Features & Amenities

General Information

  • 28.4 total acres
  • Main house is situated on 17+ acres
  • 7 + bedrooms (septic system sized for 8 bedrooms + pool house
  • 6.5 baths
  • 5500 +/- approx. sq’ on two main levels
  • 2300 +/- approx. sq’ finished lower level
  • Three additional approved building lots with septic design engineering complete total 11 +/- acres
  • Ramsgard Architects engaged to design the custom residence
  • Completed June 2009

Exterior

The exterior of the house is a stucco finish over a concrete hardboard (NOT EFIS), with “blown in insulation, a Certainteed “Grand Manor” (lifetime warranty) asphalt shingle roof,  The chimneys have Copper Chimney Pots designed by Jack Arnold from European Copper, the cupola also features a copper roof, as does the mudroom entry canopy. These will eventually age to a beautiful weathered copper patina.

Custom aluminum-clad energy-efficient windows and doors from Loewen.

Extra deep 3-car radiant heated garage with solid mahogany custom garage doors manufactured by “Clingerman.”  Doors have custom hand wrought iron hardware. There is a utility sink in the garage as well as a hose bib.

Landscape lighting fixtures are high end premium solid copper from FXL Luminaire, and are programmable.

Outdoor stereo speakers and subterranean sub woofer are from James Loudspeaker, a high-performance designer of custom-installed sound equipment. The outdoor stereo is integrated into the SONOS system, as a separate zone, which can be controlled from your phone.

The fire pit is a “Tavola 6” from Prism Hardscapes.

The patio stone is travertine marble.

Entrance

The main entrance features custom railings and hand wrought iron window accents, and extra thick custom “French” entry doors with Rocky Mountain Hardware solid hardware and design accent elements.

The “griffin” adorned sconces in the motor court were made in Italy and are solid brass and are controlled to automatically turn on/off as well as to dim at a certain time by a Lutron RadioRa lighting control system.

106 Hedge Maple trees line the driveway.

Interior Features

  • Radiant heat with 18 programmable thermostats on all 3 levels plus the garage (19 zones including a towel warmer in the master bath) with Wiessman propane Boiler and extra-large Wiessman hot water tank
  • Two zone fresh-air make-up system circulates fresh air from outdoors throughout the main two levels of the house
  • Two zone “UNICO” high velocity central air-conditioning
  • ADT monitored alarm system with entry, glass break, motion detection, high/low temperature sensors, CO and water sensors, “owner owned”
  • 1000 gallon “owner-owned” propane tank
  • 300 amp electric service
  • Kohler stand-by generator
  • Energy efficient LED lighting
  • Multi-zone SONOS audio system
  • 2 Home Theaters, Library and dedicated Theater in Lower Level
  • Solid White Oak coffered ceiling library with wet-bar
  • Wine Cellar plus 3-zone 144 bottle wine refrigerator
  • Finished lower level with full bath, theater, gym, studio and cedar storage closet
  • Whole-house non-chemical water filtration system
  • Central vacuum system on all levels, including the garage
  • Lutron RadioRa programmable lighting controls
  • Exquisite and extra deep molding and trim finishes throughout the house, special 7-piece window and door trim

Main Entrance and Foyer

  • Solid, extra thick Spanish Cedar custom entry doors with solid white bronze Rocky Mountain Hardware door hardware and designer accents
  • Limestone radiant heated floor
  • Custom sweeping staircase with solid white oak steps, curbing and a custom-made iron railing
  • Soaring domed ceiling illuminated by LED cove concealed rope-lighting
  • Chandelier (not included) is connected to an electric lift allowing for ease of cleaning and maintenance
  • Elegant sconces adorn the entry foyer walls and staircase walls
  • Off the foyer is a double-wide entry closet, and half bath with a custom limestone floor and Lefroy Brooks hardware and accessories
  • Outlets for the central vacuum system throughout the main floor

Library

  • Custom, coffered ceiling solid white oak library featuring built-in bookshelves and cabinets and a dual station work area
  • 5.1 home theater
  • Wood-burning fireplace features a custom Tartaruga limestone mantle and custom BOSSE hearth enclosure
  • Fireplace is prepped for gas conversion (piping and bib pre-installed)
  • Built in wet-bar with a hand-hammered polished nickel sink with matching faucet from “Herbeau” made in France
  • Solid radiant-heated white oak flooring with a zero-VOC Rubio Monocoat vegetable-oil based “limed” finish
  • Loewen tall French doors with solid white bronze Rocky Mountain Hardware and design elements overlook the patio and back yard

Groin Vault Hallway

From the library heading to the heart of the home there is spectacular “groin-Vault” hallway with LED cove-light illuminated pillars and a custom pattern radiant-heated limestone floor.

