John R. Wood Properties announces a record home sale for 2019 on Sanibel Island. 4689 Rue Belle Mer located on the coveted West end of the Island in the the subdivision of Chateau Sur Mer, which is considered the most exclusive stretch of Gulf front real estate.
The 6898 square foot property was listed for $6.995 M, and sold at $6.45 M, which translates to $935 per square foot. This sale represents the highest price paid for a single-family home on Sanibel for 2019, according to the Sanibel Captiva Multiple Listing Service.
Listed by Brooks Selby of John R. Wood Properties, the buyer was represented by Royal Shell Real Estate.
Named “Castle by the Sea” it is an exceptional new construction luxury home in the ideal beachfront setting. Oversized lot measures 130 feet of prime beach frontage which allows the home to offer direct Gulf of Mexico views and sunset vistas from almost every room. Premier construction qualities and craftsmanship are evident throughout. Designed with family and entertaining in mind, this luxury home boasts five bedroom suites, outdoor kitchen/fireplace, full wet bar, elevator, elevated pool with hot tub all overlooking the most private stretch of beach Sanibel has to offer.
“Our reputation throughout the local real estate market is quite strong,” says Jay Richter, Managing Broker for John R. Wood Island Palm Region “We are producing strong results in terms of sales price and days-on-market with our unique platform of exceptional marketing and concierge service to our clients.”
“Nearly new construction with top quality, on the ideal Beach front setting combined with a competitive price were the perfectingredients to sell early in 2019. The sellers took my advice on the list price and it rewarded them with a sale. It was a very smooth transaction. ” says Brooks Selby
The John R. Wood, Properties network is currently #1 closed volume in Southwest Florida with 2.32 Billion in sales for 2018.