Fabulous Lakewood Traditional on a 220’-Deep Lot in Lakeview Heights
Situated in Lakewood in prestigious Lakeview Heights, this fabulous traditional residence with a stone and brick exterior is nestled on a 220’-deep lot near Lakewood Shopping Center and Lakewood Country Club and has great drive-up appeal. Details include 10’-foot ceilings downstairs, spacious entertaining rooms, gleaming hand-scraped hardwood floors, hand-trawled walls, wrought iron detailing, special finishes, deep molding, lighting treatments and fabulous marble, granite and travertine throughout. The sophisticated two-story home offers approximately 3,800 square feet of living space, four bedrooms, three full and one-half baths, three entertaining areas, two dining areas, a fireplace, wet bar with wine closet, covered patio, huge landscaped backyard and a three-car garage with an automatic gate.
Enter to an inviting front foyer, which gleans with hand-finished and hand-trawled walls trimmed with deep molding, an oversized wrought iron-and-crystal chandelier, hand-scraped hardwoods, and a curving staircase, with gorgeous wrought iron and wood balusters, leading upstairs to the second level. Providing for great entertaining flow, the entry leads through arched entries to the study, formal dining room and to the rear of the home, where handsome hand-scraped hardwoods continue. French doors allow entrance to a private study, which is accented by richly stained deep molding, hand-trawled walls and also provides scenic views of the front landscaped grounds. Graced by a fabulous iron-and-crystal chandelier and richly stained molding, the formal dining room is also appointed with a smoke mirrored wall, windows with elegant drapery overlooking the side grounds, and also flows through a butler’s pantry to the kitchen. The professional chef’s island kitchen boasts granite counters with a mosaic tumbled marble backsplash, premier stainless steel appliances, a large walk-in pantry, butler’s pantry, oversized bar serving area to the great room and a large breakfast area, which is replete with a wrought iron chandelier, exquisite drapery, natural blinds and also provides views of the covered patio and side grounds. A door also leads to the outdoors. The kitchen and breakfast area also opens to a two-story great room, which is the heart of the home and showcases an oversized cast stone wood-burning fireplace, with a raised hearth and trumeau, clerestory windows and two iron-grilled Juliet balconies looking down to the first floor. Additionally, light-filled windows with wall coverings yield natural light on the hand-scraped hardwoods, and overlook views of the backyard grounds. Conveniently serving the area is a wet bar, with granite counters, travertine floors and a stainless steel bar sink and a refrigerator with ice maker. Adjacent, a wrought iron door opens to reveal a wine closet with wine racks. Down the hall, a spacious guest suite features gleaming hand-scraped hardwoods, deep molding, a large closet, an elegant full granite-and-travertine bath and also provides views of the front landscaped grounds. Abundant closet space and a powder room, with granite counters and travertine floors, complete the first floor. The home is also wired for speakers.
Second level of living is equally impressive. The luxurious master suite’s credentials include an oversized bedroom, which is crowned by an octogon-shaped pop-up ceiling with deep molding, hand-scraped hardwoods, and also provides views of the backyard grounds. Graced by a pop-up ceiling with an iron-and-crystal chandelier, the exquisite marble-and-travertine bath is also appointed with special-finished cabinets, His and Hers sinks, a vanity desk area, jetted tub, separate double shower and a huge walk-in closet. The additional two bedrooms are generous-sized and are served by a fabulous granite-and-travertine Jack-and-Jill bath. One of the bedrooms is capped by a vaulted ceiling and the other features mirrored accents. Both showcase neutral carpeting, large closets and views of the front grounds. Crowned by an octogon-shaped pop-up ceiling, an oversized game room is perfect for relaxation. The game room boasts neutral carpeting, a furniture nook, with space for an armoire or a big screen television, and built-ins with a desk area. French doors also open to reveal an iron-grilled Juliet balcony, which looks down to the first floor. Down the hall, a fully equipped utility room houses built-ins with travertine floors, a hanging rack and also provides room for a full-size washer and dryer.
Outside, the covered patio sets the tone for a sophisticated atmosphere for entertaining. Brick walls with columns mark the space of the expansive covered patio. Framed by a stone wood-burning fireplace, with a raised hearth and trumeau and a brick mantle, the patio also features ceiling fans, a stainless steel built-in grill, and a refrigerator. Additionally, the expansive patio overlooks a huge verdant landscaped backyard, which has room for a pool if needed. A detached three-car garage with an automatic gate completes this fabulous residence. Additional amenities include: ceiling fans, abundant closet space, recessed and decorative lighting, and a sprinkler and security system.