Traditional Tudor-style Washington Park Home, Brand New Construction
Classic design shines with modern amenities and custom decorator touches
In the heart of sought-after Washington Park neighborhood, one block to the quaint shops and eateries on South Gaylord Street and a short stroll to the park, is this spacious brick home with a wrap-around front porch. Built brand new in 2008, situated on a corner lot, 894 South Gaylord Street boasts a timeless design with classic masonry and woodwork, featuring 4,503 total finished square-feet including a finished basement. Soft, neutral colors, rich hardwoods and details including beamed ceilings, five fireplaces, and elegant window coverings add design appeal and warmth to this stately home. The exterior design of this traditional home seamlessly fits into a neighborhood filled with century-old bungalows and craftsman-style homes, yet the interior boasts modern day finishes and comforts. Truly a "must see," this meticulously maintained and designer-decorated home sparkles like a gem.
Enter the home through a custom hand-built arch top Knotty Alder door with three beveled-pane glass inserts. Walk into a spacious foyer leading to a main floor study and elegant dining room, followed by a chef?s kitchen featuring maple cabinets with a "Bourbon" stain and glaze, white oak wood floors, stainless steel KitchenAid appliances including an 8-burner gas range with griddle and wall hood, double ovens, and an under counter wine cooler. Custom tumbled travertine backsplash with a Mosaic border adds a decorator touch. The eat-in kitchen has added warmth from a travertine-bordered fireplace. French doors lead to an outdoor courtyard with a dual-sided fireplace and plenty of room for entertaining. The Great Room features another fireplace and access to the attached two-car garage. Extra details are abundant in this home, such as the built-in bookcases and wood beams in the study. Designed with ample windows, the entire main floor is light, bright and welcoming.
A wood staircase with wrought iron balusters leads to the second floor, offering three bedrooms each with en suite baths, including a master suite with double doors leading to a spacious room with his-and-hers closets and a private balcony. The master includes a 5-piece bath with a deep soaking tub situated in front of a picture window, with views of mature trees. The additional bedrooms also feature walk-in closets. The laundry room is on the same floor as the bedrooms and offers a utility sink, cabinets and a shelf for storage.
The finished garden level basement offers one bedroom and one bath, a living area with a fireplace, wet bar with wine cellar, refrigerator, dishwasher and cabinets. Perfect for entertaining, the 5.1 surround sound home theatre includes speakers, sub woofer and large flat screen?just add the popcorn!
The entire home is wired with CAT 5e voice and data and features an integrated Control4 home automation system that currently controls some lighting and A/V, however, this system can be expanded to control all of your A/V, security, lighting and HVAC?and all can be controlled remotely. All bedrooms, study, great room and basement have cable. Surround sound and security system is included. All A/V equipment is included including Sonos music system (patio is wired with speakers as well)
Type: Single Family
Lot Size: 6243