Scenic Highway, Estate of the Day
Today's home in Pensacola, Florida is all about the view. The waterfront home is perched on the Scenic Highway bluffs with views over Escambia Bay. A new 350-foot dock and a large 42'x42' boathouse offer room for your aquatic toys. The dock boasts 4' deep water year around. The home has two very large balconies giving you views of marine life at play as pelicans, seagulls and occasional osprey dive and even the occasional dolphin can be spotted. The home has a great room with over 20' high ceilings, fireplace, gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and top of the line appliances, formal dining room, polished travertine floors and a balcony that stretches the entire width of the house.
The master suite includes a see-through fireplace, a custom designed master bathroom and closets, generous laundry and separate storage room plus a library/office or another bedroom with in suite bathroom overlooking the landscaped and very private front yard. Two more stories are reached through the interior staircase or via the commercial sized glass elevator where large windows reveal the Bay views as you travel between floors. The second level is taken up by a very large bedroom, huge sitting area and luxurious bathroom a private guest suite. The third story has another very large balcony running along the entire width of the home and two large bedrooms facing the bay with in-suite bathrooms. A second guest kitchen is easily accessed from both bedrooms; and that provides accesses to the gardens and multi-level decks with an outside hot tub and showers under the house.
Back on the ground floor there is a fenced in yard and another gated entrance and driveway to a large parking deck about 35 feet above sea level which is accessed via a private, paved road along the Bay. There is comprehensive hurricane and security protection at the touch of a switch and every window and door has roll down insulated hurricane shutters. This home is listed at $3.7 million.
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