Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

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3210 Ella Lee Lane ~ River Oaks $2,995,000
Three-story residence on quiet River Oaks street, in close proximity to River Oaks Country Club. Professionally landscaped front yard with grassy lawn; automatic sprinkler system, decorative low border wall and building, landscape and accent lighting.
Rear Covered Porch - Space for grill with natural gas port; wall-mounted exterior lights; emitters for mosquito control system; 3 ceiling fans; recessed lighting; open to Heated Pool and Spa with illuminated fountain / water feature.
Foyer and Reception Hall - 27' x 8' features stunning custom walnut flooring in herringbone pattern with diagonally set granite accent tiles and inlaid granite tile border designed by Yost flooring; double pocket doors to Formal Dining Room.
Formal Living Room w/Fireplace - 17' x 17': Painted-paneled walls with high-gloss finish; gas log masonry fireplace with fluted pilasters and dentil capitals, slab granite surround and slab granite hearth framed into wide plank walnut floor.
Formal Dining Room - 18' x 15': Antique chandelier w/electric candlestick lighting and dual wall-mounted light sconces; Chinoiserie designer wall covering and Scalamandre lined silk drapes; arched divided light doors open to Illuminated Wine Vault.
The Family Room w/Fireplace (22' x 19') is light and bright due to the three sets of tall divided light fixed and operable French doors with upper fanlight transoms; custom built-in cabinetry with illuminated adjustable shelves and cabinets below.
Kitchen - 14' x 13' with custom cabinetry features: wide drawers and cabinets; glide-out trash slide; and deep (pan) drawers. Slab granite counters with bullnose edging and cobalt-blue-and-white glazed tile backsplash border tiles in repeating arabesque pattern; large island
Master Bedroom (22' x 16') in the elegant multi-room Master Suite; 12' ceiling height; tall windows with plantation shutters and custom draperies; wall of recessed and built-in cabinetry, with space for TV; ceiling speakers and wide-plank hardwood floor.
Looking "up" to the 3-story ceiling in the Oval Stair Hall with hand-painted designer wall covering above chair rail over block-paneled wainscoting; sconce lights; candelabra chandelier; walnut treads with scrolled ironwork balustrades; inlaid floor
Master Sitting Room / Paneled Study (10' x 9') in the Multi-Room Master Suite: built-in granite-topped corner desk; stained-wood block-paneled walls and custom cabinetry; stained-to-match plantation shutters; wide plank walnut flooring.
Illuminated Climate-Controlled Wine Vault - 9' x 3': Three walls of built-in wine storage racks; individual bottle racks, bulk storage wine bottle racks, as well as space for storing cases of wine; est. storage capacity is approximately 700 bottles.
Third Floor Game Room w/Private Bath - 20' x 14': Two dormer windows with plantation shutters and built-in window seats; multiple walk-in closets; built-in entertainment center; space for gaming or exercise equipment; two skylights with motorized shades.
Seen in the foreground on the left is the granite-topped peninsula / pass-through serving counter to the Family Room; to the right is the Kitchen Office and Breakfast Room Area, and the doorway to the rear leads to the Butler's Pantry with glass cabinets.
Butler's Pantry - 8' x 5': The Dining Room side of the door is customized to the decor so it is nearly invisible when closed; illuminated glass-faced display cabinets with glass shelves hang above a built-in buffet server with glazed-tile backsplash.
This view from the Foyer and Reception Hall looks towards the Living Room with Fireplace and space for a concert piano; is open to the Oval Stair Hall, Powder Room and Wet Bar; and seen in the rear is the archway to the Family Room with Fireplace.
Granite Wet Bar with glass-faced display cabinets; recessed 6' tall SubZero glass-faced wine refrigerator with two programmable zones and both flat and angled wood-edged, pull-out wine bottle storage shelves (estimated 147 bottle capacity); inlaid floor
Bedroom # 2 w/Private Bath - 15' x 15': Built-in corner homework desk with Silestone counter and upper level archways; walk-in closet (7' x 4') and private bath with under-mounted sink set into Silestone counter and drawer and cabinet storage below.
Bedroom # 3 w/Private Bath - 15' x 15': Built-in homework desk with Silestone counter and upper level archways; walk-in closet (7' x 6') and private bath with under-mounted sink set into Silestone counter and drawer and cabinet storage below.
Bedroom # 4 w/Private Bath - 15' x 13': Built-in homework desk with Silestone counter and upper level shelves; walk-in closet (5' x 4') and private bath with under-mounted sink set into Silestone counter and drawer and cabinet storage below.
The fireplace in the Family Room is a wood-burning and gas masonry fireplace with slab granite surround and cast stone mantelpiece with attached hearth; conveniently open to Breakfast Room and Kitchen; not seen is the pass-through serving counter to the Kitchen.
Single depth lighted pool with iridescent mini-mosaic accent tiles; corner steps; tall travertine-tiled water wall with pedestals for plants / statuary and three spillway fountains into pool; Jandy remote control for pool functions and features.
Breakfast Room & Kitchen Office - 14' x 9': Built-in granite-topped desk with file drawers below; upper level built in storage cabinet over desk with under-cabinet task lighting and electrical outlets; built-in granite-topped buffet server.
Large kitchen island with under-mounted vegetable sink and space for breakfast bar seating; two NEW KitchenAid convection ovens; GE microwave; Dacor 6-burner gas cooktop; Subzero refrigerator / freezer; Kitchen Aid dishwasher and trash compactor.
This view of the Formal Living Room facing toward the Wet Bar showcases the wall of custom built-in high gloss painted cabinetry; upper level adjustable display shelves with recessed rope lighting on each shelf and cabinet storage below.
Formal Dining Room: Antique chandelier, designer Chinoiserie wallpaper over chair rail abve block-paneled wainscoting; ornamental crown molding; ceiling of Gracie gold wall covering and custom Scalamande lined silk draperies with pagoda cornices.
This photo of the Master Bedroom in the Multi-Room Master Suite showcases the custom built-in and illuminated cabinetry with archways and fluted pilasters; the center compartment conceals space for a TV; door is to a close; wide-planked walnut floor.
Brunschwig & Fils designer wall covering with chinoiserie pattern of bamboo and flowers in shades of blue and cram on a special mottled silver background; two separate Silestone consoles; whirlpool tub set in Silestone deck; inlaid floor.
View of the two separate Silestone consoles with embossed border tiles in floral pattern, vanity mirrors with mirror-mounted lighting an custom cabinetry; Brunschwig & Fils designer wall covering with chinoiserie pattern and inlaid floor.
This view of the Game Room Bath is similar to all the secondary baths: under-mounted sink set into Silestone counter with drawers and cabinet below; tub/shower with archway and tiled surround; vanity mirror and mirror-mounted lighting; tile floor.
Second Floor Landing: Hand-painted designer wall covering in subtle silver metallic grey with subtle blue tones on a custom taupe ground above the chair rail with block-paneled wainscoting; elevator all three floors; scrolled ironwork balustrades.
Recessed parking area in front of home with off-street paved parking space for two vehicles bordered by landscaped planting beds; driveway and remote-controlled wrought iron driveway gate lead to the Enclcosed Motor Court located at rear of residence.
Listed by Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty