Coram Deo, an Architectural Masterpiece located on a Magical Corner Lot in Old Highland Park
Situated on one of the largest lots in Old Highland Park, the 110’ x 305’-foot corner lot of 3619 Crescent Avenue named Coram Deo is an architectural masterpiece showcasing an exquisite granite exterior with granite columns, turrets, balusters, arches and detailed carvings. Completed in 2005, the Richardsonian Romanesque-style, U-shaped residence surrounds two breathtaking swimming pools with waterfalls and offers approximately 13,984 square feet, three stories, seven bedrooms, 9.3 baths, seven fireplaces, 13 living areas, 2,539 square feet of verandas, a four-car underground garage, porte cochere and an elevator.
On the first floor, a dramatic front foyer opens to the great room, parlor and dining room, all separated by a massive limestone fireplace resting on marble pedestals. The jaw-dropping great room includes a 14-foot ceiling highlighted by walnut beams and an 18-foot high barrel vault with transom windows. A fully equipped island kitchen is a gourmet chef’s delight and showcases custom walnut cabinetry, top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, granite counters, a breakfast bar, mud room with a large walk-in pantry, butler’s pantry and a large breakfast area. The kitchen also opens to an oversized family room with incredible views of the expansive veranda and gorgeous pools with waterfalls. The family room’s double-sided fireplace additionally faces a turret office. An intimate library is striking with its walnut paneling and rare slab Peruvian blue granite surrounding the fireplace.
On the ground level, a wood-burning fireplace and additional kitchen accent the spacious billiard room. A spectacular home theater, with kitchen seating up to 12, and a climate-controlled, 500-bottle wine room, with a tasting area. provide a sophisticated atmosphere for entertaining. A gorgeous guest suite, appointed with a separate sitting room, fireplace and beautiful marble bathroom, and a main laundry room, which is connected to a large playroom, round out the ground floor. Outside, off the driveway there is a small separate guest quarters with kitchen, bath and sleeping area.
A luxurious 1,618-square-foot first floor master suite showcases a 15-foot dome ceiling, fireplace, wet bar and a gorgeous granite bath, with His and Hers walk-in closets and sinks, a copper freestanding Japanese soaking tub and freestanding shower with eight body sprays. Upstairs are five bedrooms, each with full baths and large walk-in closets, a game room and a second laundry room.
Adjacent to the expansive veranda features a full wellness center, which showcases a steam room, sauna, His and Hers cabana baths and an exercise room with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking expansive verdant landscaped grounds and the incredible double pool complex.
The unique, breathtaking rear yard and double pool complex is better than any resort hotel. The lower patio is centered around a heated swimming pool and outdoor granite columned spa, all of which complement the wellness center. This zero-depth entry pool with a grotto cave is highlighted by three different 10-foot waterfalls. The spa is surrounded by eight Richardsonian-style columns and arches made of granite. The upper patio is highlighted by a large 100,000-gallon pool 50 feet in length and 14 feet deep. This pool’s signature feature is a 13-foot tall rock structure that has three waterfalls plus a slide. The pools and patio are positioned so there is still a large rear yard of grass for playing and entertaining.
Offering pure luxury, yet very private, this fabulous residence offers pure luxury on its expansive 110-foot corner lot overlooking a picturesque setting with views of the creek and greenbelt.