Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

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8 Greyton Lane ~ Greyton Place $2,887,500
WELCOME TO 8 GREYTON LANE! Designed by John Sullivan and built by Abercrombie Builders in 2014, this beautiful, meticulously-maintained custom home is perfect for gracious family living and entertaining. This home has a stucco exterior, a clay tile roof (w/a 50 year life expendancy), a spacious backyard w/a heated pool & summer kitchen, 4/5 bedrooms (including a 1st floor master suite), large living areas including formals, 3 car garage & motor court, and exceptional features & finishes though
The FRONT ENTRANCE has a wide front walkway leading to a covered, arched entry flanked by stately carriage lights. The double faux-painted solid mahogany wood front doors, with decorative wrought iron and rain glass inserts, warmly welcome your guests to this extraordinary home.
The FOYER showcases reclaimed white oak flooring from Connecticut, a gracefully curving staircase and the Formal Living Room beyond that overlooks a large Backyard with a heated pool. Please note that the solid wood flooring includes planks that have varying widths (from 6" to 8").
The FORMAL DINING ROOM is painted a rich, warm color that highlights the elegant wainscoting, carved chair rail and decorative trim. The millwork throughout this home is spectacular! Open to the Foyer and connected to the Butler's Pantry & Gourmet Kitchen, this spacious Formal Dining Room has a sizable divided-light window overlooking the Front Yard and an expanse of reclaimed white oak flooring.
Another view of the FORMAL DINING ROOM highlights attractive sconces on either side of the cased opening into the Butler's Pantry and Wine Room.
The lovely CURVED STAIRCASE has wrought iron balusters, and oak treads & railings. The cased opening to the left leads to the Master Suite and beyond the staircase is the Executive Study.
The EXECUTIVE STUDY & LIBRARY has an angled entry with stained French doors for privacy and a wall of built-in cabinets and open shelving. This room is serenely painted, has recessed can lighting and an overhead fan and was designed for use as an office with a pullout drawers for a printer, files and computers. Given the generous size of this room, this Study can comfortably be shared for work at home.
Another view of the EXECUTIVE STUDY & LIBRARY highlights several windows that bathe this room in natural light and frame the Front Yard. Notice all of the shelving for books and displaying treasures.
FORMAL LIVING ROOM with a two-story vaulted ceiling and a double row of large windows that overlook the Backyard and heated pool. Notice the gas-log fireplace with a limestone surround & hearth, and intricately carved wood mantel. The painted built-in cabinets beautifully flank the fireplace and offer excellent storage for books and more.
Another view of the FORMAL LIVING ROOM that has expansive wall space for displaying art work, recessed and art lighting, and an overhead fan.
Overlooking the FORMAL LIVING ROOM is a wide 2nd floor BALCONY with graceful metal balusters and oak railings.
The BREAKFAST ROOM next to the Gourmet Kitchen is clad in reclaimed Old Chicago brick and has two custom chandeliers with copper accents, several wood framed windows overlooking the Backyard, and a wrap-around oak bench with two 5 ft. square oak tables for a huge amount of seating. This space is the most popular gathering place in this charming home!
The GOURMET KITCHEN has a two-tiered, curved island with granite counters, a custom foot rail and stylish copper tiles decorating the front of the island. Handsome pendant lights illuminate the island and bar stools can be added for more seating. Beyond the island is an 8-burner Viking cooktop with an exquisite Italian mural above. The vent hood above the cooktop is clad in oak and has an elaborately carved border.
The farm sink in the Gourmet Kitchen island is solid stone and it is flanked by two Bosch silent dishwashers. The Gourmet Kitchen, Breakfast Room and the generously-sized Family Room on the left offer an exceptional living space where family and friends will naturally gravitate!
This view of the GOURMET KITCHEN shows the double Viking convection ovens and the French Door Jenn Air refrigerator & freezer. Notice the plethora of cabinets and drawers!
A close-up of the 8-burner Viking cooktop, the mural of a lovely Tuscan scene and the detail of the carved trim around the vent hood - so pretty!
The very spacious GOURMET KITCHEN, BREAKFAST ROOM & FAMILY ROOM. This is a perfect view of the reclaimed Old Chicago brick surround and the reclaimed white oak flooring from Connecticut.
BUTLER'S PANTRY with wine and beverage chillers, glass-fronted cabinets with glass shelving and lights, solid-fronted cabinets and deep drawers, and the opening into a spacious WINE CLOSET.
A closer look at the entrance to the WINE ROOM and the wine & beverage chillers. How convenient to have them right next to the FORMAL DINING ROOM!
WINE CLOSET & extra PANTRY space.
The BUTLER'S PANTRY is next to the FORMAL DINING ROOM and provides a wide counter for buffet serving. A very spacious PANTRY is beyond the closed door on the right. The entry into the GARAGE is through the door on the left.
