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283 Old Seaside Drive

Old Seaside, St Simons Island, GA

283 Old Seaside Drive

St Simons Island, GA



8 Bed


8 Baths


10,034 Sq. Ft.

Listing #1646995



*Kick out contingency has been accepted but still available to show and accept offers.*One word to describe this home: exquisite. This home is fully renovated with a completion date of 2024. Located in a Sea Island Community in a double-gated neighborhood of 8 luxury homes with large 1-acre+ lots. This is one of few designed by Keith Summerour, British Colonial in style and offers stunning views of Jekyll Island, The Jekyll Island Bridge, St. Simons Sound, and the Atlantic Ocean. You’re greeted by 15-year-old Canary date palms, the front balcony overlooks Sea Island Seaside #10 Green through the trees and is close enough to walk to dinner or golf at The Lodge, you can even hear the bagpiper at sunset from the backyard. Built with 50’ deep pilings, a steel cage construction and a 12’ bulkhead — this home was built to stand the test of time! Luxury materials throughout; antique heart pine floors, groin ceilings, heavy moldings, arched galleries, a paneled study, Crystal Venato Quartzite kitchen countertops, banquette and dining buffets, and Calcutta Gold, ceramic tile and travertine in the bathrooms. A grand salon accommodates both the dining area and family room on the main, with 10-foot arched steel windows, 11-foot tall heavy Pecky Cypress ceiling, and gas fireplace. Through the main foyer, you can see the marsh as you walk through a gallery that connects the living spaces. Off the gallery is an elegant service bar with leaded glass cabinets, an ice machine, wine closet and a fridge. The kitchen is an entertainer’s dream with two 6’ islands, an 8-person banquette, Thermador refrigerator and dishwasher, Wolf steam oven, a hidden pantry and built-in storage. It also has a large keeping room with a gas fireplace that overlooks the marsh and water. A primary suite on the main has a covered porch overlooking the marsh and water and a tranquil garden on the side of the home.Across from this room is a full bathroom and a large, dramatic, paneled study with a gas fireplace. The 2nd floor has 9.5’ ceilings throughout and a primary suite with an incredible balcony overlooking the backyard, pool, marsh and water along with his and her bathrooms and closets. There are also 3 ensuite bedrooms on this floor with stunning views and a music room perfectly fit for a grand piano. A 4-stop elevator services the main house. The separate guest quarters has an ensuite bedroom and living room with a kitchenette (full refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, sink, and cabinets) & separate entrance. The backyard is an oasis alone with a magnificent 50’ long by 8’ deep heated pool, deep enough to keep the water a comfortable temperature in the summer. The pool deck and pool house floors are covered in a beautiful shell stone that stays cool, while the pool overlooks the marsh and water, Jekyll Island and bridge. Adjacent to the pool is a phenomenal garden with a wall fountain and 50’ rill that meanders through ending under a large gas fire-table.There’s also a vine-covered pergola that accommodates a table for 10, 4 large olive trees, a seating area and four 30’ tall date palms.The 1,100 sq. ft. pool house has a large island with a sink, dishwasher, microwave and a 270-degree view of the marsh and water and St. Simon Island Sound. There are also 20’ of wall cabinets, refrigerator, a full bath, a masonry fireplace with 85” TV above it, along with heavy Pecky Cypress ceiling and Restoration Hardware light fixture.A screened porch with wood-burning fireplace and outdoor kitchen with a Kalamazoo Grill connects the pool house and the main house. This home has a state-of-the-art Sonos sound system with 25 zones through the house and outdoor areas, 8 TVs (the entire house is wired) and Lutron lighting. As well as 8 HVAC zones, a 880’ well for irrigation, pool and garden and a 60KW generator that services the entire property. The crawl space is also fully conditioned and encapsulated. If you’re not sold yet, there are 4 garage bays with abundant storage.

Interior Details

Half Baths2
FeaturesButlersPantry, BreakfastArea, GourmetKitchen, KitchenIsland, Pantry, PanelingWainscoting, CeilingFans, Fireplace
AppliancesDryer, Dishwasher, Freezer, Disposal, IceMaker, Range, Refrigerator, RangeHood, Washer
Fireplace InfoGas, Library, LivingRoom, Outside, WoodBurning

Exterior Details

ConstructionStucco, Drywall
Built In2006
PoolHeated, InGround, Pool, SaltWater
FeaturesCourtyard, FirePit, OutdoorGrill, Porch, SprinklerIrrigation, LandscapeLights
UtilitiesCableAvailable, ElectricityAvailable, NaturalGasAvailable, SewerAvailable, SewerConnected
Lot DescriptionItem1to5Acres, Garden, SprinklerSystem, EstateLot

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Data Last updated on July 23, 2024 6:30pm