Consider this elegant, like-new, custom-built home situated on picturesque Fish Haul Creek with spectacular tidal-marsh, sound and ocean views in the quiet Fort Walker neighborhood of private Port Royal Plantation. Located just steps from the beautiful and pristine beach in this charming residential community, 127 Fort Walker Drive offers the best of all worlds for island living – amazing views, beach access, and a waterfront property!
Designed by the owner’s son, this property boasts architectural appeal at every turn. From its ornate front elevation to its extensive use of glass and natural materials to its robust list of quality appointments and finishes, this home is a masterpiece throughout, offering something for everyone. With over 4,600 square feet across an elevated, single-level plan, the home presents lavish offerings for the property-owner while accommodating guests wonderfully with multiple en-suite guestrooms. And, with an abundance of outdoor living space plus enviable hobby/storage/garage space on the ground level, this home completes the list of what the most discriminating buyers are seeking in today’s market!
Positioned along a cul-de-sac street in a remote section of the plantation, the property is accessed by a paver-finished semi-circular driveway that leads to the 6-car side-entry garage on the right side of the home, as well as to generous guest parking at the front of the property adjacent to the home’s sweeping double staircase. The stone-finished staircases are appointed with custom wrought-iron railings, integrated lighting, and even a fountain positioned between the two staircases, with mature landscaping on either side. The elevated, covered front porch is adorned with custom railings, four structural columns, and a pair of gas lanterns positioned on either side of the custom wood and iron glass-front entry doors.
The home’s dedicated foyer entry sets the tone for quality throughout the home with its tumbled-edge stone flooring, custom stucco-finished walls with crown molding accents, spectacular Coquina-shell columns, and a dramatic gold-leaf recessed barrel ceiling accented with indirect lighting.
The open-design dining room is located immediately off the foyer, complete with an oval-shaped, gold-leaf-finished tray ceiling with magnificent chandelier, recessed lighting, crown molding, integrated audio speakers, and a display niche appointed with custom lighting, glass shelving, and a hearty granite base.
The oversized living room is positioned in the center of the floor plan, enjoying a continuation of the tumbled edge stone flooring, Coquina-shell columns, and further boasting a custom stone-mantle fireplace, cathedral ceiling, recessed lighting, integrated speakers, and a wall of windows overlooking the elevated veranda with the spectacular tidal marsh and Fish Haul Creek views beyond.
Ideal for entertaining in this beautiful home, the main level features a spectacular butler’s pantry/wet bar strategically positioned between the living room and the kitchen/family room. This wonderfully-appointed space satisfies both form and function with its extensive offerings, including GE Monogram icemaker, Bosch dishwasher, GE Monogram wine refrigerator, designer wet bar sink, broom-sweep central vacuum outlet, and granite countertops integrated with extensive stained-wood cabinetry. As an added feature, this space boasts a large storage closet finished with all-wood bookcases, ideal for cookbook and associated storage. The entryway from the butler’s pantry/bar to the dining room features an incredible set of custom iron gates that place the perfect accent in this high visibility location of the home.
The heart of the home is its gourmet kitchen/breakfast/family room, situated at the back right of the floor plan. Hosting a spectacular granite center island with breakfast bar, this quality-packed kitchen enjoys the full array of modern conveniences and high-end appliances. The impressive list of appliances includes a six-burner Viking Professional stove/oven, Wolf stainless steel wall oven, Wolf stainless steel warming drawer, Wolf stainless steel microwave, Bosch dishwasher with custom cabinet panel, side by side Sub Zero refrigerator and freezer units, and even twin Sub Zero refrigeration drawers.
Filled with natural light from the 4-part overhead skylight, this space further features a custom tile backsplash, custom stucco hood, convenient pot-filler faucet, oversized double-basin stainless steel sink, recessed lighting, broom-sweep central vacuum outlet, and a continuation of the tumbled-edge stone flooring with integrated floor-heating system as it flows into the adjacent family room and breakfast area.
