Positioned on the cul de sac of a quiet lane in Piney Point Village, this French Normandy chateau inspired residence on over an acre was custom built for the seller in grand manor-house style. Designed with the finest artisan finishes, reclaimed materials and repurposed architectural elements, the home's seamlessly integrated formal and informal spaces encourage elegant entertaining and refined daily living.
Extensive landscaping, landscape lighting, seasonal planting and exterior lanterns from Copper Designs set a tone of grandeur from the first sight.
The gated, cobblestone central motor court houses 2 garages with a total of 5 parking spaces within them, a climate controlled workshop area, porte cochere with covered parking for 2 vehicles, loggia leading into the home, charming garden wall with seasonal colors and triple vase fountain courtyard. Excellent dual use as a party pavilion for exceptional outdoor entertaining.
Open air, covered patio with outdoor stone surround fireplace, Versailles patterned stone flooring, custom fandolier made by Potter Art Metal Studios of Dallas and wood beamed cathedral ceiling opens to the summer kitchen, pool area and other outdoor entertaining areas of the loggia.
Resort-inspired pool with lush landscaped surroundings, baja/tanning ledge, spa, grotto style waterfall, built-in underwater stools around table and umbrella and Pentair pool system controlled by the Savant home control system.
Graceful staircase ascends to the second floor with double story, open ceiling medallion of antique, reclaimed French Oak and custom chandelier and sconces made by Potter Metal Art Studio of Dallas. Custom made iron railing, walnut stair treads, arched windows and clerestory windows, Conrad window treatments, Venetian plaster walls by the Artists Hands Studio of Dallas...
The dining room with its Venetian plaster walls, Versailles patterned honed travertine floors with chiseled edges, 12" baseboards and tall arched windows dressed with custom fitted Conrad shades accommodates a banquet sized table, overlooks the front approach and adjoins a full walk-in butler's bar.
The well-appointed butler's bar boasts a copper sink, Alhambra honed limestone counters, handmade backsplash from ADR, glass front, clear alder upper cabinets, lower cabinet storage, and cabinet front Scotsman "sonic" icemaker.
Open arches transition into the formal rooms. The split level gathering room features a magnificent stone fireplace, tall arched glass doors that access the loggia and an elevated walnut platform designed for a grand piano.
The elevated piano rotunda shows walnut floors, hand painted, stepped ceiling by the Artists Hands Studio of Dallas and grand chandelier. Looking back towards the entry shows custom handmade mahogany arched doors and the grand staircase.
Behind the staircase, and hand forged wrought-iron gate opens to a wine room. Note the artisan hand carved door surround.
400+ bottle storage wine room... Groin vaulted ceiling, antique chandelier from Peck & Peck, 24" SubZero wine chiller, sconce lighting, hand carved cabinet fronts and custom concrete countertop...
Floor to ceiling solid brick, hand cut into pavers cover the walls, floor and ceiling.
A groin vaulted hallway leads to the study with block paneled, walnut walls and a double-height ceiling with clerestory windows, floor to ceiling lighted bookcases/display shelves with a rolling Putman ladder.
Breathtaking... Italian chandelier, Conrad window shades, custom draperies and built-in desk with leathered granite deck.
One of two gorgeous powder baths. Hand painted walls by the Artists Hands Studio of Dallas, glass vessel sink, gold fixtures, travertine marble floors and recessed, chandelier and sconce lighting.
Open to the kitchen, the spacious great/family room features a tall, cross-beamed ceiling, a hooded, stone fireplace and opposing walls of Palladian style French doors that access both the cobblestone central motor court and the rear loggia and outdoor living spaces.
Note the French Oak beams, custom drapery hardware from Peck & Peck, honed travertine marble floors, Venetian plaster, brick accents above the Palladian doors and beautiful lighting.
The professionally equipped, airy kitchen features a stunning, furniture quality island with a polished teak deck, maximum storage, copper prep sink, beautiful chandelier, Wolf in-counter steamer and 36" 6-burner Wolf gas cooktop with downdraft vent. Wall of ovens includes 2 Wolf wall ovens, Wolf convection steam oven and Wolf 24" microwave drawer.
View from the family room shows the expansive nature of the kitchen. Arched entry points lead to the dining room and utility area where the back staircase is located.
Panoramic, butted glass window overlooks the outdoor pavilion, summer kitchen and loggia areas. Beamed ceiling, Venetian plaster walls, travertine flooring, clear alder custom cabinetry...
Sitting area in the kitchen has a walk-in bar with Alhambra honed limestone counters with chiseled edge, Scotsman icemaker, copper sink; bread baking hearth in the raised limestone wood burning fireplace with log storage; flatscreen tv mount over fireplace and stone wall. Arched wood doors lead to the gathering room.
Another view of the kitchen. To the right are dual (2) cabinet front SubZero refrigerators and four (4) cabinet front refrigerator drawers.
