This home, well cared for by the original owner, South of 30A, is positioned ideally on a corner lot just a one to two minute walk to The Beach, The Coquina Pool, The Tennis Center and a children's playground. The main home features four bedrooms and five bathrooms, two en-suite. It also features a large third floor great room that includes two queen sleeper sofas and an extra sleeping area along with one of the full baths. The kitchen is a chef's delight with a built in Sub-Zero refrigerator, a Viking range, a prep sink and two Bosch dishwashers. The Carriage House features an extraordinarily functional kitchen, full sized stairs to the bedroom area, washer and dryer and a bath.
This unique home known as Creole Plantation (Main) and Creole Cottage (Carriage) was designed by Patrick Mulberry and built by OB Laurent Construction. The original owner has meticulously maintained the home and manages this vacation rental to loyal and consistent guests who return year after year.
There are massive livable porches on the first and second level comprising more than 1,250 square feet with an exterior stairwell from the first level to the second level. There is an enclosed outdoor shower.
The open plan features eight sets of Mahogany French doors that open to the porches and open the home to the outside. The construction materials include concrete block and stucco, cedar siding, real wood windows, Spanish cedar shutters, copper Bevalo gas lanterns and a standing seam metal roof. The inside features heart of pine flooring and travertine stone. The cherry wood beams in the open living space of the second floor accentuate the 11 foot ceilings.
Appliances include a Viking five-burner double oven range, Vent-a-Hood, a Sub-Zero built-in refrigerator and two Bosch dishwashers.
FIRST FLOOR MAIN:
The first floor has two master suites with King beds and en-suite bathrooms. There is a third bedroom with a queen bed which has its own full bathroom across the hallway. There is a foyer, hallway, laundry area, and interior stairwell on the first floor. Outside, there are porches on the west and north sides, an exterior stairwell to the second floor, and a private outdoor shower with storage area for beach items.
SECOND FLOOR MAIN:
The second floor has an open living, dining and kitchen area. There are five French doors that open to porches on the west and north sides of the home. A gourmet kitchen opens to the living/dining area and has professional appliances including two dishwashers, 48" Gas Viking Stove with convection oven, and large 48" Sub-Zero refrigerator with freezer. There is a private King bedroom that overlooks the garden with a full bathroom across the hallway. An interior stairwell allows access to first or third floors. There is an exterior stairwell to access the lower porch.
The third floor is a bonus living area with limited gulf views. There are two Queen sleeper sofas, and several comfortable chairs. There is a private alcove which has a twin bed with a twin trundle. There is also a bathroom with a shower.
The Carriage house is on the corner of St George's Lane and Round Rd and uniquely designed to be private from the main house and has a traffic pattern that exits St. George's Lane to the south where the main house exits onto Round Rd on the west.
Ground Level has two-car garage, private outdoor courtyard with fountain, outdoor enclosed shower, and inline natural gas for cooking on a large gas grill. A exterior stairwell leads to the balcony on south and west sides.
Second Floor features two French doors off the balcony to enter the surprisingly spacious open living/dining area, professionally designed kitchen, and full bathroom with shower and washer and dryer.
One can actually cook in style with a stainless steel built-in Northland refrigerator/freezer, Gagennau four-burner gas cooktop, Vent-a-hood, Bertazonni built-in convection oven, Gagennau dishwasher and Corian counter tops with a large sink.
The ceiling is heart of pine with beams. One of its best features is a traditional full staircase to the loft, which allows all age groups to easily access the loft and its living area safely. This design sets it apart from many other carriage houses which have a ladder, spiral staircase, or alternating staircase to access the loft.
Third floor has large open area used as bedroom.
Exterior construction materials consistent with main house. Interior construction materials are heart of pine, beaded board walls on second floor and stairwell, heart of pine ceilings with beams, travertine stone.
Re-painted most of the interior in November 2015 and just completed exterior painting in November 2016. All air handlers and exterior air compressors are new since 2014 including the carriage house compressor in 2016 Total of four Units. The property is decorated for easy rental operations and guest comfort and has consistently produced over $155,000 in gross rentals over the last several years.
The home is a turnkey rental operation and because of the architectural design and flow, the main house and carriage house rent easily separately or together. It can also be used as a family vacation home or residence.
Property Features Include: Separate Guest Quarters
Built in: 2002
Approximate Square Feet:
Lot Acres: .08
Lot Dimensions: 48 X 77