Beautiful, stately home on Palm Island, meticulously researched, designed and constructed in Caribbean “plantation-style” architecture by the current owner on +/- one acre. Elegant approach down a long, palm-lined driveway. Back side has broad views of Bocilla Lagoon and the Gulf. Extensive customized millwork includes plantation shutters, railings, beamed ceilings, crown and trim moldings, both painted and dark-stained. High-quality reproduction ceramic tile floors. Four bedrooms and an office-bedroom, each with large built-in closet. Four full baths. Two gas fireplaces, one faced with handmade coral/shell, one with Spanish tiles. Ten-foot walls peaking at thirteen feet in the light-filled great room. Large, modern kitchen has granite counters, long bar, gas range, electric oven and microwave, dishwasher and side-by-side refrigerator. Deep rear porches on both levels run the full width of the house on lagoon side, the lower one with sunken Spanish-tile spa off the master bedroom. From the upper porch a spiral staircase climbs to a large open deck atop the house, perfect for observing sunsets over the lagoon and Gulf, and enjoying constant bird and wild life activity. Large golf cart/storage or garage/workshop underneath. Electrified dock through mangrove walkway. One of 15 properties in gated Bocilla Beach to Bay community offers pool, tennis court, bathhouse pavilion, private beach walkover. All windows and doors hurricane rated.