This incomparable Cape Cod-inspired bayfront treasure in Galveston’s coveted Laffite’s Cove is exquisitely crafted by the island’s premier custom builder, John Dreiss of Purple Sage Construction. Imported Canadian western cedar shake siding trimming the exterior enhances the Cape Cod "coastal look". A breathtaking screened back veranda running the entire length of the home boasts million dollar vistas of the West Bay. Impressive double gallery front verandas overlook the lush tropical gardens and serene duck-filled ponds of the 35 acre Laffite’s Cove Nature Preserve. The fabulous open concept floor plan is ideal for island entertaining. The soaring 2-story great room is distinguished by a granite fireplace bordered by custom built-ins. A wine cooler and icemaker accentuate the divine wet bar which adjoins the great room. The upstairs game room offers more captivating vistas. Outstanding curated designer finishes, exceptional hardwoods, gracious plantation shutters and numerous French doors opening to the magnificent verandas are prominent throughout. Stunning designer décor (furnishings and accessories included). The superb epicurean kitchen is showcased by premium stainless appliances (all GE Profile - built-in refrigerator), gorgeous honed granite, custom cabinets, an expansive breakfast bar and a colossal walk-in pantry. The marvelous master suite is enhanced by a luxurious spa bath offering an elongated dual sink vanity, a stellar oversized shower, a garden tub and 2 large walk-in closets. Convenient elevator. The lower entertaining level contains a distinctive bath/dressing room and an outdoor shower along with space for a sensational summer kitchen. Ample room for a sparkling pool. The extraordinary oversized boathouse features a picturesque beamed gazebo and electric lifts for a boat and jet skis. The remarkable decking of the expansive back verandas is constructed of premium high-performance AZEK decking. An idyllic retreat and all truly spectacular!