OWN THE WHOLE BLOCK | TRUE PRIVACY & SERENITY IN ROSEMARY BEACH. AN OASIS IN THE HEART OF ROSEMARY BEACH. UNIQUE AND RARE ROSEMARY BEACH ESTATE. This large Bruce Tolar architected Dutch gables style compound features a 3 story main house ( 4BR/4.5BA ) with master on 1st floor, a 4 story carriage house with views of the entire town and of the GULF and BEACH FLAG situated on a .2 acre 110X131X42X108 Lot with a PRIVATE, ENCLOSED BACKYARD OASIS abounding with Lush Tropical Plants surrounding a 48 foot long heated, saltwater pool accented by an 8 ft Waterfall, a 12 foot Linear Fire Pit and a 12 person hot tub. Parking for 4 on the property behind a vehicle gate provides COMPLETE PRIVACY for the Main House and for the Carriage House BOTH from the neighbors and town BUT ALSO FROM EACH This is a dramatic, grand home and was designed by a renowned architect, and was built with the highest construction standards including current hurricane standard requirements, Concrete Block Construction, a Copper Roof, Kolbe 5 point locking doors, hand-forged door hardware throughout, commercial grade kitchen appliances, 12 foot ceilings, and dramatically elaborate Trim work.
Totaling 6 bedrooms and 5.5 Baths, this home is being sold rental ready with all furnishings (see exception list) and currently sleeps 16 in maximum comfort with up to 26 a possibly if so desired.
The carriage house has an incredible rental following earning 60K a year due to it being completely private with separate parking and access from the main home. The main home has always been personal and is currently owner occupied.
The front door entrance is graced by a large covered porch and opens into an octagon foyer with an office (which could become a bunk room) and half bath first and then the Living Room Wing branching to the right and Dining and Kitchen Wing to the left. The Laundry Room is off the Kitchen and the 1st Floor Master Bedroom Suite is past the Kitchen.. The floorplan highlights a Complete U-Shape WALL OF WINDOWS AND 3 SETS OF DOUBLE FRENCH DOORS which open into the Backyard Oasis providing a magical amount of Natural Sunlight to keep the house LIGHT and BRIGHT. The Kitchen has commercial grade GE Monogram Dual Oven Range with 4 gas burners, a griddle and indoor grill and a Liebherr refrigerator with a wine/beverage section. The Dining Area opens to the kitchen and is also full of gorgeous natural light and has a round hardwood table that seats 10.
The King Master Bedroom, which is on the 1st Floor, has lots of windows and natural light and opens onto the pool and hot tub and beautiful backyard. There is also a wood burning fireplace, A walk-in closet and an additional closet, both with built-ins. The Master Bath is a "wet room" with an open shower with 3 shower heads and a Therapeutic Pearl Bathtub. A dual vanity, linen closet and enclosed water closet complete the space.
The separate Living Room completes the 1st floor and is equally as Grand as the other rooms with its 12 foot ceilings and elaborate trim work. It is cozy with its gas fireplace, ample seating, including a dining or gaming table for 4 and its set of double French doors opening to the Ipe wood deck covered by a trellis system creating a jasmine flowering canopy.
The second floor of the main house has two large bedrooms both with their own private bathrooms and own private balconies. These two bedrooms are separated by a shared living area with two reclining theater chairs (which are also comfortable to sleep in), a media/gaming area and a table for 4 for dining or doing homework or crafts. In addition to the private bedroom balconies, there are 2 other balconies on this level.
The 3rd floor is reached via a spiral staircase and opens into a large bunk room with 3 built in twin beds and a 4th pullout twin, a desk area and TV area and great, colorful full bathroom with large shower perfect for kids.
The adjacent Tower Carriage Home, the Iconic Rosemary Treehouse, is 1,100 square feet occupying 3 stories on top of the 2 Car Garage and was built with the same quality construction and high-end details and appliances as the main house. It has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a full kitchen, living room, dining area and a top floor Crow's Nest room with a small refrigerator, a stand alone ice maker and because it is on the 4th floor it has BREATH-TAKING VIEWS of the GULF, THE BEACH FLAG AND THE TOWN OF ROSEMARY. AS stated, the entrance to the carriage house is at the opposite end of the block from the entrance to the main house. There is a gate that leads into the walled-in private carriage house courtyard with built in planters and a soothing fountain. Take the steps up to the 2nd level where you enter the front door into a Living Room, Dining Room and Full-Size Kitchen. This level also has a Bedroom with a built-in Queen Bed and built in closets and drawers. The Full Bathroom is next to the master bedroom and has a stand alone shower and one sink.
Up one flight, is the kids' area complete with 4 twin built-in beds and drawers that circle the room and a TV area with a massive TV and seating. The next level up is the crow's nest room surrounded by windows and opening onto a deck which is one of the highest vantage points in Rosemary and has a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Mexico and the Town Of Rosemary Beach.
This home is truly special...
Rosemary Beach is a welcoming beach town located along Scenic Highway 30A designed to reunite the concepts of community and connectivity in a quaint town setting. With its brick-lined streets, outstanding on-site amenities and charming town center with varied shops and locally-owned cafes, locals, and guests alike delight in this picturesque community.