Pretty window over sink overlooks the courtyard/motor court and has custom window treatments. A pair (2) of cabinet front dishwashers flank an extra deep copper apron sink. Side cabinets with a beveled, leathered granite counter top and vintage artisan tile backsplash from ADR. Not shown is huge walk-in pantry with custom shelving.
Main utility room is downstairs with full sized washer and dryer connections, custom window treatments, tons of storage in upper and lower custom cabinetry, leathered, beveled edge granite counters, handmade tile backsplash from ADR, full sized freezer, travertine floors, Kohler sink, Venetian plaster, custom window treatments and oversized baseboards. One of three laundry areas in the home.
Second powder bath with antique evier (sink) from Provencal, MA purchased at Chateau Domingue, wood and iron vanity, terracotta flooring and custom wall treatment that includes hand painting by the Artists Hands Studio, Toscana crown, picket terracotta, pencil rails, custom mosaic design and tumbled brick stone.
Solid, hand carved wood double doors open into the first floor primary suite with walnut flooring, raised beamed ceiling, stone fireplace with a custom-carved wood mantel and a built-in media cabinet.
The Palladian inspired wood doors with Rocky Mountain hardware open to the pool and loggia. Motorized custom draperies, Venetian plaster, recessed lighting and custom handmade "fandolier" by Potter Art Metal Studios of Dallas.
Spa-inspired marble and onyx clad primary bathroom has an oversized Roma steam shower in white onyx with handmade terracotta trim, red onyx accents, dual shower heads, rain shower head and decorative medallion. Dual (2) water closets.
Double height ceiling with clerestory windows, oversized extended depth vanities with red onyx counters, air jetted tub with red and white onyx surround and groin vaulted ceiling above, Venetian plaster, oversized mirrors, surround sound...
Ensuite to the primary bedroom and bath, the exercise room is fully equipped with a coffee bar with copper sink and undermount SubZero fridge, mirrored wall, walnut floors, ceiling mounted television, surround sound and French doors to large, private side yard,
Utility closet in primary bathroom with full sized, stacked washer and dryer, upper storage and vented door.
Dual (2) bespoke walk-in closets are custom fitted with track and recessed lighting, walnut flooring, cabinet front closet system, built-in dressers and vanity area.
Downstairs guest suite with Venetian plaster walls, high double stepped ceiling with crown molding, Conrad window shades, walk-in closet, Kane carpet, iron chandelier from Carl Moore, surround sound and is ensuite to a well-appointed pool bath with limestone walk-in shower with frameless glass surround.
Hand carved double door entry into the first floor screening room. The ultimate theater experience with tiered leather seating that reclines "all the way", 7.2 Dolby digital surround sound and Sony professional 4k video projector. Special acoustically treated, wainscoted walls.
Other amenities include Kane carpet, custom sconces, recessed lighting and elegant moldings. Excellently located close to the kitchen and family room! Wonderful for cozy entertaining.
The home workstation is in the utility wing of the home by the back staircase. Features include upper and lower cabinet storage including legal sized file drawers, leathered granite deck on the built-in desk area, custom window treatment and surround sound.
The second floor offers the secondary bedroom suites and billiard room. Walnut flooring adorns the landing with a furniture quality built-in with beveled edge light fusion granite top. Art lighting and stepped entry to the bedrooms.
Upstairs bedroom 3 is ensuite with coffered ceiling, walk-in closet and stunning bath with Walker-Zanger glazed ceramic tile counter and accents and shower/tub combo with frameless glass surround.
Upstairs bedroom 4 is ensuite with coffered ceiling, walk-in closet and pretty bath with tumbled travertine counters, floors and accents and shower/tub combo with frameless glass surround.
Upstairs bedroom 5 is ensuite with juliet balcony, beautiful chandelier, coffered ceiling, walk-in closet and bath limestone counters, seagrass honed and filled flooring and shower/tub combo with frameless glass doors and honed and filled seagrass stone sturround.
Travertine clad bath 4, ensuite to bedroom 4.
Bedroom 6 or the playroom has whimsical built-in bunk beds, window seat, built-in desk and Kane carpet.
Upstairs billiards room flows into the return staircase landing with a raised beamed ceiling, arched display cabinets surrounding a television niche, a long window seat and a built-in pool-cue storage rack.
Another view shows the opening to the rear staircase. Walnut floors, wood accents, recessed and chandelier lighting... Not shown is an open wet bar area.
Upstairs laundry/utility room with travertine counters and flooring, sink, full sized connections and upper and lower cabinets.
Outdoor summer kitchen has glazed tile counters, deep stainless steel apron sink, Viking gas grill, commercial grade True fridge, surround sound and opens to the pavilion area under the loggia.
Wraparound loggia with wood ceilings creates flowing, but, distinct outdoor spaces for entertaining and living. Lighting from Copper Designs by Sheryl Stringer. Views to the sparkling resort style pool and spa.
Elevated open cobblestone patio overlooks the pool and lush grounds with extensive landscape lighting.
View of the back of the home shows the amazing entertaining possibilities under the covered loggia and gorgeous pool.