“JEWEL” ON FOXCROFT – RARE OPPORTUNITY COMES UP FOR SALE!
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Jewel in the crown! This well-maintained Foxcroft home offers a refined gentility and elegance like no other. The exceptional quality and beauty of this custom, Calhoun-built home provide the understated, luxurious amenities we all dream of. Well-sited within this premier community of 40+ homes, this 1.15 acre property, bounded by a meandering brook provides the perfect backdrop for a rewarding lifestyle. Stately, elegant and solid, this classic two-story home features a grand Foyer, formal Living Room, elegant Dining Room, large Family/Great Room, gorgeous Kitchen with “Keeping Room,” 5 Bedrooms (one is nursery-sized), Master Bedroom Sitting Room/Den, 2 full, 1 half-bath, walk-in pantry, main floor mud/laundry, finished basement, breeze-way entry, 3-car garage, 4,550 (including lower level) on 1.15 acres of gorgeous lawn, landscaping & hardscaping, bounded by a stream.
Enter the grand center hall entry foyer and feel the tasteful, yet understated craftsmanship. The simple beauty of the richly finished hardwood floors which extend throughout the entire house sets the “excellence” stage. On the left, the large, well-appointed living room offers rich architectural details, brick fireplace, carved mantle, and a special niche for a family game table and chairs. French Doors open to the screened porch, creating a lovely, inviting, airy space. On the right, the handsome dining room, also rich with mouldings, architectural detail has a warm and inviting Delft-tile Fireplace; it can nicely accommodate those large family gatherings.
The Family/Great Room is bathed with natural light, yet has a cozy, rustic feel with its colonial-style brick Fireplace, wainscoting, and cupboards. It is definitely an “entertaining” room with its spaciousness, wet-bar and convenient access to the screened porch, which is perfect for summer evening dinner parties.
The kitchen is best described as “gorgeous.” This 1996 Bruch Lesser creation is huge, yet warm and cozy. It includes a handsome reproduction “keeping room” area with large fireplace, extensive detail work, wainscoting, mouldings, and a desk/work area with cupboards. Four skylights and a lovely wall of windows w/glass door create an inviting kitchen-nook area and bring the welcoming glow of natural light indoors. With the beautiful views of the property and easy access to brick patio and deck this part of the kitchen is bound to become your favorite.
Custom cabinetry is a combination of maple and painted finishes, with many specialty accessories. Some additional features are a large, granite center island work-center with prep sink/breakfast bar, high-end appliances (Viking range w/warming oven, grill), corian countertops, tumbled marble backsplash, over-the-sink deep-set “garden” window, and huge walk-in pantry.
Master Bedroom is well-proportioned and has a cozy sitting room and gas fireplace for easy warming of your lounging space (MBR has carpet over the wood). Remaining three bedrooms are nice-sized, and fifth Bedroom is nursery-sized. All baths have been updated, and feature custom designed cabinetry and tile work.
Finished Basement offers a stone-faced wet-bar, space for pool table and space for a media area. Unfinished areas include workshop, storage and simple wine-storage.