Open water is one lot away from this 1996 resort-style contemporary home on one of Tiki Island’s knuckle-ended land nubs that protect the tiny coastal community’s interior canals. That gives the peninsula property a vista beyond (and at) neighbors across the pond. The home has double-decker vantage points and 170 ft. of waterfront. But boats aren’t the only amenity floating around the property.
There’s the levitated stone mountain of a in the living room, containing an artsy firewall and fireplace — and a sprawling mermaid riding its upper ledge:
Pick the right seat in the living room and there’s nothing stopping a horizon view across Jones Bay. Ditto — but for the blinds — in the nearby dining room:
Among the curves in the 3,215-sq.-ft. floor plan are the sleek kitchen’s lip of bar-height counter and a stairwell enclosed in a glass-walled lighthouse-like tower:
Upstairs has the home’s 3-to-5 bedrooms, many of which have some sort of porch or terrace. The master suite, for example, has access to an upper deck:
Earlier this month, the decked out home was listed at $975,000, which is slightly less than the $995,000 it sought in 2 previous listings running from 2010 to 2012.
U.S. Census information describes Tiki Island as being 1.4 sq. miles and two-thirds water.
- 1846 Port o’ Call St. [HAR]