Old World Charm meets Modern Style to create a masterpiece in Close In Memorial. Built by Morris Hullinger in 2013 (with an additional 2,000' added in 2018-2019) and only the second ground up residence built by Interior Architect Lauren Rottet of Rottet Studios.
Foundations, courtyard, walls, driveway and paths are composed of limestone and crushed granite. Expansive entertaining areas with a dog run on the far south side. Stone walls add depth to the perimeter and highlight the 36,000+ square foot lot.
Verdant grounds sweep the ¾ acre estate. There is an underground rainwater harvesting system used for irrigation. 3 car climate controlled garage with car lift for a total of 4 cars, A/V, and high pressure lines for power tools. Outdoor theatre on wall. Two generators service the whole house.
South facing views from the pool house of the expansive yard, spa and custom designed fire pit sculpture.
The residence is 10,000' with 5-6 bedrooms, 6 baths, and 3 half baths. The entrance is presented in the form of a courtyard with a limestone garden wall, olive trees and modern influenced 30' koi pond.
Limestone blocks surround the Living Rooms double sided carved marble fireplace. The space is created to provide easy circulation on either side to the dining area.
Full height window walls fitted with leaded glass allow for unbroken views of the 3/4 acre lot from this main living room space. 100% steel frame windows from Crittal - a company that dates back to the late 19th century - frame the views.
The Dining Area is bounded by the wine wall and double sided carved marble fireplace with commanding views of the koi ponds to the north and limestone edged pool to the south.
Wide plank walnut hardwood floors anchor this custom double-glass wine storage which features a keypad system that locks the bar and wine storage.
This wine lover’s dream has a 700 bottle glass and walnut storage wall and wine bar. Climate controlled through the homes sophisticated Savant system.
Full-height stained oak millwork and coffered ceiling in this stately library that is deliberately cozy in every way. (Furnishings from previous listing)
Extended views to outdoor living area and pool house. Stainless Steel counter tops, Wolf 6 burner gas stove/double ovens, pot filler, Carrera marble backsplash. Large island with marble counter top, Miele appliances.
Custom oak millwork frames the pass through marble bar that interconnects with the newly added (2018) view-filled breakfast room. Two dishwashers, stainless steel counter tops, Carrera marble backsplash.
Stainless Steel, limestone floors and 200 year old farmhouse oak beams with original blacksmith nails give an Old World feel and distinguish the kitchen. 48" Sub Zero built in refrigerator and Large walk in pantry are hidden behind oak doors.
A blend of old and modern with the ease of stainless steel counter tops and marble top island. Powder Room, climate controlled garage, coffee bar and more storage are located to the left of this picture.
Rich millwork and 12’ ceilings add a dimension of Old World charm to light-filled breakfast room that seamlessly interconnects with the kitchen. (Addition built in 2018)
Double Crittal doors with floor to ceiling south facing windows, yield access to the backyard from the chic Breakfast/Morning Room. (Addition built in 2018)
This family room opens to the gourmet kitchen and pool house/outdoor areas. Complete with fireplace for chilly nights.
Family room affords a gorgeous view of the limestone edged, salt water pool and fire pit sculpture that employs a density of mature greenery as its backdrop.
Tucked away for privacy, the Study boasts numerous bookcases, eight file drawers and views of the pool, cabana and massive rear grounds. Window shutters give the option of a light-filled atmosphere or more subdued feel.
Downstairs 18x17 working office with stunning views of the pool, cabana and expansive lawn. Wide plank walnut hardwood floors anchor the light and bright home office that boasts countless book-lined spaces and drawers.
Downstairs Master bath (Main Master located on second floor) has heated tile floors, floating marble vanity with under mount double sinks and allows for wheelchair accessibility.
This is a secondary master (Main Master on second floor) adding the welcomed option of having the master downstairs. Custom dressed doors lead to delightful courtyard complete with lavender, ivy and Mediterranean plants. It is accompanied by a bath that features heated tile floors and a floating marble vanity. There is a large walk-in closet.
Four of the Five Bedrooms are upstairs, accessed via the foyer stairway. A welded-in-place steel handrail with oiled walnut treads and illuminated by a Tom Dixon pendant.
The indoors peacefully mesh with the outdoors as the limestone terrace provides an extension of relaxed living from the owner’s living quarters. Automated shades, coffee bar with wine refrigerator are additional features. Spacious and custom designed (addition built in 2018) walk in closets (34x24).
The owner’s living quarters is engulfed in natural light thanks to the Crittal custom steel windows. Serenity and privacy is embraced in the quality-laden quarters with a stone surround fireplace serving as it focal point.
Solid surface soaking tub in the master bath rests beside marble mosaic flooring. Heated floors and steam shower.
Furniture quality cabinetry engulfs the custom-fitted master bedroom closet. It boasts marble top packing island, lighted built-ins and drawers, hanging rods and three pull-out laundry hampers.
Luxurious boutique style closet with a bay of built-in shelving and hanging rods. Light and bright, the closet is custom-fitted for every imaginable need for organization.
Hanging rods and additional custom designed shelves add to the appeal of the closet. There are floor to ceiling mirror doors with hanging space inside. The lighted island has felt-inserted drawers. Endless built-ins provide an amazing display of handbags, shoes and accessories.
Storage-friendly packing island serves as the centerpiece of the closet that includes unthinkable storage and organization possibilities.
This closet meets all possible needs for extraordinary organization.
A 500+ square foot Game Room connects the two wings. Banks of windows allow ample vistas of the picturesque backyard from the upstairs game room. Floor to ceiling bookcases, art lighting, wide plank hardwood floors and expansive limestone terrace overlooking the pool and backyard.
Abundant light, clean distinctive lines, custom dressed windows, and private terrace define this outstanding secondary bedroom.
Unbroken views of the front courtyard are featured in this well-appointed secondary bedroom that boasts walnut hardwood floors, custom drapes, designer chandelier and private terrace.
Walnut hardwood floors anchor this secondary bedroom that features 10’ ceilings, recessed lighting and private view-filled terrace.
Welcome to the Third Floor addition to an already beautifully constructed home. (Addition built in 2018). Conveniently located by the Theatre and Card Room, the marble topped wet bar features a U-Line refrigerator and icemaker.
Expansive Theatre features a rear projection video system and ceiling and wall mounted speakers for a surround-sound experience.
Hallway leads to the Card Room/Flex Room.
The Card Room/Flex Room boasts audio surround, hidden thermostat controlled by smart phone and hardwood floors. The perfect place to entertain family and friends for card night!
Solid wood pocket doors introduce the massive Theatre where custom built-in shelving add depth to the room and conceal the AV equipment. Private terrace overlooks rear grounds and pool. Automatic shades create blackout for the perfect move experience.
Reclaimed beams and a clay tile roof distinguish the pool house which extends into the backyard. Pool Bath has honed black granite counter tops, large walk in shower and tankless water heater.
Reclaimed 200 year old farmhouse oak beams, clay roof tiles and stones from the South of France. Geometric design doors conceal television, wet bar with ice maker, refrigerator and DCS built in grill and burner with a vent a hood.
Within dual walls made of greenery, tumbled Texas limestone, and crushed granite you will find an entry courtyard with a reflecting pool filled with koi and water lilies. Lavender and olive tree gardens frame the entry.
Contemporary and Modern meet Old World in every aspect of this home. Enjoy many nights of outdoor entertaining.