3400 BONTERRA DRIVE is the Premier Property of Northern Okaloosa County and sits high on 10.1 fenced acres. This Grand, 9,544 sq. ft. Estate lives up to its name, ''Bonterra,'' meaning ''GOOD EARTH''. Enter through the coded gate, along the brick driveway, to the circular drive surrounding the majestic fountain which graces the main entrance to the white, majestic pillared porch of the home. Pause to take in the beauty of the meticulously landscaped grounds belonging to this massive estate including Mature Oaks and Crepe Myrtle trees. Breathtaking Lake views can be seen from all Living areas, the Master Bedroom, Balconies, Media room and 2 other bedrooms. There are moments when the morning mist gives you the impression that you are in the Mountains.As your guests enter the Magnificent Foyer all eyes are immediately drawn to the dazzling, crystal chandelier dangling majestically from the middle of the vaulted, domed ceiling, and embraced by the Regal, Custom, bridal Staircases leading from the travertine flooring. An open floor plan, together with a plethora of windows, bathe the entrance in the warmth of the sunlight. In the evening, when the sun hits with a low northern light, the chandelier brings the entire foyer to a glitter reminiscent of a royal castle.
This impressive property is not only in turn-key condition but, Amazingly, INCLUDES over $1,000,000 of Quality, Crafted Furniture which has been carefully selected to perfectly accentuate and enhance the interior design of each and every room. The Formal Living room, spares no expense in its musical theme and boasts a Baby Grand, Player Piano, regally situated in front of the wall of sliding window/doors which lead to the vast, outdoor patio and across from the warm gas fireplace.
The Masters of the house deserves a Master Bedroom Suite fit for a King and Queen and Bonterra delivers with five-star luxury. With another stunning fireplace, more lake views, a double tray ceiling, His and Hers separate bathrooms, a sauna, jacuzzi tub and steamroom, double marble vanities in her Vanity room spanning the width of the room with 4 crystal chandeliers, Walk in Grand Closet room with large center island, double mirrors and an abundance of built in closet and cabinet space, and a Laundry room featuring TWO state-of-the-art washers and dryers the Master and his Mistress may never choose to venture away from their Sumptuous Suite!
The Eastern Wing of the estate houses the spacious, Gourmet Chef's Kitchen inclusive of a Butler Island, Custom Cabinetry, Gorgeous cut Granite Countertops, multiple dishwashers, GE Monogram sub-zero Refrigerator/Freezer, Gas Range and double Oven. Additional Cabinetry for storing is in close proximity to the kitchen and includes another washer and dryer for kitchen linens in a large Pantry. The kitchen is perfectly situated with open concept views of the Family room and easy access to the exquisite Formal Dining room and the formal Breakfast room which has stunning lake views. The entire family will feel right at home in the cozy, yet roomy Family Room boasting double brick fireplaces with sliding doors leading to the sunroom which includes it's own outdoor kitchen, huge TV and leads to the massive outdoor patio overlooking the lake. And, just off the main entrance is a Stately Office/possible sixth bedroom.
The voyage upstairs by way of the grand double bridal staircases or a Custom Cherry Wood-lined Elevator is a treat in and of itself. Overlooking the Grand Foyer on one side and the lake on the other is the Theatre room which features a large Entertainment Balcony and full bath (could also be a masterful bedroom).
There is a Mother in Law/guest quarters, complete with Sitting Room, (could also be converted to another bedroom), Fireplace, mini kitchen, grand bath and Large bedroom with walk in closet. Two additional large bedrooms each featuring private full bathrooms complete the second floor.
With 14' ceilings, high end finishes and moldings, and a combined total of 6 possible Bedrooms, 6 Full and 3 Half Baths, and 5 Fireplaces, this opulent fortress was built with 85.000 bricks and Insulating Concreate Forms formed 16 feet high and rebar reinforced to withstand 250 mile an hour wind. Not only is Bonterra the safest place to be, it is also incredibly economical as the walls are R50 and the roof is R40! The estate features 4 brand New Trane Air Conditioners, 2 Rinnai Tankless Hot Water Heaters, closed Circuit State of the Art Security system, 4 1/2 KW Generator, Electric Blinds throughout that you will want open for natural lighting beauty and Lake Views.
3400 Bonterra Drive features an oversized 3 car on the north side of the house with access to the master suite and an oversized 2 car garage on the southside with access to the kitchen. Outside the southern garage is a carport complete with car washing equipment.
Also available for purchase are an additional 280+ Acres featuring 11 miles of trails making this a dream estate for equestrians and hunters. This adjacent property is stocked with deer, turkey, fruit trees and streams. The 120 acres to the east of the estate are lake-front while the 100-acre south parcel features a pole barn. Bring your Horses and make it your own!
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Listing information last updated on July 3rd, 2020 at 1:33pm CDT.