This magnificent 9,832 square foot Mediterranean inspired Spanish Colonial sits on a very private 2+ acre setting near the seventh tee box of the Silverleaf golf course. The Architectural Designer was Bing Hu, Randall Crowe its Architectural Detailer, Carol Minchew the Interior Designer and it was built by RJ Gurley Custom Homes in 2004 at a cost exceeding $13 million. Over $2 million alone was spent on the lush landscaping designed by Peggy De La Garza of Trademark Landscaping and is highlighted by walkways, gardens, fountains, outdoor
kitchen, pool, spa and patios that achieve a balance of privacy while maintaining spectacular views.
The entry hall leads you to a magnificent Great Room featuring 100 year old English “Scrumpy Jack” oak wood flooring, a romantic oak wood ceiling, hand crafted iron fixtures and a French limestone fireplace. The hand finished limestone floors were reclaimed from the Louis XIV era of France. The home’s windows and doors are handmade steal frames with double pane insulated low-E glass and in the Great Room they are custom fitted to the travertine columns and with automated window shades. All enhance the views of the pool and city lights.Light fixtures throughout the home are handcrafted wrought iron.
Pewter counter tops fabricated in France, a center island topped with a maple butcher block, the highest quality appliance and furniture quality cabinetry result in a kitchen of beauty and functionality. Adjoining are a spacious Butler’s Pantry, Kitchen Office, Powder room and Family Room with spectacular limestone faced fireplace.
The 2 story office/library/media room is paneled in hand finished knotty pine and filled with back lighted floor to ceiling bookcases. The same colorful “Scrumpy Jack” oak wood flooring is used here as in the Great Room. Also included is an exquisite fireplace and hand forged iron railings.
The lavish master suite includes a fitness room, a private serenity garden and a bathtub carved out of a single block of Turkish limestone. Other features include Venetian plaster, 6 masonry fireplaces, hand forged iron work, two lavish guest suites plus a 2 room guest house, a lookout tower with 360° views and Creston home automation.
The lavish two room guest casita is a short walk along a brick pathway through a desert garden. It incorporates the same lavish finishes as the rest of the home including the “Scrumpy Jack” oak wood flooring, Venetian plastered walls, fireplace and hand crafted iron fixtures by Paul Ferrante.
Other notable features include: Reclaimed Chicago brick for exterior patios and walkways • Groin and barrel vaulted ceilings • Alder doors with custom designed hardware • 100 year old French antique terra cotta tiles • Travertine Columns • Venetian Plaster Throughout • Antique clay roof tiles reclaimed from Columbia • Salt water pool and spa • Fountain deck jets at pool • Pool and spa fog system • Misters at covered patio • Turkish Travertine stone columns, fascia, window surrounds, arches, chimney caps, wall caps and exterior wall tiles • Hand forged iron work by nationally recognized blacksmith Rob Gunter including motor court gate, interior railings with cast bronze accents and face-plates, wine room gate and pool gate • Antique European wrought iron gate at entrance to kitchen office • Handcrafted wrought iron fixtures by Paul Ferrante • 6 masonry fireplaces • Double 2 x 6 exterior walls fully insulated • 2 x 6 interior walls fully insulated • Central Vac • Nortec Humidifiers • Kinetico water softener and reverse osmosis • Creston home automation • Lite-Touch lighting system • Driveway of reclaimed historic European granite cobblestones hand set on a concrete slab.