Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

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8731 Crescent Gate Lane ~ Stablewood $2,325,000
Elegant French stucco residence in the gated/guarded Stablewood subdivision with premier corner location next to the three acre original "Stable" estate.
This great custom built family home includes a backyard beautifully finished with pool and water features, hot tub, covered outdoor seating and built-in bar.
The stately front façade is handsomely and classicly finished with a central wood/glass/wrought iron double door flanked by stucco pilasters and mullioned windows on the first two floors and dormer windows on the third floor.
The two story FRONT FOYER includes a notable crystal chandelier, wood flooring with central decorative wood detailing, stenciled walls, second floor mullioned window and Mahogany double door with decorative wood carved detailing and wrought iron accents.
The open spatial ambiance of the FRONT ENTRY allows an easy flow from the Entry to the adjacent Dining and Living areas with a corridor leading to the less formal Family Room and Kitchen areas. The centrally located staircase is impressive with its graceful curved outline, wrought iron detailing, wood treads/painted risers.
The DINING ROOM (17 X 14) is just off the Front Entry and includes oak flooring, crown/base molding, built-in storage cabinets, painted walls with wood accenting, double door access to Wet Bar, built-in speakers. The room is brightly lit with the raised ceiling and cove lighting, floor to ceiling windows with designer drapery and elegant wall sconces.
Another view of the Dining Room and adjacent Front Entry showing the light emanating the spaces with the floor to ceiling dining windows, wood/glass front door with its second story mullioned windows
The formal LIVING ROOM (17 X 13) includes oak flooring, flooring to ceiling arched windows, built-in storage cabinets, crown/base molding, recessed lighting, built-in speakers, painted walls with painted wood trim.
Another view of the LIVING ROOM showing the two floor to ceiling windows with drapery - overlooking the front yard.
Double doors from the Dining Room lead to the DRY BAR and WINE CLOSET. The space is fully equipped with granite counter tops and mirrored backsplash, two stainless/glass Sub Zero wine coolers, glass front cabinets for storage and wine storage closet with wine racks/crystal chandelier/glass front entrance/temperature control/access to electronic storage.
The spacious FAMIY ROOM (27 X 17) is centrally located between the Breakfast Room/Kitchen areas, the downstairs Utility Room corridor with half bath, doorways to the two home's two garages, back staircase to the Media Room, and doors to the outdoor patio/pool area.
The FAMILY ROOM includes oak flooring, gas log fireplace with stone surround/mantle, crown/base molding, door to outdoor covered area and pool, hidden entertainment center, built-in desk closet with granite slab counter/shelving.
The BREAKFAST AREA is adjacent to the Family Room and Kitchen - an open space for family activities! The charming shuttered bay window with mullioned fan window above accent the space with its view of the outdoor side yard garden.
The KITCHEN AND BREAKFAST AREA is spacious in size (16 X 24). The KITCHEN includes additional seating and storage/counter space with its central island. The island's slab granite is repeated on additional stained cabinets. Striking hand-forged, silver plated copper cabinets flank the corner shuttered windows above the stainless Farmer sink with fixtures. Also noteworthy are the walk-in pantry, under-cabinet lighting, recessed lighting and decorative back plash tiles.
Another view of the KITCHEN showing the oak wood flooring, floor to ceiling stained wood cabinets, stainless appliances and nearby elevator to the second floor.
The second HALF BATH is located just off the Family Room/Kitchen area and near the two car garage and side door to the outdoor covered Bar. Tile flooring, pedestal sink with bronze fixtures, crown/base molding, recessed lighting and light fixtures are included in the space.
The formal POWDER ROOM is just off the Front Entry and features an elegant granite slab counter top/backsplash with painted cabinets below, undermount sink with decorative fixtures, crown/base molding, recessed lighting, decorative sconces placed on a mirrored wall, papered walls and built-in storage cabinet.
The first floor MASTER BEDROOM SUITE includes a centrally placed gas log fireplace with stone surround/mantel flanked by shuttered windows overlooking the backyard pool/spa/covered patio, mirrored wall, ceiling fan, recessed lighting and sliding glass doors opening to the adjacent Study.
