It’s hard to imagine a more meticulously designed home located on the beachfront with spectacular ocean and coastline views. Built by Greg Hill of Seaside Builders and Developers, designed by Mark Asher & Associates and William Bales & Company, this magnificent property combines timeless Nantucket style charm with the highest quality modern materials used today. The exterior consists of stained cedar shake siding, natural cedar shake roof, copper gutters and downspouts, brick faced pillars, and architectural brackets. These features coupled with exquisite landscaping design, make this one of Avalon’s most premier oceanfront properties.
The outside entertainment area is highlighted by the in-ground pool with a sun-shelf and a unique waterfall feature, bluestone patio for sunbathing, barbecue station with auto shutter enclosure, free standing weather resistant dining table with built in bench seating, and a storage cabana to hold all of your beach equipment. Enjoy the private yard and view of the Dunes from the east side covered veranda, or relax on the second floor sun decks with expansive views of the ocean, beach and beautiful coastline. The interior of the home provides 3 unique levels of living space. The first floor foyer sets the tone with a warm entrance, outstanding millwork and detail with built in display shelving, coffered ceiling, dark oak stained staircase, and blue stone flooring. The hallway leads to a cozy family room with a brick faced fireplace, beamed and whitewashed planked ceiling and a wet bar complete with custom cabinetry, wine cooler, refrigeration drawers, and ice maker.
This room conveniently opens to the outdoor pool and entertainment area through two French doors. There are 3 bedrooms on this level, one en-suite with a private bath and two bedrooms with a shared private bath, plus a powder room, utility room, a laundry room, “beach room” with a built-in storage center and access to the outdoor shower. This level has gas fired radiant heated floors throughout. The 2nd floor consists of an elegant state of the art kitchen including custom painted cabinetry, 2 sub-zero refrigerators, 4 freezer drawers, 6 burner Wolf range with a griddle and 2 ovens, a center island with “La Dolce Vita” leathered granite, 2 Miele dishwashers, 2 sinks, a Wolf microwave plus 2 additional refrigeration drawers.
Also included in this space is a separate pantry with oak shelving. Just off the kitchen is a unique bar area, perfect for easy entertaining. The dining area features a long rustic farm table with 8 eight oversized custom upholstered chairs. The kitchen and dining area open to a generous sized living room with 2 seating areas, planked cathedral ceilings, custom fireplace anchored with built in bench seating and an abundance of windows allowing for maximum light and breathtaking views of the ocean and beach just steps away. There is a powder room and a private junior master suite tucked down the hallway with a beautiful bath and access to the decks and screened in porch that run the length of the east side of the house. The screen-in porch is perfectly situated for extra dining or living space, with glass panels that allow for year round use.
The engineered fumed oak flooring creates a feeling of warmth and elegance that continues up to the third floor master suite. At the top of the staircase, you pass a glass walled office alcove and the elevator in the hallway leading to the master bedroom. Beautiful furnishings, motion controlled blinds and drapery, and a private oceanfront deck with seating for two create a serene and intimate space. The bathroom is beautifully decorated with crisp white tile, flooring, and cabinetry. Enjoy the direct water views from the door-less shower and double vanity sinks!