Scott & Amy Ferguson

727-744-0993 & 727-644-1254

11405 Trotting Down Drive, Odessa, FL 33556

$1,249,000 4 Bedrooms 4.5 Bathrooms 5,126 Square Feet

11405 Trotting Down Drive
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Country Family Living with Elegance and Tranquility on 9.76 acres, in this private estate in the executive equestrian community of Citrus Green. Masterfully designed, built and engineered for safety and efficiency, using only the best materials and construction methods. Enter through private security gates, up to the brick paver motor court, on to the arched front verandah, through double doors into the foyer with a graceful domed ceiling, complete with architectural columns. This feels like Home! Light, bright, open floor plan gives this home an inviting, comfortable feel. The formal dining room is ideal for family gatherings and entertaining, with solid maple built ins, including granite surface sideboard with refrigerator and wet bar for serving, built in glass door maple cabinets, two chandeliers, and decorative columns dividing the formal living room, which flows to informal dining area and family room. Step into the high end gourmet kitchen, the heart of this home, with extensive maple cabinetry, tiered granite countertops, breakfast bar with pendant lighting, stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances, including 2 dishwashers, and a large walk in pantry. The gas cook top is fitted in an exquisite arched fieldstone wall with inner ceramic tile. The large island has a sink as well. The view from the kitchen is perfect to view the entire living area, open and inviting, with massive windows, and French doors, showcasing views of the pool and lanai, and the wooded conservation area beyond. The family room welcomes with a floor to ceiling fieldstone fireplace, and a lovely built in, solid birch entertainment center fills one wall, with glass cabinets and storage space. French doors open to the magnificent covered lanai, sparkling screened in pool with cascading waterfall from the spa, a spacious brick paver deck area for entertaining and BBQs, all with wooded view. Pool entry to bathroom, and access to an adjacent bedroom, with custom maple cabinetry. The 3rd and 4th bedrooms both feature bay windows with window seats, and share a Jack and Jill bathroom, complete with custom maple cabinetry. With a masterful split floor plan, the master bedroom features another cozy fieldstone gas fireplace, 2 huge walk in custom closets, and French doors. The magnificent master bath, with tile walls, granite, archway into large walk in dual shower, whirlpool tub, private water closet, remarkable maple cabinetry, and dual sinks. An arched passageway leads to the powder room, with wainscoting and pedestal lavatory. The passageway opens to the study/office, with an impressive wall of maple bookshelves and large windows. Off the kitchen, the laundry room impresses with Whirpool gas washer and dryer, custom maple cabinetry, sink and granite. A bathroom, and mudroom featuring built in maple bench and storage lead to attached 3 car garage. Features throughout this entire home include vaulted 126 high tray ceilings, cove lighting, crown molding, custom built in cabinetry, solid wood doors, decorative columns, ceiling fans, extensive storage and closet space, granite, tile, Berber carpeted bedrooms. You will discover countless lovely appointments and upgrades at every turn. Come in and see, you'll feel like you are already home. The 1,800 square foot masonry outbuilding may be easily converted to a three (3) stall barn and tack room, a workshop, living quarters, or for car collections. The barn has a finished half bath, 2 garage doors, utility sink, 2 house doors, and windows on every wall. For the equestrian, the property, with 3.5 acres uplands has plenty of room for pastures, and Citrus Green has its own private community horse trails. The estate comes equipped with a 400 amp full house generator, multi zoned air conditioning system, water treatment system, including water softener, house alarm system, gate control access panel. Built rock solid, to withstand the forces of nature.

House was built to the Miami-Dade code for hurricanes, and the walls actually have the capacity for greater wind resistance than the Miami-Dade code requires. The home was designed and built by an Internationally recognized Engineering and Construction firm with multiple years of quality design and construction. The home was completed for the firms owner and his family.

