Tucked away in Memorial Close-In, this remarkable, recent construction designed by Charles W. Ligon, AIA Architects Inc., is replete with custom designer finishes. At first glance, you notice its striking exterior composed of stately stucco with custom-designed cast stone & limestone accents. The front grounds display manicured, professional landscaping and custom hardscaping designed to complement the residence.
This custom French Contemporary boasts a timeless elegance. Imported from Barcelona, 19th century street lanterns flank the custom steel double glass front door. The lush front landscape features lovely boxwoods and mature trees that surround this 30,000+/- sqft lot.
This magazine worthy backyard is every homeowners dream. Featuring countless amenities including multiple covered seating areas with ceiling fans, fully equipped summer kitchen and tanning deck. This view accentuates the full breadth of the covered patio with areas for dining, cooking, watching TV and relaxation.
Truly stunning, the elegant formal living room is centered around the gas fireplace with a late 18th century mantle from Bordeaux. Tremendous floor to ceiling windows with custom drapery provide a serene view of the tree-lined street beyond. Notice the level of detail and care taken in building this home, from the level 5 sheetrock finishing to custom art lighting.
Graciously sized, the formal dining room is perfect for large dinner parties. Completed by aged French oak, Lutron lighting controls and 8 Zone Sonos house audio, the living spaces in this home are ideal for entertaining. From this angle you can see the flow of the home's open floor plan with a view into the foyer and formal living. Not pictured is an exquisite 18th century limestone mantel from a French Chateau.
An absolutely stunning space, this view from the family room towards the breakfast and kitchen highlights the wall of french doors opening to the outdoor living area, pool and sprawling lawn. Reclaimed beams lend a warmth to the space and serve to connect these casual living spaces. Notice how the textures of the wood beams, custom Segreto plaster and honed limestone floors complement one another.
This breathtaking French contemporary kitchen features designer finishes including 19th century street lights from Barcelona suspended above an extravagant Segreto stone topped island. Above the Lacanche gas range is an incredible early 16th century mantle complemented by a herringbone backsplash. The kitchen is finished with custom open shelving imported from a French vineyard and brass designer hardware throughout.
A marvelous media room creates the ultimate home theater experience with state-of-the-art 4K digital projector producing incredible 3-D images and enhanced by a superb full Dolby surround sound system. This incredible room makes for the perfect space to enjoy a movie night with family and friends.
The perfect getaway awaits in your own backyard. This outdoor oasis features a sparkling pool & spa, covered patio with French imported limestone decking, beadboard ceiling with numerous fans, and impressive summer kitchen.
A view from the formal living through to the formal dining provides a perspective of the well proportioned spaces. The limestone flooring off the gallery contrasts effortlessly with the aged oak herringbone hardwoods imported from Rennes, France in both formal dining & living and serves to delineate the spaces.
This home was made for entertaining. Enjoy the walk-in wet bar featuring a one-of-a-kind 18th century architectural art piece imported from Venice. Conveniently located off the main entry just off the formal dining with a prep sink, Segreto stone countertops and ample storage space. Just across the bar, you’ll find lit, etched glass cabinetry to display your finest glass and dinnerware.
Enjoy a tranquil yet refined ambience in this elegantly appointed family room. Floor to ceiling windows are accented with custom draperies and provide for ample natural light. The gas log fireplace is topped by an 18th century mantle, with trumeau, from a chateau in Provence and is flanked by built-ins with antique doors.
A close up of the 18th century mantle with trumeau sourced from a chateau in Provence that exudes the essence of the French countryside in the comfort of your home. This residence is truly one of a kind.
Nestled between the kitchen and family room, and looking out into the incredible outdoor living space, the spacious breakfast area is large enough to serve as a secondary dining room for relaxed gatherings. Take a closer look at the exposed ceiling beams that exude a French contemporary aesthetic in this impeccable kitchen and lend a sense of casual warmth to the space.
A view from the pantry coming into the kitchen showcases the open feel between the family room and kitchen. Ample storage space is found throughout the kitchen and a waterfall countertop over the breakfast bar island conceals additional storage in the cabinets below. The pantry also includes a secondary Wolf oven and is sized ideally for an additional prep area, scullery, or when utilizing catering.
A stunning close up of the range hood, this medieval early 16th century mantle was imported from a French chateau in Provence. The herringbone stone backsplash complements the Lacanche range and brass pot filler, as well as the designer hardware and matte Segreto stone counters throughout this beautiful kitchen.
Elegant and efficient, the open floor plan prioritizes natural light and flow between the living areas. Smart home systems make everyday life, and entertaining, easier with Lutron lighting and convenient automation. The home is designed to highlight the owners art collection with top-of-the-line art lighting throughout.
French doors off of the family room open to this extraordinary outdoor living room looking out to the sparkling pool and spa. Surround sound, ceiling fans and full mosquito misting system make this private backyard oasis the perfect area to entertain family and friends.
