Stunning Midway Highlands New Construction
Situated in Midway Highlands and built by Gallery Homes, this stunning traditional new construction will be completed in March 2012 and has wonderful drive-up appeal. Showcasing every possible amenity, the design elements in this fabulous residence are unparalleled. Details include an open floor plan, 10-foot ceilings, spacious entertaining rooms, custom cabinetry, gleaming hardwoods, hand-finished walls, deep molding, gorgeous granite and marble finishes and decorative lighting throughout.
The approximately 5,803-square foot residence offers two stories, five bedrooms, three full and one-half baths, five gathering areas, two dining areas, one interior and one exterior fireplace, a wet bar, front veranda, loggia and a two-car garage. Enter through a wood door to a dramatic two-story entrance hall, which gleans with hand-finished walls trimmed with deep molding, an art niche and handsome hardwoods, whose texture is deftly highlighted by a circular stairway with wrought iron and wood balusters leading upstairs to the second level. A balcony looks down to the first floor. The entry is flanked by the formal dining room where gorgeous hand-finished walls, deep moldings and hardwood floors continue. Capped by a pop-up ceiling, the over-sized dining room features double sets of French doors opening to a front veranda, providing views of the front landscaped grounds. The dining room also flows through a butler’s pantry to the kitchen. The professional chef’s kitchen, whose space and plan befits the home, showcases custom richly stained cabinetry, gorgeous granite counters, slate floors, premier stainless steel appliances, a large island, breakfast bar, butler’s pantry and a large walk-in pantry. The kitchen opens to a spacious breakfast area, with French doors opening to a covered loggia. The breakfast area also flows to the oversized great room, which is crowned by a two-story vaulted ceiling and also accented by a massive stone wood-burning fireplace, with a raised hearth and chimney wall. Nearby, an intimate, richly paneled study is appointed with wainscoting, a large walk-in closet and also has a wall of built-ins with bookshelves.
Topped by a pop-up ceiling, the luxurious downstairs master suite’s credentials include bay windows, neutral carpeting and light-filled French doors opening to the covered loggia. The nearby gorgeous marble master bath is graced with his and her richly stained vanities, a jetted tub, separate double shower and his and her huge walk-in closets. Fully equipped, a large utility room houses built-ins with granite counters and a sink area, a mud nook and also provides room for a full-size washer and dryer. A half bath rounds out the first floor.
Second level of living is equally spacious and impressive. Ascending the stairway, first stop is an oversized upstairs den or game room, which features wainscoting and wrought iron and wood balusters looking down to the great room. The space steps up to a fabulous media room, which is capped by a tray ceiling and also boasts wood columns, two levels of theater seating, and a distinctive granite-topped wet bar, with richly stained cabinetry and a stainless steel bar sink. Adjacent is a spacious exercise room, which can also be used as a sixth bedroom. The exercise room is appointed with a tray ceiling, bay windows and two large closets. The four upstairs bedrooms range in size and style, some with elegant tray ceilings and all with graceful molding and large closets. Serving the bedrooms are two lovely Jack and Jill baths with granite finishes.
Outside, the covered loggia features graceful brick columns and flooring and a stone wood-burning fireplace, with a raised hearth. All set the tone for a sophisticated atmosphere for entertaining. The veranda also overlooks incredible views of an oversized landscaped backyard. A two-car attached garage completes this fabulous residence. Additional amenities include: brick exterior, wood fence, abundant storage and a sprinkler and security system.