Exceptional Lake Lanier estate in a gated community, this magnificent craftsman style is about connecting – to the water, family, friends and community. An elegant front entry foyer welcomes your guests into your home. The foyer offers custom iron and glass doors, stone arches and columns integrated with warm reclaimed pine floors. This five bedroom, five full and three half bath home is luxuriously finished with custom French doors to balconies, dramatic floor-to-ceiling stone fireplaces, expansive private bathrooms, hand-forged iron railings, rustic hewn beams, wood judges paneling, custom stained and distressed interior doors and moldings and handpicked stone floors. The spacious gourmet kitchen is ideal for the discerning chef as well as for relaxed gatherings. State-of-the-art appliances and fixtures include Viking appliances, gas six burner cook-top, griddle, Miele Espresso station and a stunning farmhouse sink. Sparkling granite countertops and splash stylishly complement the custom cabinet finishes. Nearby, there is a wet bar and butler’s pantry with icemaker, wine cooler and warming drawer. Family or friends will enjoy casual meals in the comfortable breakfast area or high-top bar. This eat-in kitchen highlights inspiring views from the outside terrace overlooking Lake Lanier. The home’s expansive living room and conservatory feature roughhewn timber frame beams for a rustic elegance. Soaring windows reveal a panoramic view of the beautiful lake. Anchored by a floor-to-ceiling hand-picked stone fireplace, this inviting room is perfect for entertaining. Accented with natural light and rich hardwoods, the dining room is inviting and blends perfectly with the adjacent living room. This is a room perfect for intimate dinners, large holiday parties, or casual breakfasts with family. The family room features plenty of windows for views of the lake and surrounding landscape. Decorative stonework and millwork and unique custom cabinetry provides the perfect place to gather and watch the big game or movie. The nearby terrace is perfect for grilling or casual cocktails. The master bedroom suite is a splendidly appointed sanctuary. Step through the French doors onto the stone patio to take in beautiful views of the grounds and lake. The master suite offers a spa retreat in tile and stone. There is an open whirlpool tub and a large double-entrance shower with seating area, Rain shower and body sprays, all elegantly finished. To complete the setting are his and her walk-in closets and a relaxing spa. There are three additional guest suites on the terrace level. Each suite has a private bath and closet with built in racks and shelves. In each bath are a tub/shower combination, separate tub or over-sized shower with custom tiled walls, custom vanity with vessel sinks, and semi-private or private toilet. Each suite has custom millwork, unique lighting fixtures, as well as ample storage and beautiful views of the lake and grounds that your guests will enjoy. The terrace level hosts a billiards room, state of the art theatre, separate family room and a gentleman’s bar. The guest apartment or Au Pair suite includes living room, study, bedroom with private bath and a convenient kitchenette. Surrounded by intimate terraces, this home is perfect for entertaining or soaking in the sweeping views. You may relax in the Infinity Edge heated saltwater pool with waterfall feature or soak in the spa tub nearby after a day of boating or hiking. For more outdoor leisure options, enjoy your double slip dock with party deck. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to own this incomparable estate featuring 13,090 square feet of living area, all with stellar views of Lake Lanier! Make the dream of owning this showcase property a reality for you.