Cool off and enjoy a glass of lemonade or dinner al fresco under this spacious covered patio complete with limestone flooring imported from France and energy efficient ceiling fans. This incredible outdoor living area is awaiting its new owner.
Step outside to your own private resort where a sparkling pool & spa and lush green space awaits you. This exceptional outdoor living area allows for a phenomenal daytime & nightime entertainment experience with family and friends.
Stately hand scraped 18th century French doors imported from Provence lead to the spa-like master bath. Notice how the curve of the barrel roll ceiling is complemented by the antique chandelier suspended over the soaking tub. Dual vanities line the opposite wall.
The picturesque primary bedroom is a retreat of its own. Reclaimed wood beams and an 18th century Italian chandelier highlight the vaulted ceiling detail and provide contrast against the limestone and crisp paint. Oversized windows fill the room with natural light and provide views of the manicured grounds. Custom window treatments are tailored perfectly for this room.
This picturesque spa-like primary bath is a dream come true. As you step into your very own luxurious oasis, enjoy the gorgeous freestanding soaking tub or seamless glass, dual entry walk-in shower that is just out of view behind the tub.
Boutique style and offering abundant cabinet space, along with custom built-ins for shoes and accessories, this enormous master closet is every homeowner's dream. Ample hanging space is found on each wall, the packing island is perfect for travel prep and folding, and there is a lovely vanity space. Limestone flooring,19th century sconces from Italy and a reclaimed 19th century French chandelier give this space a warm and elegant ambiance.
Dual vanities provide ample storage space with custom cabinetry topped by stone counters and brass hardware. The high barrel roll detail ceiling accentuates the 19th century French chandelier and natural light fills the bath via oversized windows.
Numerous floor to ceiling windows flood the home with light. As you see in this shot, the reflection of the sun highlights the limestone from the sky lights above. Custom wall finishes by Segreto are found throughout.
This spacious secondary is wrapped by oversized windows that provide natural light throughout and stellar views of the tree-line. High ceilings and oak hardwoods imported from Rennes, France accentuate the space and lend it a light and airy feel, while the 19th century chandelier from France adds a touch of elegance.
The en-suite bath for this secondary bedroom features ample cabinet space and a tub & shower combo with marble surround to the ceiling. Each bathroom in the home features high quality finishes, all timeless in style and functionality.
Graciously sized for large furniture, this light & bright secondary awaits on the second floor and showcases neutral paint and hardwood floors. This bedroom offers high ceilings, oversized windows, a large walk-in closet and en-suite bath.
An alternative view of this secondary bedroom shows the built-in study nook that creates a delightful space for homework or projects. Notice the lovely tree line views.
This secondary bedroom features incredible green views, a spacious sleeping area and stunning 19th century French chandelier, which lends the room a sophisticated elegance.
Adjoining two upstairs secondaries is this charming sitting room that can be used as an office space or reading area. This bright space features a two story ceiling, a stunning 6ft chandelier imported from Italy and is a warm inviting space to work with French imported hardwoods gleaming with natural light.
Another stunning secondary en-suite with gorgeous limestone flooring, vanity with custom cabinetry, polished countertop and an impressive shower & tub combo with marble surround to the ceiling.
The spacious upstairs game room provides a perfect space to lounge, relax and entertain. Equipped with wet bar & dumb waiter, this room is a wonderful space filled with amenities to entertain or cozy up with family. A half-bath attaches to this light & bright space for convenience.
This lovely formal powder bath includes a custom Segreto stone sink within an 18th century Italian console with mounted brass fixture. True to form, this guest bath features an appealing aesthetic sure to impress guests.
Conveniently located off the sunroom is the light & bright utility with ample storage space and custom cabinetry highlighted by stunning brass hardware. Tucked behind the utility is a cozy windowed powder bath with custom Segreto stone sink, one of two on the first floor.
Lush lawn surrounds the sparkling pool & spa and is perfect for lawn games and play. A fully equipped summer kitchen and shaded patio provide for multiple entertaining areas. Notice how this view showcases the depth and width of this sprawling lot.
Perfectly manicured greenery and a climate controlled pool & spa are wonderful for entertaining year-round. Truly a masterpiece, this outdoor living space is equipped with mosquito system, sprinkler system, outdoor surround sound system, and so much more.
The impeccable summer kitchen is an entertainer’s delight with beautiful limestone decking imported from France and custom Segreto stone countertops & prep sink and built in grill. This impressive outdoor area is spaciously-sized with plenty of additional bar seating.
Sprawling manicured grounds compliment the handsome stucco exterior of this astonishing French Contemporary. Recently custom built by Kristal Custom Homes, 722 E Friar Tuck is truly a masterpiece with sophisticated spaces and designer finishes abounding.
Opulent and grand, welcome to your new home in the highly coveted Sherwood Forest enclave in Memorial Close-In. The enclosed grounds feature dual automatic gates leading to a circular driveway with lush landscaping, providing a lovely compliment to the exterior of the residence.