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Paula Deen's Sprawling Savannah Mansion Is for Sale (PHOTOS)

05/26/2015 12:45 pm ET | Updated May 26, 2016

By Leslie Anne Wiggins for Architectural Digest

Photos by Seabolt Brokers

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Celebrity chef Paula Deen's estate on Georgia's Wilmington Island is for sale. Located about 10 miles outside downtown Savannah, this home is the ultimate Southern retreat. In addition to the sprawling main residence, the expansive property features two guest cottages, a barn that houses a three-bedroom guest apartment and an eight-car garage, and a dock complete with a quaint dock house.

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A beamed ceiling crowns the spacious living room, which is divided into two intimate seating areas.

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The living room features natural wood floors.

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The cook's kitchen is outfitted with a Viking range and a broad copper hood.

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A smart butler's pantry provides plenty of space for storing china and silver.

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A quaint breakfast nook off the living room.

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The inviting master suite opens to a private terrace.

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A cozy sitting area is at the heart of the master bath.

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The swimming pool overlooks the Wilmington River.

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A covered terrace next to the pool is an ideal spot for long lunches and sunset cocktails.

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The waterfront property offers a private dock.

Stats: 8 bedrooms, 9.5 baths, 14,500 square feet, $12.5 million

Contact: Elaine Seabolt, 912-233-6609; seaboltbrokers.com

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