This exquisite 6-bedroom custom home with private pool was 3 years in the making. Elegance and ease were the goals of the project – designed for families who love to entertain and enjoy all that Watercolor has to offer. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac, this home, known as “High Cotton,” has an amazing lot that backs up to a nature preserve which allows you to enjoy complete privacy on the large porches and at the pool.
Bevolo gas lanterns and gracious front porches greet you on arrival, with parking and carport that can accommodate up to 7 vehicles. Once inside, you encounter 12-foot ceilings in the foyer and kitchen, which then soar to 22 feet in the beautiful den that overlooks the pool and nature preserve.
In the kitchen, Juliska glass lanterns float over the extensive quartzite kitchen counters, and the numerous drawers and cabinets offer guests more items and utensils than any chef could ever need. As enthusiastic foodies themselves, the owners have made every effort to anticipate the needs of their guests in having the kitchen equipped with high-end extras such as: a Ninja blender, a wine aerator, a 48 bottle capacity wine cooler, a Wolf cook top and double oven with warming drawer, a Subzero refrigerator/freezer, an ice maker, two dishwashers and a walk in pantry. There are also numerous and assorted attractive serving dishes for entertaining.
The indoor dining table seats 10 and the breakfast bar seats 6. The outdoor dining table seats 12. The master is on the main floor, and there are four more bedrooms all with king beds and private baths, flat screen TVs, and ample closet space. The third-floor bunk and play room has a bathroom with shower & tub and two sinks. Additionally, all bedrooms offer blackout shades, so you actually have a chance to sleep in on your vacation! Each bathroom is unique and has a combination of beautiful marble and designer tiles & full-length mirrors.
The library is a comfortable retreat with a fireplace, and recliner – designed, so you have a chance to get some work done or just escape. The upstairs porch is a perfect place to relax with two queen bed swings and a 55 inch TV. There is also a comfortable seating area with rocking chairs providing a cozy place to watch the activity in the pool area.
The backyard is one of the jewels of the home, with two spacious screened porches overlooking the private pool and nature preserve. On the patio, there is a summer kitchen that will delight the bar-b-que guru in your family! Additionally, the downstairs porch is an entertainer’s dream. It includes a fireplace, sitting area with recliners and sofas, and a 65-inch TV and a covered dining area. Additional spaces include a large laundry room and an exquisite powder room with mother of pearl tile.
Throughout the home, you will enjoy a curated collection of original southern artwork from numerous noted local artists including Justin Gaffney, Susanne Sullivan, Billie Gaffney, Cecile Haught and Adele Sypesteyn.
High Cotton also offers all the technical comforts of home, including 9 flat screen TV’s ranging from 65-33 inches in size, Direct TV, Roku and , Apple TV, all in surround sound.
All in all, High Cotton is the best of the South. A sophisticated home created with elegance and ease, and the perfect place for your family’s vacation at the most beautiful beach in the world!
In renting this property, you will enjoy access to Watercolor amenities. Experience the convenience and casual fare of the Watercolor Beach Club, with its waterside activities, changing rooms and outside bar, or treat yourself to the soothing tranquility of the Inn Spa. The Tennis Center features five Har-Tru Hydro Courts and a pro shop, while the Watercolor Workout offers personalized training in yoga, Pilates and body sculpting.
Golfers will have access to Shark's Tooth and/ or Camp Creek golf courses.
Camp Watercolor offers kids a playground and a spectacular pool area complete with a water play area featuring pulsing geysers. A state of the art playground, soccer field and outdoor basketball court are just a short walk away.
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