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36008 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Suite 201
Destin, Florida 32541
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$5,095,000 - 165 Vermilion Way, SANTA ROSA BEACH

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Sweeping, one-of-a-kind views of Western Lake, the Gulf of Mexico and Grayton Beach State Park define this masterpiece collaboration between architect Matt Savoie of Savoie Architects, builder John Brown of Gulfview Construction and designer Karen Waterfield of Sugar Beach Interiors. This 5BR/5.5BA lake front residence with private infinity pool is perfectly positioned to offer a peaceful sense of seclusion yet is nestled in the premier Vermilion Point district of the WaterColor Inn & Resort. Rustic meets 30A with truly unique and memorable interiors meticulously selected and sourced such as red & white oak wide plank reclaimed floors, walnut doors and honed granite countertops. This home is fully handicap accessible with an entry ramp and a commercial elevator that services 3 levels.The downstairs bedroom suite has a bathroom designed for wheelchair access. At the heart if the home find a stunning under-lit spiral staircase with custom handrails and a suspended light fixture that illuminates all stories. Three living areas,one on each floor, overlook the lake and the forest with the views becoming more spectacular as you ascend. Retractable doors on the first two levels allow indoor and outdoor living spaces to seamlessly blend. Entertain with ease around the private pool with multiple seating areas, an outdoor fireplace, a covered summer kitchen and outdoor TV. The downstairs master suite is a true retreat with floor-to-ceiling windows and retractable doors overlooking the lake and pool, reclaimed wood ceilings and accent wall, direct access to the pool and an expansive master bathroom and closet area with a separate counter which has a private refrigerator. On the second level, find a living room that fully opens to a covered porch with retractable power screen and fireplaces both indoors and out. A united game room and office space provides comfortable areas to work and play while the dining area boasts incredible views. The gourmet open kitchen offers Wolf and Sub-Zero commercial appliances, custom cabinetry and a large center island with seating. The spacious one-bedroom carriage home with floor to ceiling windows which bring the State Forest into the space can be accessed from this level or can be locked out to have only outdoor entry. Two additional guest suites with ensuite bathrooms are located on the third level. The western facing tower room includes a cozy interior space complete with daybed perfect for reading and an outdoor seating area where the amazing lake and sunset vistas can truly be appreciated. An oversized garage provides ample space for storage of a GEM car that conveys with purchase, along with Kayaks and an abundance of beach toys. Custom furnishings and window treatments are also included. Located on 499 aces in the renowned South Walton beaches, WaterColor was created with families in mind and offers the charm of small-town life. Exceptional community amenities include six beautiful swimming pools, a Gulf front beach club, nature trails, a Boathouse offering kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding, a fitness center, outstanding tennis facility, Camp WaterColor for kids with lazy river and waterslide, parks and green spaces.

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  • Type:
    Detached Single Family
  • Style:
    Beach House
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Community Information

  • Address:
    165 Vermilion Way
  • Area:
    South Walton East
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  • Amenities:
    Beach, Deed Access, Playground, Pool, Handicap Provisions, Tennis
  • Utilities:
    Electric Available, Gas - Natural, Public Sewer Available, Public Water Available, TV Cable Available, Underground
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    Garage: Attached
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  • Waterfront:
    Coastal Dune Lakes
  • Has Pool:
  • Pool:
    Private, Pool - Heated, Pool - In-Ground, Community


  • Interior Features:
    Ceiling Beamed, Ceiling Vaulted, Fireplace Gas, Floor Hardwood, Floor Tile, Furnished - All, Guest Quarters, Handicap Provisions, Kitchen Island, Lighting Recessed, Pantry, Window Treatment All, Built-In Bookcases, Ceiling Raised, Fireplace 2+, Floor Marble, Lock Out, Elevator
  • Appliances:
    Auto Garage Door Opn, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Fire Alarm/Sprinkler, Ice Machine, Microwave, Smoke Detector, Washer, Central Vacuum, Oven Double, Wine Refrigerator, Stove/Oven Dual Fuel
  • Heating:
    Heat Pump Wtr Air 2+
  • Cooling:
    Ceiling Fans, A/C: High Efficiency
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    Fireplace Gas, Fireplace 2+
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  • Exterior:
    Roof Metal, Siding Wood, Trim Wood
  • Exterior Features:
    Fenced Back Yard, Guest Quarters, Lawn Pump, Porch Covered, Porch Screened, Shower, Sprinkler System, BBQ Pit/Grill, Deck Covered, Pool - Heated, Pool - In-Ground, Fireplace, Summer Kitchen
  • Lot Description:
    Dead End, Survey Available
  • Roof:
    Roof Metal

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  • Zoning:
    Residential Single Family

Listing Details

  • Listing Office:
    Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

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Listing information last updated on March 29th, 2020 at 1:15am CDT.

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