~Fern Hill~ Enclaved on a secluded 7+ acre hilltop setting, accessed by a gated entrance, this Tuscan inspired 5 Bedroom, 5.1 bath custom home is surrounded by colorful gardens, mature trees, and the sights and sounds of nature. Built with cedar shakes and a cedar shake roof, this exquisite home exudes casual elegance and a relaxing ambiance. In addition to the main house, a large heated pool with stone surround and terrace, pool storage shed, stocked koi pond with waterfall, climate-controlled greenhouse, 4-car garage with workshop, generous stone walkways and retaining walls, extensive landscaping, and a tiered front lawn grace this exquisite property. The home features hardwood floors throughout most main rooms, heavy millwork, 4 fireplaces, & oversized casement windows and French doors, allowing access to the outdoors in every direction. A double front door invites you into a large foyer with turned staircase & intricate wood railings. The first floor offers a formal step-down dining room with custom mill work and hand-painted mural walls, and a library/gathering room with marble fireplace & built-in bookcases. Beyond is a magnificent Great Room, accessed by step-down wide soft tread steps, and showcasing a commanding oversized fireplace with hand-carved marble mantle, 10 ft. ceilings, and five sets of French doors w/access to the front terrace. A gourmet kitchen is outfitted with stainless Viking commercial grade appliances ~ a 6-burner range with grill & griddle, two dishwashers, warming drawer, built-in microwave, a farm sink & prep sink, side by side armoire-style Subzero refrigerator & freezer, wine cooler, 4" granite counters, and a five piece casement window with deep sills and views of the pool and patio beyond; a breakfast room, and welcoming family room with stone fireplace also lead to the outdoors. A marble powder room is nearby. At each end of the first floor are en-suite bedrooms with ample closets, one with a full bath & nearby laundry, and one with a spa style bath with shower, sauna, and walk-in jetted tub. The second floor is outfitted with a large studio/office with window surround, and 3 over-sized bedrooms, one with a corner fireplace and bath, another with full bath with shower and jetted tub, and a 3rd with a dressing area, hallway bath, large closet room with 2nd laundry, and back staircase. An upstairs sitting area with overlook to the breakfast room below, ideal for reading, privacy and quiet. All baths are finished with floor to ceiling Italian gray/white marble, Kohler custom fixtures, frameless shower doors, and all closets are finished with closet systems. Mechanical features include zoned oil hot air and propane heat, zoned central air, central security and music systems, and a whole house generator, The property's outside beauty is an ode to the owner's passion for nature and art , with a pillared gated driveway entrance, handsome specialty high wrought iron fence surround, and boasting colorful gardens, hand-painted bird houses lining the treed driveway & peeking out around the property, a crystal clear stocked Koi pond with waterfall, stone bridge, and more. This is simply a special oasis that exudes beauty and joy!
Listing courtesy of Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty. Selling Office: .