This beautiful 12,052 sq ft gated and secluded Lakefront home is sure to be The Gathering Place where multiple generations and friends come together for the annual Thanksgiving feast and other annual parties and holiday festivities. It is located on the Richfield and Hinckley borders within 2.1 Miles West of St. Bernard Golf Club; 1.2 Miles Northeast of Hinckley Lake and Hinckley Reservation; and 2 Minutes North of Cleveland Metro Park. It is also conveniently close to I-71, I-77, I-271 and the Ohio Turnpike.
The home sits on a gorgeous landscaped 13.26 acre parcel in the highly desirable Highland Local School District. Included with this property is a build-able 15.08 acre lot with a gas and oil well. Both lots have their own separate driveways and are zoned Field and Seed so the new owners will benefit from a CAUV credit as well as FREE gas. This home is so private that draperies are unnecessary.
This sprawling ALL brick colonial is comfortable not pretentious. The bright open and airy living spaces, the vast windows and sliding glass doors to the outdoors, and a neutral palette of taupe throughout provide both a fabulous place to entertain and extraordinary lake and landscape views. The lake, together with gorgeous flowering trees and well-planned lush landscaping frame the home and provide the birds-eye panorama you see throughout the entire home. A very open floor plan with expansive windows and sliding glass patio doors on both the first and finished walkout lower level is ideal for entertaining inside and out. Oodles of storage and closet space ensure clutter is hidden away.
On the 1st floor you will find a very open floor plan with expansive windows and large rooms is ideal when entertaining or keeping an eye on activities taking place in the home. A large 2-story marble Foyer with imported crystal chandelier, and a large walk-in coat closet is a great place to greet guests. To the right is a formal Dining Room with large picture window and imported crystal chandelier. To the right of the dining room is a granite and maple Kitchen with new lighting, a center island, and stainless steel appliances including a brand new refrigerator and double convection ovens. Open to the kitchen is a large Dinette for daily dining. It has sliding glass doors to a deck that spans the length of the home making it ideal for grilling and entertaining. Open to the both the kitchen and dinette is a spacious Family Room. It has a curved bar with built-in storage and a two-sided solid masonry gas Fireplace that separates the Family Room from the Dining Room. Sliding glass doors off the Family Room leads to the deck. To the right of the Kitchen and Dinette is a hallway that leads to a 1st floor Bedroom with sliding glass doors to the deck, a full Bath directly across the hall, a coat closet, a back stairwell to the 2nd floor and lower level, and access to the 4-Car side entry attached Garage with epoxy floors and hot & cold water. The 1st floor Bedroom and Full Bath setup is ideal for overnight guests and in-laws. Directly ahead of the foyer is a very large sunken formal Living Room. It has a fish tank and a wall of windows that bring natural light and gorgeous views front and center. It is also open to the Family Room to the right. To the left of the formal Living Room is a Billiards Room with cherry Wet Bar Room and over-sized windows. Directly off the Billiards Room is a window-filled indoor heated bromine Pool Room that is 6-7 feet deep. It has a Delzone purification system, skylights, vaulted pine ceiling, dining area, a full Bath, place for a sunken hot tub, and sliding glass doors to the deck. Now you can swim all year round regardless of the weather! To the left of the Foyer is a stairwell to the 2nd floor and a Powder Room.
On the 2nd floor, the spacious four (4) Bedroom layout offers great flow and great views. All of the bedrooms have en-suite baths, and except for one bedroom, they all have walk-in closets with closet systems too. Two of the bedrooms have huge enchanting Lofts with spiral wooden staircases for play, study, or as added space for sleepovers. The vaulted Owners Suite has a gas fireplace with granite-surround, a private balcony overlooking the lake, an imported crystal chandelier, and two walk-in closets with closet systems, and two en-suite marble and granite baths. A smaller closet and en-suite bath with prep station is located to the left of the bedroom. To the right of the bedroom is a huge granite topped make-up vanity with storage, a wall niche for both a microwave and a mini refrigerator, a very large walk-in closet with a built-in safe and ironing station, and a Glamour bath with corner tub, marble shower, dual sinks, and a toilet. Having the master on the 2nd floor with the remaining bedrooms is the ideal layout for those with small children. Completing the 2nd floor is a lighted floor-to-ceiling display case in the hallway just outside the owners suite, a Library with French doors and built-in wall unit, a huge laundry room with tons of closet space, a small reading nook, a huge unfinished storage area over the garage, and a well-insulated unfinished walk-up attic.
The full walk-out lower level is perfect for casual entertaining. It has a huge open recreation and gaming area with a three-sided gas fireplace. It leads to a concrete patio and to a brick paver Patio. Open to recreation area is a full 2nd Kitchen with built-in appliances. There is also two baths, a Theater Room, an Exercise Room with sliding glass doors to the patio, another Guest Bedroom with sliding glass doors to the patio, a 2nd Laundry room, a possible wine cellar, and two utility rooms. This lower level definitely provides the possibility for full In-Law Suite if needed.
The home also features 9 ft ceilings, solid poplar trim, two staircases to the 2nd floor and finished walk-out lower level, Pella windows (some have been replaced), new Pella sliding glass doors, hide-away screens, maple cabinetry, central vacuum, much NEW carpet, freshly and professionally painted interior, four (4) zoned heating and cooling systems, a security system, dual over-sized pressure tanks, a water softener system, and an electronic front gate that opens with remote and home phone. The home is wired throughout for sound and has infinity speakers.
Outside, there is a gorgeous man-made lake stocked with fish. It is 15 ft deep in the center with two (2) bubblers. There is also an invisible pet fence around the home, a sprinkler system, and walking trails. The well is located in the front of the house while the aerator septic system is located in the rear of the house to the right. There is plenty of space to garden, farm, fish or hunt if you please.
The secret in making a house a home lies not just in the details and the way the home is furnished but also in how well and in what company itDs enjoyed!
- 6 bedrooms
- 9.5 bathrooms
- 4 Garages
- 12,052 sq. ft.
For more information, contact:
Platinum Real Estate - Fine Homes & Estates Division