Notable Features

Living area approximately 5,350 square feet of air conditioned space
A covered Lanai
Heated swimming pool and spa with screened enclosure.
Pool has the ability to be salt water or chlorine
Formal living room
Formal dining room with servicing bar/Butler Pantry
Large master bath with whirlpool tub and separate walk in dual shower
Open concept kitchen to large family room
Study/library, which can be converted for use as another bedroom
Laundry room, pantry, mudroom
Separate A/C handler rooms, extra storage room, linen storage, numerous closets and walk-in closets
Custom designed and fabricated maple cabinetry and granite countertops
126 high ceilings, natural hardwood trim, coved lighted ceilings, vaulted ceiling areas, crown molding, and faux treatments.
Quality Kitchen Aid appliances
Propane used for dryer, cooking and hot water tank
Circulated hot water system.
Family room - gas fireplace may be converted to wood burning.
Master Bedroom - gas fireplace
Functioning irrigation system to facilitate home as well as pastures
400 amp electrical system with whole house 400 amp Kohler generator
Windows and doors compliant to code -140 mph winds, with insulated glass.
Security system with cellular signal transmitter
Wheel chair accessible
Large 3 car attached garage
Detached Barn/Building 1,800 sq.ft.

General Features:
1. The residence, a custom high quality project, was built from 2005 to 2006.
2. Designed and built by the Owner a professional engineer and state certified general contractor with over 50 years in this business. The interior home design has carefully been detailed to meet the current and best tastes. Hillsborough County CO is dated November 2006. The property was purchased in 2004.
3. Complete plans with specifications are available from the Owner, including operating equipment and components for major items. The building was built to comply at the date construction to comply with the Miami-Dade codes, hurricane resistant features, maximum insulation, and compliance with the most favorable insurance rate discounts. The structures, if re-examined, likely should comply with the current Hillsborough County and Florida building codes.

Site Features:
1. Entrance Gate and stone piers are with direct conduit/wire to house entry controls.
2. Westerly, Northerly, and Easterly property is formed with four rail white fence.
3. Grove with over 95 Pomegranate trees is the Owners hobby complete with zoned irrigation for pasture or more trees. Citrus trees have been removed.
4. Entry drives are asphalt and brick placed over a crushed concrete base. Lighted access is provided.
5. The house elevation is about 42-0 NVGD with a formal benchmark located at Trotting Down Drive inner gate curb location. Property elevation contours are shown upon the drawings. The main property is not in a flood zone.
6. A deep 5cased well with two (2) 120 gallon pressure tanks serve the property.
7. The landscape is provided with a zoned irrigation system. The lawn is a Bahia grass.
8. The residence is served with an approved septic system and lift station.
9. Soil borings are outlined upon the building plans, including the legal description and other related reference data. The soil is a well-drained former orange grove with topsoil and underlying sand. A wetland area abuts the back property area.
10. Underground power from TECO is buried along the easterly property fence and then diagonally to the transclosure adjacent to the barn with a granted easement to the utility.
11. Underground TV, phone, and Internet runs along the easterly property fence and then into the barn and a separate service (not currently used) for the house office/library.

Major Barn & Storage Structure Features:
1. This is a masonry building with 1,800 square feet of area with 12 high drywall insulated ceiling, 10 high OH doors, restroom, shop area, water purification system, main electrical switch, automatic generator transfer switch, service sink, and an area that is set-up for three (3) future drained horse stalls, if desired.
2. This building could easily be converted to a separate living quarters or to a horse barn/

KOHLER Generator:
1. The 60KW propane fueled generator is sized to electrify the complete home with capacity to serve all of the barn and home at one time. It is located west of the Barn.
2. It has an annual service contract with Tampa Armature Works.
1, This 500-gallon tank is the property of the Owner, and is located west of the Barn. It serves for heating at the Barn plus household hot water, gas dryer, cooking, pool heater, fireplaces, and grille.