The STUDY (13 X 15) features oak flooring, built-in desk/bookshelves, crown/base molding, ceiling fan, shuttered windows with fan shaped windows above, double doors to backyard Hot Tub, built-in speakers and recessed lighting.
The luxurious MASTER BATH features marble tile flooring with decorative inserts, mirrored walls, separate water closet with linen cabinet, marble slab counters/backsplash, painted cabinets, dual Kohler undermount sinks, freestanding soaking tub with marble surround, shuttered window, glass front walk-in shower with two rain heads/marble slab surround/built-in bench and master closet.
The spacious MASTER CLOSET features carpeted flooring, built-in packing station with slab granite counter/ painted cabinet and drawers below and shelving above, hanging rods, built-in shelving and jewelry cabinet.
The upstairs STUDY (16 X 13) is just off the second floor landing and is accessed through sliding glass/wood doors. It includes oak flooring, built-in desk/book shelving/cabinets, closet with sliding wood doors, painted walls, shuttered windows
One of four GUEST BEDROOMS - this one (17 X 15) includes carpeted flooring, painted walls, crown/base molding, ceiling fan, shuttered windows, walk-in closet and shared bath with an adjoining guest bedroom.
The SHARED/HOLLYWOOD BATH between two guest bedrooms includes built-in medicine cabinet. painted walls, crown/base molding, tub/shower with tile surround, dual sink areas.
The second upstairs GUEST BEDROOM/EXERCISE ROOM (15 X 12) features carpeted flooring, ceiling fan, painted walls, walk-in closet with drawers/shelving and shuttered windows in a bay formation.
The spacious GUEST BEDROOM #3 (22 X 18) includes a double door entry, built-in desk/cabinets/shelving, shuttered windows, painted walls, ceiling fan, recessed lighting, carpeted flooring, walk-in closet and en suite bath.
The EN SUITE BATH features tile flooring with decorative inserts, green tile counter top and backsplash, crown/base molding, built-in speakers, painted cabinets/drawers, recessed lighting, Kohler tub with tile surround, glass front shower with built-in bench and tile surround.
The ELEVATOR is situated just off the Kitchen/Breakfast Area on the first floor and rises to the second floor landing near the back stairs and Media Room.
The MEDIA ROOM (15 X 16) includes tile flooring and carpeted area rug, shuttered windows, built-in storage cabinets, wet bar with sink/microwave/full size refrigerator. Walls and ceiling are painted to provide minimum light reflection for viewing movies!
GUEST BEDROOM/GUEST QUARTERS #4 is just off the Media Room and includes carpeted flooring, shuttered windows, ceiling fan, crown/base molding, en suite bath and large cedar closet.
En Suite Bath to #4 Guest Bedroom/Guest Quarters include tile flooring, tub/shower with tile surround, painted cabinets, entrance to cedar closet and attic storage area.
View of the backyard pool/hot tub/covered bar surrounded by the house structure. The first floor windowed walls allows light to permeate the interior living spaces and the glass front doors allow easy access from the back corridor, Family Room and Master Bedroom to the outdoor patio area.
Adjacent to the pool is the PAVILLION with its stucco columns and arched openings which delineate the space and provides a covered space for the Bar and table with chairs. The tile flooring is easy to maintain and the centrally placed ceiling fan allows further breeze and comfort from warm weather temperatures.
View of the Bar area with the additional seating along the curved bar structure. A storage closet and a half bath are also found in the Pavilion.
Just off the Master Study is the Hot Tub - tucked in a secluded area of the patio. Lush landscaping surrounds the hot tub with its tile surround.
Partial View of the Front and Side yard of the residence which is located on a corner lot and adjacent to the "Stable" estate.
A closer view of the charming garden with fountain and benches on the house's west side. The space is delicately landscaped to create a peaceful spot and which can also be viewed from the home's interior Breakfast Area.
Listed by Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty