French Chateau Offers Luxury in University Park
August 13th, 2014 | by Michelle
The home at 3605 Marquette features great spaces for entertaining and a convenient location near parks and playgrounds in University Park. Listed for $2,850,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Real estate studies show increasing demand for homes in pedestrian friendly neighborhoods. The French chateau at 3605 Marquette Street is a perfect example in University Park, located near the library, pool and multiple parks.
Rough-faced stone, arch embellishments and copper detailing reflect the home’s great style and French sophistication. Inside, a grand foyer boasts oak herringbone floors and a sweeping curved staircase of hand-hewn wrought iron. Formal living and dining areas are detailed by soaring ceilings, large windows, ornate moldings and silk draperies.
The study offers rich paneled walls, coffered ceiling, fireplace and French doors that open to a covered porch. The family room is perfect for casual gatherings with a built-in entertainment cabinet, cast stone fireplace and wet bar and adjacent 250-plus-bottle wine room.
The kitchen caters to the chef with copper sinks, dual dishwashers, a Wolf six-burner stove with griddle, four ovens and warming drawer. A bay window eat-in area, butler’s pantry and seeded glass cabinetry complete this immaculate space.
A lavish master suite features a vaulted, beamed ceiling and chandelier. A sitting area overlooks the grounds. The master bathroom offers a soaking tub, steam shower, his and hers vanities and a dry bar. A master dressing room boasts his and hers sides.
The game room offers a convenient wet bar. The home theater boasts stadium seating, an HD projector and additional wet bar. Three bedrooms suites and a laundry area complete the second level.
The third level offers a fifth bedroom suite with skylight. An elevator services all three levels. Outdoor living is delightful with a stone fireplace, built-in grill, automatic tree lighting and grassy yard with gated driveway. Listed for $2,850,000
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