Luxury Retreat from the Ordinary! 208 Gray Oak Dr., Picayune, MS. 39446

Luxury Country Estate, A Retreat from the Ordinary! 208 Gray Oak Dr., Picayune, MS. 39446

Early Neoclassical Home built cir. 1953 14,324 +/- on 5.8 +/- Acres

Luxury Country Estate, A Retreat from the Ordinary!

208 Gray Oak Drive, Picayune, MS. 39466

Online Auction - October 15 - 20




This stunning home was constructed in 1953 during the Golden Age of Lumber in Pearl River County for the Crosby Family and, architecturally designed by Dunn & Quinn.  The imposing 2 -story features 10,975 +/- SF of living area with a total area of 14,324 under roof was completely renovated in 2007. This impressive estate is located in the middle of an extraordinary landscape with a flowing brook and an English rock garden.  7 Spring fed ponds, a fountain, walking paths & drives with mature landscaping including azaleas, camellias, live oaks and magnolias add to the luxury of the 5.8 +/- acre estate.  Just off River Road, secluded in the 60 acre River Oaks Subdivision, this spectacular home is one of only 12 private homes on the edge of the town of Picayune, Mississippi. This property is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places with all available tax credits. Practical for family living and entertaining. A retreat from the city but close to New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The Magnificent Home Includes Many Amenities Including:

  • 5 bedrooms with ensuite baths & 4 additional half baths
  • Regal Master ensuite with natural lighting shuttered windows, sitting area, allow natural lighting, sitting area, ample-sized Dressing Room/Study with walk-in closet, and laundry, spacious master bath, double vanities, whirlpool tub, separate shower
  • Spacious guest suite is located on the first floor
  • 3 Generous sized Guest Bedroom ensuites

The Foyer Boasts:

  • Sweeping, arched staircase 
  • Crystal chandelier
  • Quarter-sawn parquet flooring
  • Upstairs sitting area overlooking spiral staircase for a cozy spot to relax

Grand Style Formal Living:

  • 19th Century Adams style mantelpiece made of russet colored inlaid white marble
  • French doors and windows
  • Magnificent crystal chandelier and ceiling medallion
  • Venetian plaster walls

Grand Style Formal Dining Room:            

  • 19th Century Adams style mantelpiece made of russet colored inlaid white marble
  • Exquisite 30 light chandelier
  • Original Marble mantle fireplace
  • Venetian plaster walls

The Study, Just Adjacent to the Garden Room:

  • Precisely laid mosaic, parquet flooring
  • Teak wall paneling
  • Floor-to-ceiling bookcases
  • Beautiful Bay window with view of landscape

Garden Room:

  • Informal comfort overlooking the arched loggia, lush landscaping and century old live oaks
  • French doors and windows
  • Pale green venetian plaster walls

Gourmet Kitchen:

  • All stainless steel modern appliances
  • Thermador Professional gas 6 burner stove and hood
  • Thermador refrigerator/freezer
  • Kitchen aid double oven
  • Bosch dishwasher (2)
  • Kitchen Aid Icemaker
  • Butler pantry for serving and preparing meals with wine cuvee'. Pantry accessible to both dining room & breakfast room

Breakfast Room:

  • French bay windows overlooking slate patio and swimming pool

Family Room:

  • Cased arched entry
  • Light filled windows showcase views of English rock garden and swimming pool
  • Casual entertaining with slate floor and fireplace

Full Basement with 9 Foot Ceiling:

  • Movie room
  • Game room with beautiful curved bar
  • 1200 bottle climate controlled wine cellar
  • Exercise room with sauna
  • Abundant storage!

Additional Features:

  • Elevator access to all 3 floors
  • 4 Gas fireplaces
  • HVAC 3 climate controlled zones
  • Swimming pool with cabana-new liner and filtration system (2015)
  • Tennis court
  • Baldor 60KW whole house generator
  • Two car garage with workshop
  • Electric entry gate (2012)
  • Slate roof upgrades with ridge caps and stainless steel gutters (2018)
  • Fully decked attic
  • New sprinkler system
  • Maintenance and caretaker references
  • Annual HOA fee of $300

Terms:  $5,000 Cashier’s Check for Bid Deposit, 10% Deposit, "As is, Where is", Close in 30 Days, 10% Buyer's Premium.  Subject to Seller Confirmation