This majestic Preston Hollow estate enjoys 1.35 acres of magnificent grounds, complemented by lush mature landscaping and commanding trees throughout the property. A circular gated drive anchored by a soothing fountain approaches the striking Corinthian columned entry. The handsome tile roofed structure with porte cochere and balustraded front terraces is entered through oversized wrought iron and glass entry doors opening to a breathtaking grand foyer with ornamental double staircases with balcony and shimmering crystal chandelier. Views down the hallway to the music room offer a vista of the pool and expansive back grounds. Flanking the grand foyer to the right is the handsomely paneled library with hardwood floors, built-in bookcases, fireplace and windows overlooking the front terrace. To the left of the foyer is the formal dining area with fireplace and butler’s pantry appointed with granite counters, stainless sink and walk-in pantry.
A center hallway approaches the open music room with cove lighted recessed ceiling, two story windows overlooking the grounds and terrace access. Anchored by a massive cast stone fireplace with a transitional arch, the formal living room is enhanced by a coffered ceiling and wall of windows ensuring both wonderful views and natural light. The large and comfortable family room has a wet bar appointed with granite surfaces, Vinotemp wine refrigerator, stainless sink and glass faced cabinetry. The warming double-sided fireplace also serves the adjacent billiard/game room boasting slate flooring and French doors opened to a covered patio.
Opening to the family room a gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar offers custom cabinetry, two Bosch dishwashers, Sub Zero refrigerator, Bosch double ovens with convection and Kitchen Aid microwave and warming drawer. The large, granite center island with five burner gas cooktop has a convenient stainless prep sink. The adjacent breakfast area has a fireplace and surrounding windows for wonderful morning light. The oversized first floor master suite with vaulted ceiling, fireplace, separate seating area, floor to ceiling windows and terrace access is graced by an opulent master bath. Marble surfaces, jetted tub, walk-in shower, dual vanities, ladies dressing table, sitting area, coffee bar, fireplace and oversized walk-in closet (24’x11”) provide the ultimate relaxation haven.
The second story is home to three additional bedrooms including a full size second story master suite complete with living room with fireplace, bedroom, balcony and large bath with walk-in closet. A large media room with wet bar features a tray ceiling with cove lighting, an overhead projector, fireplace, wet bar with refrigerator and stainless sink. A fantastic exercise room is nearby with rubber gym flooring and windows overlooking the pool and yard. A fully appointed second story apartment offers a living/dining area, full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher and large sink. The double -sided fireplace opens to the living room and bedroom with en-suite bath, huge walk-in closet and washer/dryer. This apartment also is accessible from an exterior back staircase.
Magnificent grounds dotted with majestic trees and lush mature landscaping offer a large grassy space, walled perimeter and a striking pool with spa feature. The outdoor stone columned entertaining gazebo, sheltered by wisteria, has a fireplace and outdoor kitchen with Turbo grill and refrigerator all under a wonderful pergola. Custom finishes, impressive architectural detailing, marble, granite and wood surfaces and myriads of designer fixtures throughout, fuse together creating an estate of grandeur and comfort at an outstanding Old Preston Hollow locale.
Broker : Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l
Agent : Susie Swanson
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