This 5,623 s.f., six bedroom, six bath intracoastal waterfront home offers three separate living areas with full kitchens, five garage bays plus RV parking, 360 degree wraparound porch with multiple balconies and overlooks, screened-in saltwater POOL & SPA, on a private 1 acre estate located just south of historic downtown Saint Augustine.A perfect single family home, multi-generational compound, and/or investment property with potential short term rental income exceeding 100k annually.From the backyard, you have direct intracoastal access to the outstanding quality waters of the Matanzas River along with a boardwalk, fishing dock, and 10,000 lb. boat lift. Steps from your gated driveway is a small public access point to Crescent Beach, Saint Johns County's most pristine beach.Bring the boat, kayak, surfboards, fishing rods, 4x4 beach cruiser, lounge chairs and your bathing suit. Experience the beauty of glimmering ocean tide pools, the sound of waves on the beach, and the feel of powder white sand underneath your toes. Soak up the warm sun rays on your skin and take in health rejuvenating sea breezes. This is the good life!
Start every morning with a brisk jog on the beach or on occasion grab your trusted rod & reel and try your luck at catching fresh fish for the grill by the afternoon. Spend the day on the water and when you return, wash off the sand and salt at the outdoor shower and slip into the glistening pool or find a shady nook to take a short nap outdoors. With this home, there's always a sea breeze to capture and the optimum set of warm rays or cool shade to put your body at that perfect temperature. In fact, on summer nights, simply turn off the air conditioner and let the fresh sea breezes blow through. Evenings are truly paradise! Take a long, relaxing stroll along the beach or select your favorite bottle of wine and make your way up to the 4th level Widow's Watch for breathtaking, panoramic sunset views. Or for a bit of fun and excitement, take a short drive to the "Old City" for dinner and drinks and experience everything that makes Saint Augustine one of the most charming, most visited destinations in the entire country.
Live the dream vacation on a daily basis and yes, you should expect that family and friends will want to visit! When they do, you'll have no worries at all on how to accommodate them. There is more than plenty of space to entertain and host family, friends, and visitors. The living spaces are warm and inviting, casual and comfortable, spacious and authentic. The open floor plan is completely surrounded by 360 degree wrap around porch and both the study and dining room have their own separate access to the outside. There are also two additional exterior stairwells, generous roof overhands, and a second level walkover to the 1 bedroom/1 bath Carriage House.
Built in 2004, the home was quality crafted with concrete block construction, a metal roof, backup emergency generator, recently updated HVAC system, and has been lovingly maintained by its original owners. There are no HOAs and no City taxes. Served by public water & sewer. Both the carriage house and ground level in-law suite (located in the main residence) have their own separate kitchen facilities (there are 3 in total). Additional laundry facilities are located below the carriage house.
8165 A1A South is located about an hour from Jacksonville's International Airport, minutes to Downtown Saint Augustine, and has very convenient access to Highway US1 and Interstate 95. High Speed (150 Mbps) cable internet speed is available through Comcast.
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Listing information last updated on June 25th, 2018 at 1:38pm EDT.