A Rare Find! This beautiful 4 bedroom 3 bath pool home is on almost 2 acres offering unparalleled privacy and tranquility. Surrounded by wildlife preserve, this is a nature-lovers dream home in the Florida Keys Wildlife Refuge located inside of the National Marine Sanctuary. This fabulous keys home has a custom designed kitchen with granite counters, built in wine cooler, new appliances, and a large island with generous space for food preparation, as well as an adjoining dining area. The living room boasts of an elegant coral fireplace with matching shelf and windowsills. The 1st floor offers a split floor plan with the 2nd bedroom having an ensuite bath while the 3rd and 4th bedrooms share the 3rd bath. The entire second floor is your master suite!A layout making it very comfortable for multiple families and guests. The master, with a large private covered porch catches the light gulf breezes coming out of the north while offering expansive views of the wildlife preserve out over the shallow water salt ponds. This spot is perfect for watching our spectacular Florida Keys sunrises and sunsets overlooking the wildlife preserve. A huge covered wraparound porch, with tongue & groove exposed beams, overlooks the pool with a meticulously landscaped yard while providing tons of shade and outdoor living space. This 1220 sq. ft. porch combined with double paned high UV tinted windows throughout the home provide extra protection from the sun keeping cooling bills very low. This home has durable and maintenance free Hardie-Board siding, a new metal roof installed in 2019, and impact windows on second level for convenience with panel shutters on the first floor. You will find meandering paths through the native vegetation in a pristine wildlife preserve which allow you to get up close with a variety of our native wading and aquatic birds in one of the world's most unique and pristine ecosystems. Commonly seen are the light pink or white egret, white and great blue heron, light pink or white ibis, the osprey, roseate spoonbill, as well as being home to the bald eagle. There is tons of storage room in the 750 sq. ft. workshop underneath the home still leaving 1750 sq. ft. of covered parking space for 6 or more vehicles. Large fenced in back yard with a 14' X 30' pool situated for lots of sun as well as an extra large tiki for outdoor BBQ's and shaded lounge area. The backyard also has a thriving Butterfly Garden and Hummingbird Garden for the nature enthusiast's quiet enjoyment. Boat ramp is just a little over a mile drive down blimp road, you never have to trailer your boat onto US 1. Easy to use ramp lets out onto Kemp Channel for quick access to the Atlantic or Gulf. Plenty of land to keep horses, create a farm, start a home-based agricultural business, the opportunity is endless. Suburban Residential Zoning opens the door for a multitude of additional recreational and commercial land uses. Check with County Building department for details. Hooked up to municipal sewer and city water. Plenty of room for an RV, boats, trailers, equipment, and all of your toys. Surrounded by protected wildlife preserve, so the endless views of the nearby estuary and salt ponds will not change.
Fireplace(s), Granite Counter Top, Split Bedroom, Storage
Dishwasher, Dryer, Refrigerator, Washer, Wine Cooler
Impact Rstnce Window, Other Windows/Doors, Sliding Glass Doors
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