Enter through the majestic 8' entry door and sidelights with lead glass inserts and Baldwin Brass hardware. The soaring two story entry features a sweeping curved staircase with cherry steps and railing, a custom wrought iron curved stairway banister and spindles, and a breath taking chandelier.
Notable crema marfil marble tile (imported from France) accented with smaller Absolute Black granite squares shines throughout the entry, dining room and main hallway.
From the entry step down on cherry steps into the living room and view the mountains in the distance through the large span of bow windows. Silk custom draperies on gold finished rods accent the windows. The fireplace surround in the living room is a solid piece of verde green marble surrounded by a hand carved mantel and mirrored overmantel. The hearth is a solid piece of the same verde green marble. The house backs to a city park so the mountain view will never be blocked.
A dramatic faux finished accent wall in the dining room showcases the pewter and brass designer chandelier and custom silk burgundy draperies with exquisite ivory sheers on designer grade hand painted gold wash drapery rods. Interlining in the draperies provides extra insulation in the winter.
The two story residence with a half-finished walkout basement boasts custom and top of the line finishes throughout. Large Pella windows throughout make it bright and sunny no matter where you are in the home. In floor radiant heat is perfect for allergy sufferers since there is no forced air to stir up dust. The extensive tile and marble floors are warm in the winter and cool in the summer because of this type of heat. Baseboards in the first floor are 7".
The very oversized separately heated 4 car garage has substantial extra room for storage and an area large enough for a workbench. The floor of the garage is stained and sealed in a large diamond pattern and hot and cold water spigots are conveniently located in the garage as well.
The gourmet kitchen is a chefs dream with high end appliances and custom cherry cabinets. The cabinets feature fall extension drawers, rollout lower shelves, hidden dishwasher face and pullout trash can as well as a section of upper cabinets that have water glass fronts. The countertops are Amazon Blue Star slab granite (imported from Brazil) and the massive island is perfect for entertaining. The flooring is porcelain true. The range hood is faux finished to a mellowed copper that never needs polishing! A pantry provides additional storage.
The large deck is easily accessed from the family room and is perfect for entertaining large groups. The deck is a composite material that never needs staining or upkeep. The custom railing is wrought iron and compliments the entry stair railing when viewed from the front door.
The family room adjoining the open kitchen boasts a massive entertainment unit made of cherry that matches the kitchen cabinets. The room also has in wall wired surround sound and internet access. The flooring is Karastan wool carpeting. The draperies are Hunter Douglas Luminette shades with custom interlined silk draperies on hand painted designer grade drapery rods.
The house is technically advanced. The entire house is wired with CAT5 cable for a network to rival that found in most offices. Network access is hardwired into the kitchen, family room, study, master bedroom, master bedroom sitting area, all bedrooms, children's study area, basement Pool room, TV room and basement bedroom. Cable is wired in all of these rooms as well. The home is also wired for two phone lines. There are in wall stereo speakers in the living room and wiring is in place for in wall speakers in the dining room as well.
The study is entered through custom mahogany 8' French doors. Custom mahogany cabinetry and bookshelves, including a dry bar, and a mahogany coffered ceiling with gold faux finishing on the ceiling and wool axminister patterned carpeting completes this masculine room.
The master suite on the first floor include the bedroom, sitting area, master bathroom and closet. The oversized bedroom features special ceiling detail and the large sitting area provides a relaxing secluded retreat.
The five piece master bathroom boasts Cherry Blossom marble tile (imported from China) on the floor, in the shower, and on the countertops and tub deck. Other features include custom bathroom cabinets made of purpleheart wood from South America, a steamer in the shower, a Kohler jetted tub, Hansgrohe Axor series sink faucets and a separate water closet.
The master closet provides miles of closet rods. A large island in the center of the room contains drawers and shoe shelving. A full length mirror with beveled edges completes the master closet/ dressing area.
The powder room features a floating counter with black granite countertop. The designer faucet accents the unique Kohler sink. A three sided mirror with floating sconces make a truly dramatic room.
Upgraded light fixtures are throughout the house.
The laundry room is conveniently located between the kitchen and the garage. It has space for a sitting bench, washer/dryer and upright freezer. The built in cabinets are alder with specialty cabinet pulls. It also contains a Kohler cast iron laundry sink and oversized coat closet and a laundry chute from the upstairs bedroom area. An example of the detail of this home is the floor in the laundry room. The tile is the exact color of the "red dirt mud" in the area so the dirt doesn't show when the kids come in with muddy shoes!
The upstairs is easily accessed from the main entry staircase or by a second back staircase off of the kitchen and features a guest room with private full bath, two bedrooms with a jack and jill bath, a children's' study area with a skylight, a large storage closet and two linen closets. All bedrooms have large walk in closets. The guest bathroom counter is tiled to match the tub surround and the walls are papered with Schumacher hand painted wallpaper. The custom cabinets for the jack and jill bath are alder.
The fished portion of the walkout basement contains a large bedroom with walk-in closet, a full bath, a large TV room and an even larger room that easily contains a Pool table, foosball table and full size air hockey table. Large banks of windows in all the exposed walls make the space very bright and livable. A siding patio door provides easy access to the covered patio.
The unfinished portion of the basement is wired with ceiling lights and switches, has waterproofed exterior walls and plenty of storage space. The unfinished area also has a "cold room" that could easily be converted into a wine storage room. (lt is the only room in the house that does not have in floor heat.)
The exterior of the house is brick on two sides with cast stone window surrounds. The remaining exterior is composite lap siding that withstands the elements well and rarely needs to be painted. Brick columns on the front of the house and the deck columns are topped with caps that match the window surrounds. The front porch features inlaid tile.
The professionally designed landscaping features large planters with flowering shrubs. Many perennial flowers provide a colorful landscape throughout the summer. A multi-zoned sprinkler system allows for scheduling different zones of the yard for water as needed.
A hot water circulating line provides instant hot water throughout the house. All door hardware in the home is Baldwin Brass.