This amazing 3-story Acadian style waterfront home has approx. 6,558 SF sitting on 4.4 acres with over 600 ft. on the Davis Bayou, which leads to the Gulf of Mexico. Access to the property is through the Gulf Islands National Seashore Park entrance, a 400 acre federally protected nature preserve!
The home is a historic replica that was designed to resemble the Gulf Coast antebellum homes of the 1800’s. A large wrap around porch overlooks the expansive front lawn adorned by century old Live Oak trees and the rear deck offers panoramic water views of the Gulf of Mexico, Davis Bayou and natural wetland preserve.
The home has 5 bedrooms and 4 baths, 8 fireplaces, formal Dining Room, Family Room with 15 ft. wet bar w/icemaker and wine cooler, FP, and features an ornate trey ceiling; gourmet kitchen with marble floors from Spain, Sub Zero Fridge and separate Freezer, Bosch double ovens, dishwasher, and 5 burner gas range, Kitchenaid trash compactor, and Dacor warming drawer, granite countertops, hand-milled mahogany wood cabinets, and a bright breakfast room with water views. Many gorgeous crystal chandeliers shine through the home.
On the second level, there’s a Guest Bedroom with full bath and sitting room with FP. Just off the Master Suite on the third level, is a gorgeous glass enclosed sun porch – perfect for a home studio for painting! The lower level of the home is approx. 2,530 SF of heated living space with a rustic theme with exposed beams, brick floors, and cedar planked walls.
Many historic elements including Georgia heart pine floors dating back to the 1820’s, front porch columns salvaged from the historic Mercy Cross Hospital in New Orleans, antique solid wood French doors dating from 1820-1850, and 150 yr. old bi-fold doors in the formal dining room and the front parlor/library.
Additionally, there’s a 3 car detached garage w/1,021 SF workshop, inground pool, 360’ of bulkheading, deep water access, boat dock and wood post & rail fencing. Also included is a separate waterfront buildable lot. This property is at the end of a private road and yet it’s convenient – 5 min. to shopping, hospital, and schools. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to live in this protected waterfront community!