Comfort and Luxury at their best in this riverfront getaway designed by architect Mark Bottemiller. Arches and pillars grace the front of the home, with a high-quality façade of El Dorado Limestone, with a mortar overlay. On the roof, slate-colored cement tiles merge effortlessly with the natural environment.
Receive your guests in the brilliant two-story foyer that showcases Simpson mahogany double doors with leaded glass details. Wrought iron and wood railings on the central staircase, and a stunning crystal and iron Visual Comfort chandelier.
Impeccable oak flooring throughout the Main floor is a beautiful offset to the high ceilings, arched doorways, detailed crown moldings, and large, light-filled windows. The conveniently located Powder Bath includes cherry wood cabinets, bronze basin and faucet, Rosa tumbled marble tile counters, wide crown molding, and a counter-to-ceiling mirror.
Formal Living Room and Dining Room flank the front entry. Living room features a custom fireplace surround and hearth in classic gray limestone, with Visual Comfort wall sconces on either side of the propane gas fireplace. The formal Dining Room passes through to the gourmet chef’s kitchen under a large arched doorway.
The gourmet chef’s Kitchen is a perfect combination of style and function, with custom cherry wood cabinets with two built-in glass cabinets, and desirable pull-out shelves for easy storage and access. Chown Hardware wrought iron drawer pulls and knobs are an excellent complement to granite counters and tumbled marble backsplash. The large central island features seating, wine racks, and storage. Enjoy a Viking 6-burner freestanding range with pot filler, a Kitchen Aid professional built-in refrigerator, built-in Dacor convection oven and microwave, built-in Dacor warming drawer in the island, Wolf built-in coffee machine, Bosch dishwasher, and a second Bosch dishwasher in the Butler’s Pantry. Along a windowed wall overlooking the beautiful back patio, experience a large French double Farmhouse sink by Herbeau, with a Rohl faucet in oiled bronze.
The Butler’s Pantry is accessed through an etched glass and wood pocket door, with an identical pocket door for pantry storage. Granite counters, French farm sink with garbage disposal, built-in desk, second dishwasher, and trash compactor. In the washer/dryer space, built-in cabinets are made from cherry wood. Inside the pantry, find ample storage shelves and space for an additional refrigerator.
The Eating Nook is perfectly situated next to the French doors to the Loggia outdoor living space. Enjoy your breakfast at a bank of tall windows overlooking the outdoors, with a built-in curved banquet seat of cherry wood.
Around the corner from the patio entrance, Master Suite and Family Room are tucked away in a spacious wing.
The Family Room showcases a custom built-in cherry wood entertainment center with surround sound, and custom fireplace mantel of cherry wood and walnut accents. The fireplace is by Lisac’s, and is surrounded by 4”x4” limestone tile. Enjoy huge light-filled windows, a built-in window seat with view of river, a bar area with cherry wood built-ins, granite counter tiles, copper bar sink, and under-counter refrigerator. The Family Room was specifically designed and placed to give an extraordinary view of the river. Enjoy the view from here, or step through French doors to the delightful covered patio space.
The Main Floor Master Suite is located through nine-foot French doors, directly across the hall from a separate entrance to the outdoor Loggia living area. Inside the room, gorgeous glass-paned French doors open onto a private balcony overlooking the river. Casa Blanca ceiling fan with light, wide crown molding, and Chapman wall sconces. A two-sided gas fireplace can be enjoyed from the bedroom or from the Koehler clawfoot soaking tub in the ensuite Master Bath. In the bath, vanity counter features tumbled marble tiles with travertine floors and travertine wainscoting. Walk-in shower with three shower heads and tumbled marble walls and floors.
Accessible from the Kitchen area and the hallways across from the Master Suite, the Loggia is a comfortable, well-equipped outdoor living area to take full advantage of this ideal location. Outdoor wood-burning fireplace surrounded by El Dorado Buckskin Limestone. A belly picket wrought iron railing encloses the area that features cedar wood ceilings with a Casa Blanca fan. Slate tiled flooring leads out to open air patio with seating for dining and entertaining. Steps down from the slate patio is a large flagstone area, enclosed by wrought iron railings and pergola with pathway leading to service area.
The service area has separate heat pumps for Main and Upper floors, and a cut flagstone path leads to fire pit, flagstone patio, and garden area.
Upstairs, a loft/landing area with oak hardwood flooring rests at the top of the stairs. Enjoy a seating and overlook area, with built-in bookcase, desk, file cabinets, and drawers of cherry wood.
Oak-floor laundry room includes sink, built-in desk area, extensive built-in cabinets, built-in ironing closet, and room for exercise equipment. Karastan New Zealand wool wall-to-wall carpet throughout the rest of the Upper level.
Large second Master Suite includes his-and-her closets, Casa Blanca fan with light, gas fireplace with limestone tile surround, and French doors to private balcony. Bath features dual vanities with tumbled marble tile counter and large counter-to-ceiling mirrors. Tumbled marble tile walls and travertine floors. Soaking tub, large walk-in shower with three shower heads and bench.
Comfortable Guest Bedroom has French doors to private balcony, Casa Blanca ceiling fan with light, dual closets, and bath just off hallway.
Two attached two-car Garages. Lower Garage is 21.6’ x 23.6’, and Upper Garage is 25’ x 27’. Excellent space for projects, boats, and recreational equipment. RV parking area located just off Upper Garage. Home includes owned security system with three keypads, fire sprinklers throughout.
Hantwick Road leads to a nearby trailhead for the paved, accessible trail linking Lucia Falls and Moulton Falls Regional Parks. Enjoy the beauty and peace of the river at your doorstep, and hiking and regional recreation just steps away.