This upscale beach home with carriage house enjoys tranquil lake views from the shady front porch and living area. Located in the quaint community of Crystal Lake within Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, this charming cottage is set behind a white picket fence with a brick-paved path to the door. Enjoy unobstructed views across the yard to the spring-fed lake from rocking chairs on the extensive wraparound porch. Experience quality time relaxing with family and friends, sharing sunsets after a day at the beach or golf. The large open living area with serene lake vistas has polished wood flooring and a cozy gas fireplace creating a homely ambiance for entertaining and relaxing. Cooks will appreciate the contemporary kitchen with quartz counters, central island and attractive tumbled marble backsplash. The white marquis kitchen cabinets house Wolf appliances and a Sub-Zero built-in refrigerator while two pantries keep everything neatly stored away. Family meals can be enjoyed together in the adjoining dining area. With four bedrooms plus a bunk room for six, the home can comfortably sleep 14. The first floor master suite provides direct access to the screened porch that spans the length of the first floor for reading, snoozing, and enjoying lush landscaped and water views. The second floor guest suite and bunk room with six built-in bunk beds can be accessed from the living area up a spiral staircase or using the spacious outdoor staircase. The separate carriage house provides independent space for guests with a garage on the first floor and a bedroom suite with full bath above. The spacious lawned lot has plenty of parking, an outdoor bar area and two outdoor showers for rinsing off. It's well located for days at the beach, swimming and shelling. Recent improvements include new HVACs (2020), water heater (2021), a whole house generator (2022), Remi Halo Disinfection device on HVAC system (2020) and exterior home painted in 2021. Crystal Lake residents are permanent or second homeowners - no short term rentals are allowed. With endless recreation available on the 2,400-acre Sandestin resort, days will be filled with boutique shopping, fine dining, tennis, championship golf, boating and fishing from Baytowne Wharf.
Listing courtesy of Scenic Sotheby's International Realty.
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