The light and bright family room and breakfast area highlight the home’s extensive use of glass for long and wide views reaching across Fish Haul Creek, including long and wide vistas over the tidal marsh and out to the Atlantic Ocean. This handsome space features a built-in, granite-topped desk, granite-surround fireplace, and a tall ceiling line featuring distressed/exposed cypress beams, overhead paddle fan, recessed lighting, and extensive custom molding.
Just off the family/breakfast room is the home’s charming 7-sided screened-in porch. This perfectly-positioned room is ideal for seasonal enjoyment as it takes in some of the most spectacular ocean views from the home. This comfortable space is appointed with tumbled-edge stone flooring, overhead paddle fan, recessed lighting, and integrated audio speakers.
Along the side hallway located off the kitchen, the home features a private two-stop elevator, custom-designed refuse closet/shoot, granite-topped staging bar with extensive cabinetry, and an oversized laundry room complete with tumble-edge stone flooring, full-size LG front-loading laundry machines, custom cabinetry with spare fridge bay, granite countertops with integrated farm sink, and a convenient built-in ironing board,
One of the home’s most special features is its private, oversized master suite situated at the back left corner of the plan. This comfortable and elegant space is finished with plush carpeted flooring, tall box-tray ceiling with recessed lighting, arched doorways, crown molding, and integrated audio speakers. As an extension from the large bedroom area, the suite features a bay-window sitting area to take in a spectacular vistas along the back of the property. Plus, the suite features private French door access to the covered veranda. Generous His and Her walk–in closets are finished with custom wood clothes organizers, shoe bays, dressers, and storage cabinetry. And, as an additional special feature, off of Her walk-in closet is a lockable Cedar–finished seasonal clothes and storage closet!
The lavish master bathroom is finished with tumbled-edge stone flooring with in-floor heater, soaring smooth-finished ceiling with multi-piece crown molding and recessed lighting, overhead skylight, and extensive use of mirror. The dramatic bath further enjoys twin extended-length granite vanities, an air-jet soaking tub, separate large walk-in shower with glass surround/integrated bench/multi-head shower experience, and a private water closet with sliding pocket door. Other special features of this superb space include a double linen/medicine closet, multiple arches with custom lighting, broom-sweep central vacuum outlet, and a glass-shelf display area.
The first of three guest suites is located off the entry foyer, which is currently configured to serve as the home’s den/library. This handsome room enjoys a continuation of tumbled edge stone flooring, and further features floor-to-ceiling windows with custom plantation shutters, closet with custom wood organizers, and a rich, dark-wood built-in desk/bookcases with granite countertop. Conveniently, there is a full-size bathroom adjacent to this space, finished with a furniture-style vanity with ornate vessel sink, walk-in glass and stone shower, and two points of access to serve as the home’s guest powder room as well.
The second guest suite is located at the front right corner of the floor plan, enjoying a quiet and private location from the living space. This light and bright bedroom features plush carpeted flooring, tall ceiling with recessed lighting/audio speakers/custom paddle fan, multiple windows with superb ocean views, and a private bathroom finished with stone flooring, stone-surround shower/tub, and a stone-topped corner vanity with artistic dolphin hardware.
The third guest suite is oversized as it features plush carpeted flooring, double closet, tall smooth-finish ceiling, sitting area, and a beautiful private bathroom complete with stone flooring, stone-topped extended-length vanity, and glass and stone-surround walk-in shower.
As the perfect complement to this home, the property features an expansive covered veranda at the center rear of the floor plan. This ideal outdoor living space is finished with stone flooring, four columns, exposed cypress beams, outdoor fireplace, and a perfect barbecue area complete with dedicated propane gas line.
An elegant set of stone stairs leading down to the scored concrete patio, accentuated with an 8-person custom hot tub with integrated waterfall. Twin storage lockers are accessible under the elevated veranda, while mature landscaping and stately Oaks beckon you to the rear of the property, where a private pier with floating dock provide direct access onto Fish Haul Creek.
Stone-finished stairs lead from the back hallway off the kitchen down to the home’s main level. This robust space features a six-car garage with triple overhead garage doors, as well as a large enclosed storage area with garden garage door, extensive cabinetry, utility sink, water softener equipment, and additional laundry machines. Additionally, there are two air-conditioned storage rooms, a powder room, a trash chute room, and an elevator stop.