Rare and irreplaceable generational estate now offered for sale! This incredible 2.4-acre private compound features a stunning mansion and 135' of unimpeded shoreline on the Gulf of Mexico! Designated "Coastal Center Land Use," this unique property could make a sparkling trophy property for a discerning family, or it could present a variety of redevelopment opportunities, perhaps to include a boutique hotel, condominiums, and/or beach bungalows.The residence, known as Casa Lauren, offers elegant, classic design not often found in northern Florida, including soaring ceilings, beautiful hardwood staircases, limestone columns and fireplaces, inlaid marble starburst floors, crystal chandeliers and much more! It makes an ideal setting for entertaining... ...both inside and out. The exquisite great room flows naturally into the large kitchen, which adjoins the beautiful formal dining room on one side and family/sitting room with huge bar on the other. The common areas surround the gorgeous patio and pool. The entire patio area is raised to capture the cooling breezes and stunning views over the mature dunes to the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
The main floor also includes an enormous master suite, 3 additional bedroom suites, and an office area plus a den. It is easily accessed via elevator. The lower floor includes an exceptional wine cellar, additional bedroom suite, gym, sauna, large storage closet/pantry, and laundry, plus there's a separate apartment with full kitchen and a drive-through garage with room for 25+ cars! Even more amazing views can be seen from the third floor tower.
While the home's Mediterranean style evokes Old World elegance, 135' private white sand beach, accessed via a gated beach walkover, is pure Emerald Coast beauty. Free from crowds, the ever-changing light, soaring birds, sea oats waving in the wind, frolicking dolphins, and the gentle sound of the waves bring the deep sense of relaxation only found beside the sea.
The property can be accessed by a private drive from Highway 98, or via a secure gate to the west, connecting to Sandtrap Road. Please note that the adjacent property, 5.78 acres to the north, is available for sale as well under a separate MLS listing.
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