Amenities & Features

Amenities & Features
  • 8’ security iron fencing with rock columns, 2 large gates with over gates, rear yard 8’ wood fencing, all fences have concrete beams so dogs can’t get out
  • Double gates to side street as well as double gates to front, Cheek Sparger. It is very secluded, very secure, and very quiet. YOU control who has access at all times.
  • Extensive woodwork in 25×40 library with 24’ ceiling, with mezzanine and upper cases also. All cases have low voltage lighting, iron and wood railing around upper level, with rolling ladders. Wainscoting on other walls, heavy carved and detailed fireplace and wall, Marble floor in round room. This room is arguably the highlight of the home with pair of 19th-century antique carved 12′ mahogany doors salvaged from an antiquated Hungarian Embassy being razed in Paris.
  • Home has 10,100 sf conditioned living space, and 14,000sf under roof conditioned (the garages are heated and cooled also).
  • Home has 8 fireplaces, and 7 masonry, rock or brick full chimneys
  • Foam insulation in walls
  • 12’ ceilings in all downstairs rooms including garages, 10’ upstairs
  • 6 and 4 car garages with hot and cold water, full 12’ ceilings, completely finished & conditioned
  • Kitchen has Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer drawers, DCS cook top, Drawer type dishwasher, compacter, heavy decorative elements built into the cabinetry (was featured in Chef TV special)
  • Master bathroom has 2 water closets, with bidet in hers and urinal in his. Unlimited hot water in master suite, 2 commercial tankless water heaters, rainforest shower experience with 18” x 48” shower head
  • 9 zones of HVAC, 28 tons, 18 seer in living areas, nest thermostats, garages are air conditioned
  • Self-contained movement sensitive LED lighted security cameras in select areas
  • Over 2,000 sf of home has 24’ ceilings
  • Dog room, tiled floor and lower walls, with water and floor drain, with doggie door
  • Large bohemian crystal chandeliers in main area (2), and large chandelier in library, with motorized lowering (purchased in Prague)
  • 1 ½’ commercial water service
  • 800 amp elect service
  • Butt glass windows, 12×28 (den), 12×18 (living room), 10×9 (bedroom), 10×10 (kitchen nook), total 742 sf
  • Front driveway and entire motor court is full pavestone
  • 18 large gas lanterns
  • Downstairs bar has dishwasher, fridge, ice maker and sink
  • Upstairs bar has sink, fridge and ice maker
  • Heated floor in master bathroom
  • All the hot water in home is recirculating
  • Many of the doors are architectural antiques
  • 5 icemakers
  • 13′ diameter turret room, featuring a 100+-year-old stained-glass window used for the ceiling. The window is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and installed on a custom-made dumb waiter to lower it for cleaning. This room would make a wonderful wine room
  • 19th century English pub bar
  • All the hot water in home is instant-on recirculating
  • 2 porte-cocheres
  • Cost to build of approx. $2.8m, excluding the built-in architectural antiques.
  • Lighting systems are controlled by Lutron system
  • Home was featured in an HGTV special, and Designing Texas for its chef kitchen show