Classic River Oaks residence located in the St. John's area with beautifully appointed entertaining areas surrounding an elegantly landscaped courtyard with fountain - Library, formal Living Room, Family Room and recently remodeled Kitchen. A great family home with Master Bedroom located on the first floor, three bedrooms on the second floor, Game Room on the third floor and separate Quarters with its own stairway entrance.
A stately FRONT FACADE is appointed with wooden door flanked by blocked paneling/fluted columns with elegant pediment, brick walkway and well planned front yard landscaping - all shaded by majestic trees providing a shaded canopy over the grassed lawn.
A grand HALLWAY (45 X 6) opens to the first floor entertaining areas. Its ten foot ceiling, gleaming hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, crown base molding lead to the Living Room, Library, Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen and stairwell to the second floor bedrooms.
The spacious LIVING ROOM (22 X 17) is brightly lit with floor length windows facing the front yard and the French doors flanked by windows facing the Courtyard. A gas log fireplace with stone surround/wood mantle, painted walls, recessed lighting, crown/base molding add a quiet sophistication to the room.
Another view of the LIVING ROOM as seen from the front windows looking toward the center Courtyard and across the Front Hallway to the Library with Staircase beyond. A great first floor plan for family living and guest entertaining!
A great LIBRARY (14 X 13) with lots of character - floor to ceiling built-in bookshelves on three walls, wood flooring, floor length window with shade, hardwood flooring, recessed lighting and conveniently located Wet Bar (wine storage, granite counter tops, stainless ice maker and sink).
Another view of the LIBRARY showing the WET BAR and wine storage above. The back Hallway leads to the Utility Room, Powder Room and Dining Room beyond.
View of the FRONT ENTRY HALL with its columned entries to the DINING ROOM. Its series of floor to ceiling windows provide great views of the Courtyard and its filtered light adds natural daylight brightness to the elegant DINING space.
Central to the DINING ROOM (19 X 18) is the classic gas log fireplace with marble bench/surround and wood mantle. The pitched ceiling with painted beams, recessed lighting, hardwood flooring and base molding further enhance the room's easy elegance.
Another angled view of the DINING ROOM showing its view of the COURTYARD with formal landscaping and central fountain.
A closer view of the COURTYARD with its centrally placed serenity fountain, paved slate tiles and brick surround manicured shrubs and hedges. Speakers allow for easy outdoor entertaining and a sprinkler system makes the space more enjoyable.
At the end of the Entry Hall is the FAMILY ROOM (18 X 15) with its French doors flanked by floor to ceiling windows facing the Courtyard, hardwood flooring, painted walls, recessed lighting and crown/base molding. Its close proximity to the Kitchen is a perfect plan for family living.
A closer view of the FAMILY ROOM showing its great view of and easy access to the Courtyard.
Just across the Hall from the FAMILY ROOM is the newly remodeled KITCHEN. The close proximity of the two rooms allows the cook to enjoy family activities!
The KITCHEN (15 X 15) is light and bright with its Carrara marble counter tops, Spanish hand-made subway tile backsplash, under cabinet lighting, painted cabinets/drawers and stainless appliances (Sub Zero refrigerator, Bosch dual convention oven, 5 burner gas cook top, Zephyr vent hood ,Bosch dishwasher, Panasonic microwave).
A closer view of the KITCHEN showing the abundance of counter and storage space!
The first floor MASTER SUITE (25 X 13) features French doors to side yard, picture window with shades, ceiling fan, carpeted flooring, painted walls, recessed lighting, crown/base molding and en suite bath.
The MASTER BATH includes a glass front walk-in shower (marble surround/built in bench), Kohler Spa Tub with marble surround, dual sinks with cabinets below and marble tile counters/back splash, vanity seating, marble tile flooring, mirrors with light sconces, private water closet and walk-in closet with built-in shelving.
Closer view of the glass front walk-in shower with its marble tile surround, bench seating and accessory niche.
The first of three GUEST BEDROOMS on the second floor - this one (13 X 10) features carpeted flooring, plantation shuttered window, ceiling fan, painted walls, crown/base molding, walk-in closet and en suite bath (tub/shower with tile surround/sink with cabinet below/tile counter top/ tile flooring).
The second GUEST BEDROOM (13 X 13) includes carpeted flooring, plantation shuttered windows, painted walls, ceiling fan, crown/base molding. walk-in closet and shared Hollywood Bath with Guest Bedroom #3.
The HOLLYWOOD SHARED BATH between the two Guest Bedrooms includes tub/shower with tile surround, sink with cabinets below, tile counter top, tile flooring and mirror with light sconce.
GUEST BEDROOM #3 features carpeted flooring, plantation shuttered window, ceiling fan, painted walls, crown/base molding and walk-in closet.
A spacious third floor GAME ROOM (40 X 13) offers many different uses for the homeowner with its three dormer windows, ceiling fan and carpeted flooring! Built-in shelving and dormer window benches offer great storage space!
Another view of the third floor GAME ROOM showing the three shuttered dormer windows and shuttered windows at each end of the large room - providing bright natural light to emanate the play space.
Separate QUARTERS (14 X 11) with its own staircase provides storage closet, plantation shuttered windows, ceiling fan, painted walls, crown/base molding, walk-in closet and en suite bath.
The Quarters EN SUITE BATH features tub/shower with tile surround, sink with cabinet below tile counter top, tile flooring, mirror with light sconce.
Wrapped around the Living Room, Entry Hall and Family Room is the lovely outdoor COURTYARD with its Serenity fountain, paved slate tiles, brick surround, sprinkler system and outdoor speakers. A great space to enjoy!
Another view of the COURTYARD with its finely manicured landscaping and centrally located tree with its expansive limbs providing shade to the area!
All the interior entertaining areas provide picture window views of the elegant Courtyard space.