Great Room

  • Off the groin-vault hallway is the large “Great Room” featuring tall coffered ceilings and LED recessed lighting
  • 3-pairs of Loewen energy efficient aluminum-clad French doors with solid white bronze Rocky Mountain Hardware door hardware that overlook the patio and back yard
  • Large “Tartaruga” custom made raised limestone mantle enclosing a wood-burning fireplace
  • Elegant hearth enclosure was custom-made by BOSSE
  • Fireplace is prepped for gas conversion (piping and bib pre-installed)
  • Four ceiling speakers as well as a discretely installed in-wall sub-woofer all connected to the SONOS multi-zone audio system
  • Solid radiant-heated white oak flooring with a zero-VOC Rubio Monocoat vegetable-oil based “limed” finish
  • Terzani “Virgins” Italian made wall sconces with Murano glass globes highlight the rear wall

Dining Room, Butlers Pantry and Wine Cellar

  • Opposite the great room and on the other side of the groin-vault hallway is the dining room
  • Dining room has recessed LED lighting and a solid white oak ceiling featuring hand-hewn beams finished with a non-VOC vegetable-based oil from Rubio Monocoat of Belgium
  • Ceiling speakers connected to the SONOS multi-zone music system
  • Floors are solid white oak with a zero-VOC Rubio Monocoat limed finish
  • Butler’s pantry featuring custom “Clive Christian” style cabinetry with French Limestone countertops
  • Cabinets feature glass enclosed china closets
  • Hand-hammered satin nickel pantry sink and matching faucet from “Herbeau,” made in France
  • Semi-domed ceiling with recessed LED lighting
  • Glass door entry to the wine cellar
  • Glass doors feature large solid white bronze Rocky Mountain Hardware door pulls
  • Wine cellar has custom wine racks stain ebony and then limed, all with non-VOC Rubio Monocoat vegetable oil finishes
  • Domed ceiling feature with an Italian Terzani “Virgins” chandelier featuring Murano glass globes
  • Wall sconces are also from Terzani
  • Custom floor is antique Belgian Blue Stone (not bluestone) and features solid bronze cabochons from Rocky Mountain Hardware
  • In-ceiling speakers are connected to the SONOS multi-zone audio system

Kitchen, Breakfast Room and Kitchen Pantry

Signature custom “Clive Christian” style English kitchen with an extra-large custom island with prep sink, pantry with “Kashmir” granite counter tops and “Ebony” granite accent countertops on the cabinets where the built-in coffee station is located.  Solid white bronze Rocky Mountain Hardware cabinet knobs.

  • LED-illuminated china closets
  • Granite countertop desk area and cabinetry
  • 2 premium dishwashers (Miele and ASKO)
  • ASKO dishwasher in the pantry will gently wash fine china and crystal
  • 3 extra deep stainless-steel Blanco sinks, each with a disposal
  • Lefroy Brooks (made in England) polished nickel faucets.
  • French LaCanche dual-oven, dual-fuel (electric and gas ovens + electric warming cupboard) 7 burner range with “wok,” grill and griddle accessories
  • Viking Professional series steam and convection oven
  • Viking microwave
  • Miele coffee/espresso station with warming drawer
  • Subzero BI series stand-alone refrigerator and BI series stand-alone freezer with ice-maker, panel covered with solid white bronze Rocky Mountain Hardware door pulls
  • Rocky Mountain Hardware solid accented white bronze pendant lights
  • Ceiling is solid white oak finished with a non-VOC vegetable-based oil from Rubio Monocoat of Belgium
  • 144 bottle 3-zone Viking Professional wine cellar
  • Walker Zanger tiled backsplash with Rocky Mountain hardware solid white bronze accent tiles
  • Radiant heated limestone flooring with custom Walker Zanger stone cabochons
  • In-ceiling speakers tied into a SONOS multi-zone audio system controlled from a cell phone or iPad
  • Breakfast room is surrounded by walls of Loewen windows on three sides, and has Loewen French doors leading to the rear patio
  • Features a coffered ceiling and a custom designed radiant heated limestone floor with Walker Zanger custom cabochons
  • The pantry has tall “Clive Christian” style cabinets
  • Pocket doors that close off the pantry from either the kitchen and/or from the butler’s pantry that separates the dining room
  • Pantry has a “Kashmir” granite counter-top, Blanco extra-deep sink with disposal, Lefroy Brooks polished nickel faucet, limestone floor and features a “three zone” Viking built-in 144 bottle wine cooler
  • From the kitchen there is a rear stairwell to the second floor with a custom iron railing, elegant wall sconces and an Italian Terzani “Virgins” chandelier with Murano glass globes

