Magnificent Mediterranean style, oceanfront home, privately situated on 1.87 acres within Ocean Palms. Set amidst a lush tropical setting, offering breathtaking, unobstructed, panoramic ocean vistas. A Kiawah Island Club membership opportunity- Golf. Stucco over insulated concrete form construction (ICF) provides earthquake and hurricane protection as well as environmentally sensitive and energy efficient. Over 5,000 sq ft of outdoor living spaces including pool and spa terrace. A covered lanai with fireplace and eating areas, private balconies, terraces and grilling deck offer multiple opportunities for family and guest enjoyment. Welcoming two-storey entry foyer with Jerusalem gold stone flooring, beautiful trompe l'oeil ceiling mural and motorized chandelier. Elegant, sweeping staircasewith iron handrails leads to upper levels.
Upon entering you are immediately drawn to the floor-to-ceiling French doors leading out to expansive limestone terrace overlooking the pool terrace across to the Atlantic Ocean.
The great room, located on the first level has stone flooring, beamed and coffered ceiling, informal dining area, wonderful cast stone fireplace and mantle and French door access to the full front terrace and side grilling deck.
The kitchen is fully equipped for entertaining with SS Wolfe Pro 6-burner gas range, two Wolf warming trays, two Sub Zero refrigerators with double freezer drawers, two Miele dishwashers, custom cabinetry, pantry cupboard and farmhouse style sink. A center island/breakfast bar with companion sink and SS Sharp microwave and ice-maker for added convenience. A separate dining room for more formal dining occasions is adjacent to the kitchen.
A guest suite with French door access to private balcony is located on this level - with luxurious free standing soaking tub and walk-in tile shower.
The media room with 130" Theater screen, touch panel controlled lighting and blackout shades has snack bar with microwave drawer, refrigerator/freezer, granite sink and marble countertop and guest bath is also located on the first level.
The second level comprises fabulous gathering room for games and relaxation with full wet bar and 600 bottle capacity wine cellar with dedicated temperature/humidity control. Four sets of French doors provide access to the upper level terrace with panoramic ocean vistas. Three additional guest suites with private baths and private balconies are located on this level plus a spacious laundry with two sets Miele Super Capacity washer and dryer for guest convenience.
The third floor comprises master suite with luxurious marble bath, his & her vanities, his & her walk-in closets, coffered and beamed ceiling and French door access to private sunning balcony offering forever, panoramic vistas. A separate office/library with wall-to-wall bookcase and access to oceanfront terrace offers a most pleasant work space. Additionally there is a multi-purpose/dressing room with built-in desk/work station and custom closet.
Other features of this very special home include, a four-stop elevator; fenced yard for pets and play; three car garage with ample room for 5 cars, bikes, yard and beach gear, additional storage; whole-house entertainment system; centralized integration system with touch panels for lighting, audio and visual; geo-thermal heating and cooling system; whole house water filtration system;arched openings with rounded corners throughout; Jeldwen exterior doors and windows; Ludowici S-shaped clay roof - too many to mention.