Stunning University Park Transitional Showplace on a 195’-Deep Lot
Designed by William Briggs and built by Snyder Custom Homes and situated in prestigious University Park within walking distance to Highland Park Village and Bradfield Elementary, 4512 Mockingbird Lane is a stunning transitional showplace nestled on a wonderful 195’-deep lot with a circular drive. With its state-of-the art amenities and sophisticated chic interiors, the impressive clean lined two-story residence boasts a soft contemporary open floor plan with 10’-foot ceilings downstairs, expansive gathering areas, handsome wide-plank white oak hardwoods, extra-wide hallways, light-filled windows providing an abundance of light, designer chandeliers and LED lighting, an elevator, and gorgeous quartz, porcelain and subway tile finishes contribute to the design of this beautiful home. Designed with a stucco and stone exterior, the residence offers approximately 5,981 square feet, four luxurious bedrooms, four baths, an inviting center entrance hall, five entertaining areas, two dining areas, utility room, mud room, an elevator, fireplace, butler’s pantry with wet bar, two balconies, covered terrace with fireplace and a built-in grill and sink area plus a four-car attached tandem garage.
Enter through an oversized steel and opaque glass door to an inviting central entrance hall, which gleans with 10’-foot ceilings, wide-plank white oak hardwoods, extra-wide hallways and straight molding. Providing great entertaining flow, the front foyer is flanked by stylish formal rooms and also leads to the rear of the home, where handsome hardwoods continue. Both of the formal rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows providing scenic views of the front landscaped grounds. Sliding doors allow entrance to the living room, which is spacious and a sliding glass door conveniently opens to an inviting side patio, which also leads to the backyard grounds. Illuminated by an iron-and-faceted glass chandelier, the chic dining room also leads through a butler’s pantry to the kitchen. Conveniently serving the entertaining areas, the expansive quartz-topped butler’s pantry features a wet bar with endless counter space, a stainless steel bar sink and a wine cooler refrigerator. A large walk-in pantry also completes the space. Additionally, the front foyer leads to a large gallery area, which reveals a staircase, with its two-story ceiling and transitional iron-and-wood balusters, leading upstairs to the second level. Light-filled clerestory windows also yield natural light on the hardwoods. Nearby, a chic full bath is appointed with black granite counters and a separate shower, accented with mosaic porcelain tile.
Down the hall, an oversized chef’s culinary kitchen showcases gorgeous quartz counters, an immense island with a stainless steel sink, premier stainless steel appliances, including Wolf, Sharp, Sub Zero and Asko, Miele, SubZero and Wolf, butler’s and walk-in pantries and a spacious breakfast area. The kitchen and breakfast area also open to an oversized great room, which is definitely the heart of the home. Wide-plank hardwoods floor the great room, which is centered by an impressive quartz-surrounded fireplace, with its raised hearth, and also boasts floor-to-ceiling windows providing an abundance of light and sliding French doors open to a covered terrace and the backyard grounds. The kitchen also leads to both a study and to the utility room. The spacious private study is replete with large windows overlooking the backyard grounds and also conveniently leads to a mud room. Providing for abundant storage, the quartz-topped mud room houses built-ins with a Blanco Siligranit sink and porcelain tile floors, plus a love seat features built-ins. A door also opens to the oversized four-car tandem garage, which boasts high ceilings perfect for installing car lifts. Additionally, the home is wired for speakers for surround sound, and an elevator also serves both levels of living.
Second level of living is equally impressive. Capped by a 11-foot tray ceiling, the luxurious and private master suite is appointed with an oversized bedroom, handsome hardwood floors, light-filled floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding French doors also open to reveal a private iron-grilled balcony, which overlooks views of the backyard grounds. Perfect for relaxation, a spacious sitting room conveniently opens to a generous-sized exercise room as well as to the oversized master bathroom. Beautifully appointed, the gorgeous spa-like quartz and porcelain tiled bath is highlighted by His and Hers vanities, a soaking tub featuring a quartz surround, separate double shower with porcelain tile and pebbled mosaic tiled accents, a commode room, and a “His” room-size walk-in closet with abundant built-ins. The “His” closet also opens to an immense “Hers” closet, which features a vaulted ceiling plus four additional spacious walk-in closets. This is truly a woman’s dream closet and a wonderful opportunity to customize the space to perfection. Three additional generous-sized bedrooms range in size and style, and all with 9’-foot ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors and large walk-in closets. Serving the bedrooms are two elegant baths outfitted with porcelain and subway tile accents. Down the hall, a fully-equipped utility room houses built-ins, with quartz counters and a stainless steel sink, porcelain tile floors and also provides room for a full-size stackable washer and dryer.
Outside, the fabulous backyard sets the tone for a sophisticated atmosphere for entertaining. The exceptional outdoor living space is appointed with an expansive covered terrace featuring slate flooring, an outdoor fireplace, illuminated by crushed fire glass, and also boasts granite-topped kitchen facilities, featuring a stainless steel bar sink and a built-in grill. All overlooks the large verdant landscaped backyard grounds. An automatic sliding gate complete this stunning showplace.