Extraordinary architectural styling by renowned architect Bill Ingram juxtaposed sophisticated interior design details curated by Mary Clark beautifully characterize this modernist retreat in the heart of Alys Beach. Primely situated on one of the largest homesites on the south side of Alys Beach spanning an impressive 80' linear building envelope, this bespoke light-filled home epitomizes tranquility while generously offering ample entertaining space throughout its 5,152 sqft of heated and cooled living area. The iconic courtyard entrance yields an unparalleled sense of arrival providing immediate access from the palm-tree-lined South Charles Lane through a soaring arched entryway and over a suspended monolith slab which traverses the serene courtyard pool providing both elegance and ambiance in this curated space. Louvered shutters yield ample privacy while allowing natural light to permeate the inner courtyard space. Floor to ceiling glass windows flank the front entryway and provide a cascade of natural lighting into the open floorplan design. The first level is comprised of a spacious open living room with a double height ceiling and directly adjacent to the finely appointed chef's kitchen with it's simplistic styling and highly functional design including a gas range, stainless gaggenau appliances, ample cabinet storage and a butler's pantry with additional wine & food storage, steam oven and built in microwave. The kitchen also features solid slab marble countertops and accent walls as well as a built-in masonry fireplace that is also enjoyed from the living and dining area. The cozy formal sitting area yields a second built-in masonry fireplace leading to the outdoor dining area that is accentuated by beautiful natural foliage, retractable accordion doors and the tranquil sound of water from the private courtyard pool. The first level also features a spacious office overlooking the entryway, large half bathroom for guests as well as an expansive primary suite complete with soaring double height ceilings as well as a spa-like en-suite bathroom adorned in solid marble flooring, soaking tub, dual vanities and walk-in shower & wet room. The primary suite also features built-in closet space for two with ample storage as well as hand troweled Venetian plaster walls (consistent throughout the home) and a third masonry fireplace. The architectural staircase provides a sophisticated access to the upper levels which yield four additional bedroom suites on the second level, each offering a unique and adequate guest design with en-suite bathrooms, ample storage and private outdoor space. The third level allows for expansive outdoor entertaining with a western facing outdoor fire pit & lounge as well as a private rooftop pool and loggia. The top level is an ideal area to enjoy endless summer sunsets or cocktails from the rooftop bar while taking in the marvelous architectural surroundings that Alys Beach is so notably known for. Other features of this home include solid oak flooring throughout, ample heated and cooled storage areas as well as a petit garage storage space which is designed to house bikes, beach equipment, etc. This property is just steps from the main beach access as well as the new owner exclusive Alys Beach Club. Alys Beach is primely located on the east end of scenic highway 30A featuring fortified concrete construction and offering a new urbanism design including world class dining, boutique shopping, private Zuma fitness center, Caliza Pool and expansive curated grounds.
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