A LARGE PANTRY with adjustable shelving is adjacent to the Gourmet Kitchen. This room also has hook-ups for a washer and dryer, and an additional refrigerator.
The FAMILY ROOM has three sets of solid mahogany French Doors that lead to the COVERED PORCH WITH SUMMER KITCHEN. The clerestory windows on the far wall offer additional natural light, and the cathedral ceiling has solid wood beams, recessed and art lighting, and a ceiling fan.
The large FAMILY ROOM looking back at the connecting GOURMET KITCHEN & BREAKFAST ROOM.
The FAMILY ROOM has two walls where you can install large TV's and there is plenty of room for comfortable furniture and game tables.
The GUEST BATH, that is conveniently located near the Family Room and close to the Formal Dining Room, has a marble-topped vanity and an exquisite chair railing crafted with natural stones.
The COVERED PORCH outside of the Family Room has a darkly-stained beadboard ceiling, recessed lighting, ceiling fans and stone flooring, and is the perfect spot for a SUMMER KITCHEN with a grill, refrigerator and plenty of counter space. There is ample room for a couple of large tables for dining al fresco.
Another view of the large COVERED BACK PORCH & SUMMER KITCHEN. Beyond the Summer Kitchen is an air conditioned HALF BATH for convenience.
This climatized HALF BATH is conveniently situated close to the Covered Back Porch & Summer Kitchen. Notice the vanity with granite top, the tile floors and half walls with decorative chair rails, and the large storage cabinets - perfect for storing towels for swimmers!
The 1st Floor MASTER BEDROOM has plush custom-designed carpeting, a large double tray ceiling with recessed lighting and a ceiling fan, and a triple-wide window overlooking the heated pool. This very spacious bedroom is sumptuously painted a deep, rich teal blue with ivory trim, and is breathtakingly beautiful!
The MASTER BATHROOM has neutral tile floors, two separate vanities, a walk-in shower with a rain-glass wall and door, a deep, jetted soaking tub, and two customized Master Closets.
Another view of the MASTER BATHROOM. Notice the large window for plenty of natural light and all of the cabinets & drawers for storage.
A close-up of the WALK-IN SHOWER.
This FLEX ROOM or 5TH BEDROOM is on the 1st Floor and has neutral tile flooring, a double window overlooking the Front Yard, two customized closets (one of which includes laundry connections) and a full Bathroom next door.
The FULL BATHROOM next to Flex Room (or 5th Bedroom) has a marble-topped vanity with a large framed mirror above, and a shower/tub with a tile surround.
The gracefully CURVING STAIRCASE leads to 2nd floor Bedrooms, the Media Room & a stunning Balcony that overlooks the Formal Living Room.
The gracious 2ND FLOOR HALLWAY leads to 3 Secondary Bedrooms and the Media Room. Notice the exquisite crystal chandelier in the stairwell.
The 2nd Floor HALLWAY & BALCONY overlooking the 2-story Formal Living Room. One of the three Secondary Bedrooms upstairs is at the end of the hallway.
The MEDIA ROOM has plush custom-designed carpeting, pocket doors and insulated walls for sound reduction, a large screen and projector (that stay with the home), fabulous sconces on the rich eggplant-purple colored walls, and excellent storage for DVD's in built-in cabinets.
This MEDIA ROOM has a surround sound system and to the left is a sizable AV closet.
This large SECONDARY BEDROOM has double windows above a window seat (with storage drawers beneath), plush neutral carpeting, an En Suite Bathroom and a customized Walk-in Closet.
The EN SUITE BATHROOM has a wide vanity with a marble top and plenty of drawers, and a porcelain tile shower wall and flooring. On the other side of this bathroom (unseen) is a customized walk-in closet.
Another large SECONDARY BEDROOM with double windows above a window seat with drawers beneath has an EN SUITE BATHROOM to the left and beyond the Bathroom is a customized walk-in closet.
Another SECONDARY BEDROOM has very attractive built-in queen-size Murphy Beds, plush carpeting, an en suite Bathroom and a customized walk-in closet. We think this is a perfect room for slumber parties!
The BACKYARD offers multiple grassy areas (with French drains) and it showcases beautiful landscaping, sizable trees and a gorgeous swimming pool!
The COVERED BACK PORCH seamlessly leads to the heated Pool.
The inviting HEATED POOL WITH FOUNTAINS has generous travertine coping and patio decking, and the pool was designed as a sport pool with depths of 3.5' to 5.5' to 4' - perfect for pool volleyball!
In the side yard, there is a WHOLE-HOUSE GENERATOR, which is rather convenient if there is ever a power outage!
Another view of the sparkling HEATED POOL with a travertine patio and a travertine wall with five fountains. On the right is a charming LED tree that can light up at night. Come see 8 GREYTON LANE to experience its unique beauty!
Listed by Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty