Masterful design and southern charm are uniquely embodied in this French Country Home style located in the prestigious gated community of Bridgemore Estates. This nearly 4,500 square-foot, 1.5 story home boasts an open floorplan that sits over sprawling acreage with picturesque views of a private lake shared with only one neighbor. This private community of 5 acre plots and $1,000,000 homes, retains the value of peaceful living while being most conveniently located off Shelbyville Road just several minutes from Beckley Park and Valhalla Golf Course. No need to find a walking path, a stroll along this tranquil subdivision with high elevation and rolling terrain offers the beauty of the country while still inside the boundaries of Jefferson County. Enter this extraordinary home through the expanded porch and glass adorned doorway into a regal vaulted foyer. Peer through the foyer beneath the stairs and two-story walkway to a sprawling view of the backyard, exposed by soaring windows in the family room. From the foyer to your left, fine craftsmanship adorns the formal study with a fireplace flanked with bookcases and coffered ceiling. Opposite the study is the banquet-size dining room with double-tiered tray ceilings and floor to ceiling transom windows. Beyond the dining room is the kitchen. The first thing you are certain to notice in this meticulously crafted kitchen is the wall to wall windows which overlook the lake. Enjoy the private view of gently rolling terrain, water and sky from the gourmet kitchen, the covered patio which follows the expanse of the windows, or sitting inside at the hearth area next to the fireplace. The kitchen is richly appointed with an abundance of cabinetry, a built-in hutch, and granite countertops. Walk out through double doors to the patio, which encases the wide portion of the kitchen from corner to corner. Connected to the kitchen is an alcove with a butler's hutch, a separate mud room, laundry, and additional storage. From the kitchen a stairway leads to the second floor where you are met at the top with a large open space perfect for family to gather which is fit for many functions.
Opposite the kitchen in the left wing is a grand master bedroom with an octagonal tray ceiling and windows capturing more backyard views. The en-suite luxury bathroom features an extra-large glass shower, bath tub, his-and-her vanities, and gorgeous cabinetry. This bedroom retreat also boasts a his-and-her walk-in closet with space galore. Hardwood floors flow throughout the open, well-proportioned design and join separate wings of the house.
Centrally located, the grand 2-story vaulted family room boasts a stone fireplace that reaches to the ceiling. A second story walkway balances above for yet another place to capture the view and natural light offered from the full view windows along the back-wall.
A staircase in the foyer is the main entry to the very spacious upstairs living quarters where generous custom features including trim and built-ins abound. The second story has two large bedroom suites each with private bathrooms, closets, and uniquely appointed features including bay windows and a unique loft hideaway with a ladder. A large well-lit bonus area overlooks the backyard and could be a media room or additional family room. Retreat down the second stairway to the kitchen for family gatherings. Two large unfinished spaces on the second floor could be made into an additional bedroom or used for storage.
The lower-level is also accessed through the kitchen and is a partially finished walkout offering nearly 3,000 square feet (2,445 finished). Highlights of this well-lit walkout include, but are not limited to, a centrally placed fourth stone fireplace, finished fourth bedroom with a 6th full bath, and windows galore. Basement doors open to the patio, massive backyard and forest, and a lake teaming with fish. This expansive basement is ready for great possibilities including
Property Type:Single Family
On Site:317 Days
Lot Size:4.52 Acres