Situated in the heart of University Park on an oversized corner lot, this gracious custom home designed by Larry Boerder and built by Rusty Goff with hard-coat stucco and beautifully landscaped lawn has been meticulously updated with the highest quality luxury finish out. Entering through iron gates to a private courtyard with an antique Italian fountain, you are greeted by the open feel and soothing colors of this exquisite home. The impressive entry is floored with imported polished limestone and features a sweeping central staircase of natural stone with iron railings. The bright and airy gallery leads to a stunning formal living space with vaulted ceiling and French doors boasting excellent courtyard views. Also off the gallery is a handsome paneled library with built-in bookcases and pecky Cypress walls and ceiling that overlooks the beautiful back patio. Additional living areas downstairs reveal an inviting great room, open to the chef’s kitchen with breakfast room, with antique wood beams and French doors leading out to the enchanting covered patio and pool. Gourmet kitchen features French antique flooring, Ann Sachs tile backsplash, high-end stainless appliances, convenient wet bar, butler’s pantry, and formal dining room. For the wine enthusiast, a nearby recessed circular wine room with antique Parisian stone floor and leaded glass is ideal for storing and sampling your favorite vintage. Downstairs you’ll find a comfortable guest suite with vaulted ceiling, pool view, full bath and walk-in closet! Built for effortless entertaining, the flow of this home presents spectacular views from every room. Second floor master suite offers a sunny east side bedroom with space for sitting area, plus fireplace, and a private circular sitting room or office. The spa-quality master bath is the ultimate retreat adorned in Ann Sachs tile with steel shower enclosure, heated floor, separate jetted tub, double vanities, and his and her walk-in closets. Also upstairs are two additional secondary bedroom suites, each with unique architectural detail including vaulted ceilings, study nooks, and sitting areas. An upper level exercise room mirrored with a ballet bar, and spacious game/media room with wet bar and half bath, completes the well-appointed interiors. Outside, your backyard paradise awaits, recently remodeled with tiled pool, hot tub, water features, lush landscaping, and covered patio with fireplace. The imported pizza oven, outdoor lounge area with gas fire pit, and total privacy add to the versatility of this incredible entertaining space. You’ll love how the over 1/3 acre lot offers 112’ frontage on Colgate. Two car attached garage with 3rd covered porte cochere, plus additional outdoor parking adjacent to the garage are an added amenity. This transitional and welcoming home offers superior craftsmanship and design, understated sophistication and every luxury imaginable. Truly one of the remarkable legacy homes in University Park, its premiere location one block from Hyer Elementary and close proximity to shops and dining in Preston Center is second to none. Call today to schedule a tour!