Stunning University Park Clean Lined Traditional on a Gorgeous 190’-Deep Lot Overlooking Turtle Creek
Situated in prestigious University Park on coveted Golf Drive and nestled on a gorgeous 190’-deep lot backing up to scenic views of Turtle Creek, 6809 Golf Drive is a stunning clean lined traditional residence with fabulous drive-up appeal. Many of the rooms in this sophisticated residence overlook the breathtaking grounds and creek, setting the tone for a serene atmosphere in this enchanting outdoor oasis. Featuring a finish-out of the highest quality, the spectacular home showcases a sleek and sophisticated white interior with 11-foot ceilings downstairs, venetian plaster walls, handsome hardwood floors, deep molding, dramatic Allan Knight contemporary lighting treatments, gorgeous marble and granite finishes, and endless walls of floor-to-ceiling windows providing an abundance of light. With its stone and brick exterior, the three-story manse offers five bedrooms, 6.3 baths, five gathering areas, two dining areas, two fireplaces, three wet bars and one dry bar, mud nook, balcony, covered terrace, outdoor fireplace, gorgeous pool and spa, and a two-car attached garage.
Enter through oversized double iron-and-glass doors to an inviting front foyer, which gleans with 11-foot ceilings trimmed with hand carved deep molding and illuminated by an impressive aged iron “Meridian” chandelier with large crystal raindrops, gleaming herringbone hardwoods, and a stunning stairway, with wood and glass balustrades, that leads upstairs to the second level. The front foyer is flanked by the chic formal rooms and also leads to the rear of the home, where handsome wide-plank hardwoods continue. Both with hand carved deep molding and views of the front landscaped grounds, the spacious formal living room is framed by a fireplace, with a custom oxidized steel mantel and limestone surround, and the dining room, with its gorgeous white venetian plaster walls, is highlighted by a wall of antique mirror and is also graced by a gorgeous “Cascata d’Acqua” chandelier (excluded from the sale). Nearby, a granite powder room serves the formal areas. Illuminated by a dramatic oversized aged iron “Halo” pendant light, the expansive great room is centered by an immense fireplace, with a custom oxidized steel fireplace mantel with chimney breast, and also features venetian plaster walls and light-filled French doors opening to the covered terrace. Serving the great room is a granite topped wet bar with an antique copper hammered bar sink, and a stainless steel SubZero ice maker, and a gorgeous wrought iron and glass door allows entrance to a wine closet with abundant wine racks. Providing great entertaining flow, the great room opens to a professional chef’s island kitchen, which showcases granite counters with a travertine backsplash, top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, including Wolf, Dacor, Bosch, and SubZero, antique copper hammered bar and farm sinks, butler’s and walk-in pantries and an expansive breakfast bar. Graced by an aged iron rock crystal bead flower medallion “Panache” pendant light, the adjacent sunlit breakfast area provides views of the creek and also opens to the terrace. A mud nook and an elegant travertine pool bath round out the first floor, and speakers for selected sound are also located throughout the home.
Second level of living is equally impressive. French doors allow entrance to a spacious upstairs den or game room, which is accented by a wall of chic chocolate brown leather, neutral carpeting, windows overlooking the side grounds and a granite-topped wet bar, which boasts an antique copper hammered bar sink and a SubZero paneled refrigerator with ice maker. A staircase with wrought iron and wood balusters also leads upstairs to the third floor. Capped by a cross-beamed ceiling, a private paneled study features built-ins, with bookshelves and a desk area, and French doors also open to an iron-grilled balcony, which overlooks the backyard and creek. Serving the entertaining areas is an elegant marble powder room. Luxurious and private, the oversized master suite’s credentials include a pop-up ceiling with deep molding, gorgeous venetian plaster walls, gleaming hardwoods, floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking views of the backyard and creek and also opens to the balcony shared with the study. Creating a spa-like atmosphere is the gorgeous white Calacutta Cremo and limestone master bath, which is capped by a barrel-vault ceiling with an aged iron and antique mirrored “Onde” pendant light, His and Hers vanities, a soaking tub, separate steam shower and a room-size walk-in closet. Serving the area is also a marble dry bar with a refrigerator and ice maker. Three additional second floor bedrooms range in size and style, one with a vaulted ceiling and all with neutral carpeting, large walk-in closets and elegant marble or travertine baths. One of the bedrooms has been converted to a room-size closet, complete with custom built-ins, however, it may be converted back to a bedroom. Fully equipped, a utility room houses built-ins with granite counters and a stainless steel sink, slate flooring and also provides room for a full-size washer and dryer.
Equally impressive, the third level reveals an oversized media room, which is crowned by a vaulted ceiling and also features a theater screen surrounded by built-ins, professional projection system, neutral carpeting, an electronics closet, and a granite-topped wet bar with an antique copper bar sink and a refrigerator. Perfect for a guest suite, exercise room or play room, an oversized sixth bedroom features a vaulted ceiling, neutral carpeting and an elegant marble bath with large walk-in closet. A marble powder room serves the area.
Outside, the fabulous backyard scenery is unrivaled for beauty and function, with its covered terrace, breathtaking landscaped grounds and pool, and incredible creek view. Marked by brick columns, the covered terrace features a beaded board ceiling with ceiling fans and sound system speakers, flagstone flooring and a built-in stainless steel grill and refrigerator. The terrace leads down to a stunning pool and spa with fountains and an outdoor fireplace, perfect for entertaining guests. All overlooks picturesque views of Turtle Creek. A mud nook and a two-car attached garage with swing drive completes this stunning residence.