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Kentsdale Estates

Offered At $8,998,000

A masterful collaboration between renowned architect Glen Chen Fong, McHale Landscape designer Julie Patronik, and interior designer Gerald Smith, this extraordinary four-acre estate is truly unparalleled. With a decidedly European influence, the French Country Manor is wrapped in imported stone and Boral brick, with hand-hewn rough-sawn columns and braces, lush gardens, and a host of stunning outdoor spaces. Approached by a long tree-lined tumble-paved drive, the majestic residence features incredible roof-lines and stature, balanced perfectly by enchanting flowered window boxes and stone terraces. Offering 14,000 square feet of living space, the home has consistent finishing on every floor: with the lower level as beautiful as the main and upper floors. There are fabulous sight lines from every angle, with the outdoors seamlessly blended into the fabric of the home. The primary spaces include reception areas, elegant formal living and dining rooms, and the kitchen of any chef’s dream. The main level conservatory is appointed with a 27-foot vaulted ceiling, creating a space that is simply magical. Articulating ceilings with antique beams and a 300 year old imported French fireplace lend Old World style, while the home is finished with every state-of-the-art system imaginable. There is a climate-controlling geothermal HVAC system, an elevator, a commercial grade whole-house generator, 3 wells for outdoor irrigation and a complex low-voltage electrical system that controls lighting, climate, audio, video and security. The main level is perfect for lavish entertaining, but equally suited for gracious day-to-day living. A circular stair adorned with a custom iron rail spirals to a piano-curve landing where there are 5 spacious bedrooms, 4 full baths, and a sitting room/family room. The owner’s retreat is enhanced with a wet bar, his-and-hers walk in closets, and a balcony. It opens to a loft and overlooks the conservatory. Designed for entertaining on any scale, the lower level includes a billiards room, a recreation room, a fitness center, a 3-D media center, two bedrooms and two full baths, and an expansive grotto with a fireplace and views of the patio, fountain, and spectacular sunsets. With every consideration for luxurious living, the lower level also features a professionally designed wine cellar and tasting room. Imitating the look of a classic French Country cottage, the three-car garage adjoins the main house and one and a half car garage via a curved breezeway. Ensconced in its private four-acre setting, this home seems worlds away, but it has easy access to the Village and to urban amenities. An amazing collaboration of form and function, this is an extraordinary property in every sense of the word.
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Private Gated Entrance with Lighted Stone Columns, Wrought Iron Security Gates
Long, Tree-Lined Tumble-Paver Driveway, Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting
French Country Manor w/Exceptional Exterior Detailing - Slate Select Flat Tile Roof, Imported Stone, Boral Brick
Award Winning Landscape Design by McHale Landscape
Award Winning Architectural Design by Renowned Architect Glen Chen Fong
Evening Rear Sunset View with Lush, Rolling Lawn
Extensive Low-Voltage Night Lighting
Almost 4 total acres with Phenomenal Views (Backyard)
Charming Side Entry with Intimate Stone Courtyard
French Country Cottage-Style, Semi-Attached Three Car Garage
High-Level Architectural and Landscape Design
Circular Tumbled Paver Motor Court with Plenty of Parking for Large-Scale Entertaining
Welcoming Entry with Hand-Hewn, Rough-Sawn Columns and Braces, Brick Detail Entry Portico
Stone Flooring Entry Foyer with Barrel Ceiling, Custom Front Door with Wrought Iron Detail
Open Floor Plan with Beautiful Natural Light Throughout
Formal Reception Room with Beamed Ceiling, Stone Fireplace, Built-In Display Case
Formal Reception Room with Thick Moldings, Picture Window
Perfectly Proportioned Formal Dining Room with European Window Detail
Formal Dining Room with Coffered Ceiling, Butler's Pantry
The Conservatory - a True Architectural Work of Art!
Dramatic 27' Vaulted Ceiling Conservatory with a Wrought Iron Curved Staircase and Turret-Style Windows
Personal Hideaway above the Conservatory with Hidden Access to the Primary Suite
Hidden Bookcase Access to the Primary Suite
Full Bathroom for Conservatory
Curved Conservatory Entry with Custom, Decorative, Wrought Iron and Wood Work
Comfortable, Cozy Gathering Room with Antique, Hand-Split Beamed Ceiling
