3973 Indian Trail, DESTIN

$5,295,000

7 Beds
10 Baths
9,868 Sqft
1.88 Acres
3 Garages

TURN-KEY! FULLY FURNISHED AND ACCESSORIZED! One of Destin's finest estates, meticulously upgraded by its current owner, is now available. The ornate main house combines the grace of a traditional Southern plantation home with elaborate interiors inspired by the grand estates of Europe. The magnificent private lot, mostly hidden behind a custom entrance gate, enjoys 200 feet on Choctawhatchee Bay, beautifully shaded by mature live oaks. Both the exterior and interior incorporate the finest materials, exquisite fixtures and museum-quality artifacts from around the world. With original construction spanning four years and a recent two-year upgrade, the home is built like a fortress, including solid poured concrete columns, 2' thick exterior walls, sound proofing, and concrete roof.The grand front entry leads past the sweeping double staircase and 8' Baccarat crystal chandelier to the soaring stained glass ceiling and gleaming Brazilian cherry/South African black walnut floors of the great room. A large wine closet and full wall of china cabinets grace the formal dining area, which is adjacent to the upgraded kitchen. The gorgeous mahogany library/study features leaded beveled glass doors, a leather-inset coffered ceiling, and a cabinet from one of J.P. Morgan's personal homes. A traditional pub bar is both elegant and fun. Truly a showpiece, the grand scale and style is perfect for formal entertaining.

The main home includes an enormous, first-floor master suite with a carved 18th century walnut mantle, two separate bathrooms, and a huge custom closet, as well as two large bedroom suites on the second floor (accessible via the grand staircase or elevator) each with its own fireplace and sumptuous bath. There's even a walk-in cedar closet which doubles as a "safe" room. The expansive second floor balcony overlooking the pool is an excellent place to relax and enjoy the breeze.

The estate's guest house makes a perfect more casual party area, or it can be a self-contained home. It features a large living/family room, eat-in kitchen and two apartment-like suites on the second level under the eaves. Behind the 3-car garage is a gym, which could also be used as a business office.

By day, enjoy sunning by the beautiful pool, soaking in the hot tub, or watersports on the bay. Or enjoy some tennis rivalry on the upgraded tennis court with official grade synthetic turf, full wind screen, lights for night-time play, and a solid concrete lighted gazebo for fans to follow the action. The two-story dock provides covered boat parking, a 10,000 lb. boat lift, and a large sun deck. As dusk approaches, the setting becomes magical as the sun goes down over the bay, the Spanish moss beneath the huge live oaks waves gently in the breeze, and the antique lanterns begin to glow. Yard structures include a pool bath and sauna, a grilling station, and a lovely gazebo over the water that enjoys breezes year round.

The extensive renovation included an all new HVAC-system with 12 zones and Clean Air Systems to kill viruses, smart-home technology, LED lighting, new flooring in many rooms, new appliances in both kitchens, new hot water heaters, chandeliers, window treatments, pool pumps, and so much more!

Enjoy the best of both the old and new worlds! This beautiful estate offers a magnificent backdrop for entertaining or a luxurious, private hideaway--just a short drive from the Destin airport and the great dining and activities of the Emerald Coast!

Essential Information
MLS® #864123
Price$5,295,000
Bedrooms7
Bathrooms10.00
Full Baths9
Half Baths1
Square Footage9,868
Acres1.88
Year Built1995
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeDetached Single Family
StyleColonial
StatusActive
Community Information
Address3973 Indian Trail
AreaDESTIN
Sub Area03 WEST DESTIN
SubdivisionMETES & BOUNDS
CityDESTIN
CountyOKALOOSA
StateFL
Zip Code32541
Amenities
Parking Spaces3
# of Garages3
Is WaterfrontYes
Has PoolYes
Amenities

BBQ Pit/Grill, Dock, Fishing, Pavillion/Gazebo, Picnic Area, Pool, Sauna/Steam Room, Separate Storage, Tennis, Waterfront, Whirlpool

Utilities

Electric Available, Gas - Natural, Phone Available, Private Well, Public Sewer Available, Public Water Available, TV Cable Available

Parking

Boat, Covered, Garage: Attached, Guest, Oversized, RV

Waterfront

BAY, Intracoastal Waterway, Shore: Seawall, Unit Waterfront, Shore: Rip Rap

Pool

Pool - Gunite Concrt, Pool - Heated, Pool - House, Pool - In-Ground, Private

Interior
FireplaceYes
FireplacesFireplace 2+, Fireplace Gas
# of Stories2
Interior Features

Atrium, Breakfast Bar, Built-In Bookcases, Ceiling Crwn Molding, Ceiling Raised, Elevator, Fireplace 2+, Fireplace Gas, Floor Hardwood, Floor Marble, Floor Tile, Floor WW Carpet, Furnished - None, Guest Quarters, Kitchen Island, Lighting Recessed, Lock Out, Pantry, Plantation Shutters, Pull Down Stairs, Shelving, Split Bedroom, Wallpaper, Walls Mirrored, Washer/Dryer Hookup, Wet Bar, Window Treatment All

Appliances

Auto Garage Door Opn, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Oven Double, Refrigerator W/Ice Maker, Security System, Smooth Stovetop Rnge, Stove/Oven Electric, Stove/Oven Gas

Heating

Heat: Central Electric, Heat High Efficiency

Cooling

A/C: Two Or More, A/C: Central Electric, A/C: High Efficiency, Ceiling Fans, Water Heater - Two +

Exterior
WindowsDouble Paned Windows
RoofRoof Tile/Slate
ConstructionFrame, Steel
FoundationFoundation Slab On Grade
Exterior

Siding Brick All, Concrete, Frame, Roof Tile/Slate, Foundation Slab On Grade, Steel, Trim Wood

Exterior Features

Balcony, BBQ Pit/Grill, Boat Slip, Boathouse, Boatlift, Cabana, Columns, Deck Open, Dock, Fenced Lot-All, Fireplace, Guest Quarters, Hot Tub, Lawn Pump, Patio Covered, Patio Open, Pavillion/Gazebo, Pool - Gunite Concrt, Pool - Heated, Pool - House, Pool - In-Ground, Porch Covered, Porch Open, Sauna/Steam, Separate Living Area, Shower, Sprinkler System, Summer Kitchen, Tennis Court, Workshop

Lot Description

Bulkhead/Seawall, Within 1/2 Mile Of Water

School Information
ElementaryDESTIN
MiddleDESTIN
HighFORT WALTON BEACH
Additional Information
ZoningResidential Single Family
HOA Fees0.00
Listing Details
OfficeSomers & Company
Property History
Price Increased from $4,950,000 to $5,295,000
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