Outstanding Royal Lane Traditional on a 0.961-Acre, Gated Lot in North Dallas
Situated on prestigious Royal Lane in North Dallas, this outstanding traditional residence is nestled on a fabulous 0.961-acre, gated lot with mature trees and a circular drive. Details include 10-foot ceilings, spacious entertaining rooms, gleaming hardwood floors, deep crown molding, and recessed lighting throughout. The sophisticated two-story home offers approximately 6,871 square feet of living space, five bedrooms, seven full and one-half baths, five entertaining areas, two dining areas, four fireplaces, two wet bars, wine closet, guest quarters, a patio, pool, cabana, fabulous landscaped grounds and a three-car garage.
Through the wood-and-glass paneled door with transom window, the inviting center entrance hall gleans with high ceilings trimmed with elegant crown molding, marble floors and a graceful staircase that leads upstairs to the second level. Providing great entertaining flow, the entry is flanked by exquisite formal rooms, both with handsome hardwoods, wainscoting, deep molding and light-filled windows, with elegant drapery, providing views of the front landscaped grounds. The living room is sophisticated and spacious, and a gorgeous brass-and-crystal chandelier, elegant sconces and stylish wall coverings graciously accent the dining room. The dining room also flows through a butler’s pantry to the kitchen. Well-equipped for any occasion, the gorgeous all-white updated kitchen showcases new granite countertops with a pillowed honed brick marble backsplash, premier stainless steel appliances, including SubZero, Kitchenaid and Jenn-Air, an expansive island, hot and cold water purifier system, desk area, walk-in pantry, and a large breakfast area. The breakfast area houses a wood-burning fireplace, with a pillowed honed brick marble surround and a wood carved mantle, and French doors opening to the front grounds. Nearby, is an oversized great room, which is the heart of the home. Centered by a wood-burning fireplace, with a stone chimney breast wall, the great room also features a beamed ceiling, special-finished built-ins, an electronics closet and a marble-trimmed wet bar, which has a brass bar sink, paneled refrigerator and ice maker, refrigerated wine closet with temperature controls, and a bar serving area. Adjacent to the great room is a large two-story gallery boasting marble floors and floor-to-ceiling windows with French doors opening to the patio. Next, an intimate, richly-stained paneled library is accented by a wood-burning fireplace, with a marble surround and a wood-carved mantle, and a wall of handsome built-in bookcases. A door also opens to the side grounds. The luxurious master suite’s credentials include an oversized bedroom with a sitting area, new neutral carpeting, light-filled windows with elegant wall coverings and wonderful his and her separate marble baths, which showcase large vanity desks, a jetted tub and separate shower. Additionally, a room-size walk-in closet boasts abundant storage space. Fully-equipped, the utility room houses a stainless steel sink and also provides room for a full-size front-loading washer and dryer and a drip dry area. A door also opens to an oversized attached three-car garage with guest quarters above. The guest quarters are appointed with an oversized living area/bedroom, kitchenette and an elegant bath. Back inside the residence, a powder room completes the first floor.
Second level of living is equally impressive and where hardwood floors continue. Perfect for relaxation, an oversized game room is framed by a wood-burning fireplace, with a ceramic tiled surround and a wood-carved mantle, and is also highlighted by neutral carpeting, a large cedar closet, additional large storage closet, skylight and stairs which lead down to the first level. The space is also conveniently served by a wet bar, which has ceramic tile counters, a brass bar sink and a paneled refrigerator and ice maker. Down the hall is an office, which features built-ins with bookshelves and a desk area and a walk-in closet. Four additional bedrooms range in size and style and all are appointed with hardwood floors, large walk-in closets and full elegant baths. Outside, the fabulous backyard is an entertaining oasis. The large patio overlooks immense landscaped grounds, a shimmering pool with spa, and a cabana. The cabana showcases a spacious living area with ceramic tile floors, a ceramic-tiled wet bar, with a stainless steel bar sink, refrigerator with ice maker and a bar serving area, and a full elegant bath. Additionally, double French doors open to the covered patio with columns and a grill and overlook the fabulous pool and verdant backyard grounds.