, pool area and boat dock along with 3 indoor cameras which can be viewed remotely via the internet and phone. The home also consists of two separate HVAC units upstairs and downstairs, along with central vac system.
Sprayed Foamed ceilings, walls, and garage provide superior insulation and can reduce this home's heating & cooling bills up to 50% compared with other homes. This home, built in 2008 under strict coastal wind codes, boasts Quality construction & delivers LOW homeowners insurance. This home is NOT in a Cobra zone and is located in a neighborhood eligible for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).