This meticulously designed home is better than new! The team of Richard Drummond Davis, Architect, Mark L. Rose, Builder, Lisa Luby Ryan, Interior Designer, and Harold Leidner, Landscape Architect have created a private retreat within the city. Located in the heart of Preston Hollow, this gated neoclassical estate property has transitional design features coupled with classic architectural details. Meticulously maintained, the home is movein ready with window coverings, exceptional pool and pool house/exercise room/guest quarters, and mature, manicured landscaping.
Upon arrival, the gated entry leads one to the circular drive and lovely front gardens. The foyer has reclaimed 18th century stone flooring from the south of France and it leads to the formal living and dining rooms as well as the family room. All downstairs main living areas have fourteen foot ceilings and tall windows creating a light, open feel. The living room has an 18th century stone fireplace from France, and it leads to a large bar area that is both functional and a beautiful focal point of the home. The dining room is quite spacious and will accommodate a large table and other furnishings. There is a wall of glass separating the dining room from an incredible wine room that may house over 1000 bottles. The family living area is the heart of the home and is comprised of a large family room with reclaimed beamed ceiling, antique fireplace, and 4 sets of French doors leading to the covered patio. The family room is open to the breakfast area and kitchen, creating flexibility of living space. The well appointed kitchen has a fabulous cabinetry and storage with marble countertops and top of the line stainless appliances including a Wolf 6 burner plus griddle range, 2 Bosch dishwashers, warming drawer, 3 ovens, Miele coffee maker, icemaker, cold drink drawers, SubZero refrigerator/freezer and compactor. There is a large island with farm sink and an additional farm sink for food prep, along with a substantial butler’s pantry, all of which make the area perfect for entertaining and service.
The master bedroom is downstairs and is a peaceful area that overlooks the rear grounds and pool. It has a sitting area, fireplace and tall windows. The dual master baths are both perfect retreats, each with beautiful marble finishes and fixtures and large closets. It also includes a Miele Coffee station and subzero cold drink drawers. Also located downstairs there are 2 large storage/pantry areas and one is perfect for catering. There is a home office area along with a fully equipped laundry room.
Upstairs, there are 4 spacious ensuite bedrooms, each with beautiful marble baths and hardwood flooring. There is a large gameroom with great storage as well as a secondary laundry upstairs. There are 2 staircases, creating great flow for the entire home.
Off the kitchen and family room there is an outdoor living area complete with stainless grill with hood, refrigerator, electric screens, and fireplace. There is also access to full pool bath. Beyond the covered area the beautifully landscaped grounds lead to the pool with spa and water feature and the exercise room / cabana beyond. Fully equipped and finished out in the same manner as the main house, this large space can also serve as guest quarters with a full bath, dishwasher, icemaker, farm sink and subzero drawer refrigerator. There is an additional 125 square feet of air conditioned space for storage at the rear of the structure.
Adjacent to the outside building there is a large turfed yard with a firepit, perfect for children, pets, and games! The 3 car garage is another pristine area that is well outfitted for organization. A car lover’s dream! There is also an electric lift for extensive storage over the garage. In addition, the home comes equipped with a Kohler gas fired generator.
Additional features include the high efficiency design for energy conservation, Lutron lighting system, Savant Smart House automation, maintenance free exterior with extensive stone finishes, all of which creates ease of daily living.
This home is an exceptional offering and one rarely available with the quality and workmanship of 5522 Falls Road.
Builder specifications and plans are available upon request.
Broker : Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l
Agent : Joan Eleazer
All information is from sources believed to be reliable and is subject to change of price, rental, commission or other conditions, prior sale, lease or financing or withdrawal without notice. No representation is made as to the accuracy of any description. All measurements and square footage are approximate and all information should be confirmed by customer.