Don’t miss a chance to own this exceptional, custom-built Georgian estate! This home was designed & built by award-winning Twin Cities’ firm, Steiner Koppelman Builders. Situated on a stunning, private, 3+ acre lot with circular drive, overlooking the MN River Valley with views to Gustavus Adolphus’ chapel. The exterior of this home is sided with queen-sized tumbled brick with dental detail, crown molding and soffit corner returns. The front door opens to a large 2-story entry hall with 3 closets, an enclosed bar, powder room and formal stairway to a wraparound upper gallery. To the left, a formal living room; to the right a formal dining room. The living room features a fireplace with marble surround, custom mantel and picture framing. Straight ahead, the great room is open to the library, kitchen, informal dining room and deck. It features another fireplace with custom built-ins, paneling, mantel, and an expansive wall of French door windows with transoms and views of the backyard. The library features exceptional floor-to-ceiling bookshelves & cabinets with extensive crown molding, paneling, fluting, window seats, French door windows and a fireplace. The spacious, open, gourmet kitchen has custom, raise-paneled, cherry cabinetry with Cambria and Corian countertops, stainless steel appliances including Wolf gas range, double ovens with convection & SubZero fridge. The center island has seating for 4, there is a walk-in pantry, writing desk, raised buffet area, and butler pantry leading to the formal dining room. The informal dining room offers a sunny spot for a casual meal and leads to a charming sunroom with vaulted ceilings. The large laundry room also features cherry cabinetry, sink, fridge, and exterior door to the backyard. Leading to the garage is the back-entry area with built-in bench & chest of drawers, walk-in closet, additional storage closet and a 2nd powder room. In addition to the formal staircase, there is rear, informal staircase, both leading to an upper gallery which overlooks the formal living & dining rooms, designed for art display. The master bedroom has a raised area for the bed, adjacent to the en suite living area with wood-burning fireplace & custom built-ins. There is a separate dressing room with sink, floor-to-ceiling, built-in cabinet & dresser. This opens to 2 walk-in closets & a 3rd cedar closet with storage behind. The bathroom has a double jacuzzi tub & double shower. There are 3 additional bedrooms on the upper floor, one with a en suite ¾ bath, the other two share a Jack & Jill full bath. The lower walk-out level has an open stairway leading to a den area and a very large family room featuring the 5th fireplace, built-in entertainment center, and French doors to the lower patio. The 5th bedroom has a ¾ bath nearby. There are two large unfinished spaces for possible expansion as theatre, home gym, wine cellar, ect. The back of this home is as impressive as the front with beautiful landscaping and surrounded by woods, staying consistent with English style and tradition. An irrigation system, fenced in backyard, large Redwood deck and three patios are sure to be enjoyed. The 3-car garage features new Polytech floors. This gracious home is a perfect combination of warm, comfortable living as well as large and small-scale entertaining. Every detail in this exceptional, timeless house was amazingly well-thought out and must be seen to appreciate.
Listing courtesy of Jbeal Real Estate Group.