Inspired by the glorious country manors in France, this sophisticated and luxurious private retreat is nestled on the banks of the Rocky River. This secluded country estate, includes a separate guest house and is a masterpiece of design and custom craftsmanship featuring massive oak beams, solid wide plank flooring, cherry paneled walls and doors, intricately hand painted ceilings and plaster walls, a hand carved reclaimed limestone fireplace and custom 9-foot wrought iron chandeliers.
Enter through the limestone foyer into a soaring great room featuring 28-foot ceilings, oak beamed trusses and walls of windows that overlook the ever-present Rocky River beyond. The massive hand carved Rumford fireplace is the crown jewel of the great room featuring custom millwork.
Accompanied by an open concept dining area is a tremendous two-story gourmet kitchen clad with premium finishes, walnut paneled professional grade appliances, 12-foot limestone island, gorgeous walnut counters, a lovely walk in pantry and a hand hammered copper range hood. The master suite presents 15-foot vaulted hand painted ceilings, a private waterfront patio, an opulent en suite bath with soaking tub and separate glass shower. To complete this dramatic master suite is a large walk-in closet complete with maple built-in’s and a laundry room. A beautiful oak and wrought iron staircase takes you upstairs to two private en suite bedrooms. The largest features vaulted ceilings, a walk-in closet, a large spa like bathroom with a pedestal soaking tub and custom glass shower.
Descend into the lower level and go through a barrel vaulted brick entrance into a spacious recreation room complete with a beamed ceiling. Perfect for out of town guests, older children or in-laws, this estate offers a quaint rustic guest house featuring reclaimed wide plank floors, solid wood trusses and beams, 1 to 2 bedrooms, one and a half baths and a 1st floor laundry. Step onto the brick floor and the board and batten beech walled first floor comes complete with laundry room, half bath and extra storage.
As you ascend into the main living area, notice all of the reclaimed barn wood walls, ceilings, beams and floors. An open concept living room, dining and kitchen offers a spacious rustic yet elegant feel. The marble counters, walnut island and doors are completed with a paneled Sub-Zero refrigerator, dishwasher, farm sink and an original Chambers range which graces the vaulted kitchen with cupola. An elegant main bath features marble tile, custom glass shower, and handmade walnut tiled floors. Pass-through solid walnut barn doors into a vaulted master suite complete with walk-in closet. A cozy second bedroom is attached for added sleeping quarters.
As you are drawn to the sides of the Rocky River, enjoy bird watching from your professionally landscaped blue stone patio complete with an outdoor kitchen and limestone counter perfect for outdoor entertaining!
Finally, a stone path leads you to a secluded cantilevered deck with pergola outstretching over the river with unobstructed spectacular views. Watch for the bald eagles and blue herons as they fish along the banks.
This one-of-a-kind property is a must see hidden jewel.
Property Features Include: 1
Association Type: U
Built in: 2013
Approximate Square Feet:
Lot Acres: 1.04