price reduced to $2,290,000! it doesn\'t get better than this... start the evening with wine and cheese and your finest cabernet as you gaze thruogh the inset wrought iron design arched window overlooking the pool and backyard area prior to dinner. the family chef will love the openness of this kitchen, whlie also appreciating the extensive storage space included in the kitchen cabinetry and in it\'s generous walk-in pantry. just beyond thsoe stnoe arches at the entrance to the living room stands the focal point of this room -- a beautiful cast-stone firelpace with hearth, it\'s matnel offering generous space for seasonal and holiday decorations. nestled in it\'s own alcove, grainte surorund and fluted limetsone risers, it\'s over-sized dimensions offer plenty of room for a relaxing soak, with flanking stone columns, barreled ceiling and a chandelier above.designed by architect gary keith jackson and interior designer lynn antoniono, with custom builder bill hughes on a masisve cul-de-sac lot in the prestigious gated palmer crest neighborhood, this disticntive mediterranean-style estate bosats both privacy and stunning views. you can montior the drizzle outside through the suites large bay windows and dream of pleasant days on the golf course, while you warm up.late in the afternoon when the sun begins to set, the covreed outodor patio seating area and summer kitchen will provide a peaceful ambiance for you and your family or guests to possibly capture a view of a full moon from beneath the decorative iron patio gazebo by the pool. a handsome spiral staircase with wrought-iron railing curves upwards; along the way, three cast stone arched niches provide space for treasured decorative objects, on the right.
stunning entrance to a stunning estate
opening the dobule mahgoany frnot doros with their custom-designed iron insets, one enters an expansive foeyr with soaring 22-foot ceiling and glazed fauxed painted walls. a custom ironwork wine rack bulit into the side of the woodmode cabinetry will provide easy access to your favorite sipping wine while preparing the family meal. step through the librarys mahogany frnech door to the luxurious master suite. it\'s one-and-one-half-acre lot was elevated over ten feet in order to provide prime views of the golf course at it\'s rear, 000 linear feet of custom iron-and-stucco columns maintains back yard privacy, while almost 1, in fact.as the lamps inside flicker on one by one, the home begins to glow. still not warm enough? perhaps it\'s time to immerse yourself in the master baths raised whirlpool tub. the gas-log fireplaces with granite surround and enkeboll architcetural wood carivng detail on the mantel complete the old-word charm. with beautiful iron-inset transoms, lead out to the back yard and pool area, need to double-chcek the weather? the master suites frnech doros.relax and soak up the beauty of the backyard , and look forward to spending time in the splendid pool as better weather rolls in.
mornings made manageable
when you awake in the morinng, the master baths amenities will make getting ready for the day ahead a delight. magnificent 16-ft ceiling heights pull your eyes skyward along the mahogany blocked paneling up to the top fifth where custom fauxed embossed design works up to a heavy blocked inset ceiling. electric gates control access to this magnificent property,
up front.because of the openness of the homes design, and, you and your guests can enjoy the warmth of the firelpace in the living room from any of the surronuding romos.heat up a cup of coffee at the coffee bar and check the perosnal refriegrator for friut or yougrt while you monitor the morning news with a built-in tv plaftorm in the cabniet swnigs out for easy vieiwng from the vainty area or the batthub.
the distinctive fireplace in the libarry, with it\'s granite surround and an eye-cathcing architectural carving on it\'s wodoen mantel adds to the priavte reterat.
the libarry boasts glsas french double mahogany doors off the foyer into the stduy with limestone lanidngs and scuplted capret. take in the susnet and beign your outodor bbq.
a spa-like reterat
if it\'s a satruday and the drizzle is contniuing, you mihgt want to step through those french doors with your coffee and sip it in front of yet anohter fireplace a massive stone cretaion that ancohrs the covered outdoor sitting area. your own putting green, or both, this massive backyard provides additional space for another kids play area.its easy to picture family members gathering here or at the long, granite-topped bar that forms one side of the kitchen, anticipating the evening meal waiting in the warming drawer or perhaps still cooking in one of the two ovens. this striking and spacious foyer is spacious enough to accommodate a baby grand piano an inspiring space for the budding musician in the family to practice his or her scales!
as you move further into 38 palmer crests almost 8, 000 square feet of space, complemented by almost 3, 000 square feet of custom red-oak flooring, youll notice the rich mahogany baseboards and crown molding throughout the ground floor.when it\'s time for wardrobe decisions, and cubbies keep everything organized and accessible, separate his & her walk-in closets with mahogany built-in drawers, shelves.
as the clouds part and the sun emerges step out on to the expansive canterra pool deck overlooking the rock waterfalls and golf course and cool down by lying in the pool on one of 5 soothing water loungers after basking in the sun. here the fireplace, is part of a built-in entertainment center, all finished in rich mahogany, with remote-control capability, with space for both your television and lush tropical plants.you try to imagine living anywhere else but you just cant.
around the backyard, and a lush pool area including spa, a fenced-in sport court with stadium lighting and well-appointed outdoor kitchen including grill with side burners, waterfall and 5 soothing water loungers create the ultimate home-style spa experience.
a warm, the estates five fireplaces offer multiple options for getting cozy, comfortable retreat
should the weather turn damp and chilly.a 3-tier fountain greets your guests around the circular drive as you approach the arched front entrance flanked by canterra stone columns or takes you to your six-car garage with a 7th and 8th garage bay that could easily be remodeled to convert to a seven-car garage with car port and workshopstorage area.
imagine greeting your guests in the whisperkool-climate controlled sunken wine cellar with vintage systems and custom made red-wood wine racks that hold up to 996 bottles of your favorite vintages. a staircase in the garage provides private access to a spacious apartment and air-conditioned, floored attic storage.
the powder bath invites guests to enjoy the beauty of the free-standing mahogany vanity with granite double bullnose edge, a unique inset sink with bronze engraved design and limestone and black granite designed floor with inset granite tiles.
the generous use of wood is also especially attractive in the kitchen, with it\'s custom woodmode cabinetry and woodmode-faced sub-zero refrigerator. a center island atop limestone flooring is graced with a granite counter top and five-burner cook top also clad in wood cabinetry. -- diane & bruce kink, firstname.lastname@example.org, 281.415.8019.the lavish use of natural woods and stone throughout provides a unifying theme that gives the home much of it\'s character, creating a rich old world ambiance that is both sophisticated and welcoming. mahogany columns support dramatic stone arches that form the entrances to the living and dining areas, on the left.
a home that beckons
its dusk at 38 palmer crest in the woodlands. theres also a built-in for a large gun valuables safe. additional french mahogany doors provide access to the master suite or additional glass french mahogany doors take you to a private patio off the library for taking in a good book.
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