Charm in Historic St. Leonard’s Tract
Enjoy the sight and sounds of the ocean from your own BEACH BLOCK home! With 3 floors of living space, 5 large bedrooms and 3.5 baths, this historic St. Leonard’s Tract home is deceivingly large.
The first floor boasts a spacious living room with gorgeous stone fireplace and an expansive dining room with pocket doors. The eat-in kitchen features granite counter tops, a decorative tiled backsplash, stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances and loads of counter space. Additional 1st floor highlights include an inviting family room, a large master bedroom suite with private bath plus a 2nd bedroom perfect for a home office or den.
On the second floor, you’ll find another full bath plus three more enormous bedrooms, including one that includes a sitting room equally as large as a bedroom. The finished basement is accessible via a separate entrance and includes a media room, wet bar, laundry room, tons of storage space and a gorgeous full bathroom with a walk in shower!
Outside, there is a front porch with ocean views, a paver patio, a fenced yard, a detached garage and a large storage shed. Steps to the beach and boardwalk, too!
Situated on the Intercoastal Waterway in the prestigious St. Leonard’s Tract section of Ventnor, this sprawling waterfront estate includes an immaculate Nantucket-style home and a separate three bedroom two bathroom guest house.
Built in 2005, the main house was constructed using the finest materials and custom finishes.
The lower level is perfect for entertaining, with Vermont slate watermark floors, a custom gas fire pit, and large wet bar. Multiple sliding glass doors open to create a seamless transition to the enormous waterfront deck and in-ground pool overlooking the bay.
Take the elevator upstairs, where the main level boasts solid Santos mahogany wood floors, complete with radiant heat. The open floor plan centers around a gorgeous custom suspended staircase on blind steel hangers, providing lots of natural light throughout the home. The spacious living room features coffered ceilings and a custom hand carved Italian marble fireplace. The eat-in kitchen has granite countertops, solid cherry wood cabinets and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, including Wolf Range and Subzero 48” wide refrigerator. There is also a dining area with bar and window seat, a solarium with water views, and a deck overlooking the bay.
On the third floor, the sunny master bedroom includes a wood burning gas lit fireplace, a sitting area, a large walk-in closet, two private decks and a private bathroom with steam bath. There are two additional bedrooms on this floor. Each bedroom includes its own private deck, large closet and en suite bathroom with Whirlpool tub and custom cherry wood cabinets. The third floor also provides access to a central tower with skylights and breathtaking views of the island and mainland.
An attached two-car garage features radiant heat floors, custom Spanish cedar doors, a summer kitchen and refrigerator, extra washer and dryer, and a 50 AMP (Tesla or other) electric car charger.
Outside, enjoy multiple waterfront decks, lounge by the gorgeous 16’ x 32’ heated in-ground pool or walk to the beach! Other exterior highlights include four floating docks, four boat slips and extra heavy duty bulkhead, complete with 60’ long drag beam of solid concrete and drain system.
And that’s just the main house! Also included is a three bedroom, two bathroom guest house with hardwood floors throughout. The first floor boasts a large living room, a dining room, a newly renovated eat-in kitchen and a newly updated bathroom. Upstairs, there is a master suite with private bathroom and two additional bedrooms with a hall bath. Exterior highlights include a front porch, a rear deck, and off street parking.
Ideal for guests, this classic shore home is located directly behind the main house, and it shares access to the pool and yard. This second house could be used as a rental unit or could be sold separately, but the multi-home compound is also perfect for multi-generational families looking to make a lifetime of memories at the shore!
It is the combination of charm, grace & architectural details of this south side St. Leonard’s Tract home that truly make it a one of a kind masterpiece. Being Sold fully furnished, this 6 BR 4.5 BA estate w/ it’s classic center stair design features hardwood floors, gourmet eat in kitchen, separate dining room, large sun room, 2 fireplaces & master suite w/a huge deck w/ocean views. The grounds include flagstone walk ways, enchanting English gardens with patio, 2 car garage and parking for 4 more cars.
The 6BD & 5.5 BA house represents a rare find for a true purist w/ a flawless total renovations in 2010 that include “must-see” gourmet kitchen.
St. Leonard’s Tract is more than a group of streets in Ventnor named for English dukes; the section is an early example of a planned community with a homeowner’s association. Although the St. Leonard’s Land Company incorporated in 1896, the St. Leonard’s Association (SLA) was founded in 1921. Its restrictions provided that living quarters for servants could be built over garages, no building could be used as a slaughterhouse or piggery and its lands could not contain buildings used as institutions, including any “establishment for mental defectives
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