This home was built on one of the three most beautiful waterfront lots on Soundside Drive, in Gulf Breeze Florida, with its majestic trees and .9 acres of magnificent views. Soundside Drive is the perfect blend of quiet surroundings while still less than two miles from Lowes, Walmart, WinnDixie, Publix and Sacred Heart Medical Park, and only 25 minutes drive to historic downtown Pensacola. If you enjoy peaceful surroundings, sitting on the back deck looking at Santa Rosa Sound and the island; boating to restaurants; fishing; or a sunset cruise you would love living here.
The Main house, is a Louisiana Plantation Style home built by a custom home builder for himself in 2003. The house is extremely well built and very efficient. Features include: 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, 900 sq. ft. of decks, 400 sq. ft. of brick patio at ground level, double garage with 5 storage rooms, heart pine floors up-stairs, brick floor downstairs, and 10' ceilings. Excellent sound system inside and out. Kitchen has top of the line appliances, Wolfe gas range, Sub-zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and built-in Amana Radarange. Large residential elevator.
Construction features: The home features Hardie Board siding. The Roof system is tied to slab with cables. Efficient Geo Thermal heating and cooling system. Two tankless water systems providing endless supply of hot water. Tongue & groove wood decks. Master bedroom has huge bath with walk-in closet (California closets) and a separate enclosed steam shower.
Carriage House: In 2005, a 1,800 sq. ft. Carriage house was constructed. The upstairs is a beautiful 900 sq. ft. one bedroom apartment with full kitchen and laundry room. 240 sq. ft. of deck overlooking the sound. This has been a wonderful addition for guest accommodations. Ground level features a 900 sq. ft. professional wood working shop with tongue & groove wood walls, 220 outlets, 110 outlets in the ceiling and two garage doors.
Lot: This lot has 110' on Santa Rosa Sound, with sandy beach. It is 357' deep and has majestic oaks, magnolias and hickory trees. Seven zone system, with its' own deep well pumps, as much water as you want to the landscaping. There is no iron in the water. Very pure and no staining. Back yard is fenced, with 3 gates and fenced dog run with dog house. Professional landscaping with a wonderful combination of Empire Zoysia and natural areas. Hydrangea garden - owner is Master Gardener! Concrete circular driveway. 110 fee to the west is the Soundside Audubon Preserve featuring, 1/2 mile of waterfront on 54 acres of woods, camellias galore and no parking lot!!
Boat Dock: Boat dock features three boat slips, and two of them have lifts. One is a 10,000 lbs. Deco boat lift, seven years left on the warranty. One slip is covered. Water and electricity to the end of the dock. 180 sq. ft. platform, partially covered. This stretch of Santa Rosa Sound has extensive sea grass, which makes the fishing for redfish & trout outstanding from the dock. Note the seven rod holders!! Live shrimp and pin fish work the best!
Outdoor Living: One of the best features of this home is the "Southern Living", outdoor living room. It was built in 2006 under a majestic oak and magnolia tree, close to the water. It features a large wood burning fireplace, Tennessee sandstone floor, and it lit for night time entertaining. Perfect for afternoon naps, too!!
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Gulf Breeze, Florida 32563