Room to Roam - Inside & Out!! This high & dry rare in-town acreage offers a striking 5 bdrm 5 bath, 2 story home originally built in '94 by contractor Dennis Happel for his own personal residence. When approaching from the street you'll be certain to notice the gorgeous landscape of this 3.05 A. setting including a beautiful ornamental Flowering Crab Tree-lined driveway in alternating pink/white colors. And that's just the beginning as the grounds are dotted with a variety of perennials & several other species of trees including Hickory, Walnut, Blue Spruce & Catalpa. Strolling up the front walkway you'll be mesmerized by the extensive & illuminated landscaping, brick columns, curved stairs & pillars leading to etched glass front door w/ screened sidelights. With approximately 4600' finished this hill top beauty offers partial views of the city below & will accommodate nearly any large family. It's the perfect home and property for entertaining extended family & guests. The grand entry w/ 18' ceiling, custom hand-painted artwork murals & curved stairwell to the 5 upper level bedrooms will leave you in awe! To the right, French doors lead to the home-office w/ beautiful oak built-ins & expansive desk area, a perfect place for study, bookkeeping or working from home. To the left, the living room offers a unique vaulted/barrel ceiling & custom hand-painted pillars which provide a framework & separation from the adjacent formal dining which sports a seldom-seen circular tray ceiling w/ accent lighting. The cook will love the massive gourmet kitchen with loads of high quality oak cabinetry w/ roll-out shelving, custom pulls & curved corner cabinets, Corian counters, over/under cabinet lighting, pantry closet, breakfast bar, ceramic tile flooring, stainless appliances & an over-the-sink garden window. The kitchen opens to the family-sized informal dining area & main floor, step down family room w/ gas fireplace. French doors lead from the ceramic tiled dining area to the sculpted/colored concrete rear patio w/ adjacent bridge over a 2-level Koi pond w/ fountain, underwater lighting & waterfall. The whole family will enjoy this water feature while relaxing in the adjacent 8-person hot tub. Completing the main level is a powder room w/ custom Kal-Kote wall finish & built-in corner cabinet, a spacious laundry room complete w/ chute from the upper level, built-in cabinetry, laundry equipment pedestal & more custom hand-painted artwork. Finally, a step-down mud room blessed w/ more storage closets than you can fill. The upper level offers a Jack & Jill bath between 2 bedrooms plus a 3rd & 4th bedroom for the kids. The spacious master suite offers custom hand-painted murals, views of the city & custom arched door leading to the master bath which includes a raised Jacuzzi tub, separate shower, half-circle window & huge walk-in closet. The finished lower level includes a sunlit family room w/ daylight windows, a newly finished workout room w/ TV, a rec area with pool/ping pong table that remains & plenty of space left for a game table for Poker night. Your guests can exit this area of the lower level via the 2nd basement stairwell to the 1308' 4-car end-loaded garage. Dad has plenty of room for all his tools & toys here & in the remodeled 1954 vintage 1230' barn w/ concrete floor, full loft & unique Mason Jar lighting. If that's not enough outdoor storage there's also a 10'x16' spot great for trailers or patio furniture & BBQ grill located beneath the 2 story kids playhouse sporting a deck, bunk beds, indoor/outdoor lighting & a ladder access to a loft! A few more amenities include main level solid oak 6 panel doors, 9' ceilings, Anderson windows/ext doors, custom real wood or Bamboo blinds, economical dual HVAC units for separate-level comfort & every room painted w/ computer-matched colors for tone, tint & shade. Many more amenities too numerous to mention here so contact your Realtor for a complete list for this rare offering.
3 or More Stalls, Attached Garage, Garage Door Opener, Heated Garage, Oversized Garage, Tandem, Wired, Workshop/Garage
Hardwood Floors, Ceiling-Specialty, Ceiling-Vaulted, Ceiling Fan/Light, Countertops-Solid Surface, Fiber Optic, Paneled Doors, Pull Down Attic Stairs, Rear Stairs, Volume Entry
Alarm-Smoke/Fire, Garbage Disposal, Microwave Built In, Refrigerator, Satellite Dish, Washer, Water Heater-Gas, Water Softener (Included), Water Softener (Owned), Cook Top Range, Dishwasher, Double Oven, Dryer
Vinyl, Brick Accent, Brick Front
Barn, Curbs/Sidewalks, Garden Area, Hot Tub, Landscaping, Patio, Privacy Fence, RV Parking, School Bus Service, Storage Shed
Hillside Property, Secluded, Sloping, View-City, Wooded Area
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Listing information last updated on August 16th, 2018 at 10:07pm CDT.