TV Chef Paula Deen’s magnificent Savannah, Georgia estate is listed for sale with an asking $12.5 million price. The estate sits on a high bluff with 5.5 acres of land and 300 feet of water frontage. The main home custom built in French Caribbean style comprise of over 14,500 square feet of living space. For those who love to entertain and invite guests, there are two guest cottages within the compound. There is plenty of privacy in and around the secluded estate. Once you are beyond the secured gates, a beautiful drive surrounded by lush gardens takes you to the sprawling main residence.
Named “Riverbend Estate”, it is located about 10 miles outside of Savannah on Wilmington Island. Property features eight bedrooms and 9.5 bathrooms. Resembling a luxury hotel suite, the master suite boasts a large master bath with sitting area, French doors to private terrace, dressing room and custom walk-in closet.
The spacious living room consists of two separate intimate seating areas tastefully decorated and its highlights include beamed ceilings and natural wood floors. Right next to the living room is a charming breakfast nook for a quite breakfast while enjoying the beautiful outdoor views. Other indoor facilities include fire places, an exercise room, media room with movie screen, projector, soda fountain and ice maker.
As a celebrity chef Paula films many segments of her show at home, this also means having a huge kitchen and commercial grade equipment a must. The kitchen comes with equipment from Viking and a wide copper hood. Additionally there is a butler’s pantry with lots of space for storing and an outdoor kitchen with three grills, 4 refrigerators and a smoker.
Outdoors feature a pool that overlooks the Wilmington River with dive-in theater and a spa. Adjacent to the pool is a covered terrace – perfect for lunches and cocktails in the evening. For those who owns luxury boats or love water sports, the property has a private dock with a charming little dock house. Additional outdoor features include a croquet court, a stocked pond and a 10,000 square-feet barn with a three bedroom guest apartment and an eight car garage.
The Riverbend Estate is listed with Seabolt Borkers, contact broker Elaine Seabolt for additional information.