This enchanting estate will captivate you the moment you enter the private gates. The winding drive will overwhelm you with the most basic appreciation of nature, craftsmanship and beauty as you approach the stone and shingle manor, sited among 11 stunning acres. Designed to take full advantage of its natural surroundings, the estate is crafted with generous use of natural materials such as wood, stone and timbers. The residence boasts expansive, yet intimate spaces. The flow of the main floor lends itself to entertaining large groups or just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. The main level offers a fireside keeping room, library with custom built-ins, dining room and fireside living room. Designed to entertain with both ease and elegance, the open kitchen incorporates a breakfast area and pantries strategically positioned to allow for effortless serving of dinner guests in the casual or formal dining areas. The chef's kitchen features Wolf appliances, island with prep sink, breakfast bar, artisan stone cook top hood, walk-in pantry, coffered ceiling and breakfast area. Adjacent to the kitchen is a keeping room, accented by exposed beams and stone fireplace. A focus of fine details is clear, as is the fact the house was designed with an eye for craftsmanship and comfort. The substantial laundry room provides extra storage space for linens and an additional dishwasher for catering events. Two half baths flank the main level. Other highlights include heart-pine random width hardwood flooring and stairs, rich millwork & expansive trim. Retreat to the fireside loggia from the living room, breakfast area or master. The master suite is a true retreat distinguished by soaring ceilings, exposed beams and sitting area, all of which contribute to an elegant, old-world sensibility. The master bath is an event, featuring dual vanities, soaking tub, spa shower and walk-in closet. Two staircases provide access to the four second-floor bedrooms, two with private baths. The second-floor is complete with a generous play or bonus room, additional bath and a loft with custom built-ins, ideal for a billiards room. The estate features whole-home Smart House technology with touch screen and remote controls for lighting, audio, security and surveillance systems. The full daylight terrace level awaits your custom finishes. Five garages complete this magnificent residence. Steel framing ensures superior home engineering, structural integrity and energy efficiency.
Enjoy nature at its finest, viewing the local wildlife and scenic vistas from covered stone patios and verandas or simply relaxing by the fire pit. This luxury estate home follows through with careful combination of grace and rustic elegance and completes a list of demands that any luxury buyer would expect to find. Offered exclusively by Bella Realty Group for $1,700,000. For a confidential preview, contact Celeina Houston.