Gathering Room with Wood-Burning Stone Fireplace, Access to Rear Entertaining Patio
Outdoor Entertaining Patio with Great Views of the Rear Yard
Oversized Stone Patio with Stone Bar and Outdoor Kitchen with Grill, Spectacular Views of the Backyard
Front-to-Back Stone Hallway with Conversation Gallery
Butler's Pantry with Custom Cabinetry, Accessible by Transverse Hallway
Architecturally Interesting Curved Staircase with Magnificent Window Arrangement offering Full View of the Backyard
Main Level Guest Powder Room with Decorative Stone Pedestal Sink, French-Style Tiles
The Piece de Resistance, the Chef's Kitchen with Every Imaginable Detail
Chef's Kitchen Overview - Center Island, Breakfast Room with view into Keeping Room
Beamed Ceiling Gourmet Kitchen with Custom Lighted Storage Cabinetry with Scalloped Detail Finishes
Custom-Crafted Copper Hood with 8-Burner Gas Cooktop, Custom Copper Lighting, Exquisite Countertops
Country French-Style Cabinetry Including Two Custom-Paneled Dishwashers, Farm Sink
View Between Chef's Kitchen and Keeping Room with Wood Corbel Detailing, Copper Prep Sink
Comfortable and Cozy Keeping Room with Bar Area, Stone Fireplace, Wood Plank Beamed Ceiling
Keeping Room with Access to Backyard & Screen Porch
Keeping Room with Easy Access to Home Office
Incredible Curved Screen Porch with Finished Columns, Stone Flooring
Welcoming Screen Porch with Stone Fireplace, Ceiling Fan
Private Side Yard Off the Screen Porch, Covered Walkway from Garage Cottage
Bright & Sunny Home Office with Wall of Built-Ins, Bay Window
Second Staircase Leads to Secondary Bedrooms & The Commons
Side Door Entrance to Mud Room Area, Home Office
Mud Room with Custom Built-Ins, Costco Closet w/Loads of Storage
Family Powder Room with Rustic French Country Vanity
Side Door Entry, Main Level Laundry plus Extra Storage Cabinetry
Semi-detached, Three Car Stone Garage with Custom Doors, Attic Storage
Upper-Level Foyer, Viewing Area to the Backyard, Custom Iron Railing
Double-Door Entrance to the Primary Suite
Sumptuous Primary Suite with Coffered Ceiling
Primary Suite with Stone Gas-Fired Fireplace
Primary Bedroom Balcony Overlooking the Entertaining Terrace and Rear Yard
Hideaway Secret Entrance to the Primary Suite, Custom Wet Bar
Primary Full Bathroom with European Painted Tiles, Soaking Tub
Primary Full Bathroom with Double Vanities
Oversized Double Shower with Two Showerheads, Waterworks Plumbing, Shower Hand Held, Bench
Bedoom #2/Guest Bedroom with Arched Picture Window
En-Suite Bathroom #2 with Tub/Shower Combination
Bedroom #3 with French Door Access to Balcony
En-Suite Full Bathroom #3 with Tub/Shower Combination
Bedroom #3 Balcony Overlooking Rear Yard, Custom Iron Railing with Whimsical Flower Detailing
Bedroom #4 with Sitting Area, Desk Space
Bedroom #5 or Kids Entertainment/Game Room
Upper Level Laundry Room with Farm Sink, Custom Cabinetry for Exceptional Storage, Granite Counters
Lower Level Foyer Opening to Recreation Room, Media Room Wet Bar
Recreation Room with Stone Gas Fired Fireplace
Recreation Room with Daylight Walk-Out to the Grotto Area
Covered Grotto with Arched Stone Columns, Beamed Ceiling, Wood-Burning Stone Fireplace
European-Style Raised Fountain, Patio with Large Stone Slabs
Visually Interesting Exterior Detailing
Tasting Room with Stone & Stucco Accent Wall, Stone Flooring, Wood Beam Doorway
Professionally Designed, Temperature-Controlled Wine Cellar, Custom-Crafted Iron/Glass Double Doors
Lower-Level Wet Bar with Beverage Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Microwave
State-of-the-Art 3D Tiered Media Room with Large Movie Screen, Paneling Details
Home Theater Media Room with Multiple Seating Levels
Lower-Level Powder Room with Custom Painted Vanity
Spacious Exercise Studio with Double Exposure, Drop-Down Television, Doors to the Grotto
Bedroom #6 w/High Ceilings, Crown Molding, Outside Window Egress
En-Suite Bathroom #6 with Double Vanities, Soaking Tub
In-Law/Au Pair Suite/Bedroom #7 with Sitting Area, Outside Window Egress
En-Suite Bathroom #7 for In-Law/Au Pair Suite with Tub/Shower Combination
Summer Flowering Crepe Myrtle Allee with Pebble Path
Partial View of the Backyard
Level Rear Yard with Room for Future Swimming Pool, Game Fields or more Gardens
Expansive Backyard Views
Evening Illumination - Front Facade
Evening Illumination - Side View
Evening Illumination - Rear View
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    French Country Manor

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    Kentsdale Estates

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