Water Purification Features:
1. This system is comprised of a diluted chlorine injection system, to clarify the well water contact tank, green sand filter, carbon filter, cartridge filter, and water softener. This equipment is located out of the weather and in the Barn & Storage Structure.

House Features:
1. The foundations extend downward three feet from the main floor to the top of the reinforced concrete footing. This depth adds building insulation plus added potential termite, vermin, and animal tunnels into and/or below the home. These walls extend to the lower level of the pool to overt potential settlement/failure,
2. The perimeter and diaphragm walls of this approximate 5,300 square foot home are built using the Nudura ICF insulated form system that is filled with 8 of reinforced 4,000psi concrete that extends upward 12-6 to the roof truss bearing. This system is highly hurricane resistant, exceeding the current code mandate of 140MPH wind. The shell of the ICF form is comprised of a 2 5/8 expanded polystyrene block that has an R factor in excess of R=40 plus the insulation for the finish surfaces of stucco and drywall at the outer walls.
3. Much of the home was designed as barrier free to accommodate wheel chair access. Doors are 3-0 wide, but exterior access is stepped to minimize water invasion and covered with non-slip tile.
4. Ceilings are generally 12-6 high with many vaulted/coved details, recessed/coved lighting, natural hardwood trim, faux treatments, and designer Kichler light fixtures.
5. Interior walls are built with drywall and cement board behind all ceramic tile treatments. Walls are finished with a knock down texture and painted with a premium Sherwin Williams egg shell enamel, as per designer specifications.
6. Ceiling has insulation with R-30 paper faced fiberglass batts plus another 4 of blown-in insulation across all living areas.
7. Exterior walls are stucco with Sherwin Williams elastomeric coating.
8. Wood cabinetry is all custom-built maple hardwood and maple plywood construction complete with granite tops and back splashes. Doors are 8-0 high or 6-8high composite material with the office/library door of solid maple. Wood trim, chair railings, and shelving are maple plus custom door casing are of dense poplar wood.
9. Floor covering is tile, excepting bedroom areas that are carpet. Tile base and wainscot are utilized in bathrooms and toilet roomsother tile areas have tile base. Maple base is used at carpet areas.
10. Windows are reinforced PGT single hung impact resistant sash complete with insulated and low E glass. Windowsills are tile.
11. Throughout the home are numerous decorator arches and columns to accent the separation of area utilization, which set the design theme of the residence. The Kitchen is a "open concept" area serving the adjacent areas
12. Roof system is comprised of 5/8 CDX plywood with imported clay time from Columbia South America. Spare roof tile and floor tile are on site.
13. Door hardware is commercial grade Schlage lever handle hardware/locks,

Electrical System:
1. This is a 400-amp single-phase 120/240-volt service, including four service panels. A/C compressors and the TECO service are fitted with surge protectors. The generator will take over when there is a power interruption or failure.

Alarm System:
1. The residence is protected by a monitored alarm system, featuring a radio control signal. Exterior motion detector lights are installed at the exterior of both buildings.

HVAC System:
1. There are four (4) separate zoned heating and air conditioning systems.

Plumbing and Piping:
1. The underground waste piping is DWV PVC pipe.
2. The underground water is 1 copper pipe with a timed circulation pump for the hot water.
3. The hot water heater is a gas fired 70-gallon water heater.
4. All plumbing fixtures are premium KOHLER fixtures and faucets, including a whirlpool bath and double shower.
5. Above grade water pipe is copper.

Kitchen Appliances:
1. Kitchen appliances are "Kitchen Aid" architect series stainless steel with two (2) stainless interior lined dishwashers.

1. Propane fired gas fireplace located at the Family Room that is built of masonry and faced with field stone can be converted to wood burning, if desired.
2. Master Bedroom has a gas fire fireplace with fieldstone.
  • MLS #U7824195
  • Built in 2006
  • Area of Town: Odessa
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Scott & Amy Ferguson
Coastal Properties Group International/Christie's International
727-744-0993 & 727-644-1254

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