Magnificent Old Preston Hollow French Residence on a Gorgeous 1.07’- Acre Gated Estate
Built by renowned builder Todd & Hughes Custom Homes and situated in estate area of prestigious Old Preston Hollow, 5222 Park Lane is a magnificent French residence nestled on a gorgeous 1.07′-acre estate with an expansive circular drive and gated entrance. Showcasing a finish-out of the highest quality, the design elements in this spectacular home are unparalleled. Details include spacious entertaining rooms with elegant proportions, special finished cabinetry, gleaming hardwood and marble flooring, exquisite hand carved deep molding, Lutron lighting, wrought iron detailing and gorgeous marble finishes throughout. The home offers equally comfortable spaces for intimate living and for large scale gathering and entertaining as well. The stunning two-story manse offers approximately 10,201 square feet, five ensuite bedrooms, 6.1 baths, six gathering areas, two dining areas, an elevator, six fireplaces, two wet bars, covered terrace, shimmering pool and spa, huge backyard grounds, a spacious 800’-square-foot cabana, one-car detached and two-car attached garages plus a porte cochere, and dual iron automatic gates.
Through the oversized double wood doors with gilded accents, the dramatic two-story center entrance hall gleans with a voluminous 23’-foot ceiling trimmed with graceful hand carved molding and gleaming marble floors. Providing great entertaining flow, the front foyer is flanked by hand carved arched entries leading to the formal entertaining rooms, where ornately carved deep molding continue. Both the parlor and formal dining room feature marble floors and arched windows with scenic views of the front landscaped grounds. The parlor is highlighted by a sweeping grand staircase, with gorgeous custom wrought iron-and-brass balusters, leading upstairs to the second level. Clerestory windows provide an abundance of light, and a wrought iron-and-brass balcony also looks down to the first floor. Crowned by an ornately carved ceiling, the exquisite dining room is also graced with a marble surrounded hand carved wood fireplace, and a hidden door flows through a serving butlery to the kitchen. Capped by a two-story ceiling trimmed with illuminated hand carved deep molding, an incredible expansive great room is framed by a pair of marble surrounded ornately carved wood fireplaces and flanked by graceful columns. Five sets of French doors, with matching arched windows above, yield natural light on the Versailles patterned hardwoods and and also open to the terrace. Ornately carved accents are also showcased on the ceilings and walls, and an iron-grilled Juliet balcony looks down to the first floor. Nearby, an exquisite marble powder room, with gorgeous Sherle Wagner fittings, serves the formal entertaining areas.
Accented by hardwoods, the oversized chef’s granite kitchen boasts 12’-foot ceilings, gilded special finished French style custom cabinetry with illuminated custom leaded glass front top cabinets, dual islands, state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances, including Viking, Thermador, SubZero, and Bosch, a huge walk-in pantry, generous serving butlery, and a morning room. The spacious morning room is framed by a cast stone see-through fireplace to the great room and floor-to-ceiling bow windows overlook the backyard. The kitchen and morning room also open to an oversized paneled family room, which is capped by a vaulted beamed ceiling and is also centered by an immense cast stone fireplace. Handsome d’Aremberg patterned hardwoods floor the room, and a huge floor-to-ceiling Palladian window overlooks the backyard. Serving the space is a distinctive marble-topped wet bar, which features a bar sink with Sherle Wagner fittings, custom leaded glass front top cabinets, a stainless steel refrigerator and icemaker, and a bar serving area. Crowned by a cross beamed ceiling, the intimate paneled study reflects its purpose with three walls of bookcases, gleaming d’Aremberg patterned hardwoods, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the outdoors.
Additionally, the first floor reveals His and Hers luxurious downstairs master suites, both with their own sitting areas, neutral carpeting and ornately carved deep molding. The Hers master suite is also appointed with an ornately carved wood fireplace, with a marble surround, and bow windows overlook the fabulous backyard grounds. A door also opens to the terrace. The gorgeous separate His and Hers marble baths are exquisite and are centered by an exercise room. Both of the baths showcase stunning French style vanities with Sherle Wagner fittings, mirrors with elegant etchings, separate showers, toilet rooms and large walk-in closets. Accented with graceful ornately carved cove molding, the Hers bath also conveniently boasts a jetted tub. A fully equipped room-sized marble utility room houses abundant built-ins with a sink area, island, drip dry area, SubZero refrigerator and freezer, expansive counter space and also provides room for a full-size washer and dryer. Speakers for selected sound are also located in various rooms throughout the home. A beautifully finished custom paneled elevator serves both levels of living and an elegant marble bath, with gorgeous Sherle Wagner fittings, round out the first floor.
Second level of living is equally impressive. Ascending the grand staircase, first stop is a spacious gallery, which showcases handsome Versailles pattern hardwoods and also overlooks the iron-grilled Juliet balcony. Down the hall, an oversized game room is perfect for relaxation and features a theater screen, bow windows overlooking the backyard and an expansive marble wet bar, which boasts abundant built-ins with a bar sink and a stainless steel dishwasher, icemaker and refrigerator. Three additional second floor bedrooms range in size and style, all with 10’-foot ceilings, custom millwork and deep molding, neutral carpeting, large walk-in closets and are served by three elegant full marble baths. An oversized cedar storage closet with built-ins, plus two storage closets and three attic spaces provide for abundant storage space.
Outside, the backyard grounds set the tone for a sophisticated atmosphere for entertaining. Marked by columns, an exceptional outdoor entertaining area features a covered terrace, with its tented gazebo, sound system speakers, and patterned concrete flooring, and also overlooks a shimmering pool and spa with fountains, huge landscaped backyard grounds with a walking and running track, and a spacious 800’-square foot cabana. The cabana reveals an oversized living room with a cross beamed ceiling, slate floors and a huge walk-in closet, a large slate-topped kitchen with white and stainless appliances and a bar serving area, and an elegant full slate bath. One-car detached and two-car attached garages plus a porte cochere and dual iron automatic gates complete this spectacular residence. A home of grand proportions which is finished out beautifully, this stunning residence is a rare opportunity to purchase over an acre estate in Old Preston Hollow.