Your own private retreat resting on a serene and picturesque lake in the heart of the city. No HOA dues. Homeowner owns into the lake. This lovely transitional stone & stucco retreat was remodeled/expanded in 2012 and offers lake views from almost every room in the home. Come watch the Canadian geese land in late afternoon. Upon entering the spacious foyer through a custom iron and glass door you are greeted with Italian tile floors and stunning views of the lake beyond. The spacious dining room to the left offers a gorgeous chandelier and French doors extending to the front of the home. The two story living room looks over the back patio and lake through a wall of glass and French doors. To the east side of the residence is a private den and inviting master suite with sitting room opening to a covered patio and lake views. The master sitting area opens to a private covered patio. The master bathroom is adorned with Italian tile flooring, separate tub, glass paneled shower, double sinks and a walk-in closet with organizational shelving. The west side of the home features a chef’s kitchen with granite countertops, a solid stone Cosentino breakfast bar, lighted glass cabinet fronts, a gas cooktop and soft close drawers. Extend the life of your produce with the Liebherr refrigerator and chill your favorite beverage in the Liebherr wine fridge. The adjacent butlers pantry offers extended cabinet storage, a second refrigerator and a private catering door nearby. An attractive and functional home office features granite topped built-in workstations and casement windows to enjoy the lake breeze. An oversized dog run off the office hallway gives your pet ample room to play. A nearby secondary downstairs bedroom allows guests a place to rest without having to travel to the second story. The second level overlooks the grand living room and offers a peaceful sitting area for reading and gazing at the lake through upper windows. Additionally, two oversized bedrooms with full baths and walk-in closets complete this casually elegant home.
Front door from California - Custom Made. 72” x 96” eyebrow top, right hand in-swing, rain glass, dark copper finish. Glass inserts open for cross breeze.
ENTRY FLOORS: Will maintain shine. Easy to clean (low maintenance) They are from Italy.
FORMAL DINING: Upgraded carpet and pad
LIVING ROOM: Vaulted two story ceilings. Wood Floor. 3 French Doors. Wall of windows overlooking lake.
KITCHEN: All appliances purchased via Elite Appliance.
- Liebherr Refrigerator has dual cooling to preserve food. German engineered. Wine cooler built in.“Liebherr are specialists in refrigeration and produce some excellent fridges, freezers and wine storage appliances. We were going through the benefits of BioFresh, that keeps food in those compartments between 0 and 1 degree Celsius (need the shorthand version). This extends the life on short-life produce immensely, for example, cheese can last up to 110 days past the Use By Date by storing it in the BioFresh compartment.” (Per Liebherr web site)
- Liebherr Beverage Refrigerator/Wine. German engineered.
[NOTE: Wine, Refrigerator and Beverage Refrigerator all have “alarms” to notify you if door is left open and/or if temperature needs to be reset.
- Bosch dishwasher known for how quiet they are.
- Viking Microwave/Convection Oven.
- Vent Hood has four speeds up to 760 CFM’s, likely will never use the high speeds.
- Granite counter tops and the bar is solid stone called eco by Cosentino.
- Kitchen sink Faucet fixtures have a lifetime guarantee.
- Soft close drawers.
BUTLER’S PANTRY: Warming drawer. Samsung cabinet depth refrigerator. Sink and disposal. Soft close drawers.
LAUNDRY ROOM: Granite counter for folding clothes and has opening for easy access to get to hoses if/when needed. (Low maintenance)
Door near laundry room and Butler’s Pantry for private catering access.
OFFICE: Casement windows. Built in cabinetry/work stations. Granite counter tops. Glass doors and storage closet with shelving.
DOG RUN: Hale security pet door withstands extreme heat and cold. Dog run outside office hallway with private door for walking access.
POWDER ROOM: Full bath with shower off laundry area, backing to the garage. Hardwired phone connection. We wanted to convert the garage into an additional room with French doors looking on to a front courtyard (a variance would be needed to add an additional garage in front of current garage)
DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM: French door leading to private patio and dog run. STAINMASTER carpet designed to be pet friendly. Pet protect carpet resists stains, releases hair and odors. Ceiling fan and extra lighting.
DEN: French doors. Casement window. Hale Pet Door. Wood Floor. Can be closed to make a larger master suite with extra closet if needed down the road.
MASTER BEDROOM: Upgraded carpet and pad. French doors in master sitting room. Casement window in sitting room. French door in front section of master. Double vent with ceiling fan.
MASTER BATHROOM: Mirrors from Horchow. Dual shower heads. Fixtures where you can’t see them in the shower. Glass enclosure for shower. Custom tile and flooring. Dual sinks. Walk-in closet with organizers. Hardwired phone connection in water closet.
UNDER STAIR CLOSET: Extra storage with shelving.
UPSTAIRS LOFT: Wood floor. Juliet balcony. Ceiling fan. Attic access.
UPSTAIRS GUEST (Blue Room - Blue Bedding). Master sized guest bedroom with ensuite. Walk in closet. Ceiling fan. Casement window. STAINMASTER carpet with Pet protect.
UPSTAIRS GUEST (Pink Room - Pink Pillows). Master sized guest bedroom with ensuite. Walk in closet. Ceiling fan. Casement window. STAIN MASTER carpet with Pet Protect. Travertine tile in tub/shower area.
EXTRA INSULATION across the wall between the kitchen/breakfast room and the office on the other side of the wall for privacy.
GARAGE: Extra room to set garbage cans on the side. Attic access to Tankless Water Heater. Mudroom off the garage. Garage is extra wide on the sides and in the middle of garage. Overhead SAFE RACK storage system.
EXTERIOR: Rain bird zoned irrigation system but you can also irrigate using water from lake since you own section. We chose not to because of the maintenance necessary for the filter, etc.
Steel retaining wall (low maintenance).
Steel flower beds (low maintenance) that will weather to a patina that accentuates color of stone.
Exterior brick is Sonoma Bend from the Salado Quarry.
Covered patio with outdoor ceiling fans.
ADDITIONAL: French doors facing front of house were added because we had considered building a courtyard in the front from the tip of the garage all across to the master side with 10’ set back. We had considered an outdoor kitchen in this area. Plumbing is near the garage already. We had wanted to either build a pool in front of master or by the covered area with seating area in front of master. We also wanted to design the courtyard to have two water features, one in front of the formal dining French doors and one in front of the master French doors. We also thought of building a gazebo out into the water in the backyard since we own into the water.