The Majestic French Traditional Estate is meticulously positioned on over 2 acres of land in the private, gated and established community of Mira Vista with unobstructed views for miles. This home includes over 12,000 square feet of living perfection and is a virtual oasis minutes from downtown Fort Worth with convenient access to surrounding areas, as well as DFW Airport. Mira Vista Country Club is within the gates of the community and includes a private country club with an award winning golf course, tennis facilities and fully appointed clubhouse and dining.
The home is truly extraordinary, the exterior consists of a stone surround covering the entire house, with cast stone accents and a slate roof that reflect the finest traditions of the French architecture.
Upon entry, the quality of the craftsmanship of the home is overwhelming. Venetian plaster is noted throughout the home and the interplay of the natural light with the Venetian plaster is exhilarating. The attention to detail in the millwork throughout is captivating. The stunning, expansive dining room includes a custom china cabinet and a custom mural on canvas by artist Michael Furman. The formal living room, just off of the entry boasts a custom fireplace imported from Italy.
The family room features antique reclaimed pine floors, custom iron chandeliers and an amazing display of craftsmanship in the ceiling with clerestory windows, solid timber trusses and custom two story cast iron fireplace.
The master suite on the main level features solid beams, an 18th century Spanish chandelier, cast stone custom fireplace, beautiful fully paneled office with Venetian plaster ceiling and attached covered master veranda with dramatic views of the property and landscape. The master bath includes his and her dressing rooms, laundry room and Botticelli marble throughout. In addition to the master suite, there is an additional en-suite bedroom on the main level, featuring a private Juliet balcony with astonishing views of the property.
The main kitchen is warm and inviting with all of the expectations of a master chef. Ann Sachs tile and Imported Antique terracotta tile from France is featured throughout, multiple Viking ovens, warming drawer, microwave and Sub Zero refrigerator and drawers are just a few of the highlights. The fireplace is cast stone and the finish on walls was created using plaster and burlap.
Outside the formal gardens are reminiscent of the timeless work of renowned architects in Europe, featuring lush, fully manicured lawns, including evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs, perfectly positioned to create and highlight a series of outdoor rooms, verandas and al fresco dining spaces to engage and enjoy the unbelievable views. The private pool is decked with travertine and includes an automatic pool cover, two private portals, hot tub with water feature and outdoor speakers.
The stunning game room, located on the lower level, steps from outdoor entertaining and the pool, features floor to ceiling stone work, fireplace, large wet bar and a custom mural on canvas from Michael Furman. Adjacent to the game room is a 3,000 bottle wine cellar with split system control, custom stone work and custom cabinetry.
Upstairs there are five private en-suite bedrooms, all with custom finishes, a common living area and large laundry/craftroom. Storage throughout the home is beyond well designed and at your fingertips.
Although this home was constructed with the master techniques and attention to detail of a period majestic European traditional home, the 21st century conveniences are very much a part of the masterfully planned construction. There is a Creston system with five built-in computers that operate all of the home systems. There is surround sound throughout total house. Also the elevator has access to four floors including finished walk up attic that has HVAC and more than 1500 square feet of storage. It truly is a must see, simply too many upgrades to mention!.
The architectural design is the bespoke masterwork of John Allen with the Robbie Fuchs Firm and custom cabinetry, moldings and all millwork were milled by BMCO Architectural Millwork.