Mud-Room Entry and Au-Pair Suite

  • Separate entrance to the house via a “mud-room” entry from the motor-court (with an extra wide doorway) or garage Au-Pair Suite
  • Mudroom hallway has a custom, radiant heated limestone floor with an elegant pattern featuring Walker Zanger accent tiles and cabochons
  • Semi-domed ceiling with recessed LED lighting
  • Au-Pair suite and a full bath just off of the hallway
  • Bath features Lefroy Brooks fixtures, limestone floors, and accessories including mirror, shelf, towel rack and soap dishes from “Waterworks” bath collection, sourced from England
  • Off the mudroom hallway is the first and smaller of two laundry rooms featuring built-in cabinets and custom woven storage bins
  • Landing at the end of the hallway that leads to the kitchen in one direction or rear stairwell to the finished lower level in the other
  • Doorway to the back-patio area

Bedrooms, Hallway and Laundry Room

  • Five bedrooms on the second floor
  • Outlets for the central vacuum system throughout the second floor
  • Three have en-suite bathrooms and the fourth and fifth share a Jack & Jill bath with entrances in each bedroom
  • Jack and Jill bath has a separate toilet and shower area, and a dual sink vanity with a Gascogne Bleu French limestone counter top.
  • All baths feature Lefroy Brooks faucets and bath fittings along with Waterworks accessories including their “Crystal series” towel bars
  • All bathroom have radiant heated French limestone floors in ivory and Gascogne Bleu
  • One bedroom has Loewen French doors that open to a balcony overlooking the rear yard
  • The extra-wide hallway features recessed lighting as well as wall washing lights (to highlight artwork) and there are stairways at either end
  • All bedroom and hallway flooring are radiant heated solid white oak with a Rubio Monocoat zero-VOC finish
  • Upstairs and larger laundry features built-in cabinetry, a pre-wash undermount stainless steel sink with Lefroy Brooks faucet and custom countertop, radiant-heated limestone floor and ceiling speakers connected to the SONOS multi-zone audio system
  • Access to the full attic is via a ceiling mounted stairway

Master Suite

  • French doors lead into the master suite
  • Bedroom features recessed LED cove lighting, a separate area for the bed with a solid white oak ceiling with hand-hewn oak beams, all finished with a Rubio Monocoat zero-VOC vegetable based oil and then limed
  • Custom-made hand-blown glass shade sconces that frame the bed
  • Sitting area with recessed lighting and speakers that connect to the SONOS multi-zone audio system
  • Master bath features a large shower with a Gascogne Bleu topped bench, limestone floor, custom Walker Zanger tiles, and Lefroy Brooks faucets and fixtures
  • Custom “Clive Christian” style English cabinets have dual sinks with Lefroy Brooks polished nickel faucets and Gascogne Bleu countertops
  • Floor is radiant heated and tiles in French ivory and Gascogne Bleu limestone
  • In-ceiling speakers connected to the SONOS music system
  • Extra-large Kohler soaking tub with a free-standing Lefroy Brooks bath regulator
  • Myson polished nickel radiant towel-warmer is at one end of the tub
  • Separate toilet area with toilet as well as a bidet
  • Off of the master bath are French doors that lead to the master closet featuring custom built-in shelving, cabinets and clothing racks, with a solid white oak floor

Finished Lower Level

  • Foundation for the house was created using an ICF (Insulated Concrete) system; allows for lower level ceiling heights in excess of 10’ clear, providing a warm and welcoming space
  • Lower level floor is radiant heated and in the finished space, covered in an ivory colored “French Pattern” travertine stone throughout
  • Large open great room, studio, home theater, gym and cedar storage closet
  • Full bath in the lower level has custom limestone floors
  • Home Theater with projector and 135” diagonal screen with Lefroy Brooks polished nickel sconces
  • Studio includes cabinetry and an undermount sink with Lefroy Brooks polished nickel faucet behind closed doors
  • Gym or possible additional bedroom, has recessed speakers connected to the SONOS audio system, and full egress to the outdoors
  • Large cedar closet provides ample clothes storage
  • Deep moldings and trim continued throughout the lower level
  • Outlets for the central vacuum system

Mechanical Room

  • Two ADT monitored sump pumps
  • Whole house water filtration system
  • Wiessman propane premium boiler and water tank
  • Septic alarm system
  • ADT water sensor plus all electric and plumbing controls, pumps and valves
  • Under-stairwell storage closet where unmounted window screens are stored
  • Verizon Fios WIFI controls located in the lower level