Spectacular Highland Park Tuscan Mediterranean Villa
Built by renowned builder Wren Browning and situated in prestigious Highland Park within the award-winning Armstrong School District, 3407 Drexel Drive is a spectacular Tuscan Mediterranean villa nestled on a gorgeous 65’ x 150’ lot and has fabulous drive-up appeal. Showcasing a finish-out of the highest quality, details include an open floor plan, 12-foot ceilings, limestone floors, tea-stained and glazed walls, wrought iron detailing, Lutron architectural lighting, sound system wiring and deep molding throughout. Offered at $2,999,000, the stunning two-story home offers five bedrooms, six full and two-half baths, five gathering areas, two dining areas, four interior fireplaces, a wet bar, patio, balcony, covered veranda, pool and a three-car garage.
Through the wrought iron-and-glass door, the inviting entry gleans with a dramatic two-story ceiling graced by an oversized Murano chandelier, tea-stained and glazed walls, gleaming limestone floors and a gorgeous curving staircase with wrought iron balusters that leads upstairs to the second level. Providing great entertaining flow, arched entries lead to the formal rooms and to the rear of the home, both with scenic views of the front landscaped grounds and where limestone floors continue. Centered by a cast stone fireplace, the exquisite formal living room is appointed with a murano chandelier, floor-to-ceiling windows, and also provides views of a lovely enclosed patio with a fountain. Capped by a one-step ceiling with cove lighting and illuminated by a trio of decorative chandeliers, the spacious formal dining room features double French doors opening to a front veranda and also flows through a butler’s pantry to the kitchen. The chef’s island kitchen showcases tea-stained cabinetry, gorgeous granite counters with a travertine backsplash, premier stainless appliances, a walk-in pantry, butler’s pantry and also flows to a large breakfast area, including a granite-surrounded fireplace and leaded glass windows. The kitchen and breakfast area also open to an oversized family room, which is framed by a cast stone fireplace and is also replete with built-ins and light-filled French doors opening to the outdoors. Conveniently serving the area is a fully equipped richly paneled wet bar, which boasts granite counters, a stainless steel bar sink, Miele Coffee Center and a wine cooler refrigerator, a paneled ice maker, abundant wine storage with a gorgeous wrought iron door and a bar serving area. Down the hall, stained glass French doors allow entrance to an intimate, mahogany-paneled library, which is crowned by a cross-beamed ceiling and is also highlighted by built-ins with bookcases and a desk area. Handsome hardwoods floor the room and double French doors, with transoms, open to both the to both the enclosed patio and to the covered veranda. Near the kitchen, a spacious exercise room is accented with mirrored walls, rubber floors, an elegant travertine full bath, large walk-in closet and also overlooks and opens to the gorgeous pool and backyard. The exercise room may also be used as a sixth bedroom. An exquisite marble and travertine powder room rounds out the first floor.
Second level of living is equally impressive. Featured in its own private wing, the luxurious master suite is crowned by a one-step ceiling with cove lighting and is also centered by a fireplace with a marble surround and wood paneling. The master suite is also highlighted by light-filled windows providing an abundance of light, neutral carpeting and opens to an iron-grilled balcony, which looks down to the gorgeous pool. The fabulous marble-and-travertine master bath showcases His and Hers vanities, a jetted tub, separate steam shower and His and Hers huge walk-in closets. There are also four additional bedrooms, which range in size and style, some with one-step or tray ceilings and French doors opening to iron-grilled Juliet balconies and all with neutral carpeting, large walk-in closets and elegant full marble-and-travertine baths. Perfect for relaxation, an oversized media room is capped by a cross-beamed ceiling and also features a 100” projection TV and theater screen, which is flanked by built-ins, theater seating on two levels, and also has French doors opening to the balcony shared with the master suite. Serving the area is an elegant slate powder room and a slate-covered wet bar, which houses a bar sink and a paneled refrigerator and ice maker.
Outside, the backyard grounds and pool set the tone for a sophisticated atmosphere of entertaining. The covered veranda showcases an outdoor wood-burning fireplace with an Oklahoma Mountain Gold flagstone chimney breast wall and a built-in stainless steel grill. Oklahoma Mountain Gold flagstone also floors the space. Additionally, the veranda opens through elegant, weather-proof curtains to reveal a gorgeous lagoon pool and spa with exquisite landscaping, including fabulous palm trees and Oklahoma Mountain Gold flagstone surrounding the pool. A three-car attached garage completes this fabulous residence. Additional amenities include: abundant storage space, complete audiovisual throughout home with flat screen TVs, French drains, and a sprinkler and security system.
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