Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

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11626 Blalock Forest St ~ Blalock Forest $2,375,000
Entry to residence on corner lot in quiet tree-lined cul-de-sac street in Bunker Hill Village. Circular paver-stone drive bordered by lush landscaping; large (17' x 19') front porch with quarried-stone columns protected by mosquito control system.
Access Drawing By Opening the DOC's Section Beneath the Photo Display. Click On "Floor Plan". When The PDF File Opens, Clicking the Blue Arrows Launch the Photos Out of the Drawing. Hold Down CTRL Key And Roll Mouse Wheel to Enlarge View
Outdoor Living Room w/Fireplace (15' 10" x 20' 10"); Quarried-stone wood burning & gas fireplace; peaked wood-planked ceiling w/ceiling fan; arches to pool and pool terrace; archways to Pool Half-Bath and Summer Kitchen with Bar; flagstone flooring
Elegant Entry Foyer (11' 8" x 10"): 8' alderwood doors with arched pebbled-glass inserts and hand-forged iron accents; inlaid mini-mosaic marble tile medallion and limestone tile floor with chiseled edges in "Versailles" pattern; 12" crown molding
Living Room w/ Gas Log Fireplace - 22' 10" x 14': peaked & beamed 20' 6" ceiling; this angle shows the three 9' tall seamless glass windows with top-mounted rolling sun shades and wide windowsill/ display shelves overlooking Pool and Pool Terrace
This open floor plan design has easy transition from the Granite Gourmet Kitchen, Windowed Breakfast Room and Living Room w/Gas Log Fireplace; seen here is the large island with storage on one side and space for breakfast bar seating on three sides
Paneled Library / Study - 18' 4" x 12' 7": Block-paneled walls with two walls of divided light windows with stained-to-match plantation shutters; Floor-to-ceiling built-in book cases with adjustable shelves & cabinets below; space for executive desk
Game Room-14' 7" x 26': 12 'ceiling w/two ceiling fans; 4' tall beadboard wainscoting; corner divided light windows; ceiling-level window illuminates room while still accommodating furniture placement below; space for pool table and gaming equipment
Formal Dining Room - 14' x 17' - ample space for large table and chairs as well as additional space for breakfront or china cabinet; tall windows with plantation shutters; scrolled ironwork light fixture; door to Butler's Pantry / Kitchen Office;
Master Bedroom -15' x 13' 9" in private and secluded Master Suite located on the first floor and set apart in its own wing; Master Sitting Room; Two Marble Master Baths; Two Walk-in Master Closets; private glass French door entry /exit to pool area
One of Two Marble Master Baths shows recessed & arched console with mini-mosaic marble border of fleur-de-lis and ribbons replicated also around the oversized tub recessed into its windowed alcove; marble tile floor and mini-mosaic marble baseboards
Oversized walk-in shower with curvilinear mini-mosaic marble tile surround; ceiling level windows; temperature controls for wall-mounted shower head, ceiling-mounted rainfall shower head & wall-mounted adjustable-height hand-shower with flexible arm
Third Floor with Bath and Media Room (16' 2" x 14' 1'): wall-mounted projection screen with built-in storage cabinets with mesh faces (for speakers & audio equipment); ceiling-mounted Sony projector; ceiling fan and decorative wall-mounted uplights
Built-in Granite Bar & Pub Room - generously-sized bar with serving counter with bar seating and floor space for pub tables and chairs; SubZero wine fridge with 2 programmable zones and 2 SubZero refrigerator drawers; glass-faced display cabinets
Guest Suite Over Garage with Bath is accessed via an enclosed staircase at the base of Garage; Main Room is 13' x 17'; windowed alcove seen in background is 5' x 6'; large closet 12' 10" x 2' and full bath with sink, shower and Toto toilet
Photo of Bedroom # 2's Bath: under-mounted basin w/custom fixtures set into console with drawers and cabinets below; tub/shower with sliding glass doors; not seen in this photo is privacy alcove for Toto toilet; door is to walk-in closet w/built-ins
This is Bedroom # 2 (11' 6" x 15' 3") one of three large secondary bedrooms located on the second floor: tall 12' ceiling; ceiling fan; wall of tall divided light windows with plantation shutters
Bedroom # 4 -16' x 15': tall 12' ceiling and wall of divided light windows with plantation shutters; as with all secondary bedrooms it also has a large walk-in closet (7'7" x 6') with built-ins, this one is a highboy chest of drawers with 5 drawers
Photo of Full Bath in Guest Suite Over Garage: under-mounted basin with custom fixtures set into terazzo marble-chip counter with bullnose edging and drawer and cabinet storage below; tub/shower w/ceramic tile surround and sliding glass doors
Open to both the Granite Gourmet Kitchen and Living Room w/Fireplace, the Windowed Breakfast Room has two walls of divided light windows facing different directions; one overlooks the Outdoor Living Room w/Fireplace and the other overlooks the Pool
Granite Gourmet Kitchen - 15' 10" x 17' features a large granite-topped island with space for breakfast bar seating on three sides; custom cabinetry features include some glass-faced display cabinets & a pantry cabinet with rotating interior shelves
The Granite Gourmet Kitchen is well appointed with customized cabinetry and top of the line appliances: Blanco sink & fixture; Wolf 6- burner gas cooktop; Wolf convection oven; GE microwave; Bosch Dishwasher; SubZero fridge/freezer in cabinet facade
This view of the Living Room (22' 10" x 15') shows the estate-sized gas log fireplace with carved cast-stone mantelpiece & elevated hearth; two archways that "flow" from the front entry halls; not shown are the built-in and lighted display cabinets
Game Room - 14' 7" x 26': beadboard wainscoting, 12' ceiling and two ceiling fans w/lights; abundant floor space for pool table & gaming equipment; stairs to Media Room; Double wood doors in rear open to Homework Den w/2 built-in glass-topped desks
Powder Room - Over the edge designer sink with "twisted rope" border and cutom fixtures set into furniture cabinet bombe chest with slab marble top; 2 sconces; woven wall covering above 6" x 3" stone tile wainscoting with tumbled edges; Toto toilet
You are standing beneath the wooden free-standing shade arbor with vines trained to trellis, looking at the length of the lighted pool with PebbleTec surfacing, fountains and surrounded by barefoot-friendly flagstone flooring; space for furniture
Summer Kitchen has service counters/bars on two sides with space for seating; stainless steel Viking Pro gas grill/smoker/rotisserie with electric ignition and 2 side burners; stainless steel sink and under-counter refrigerator; flagstone flooring
View of Pool and the Pool Terrace located adjacent to the Outdoor Living Room w/Fireplace, Pool Half-Bath and Summer Kitchen: amazing outdoor space, comfortable, private, spacious and bug-free as it is protected by mosquito control system
This view of the pool shows the slate-tiled spillway fountain into pool beneath the arbor with vines trained to trellis; oversized top flagstone step into pool w/bubbler fountain is shallow wading area / tanning shelf; doors to Master Suite on right
Our photographer was standing in the area of the outdoor shower looking back towards the illuminated Outdoor Living Room and Summer Kitchen w/Bar seating; note the potted plants on pedestals and at base of arbor with flexible tubing irrigation system
This corner lot residence is lushly landscaped with mature trees, flowering shrubs, ornamental trees, planting beds with sculpted shrubbery, seasonal flowers, roses, automatic sprinkler system and exterior building, accent and landscape lighting
In addition to the circular drive across the front, a paver-stone drive leads to the Enclosed Motor Court (30' x 41'): double-wide driveway gate, pedestrian gate and enclosed play space including an installed adjustable height basketball goal
Listed by Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty