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SoWal Style - Exotic Courtyard Home in Alys Beach

April 7, 2018 by SoWal Staff

Most people who visit Alys Beach cluster around the vibrant amphitheater with its lush lawn, fun splash fountain, and dining and shopping at the Alys Shoppe and the ever-popular and ever-delicious George's Restaurant. There are also evening concerts, bike rentals, donuts and a myriad of activities swirling.

Another favorite activity is strolling down the middle of town, ambling along the magical pedestrian walkway lined with stunning Alys architecture from the Gulf of Mexico to picturesque Lake Marilyn on the north side.

But the real center of Alys Beach for many is the newly-expanded Fonville Press, the re-imagined children's playground, and the sales center on Scenic 30A. Just up the street from Fonville is a new row of homes that encapsulate everything wonderful about Alys Beach and the South Walton lifestyle.

Our latest edition of SoWal Style takes you inside a breathtaking example at 97 North Charles Street, which illustrates the ultimate in Alys Beach courtyard living.  Reconnect or disconnect in the harmonious private courtyard retreat, complete with heated pool, fountain, TV and summer kitchen. Interior Design by Urban Grace elevates the easy, sophisticated coastal lifestyle with practical yet, imaginative genius throughout the 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath home.  Architecture by Historical Concepts captures classic features that withstand the test of time with details of quiet elegance.

Off the sunny courtyard with shaded loggia, enjoy the open concept Living Room, Dining and Kitchen.  Relax by the fireplace and TV gathering area in the serene, texture rich Living Room.  Stain resistant fabrics chosen to compliment the beach house vibe.  Surround sound and in-wall subwoofers included for a dynamic viewing experience.  Artisan applied Venetian Plaster throughout the entire home creates a show stopping ambiance.

The entertaining-centric space is accented by oak stained beams and offers a very accommodating dining space for extended dining experiences. A state of the art Kitchen with quartz countertops and Calacatta Gold Marble backsplash, features a Wolf Gas Range, Subzero Refrigerator, warming drawer, Asko Dishwasher and Miele Coffee Maker.  A Butler’s Pantry with two zone wine refrigerator, ice maker, quartz countertops and multiple cabinets for storage adds an excellent tucked away spot off the kitchen.  Beach lockers for chairs, sunscreen and towels, create a clutter free zone in the large laundry room, complete with Electrolux Washer, Dryer and sink.

One of two Master Suites, the first-floor Master Suite overlooks the tranquil courtyard pool and fountain.  Vaulted ceilings are highlighted with stained oak beams and Venetian Plaster. The Master Bath has a custom chevron pattern double vanity with honed Carrera Marble selections for countertop, flooring and entire shower.

The second floor has two Guest Suites, each with private bath, as well as a stair hall whimsical daybed nook.  Escape to the second-floor Media Room, centrally located and offers AV network streaming, surround sound and in-wall subwoofers. Also installed is the Control 4 whole house automation system with security, ability to control remotely with cell phone, whole home audio, lights, TV and Apple TV in Master Bedroom.  Seven 4K HDTV’s and multiple Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the home allow for complete coverage.  Other home features include: Dual HVAC systems which can electronically controlled remotely via smart phone, Rinnai tankless water system, and outdoor shower.

Luxe textures and finishes set the benchmark for the second Master Suite retreat. The light filled Master Bath offers twin vanities with floating mirrors, electronic shades, soaking tub with glass tile accent wall, and a large shower tiled with natural Dominican Shellstone.  Completing the suite is the amazing walk in Master Closet with two additional lock-out closets.

To see this exquisite home up close please contact Annie Mangrum at Alys Beach Real Estate, (850) 213-5500.

See more photos at 97 North Charles Street Photo Gallery >

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