Rare opportunity to live the beautiful, yet relaxed lifestyle that only Pass Christian’s Scenic Drive offers. Enjoy endless, unobstructed Gulf and Beach views from one of the Pass’s best porches. This historic 1889 Chalet Style Arts and Craft Bungalow has been totally restored from top to bottom with the finest finishes and workmanship, yet is warm and inviting and happily not pretentious at all! The 1.4 acres has high elevation, and grounds impeccably designed by well known television host, garden designer, P. Allen Smith. A key to this renovation was creating all underground power wiring to the home, and now has a lovely landscaped parking area and side entrance that offers privacy from Scenic Drive. The east side of the home, also has been totally transformed to a fireplace centered outdoor room with a brick courtyard, and cooking , entertaining area. Inside, you will not be disappointed with handsome hardwood flooring and elegant windows and the exquisite flow of this historic home that has stood the test of time. However, the newly designed kitchen is the star of this home, with a vintage La Cornue of France 60 inch 4 burner plus a French plate w/ grill stove, two dishwashers, sub zero refrigerator, Marvel professional 15 ’’ icemaker, walnut custom island, hand built cabinetry, marble counters, dramatic Murano hand blown glass pendants. The adjacent breakfast area has a light filled Bay Window and a Fortuny light fixture from Venice. A butlers pantry has a 132 bottle subzero wine cooler, Thermador freezer, double ovens and a desk, laundry area. A whole house water filtration system is also installed. In-law quarters are connected with it’s own kitchen, and glassed porch. Upstairs to the second level , you will find 4 possible bedrooms and 3 baths. Each bath has heated floors, Walker Zanger tile, and luxurious Marble. The stunning Master suite is spacious and centered with a fireplace that creates a lovely sitting area. The Master bath has Portuguese marble flooring, and antique Schonbek lighting, soaking tub and separate shower. The custom closets are a spectacular. The porch is delightful for morning coffee and a quiet escape from passersby. The upper decks now finished with copper. A third level offers room for guests or grandchildren’s play; with a large open area, and one private bedroom and bath. Not to be forgotten, a pool / pool house ( formerly a turn of the century stable) , and large storage barn complete this one of a kind Estate. The location is steps to coffee shop, restaurants, and the harbor to buy fresh seafood or keep your boat. Make an appointment to see this special property and create timeless memories for generations to come.