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June 19th, 2015 | by Michelle
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Create your own chapter of history at 3552 Wentwood Drive, a French provincial estate on a nearly half-acre lot with exceptional privacy, pristine views and immaculate gardens.

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Custom designed by noted architect Richard Drummond Davis and built by James E. Shaw, this 9,209 square foot masterpiece has five oversized bedrooms, six spa-quality baths, climate-controlled wine cellar, private study, library, elevator and covered patio with dramatic views.

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Harlequin glass lanterns in an antique copper finish greet you in the formal entry, complete with a custom-designed, travertine spiral staircase that embodies refined French Chateau charm.

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Warm and inviting, the open-concept floor plan allows you to effortlessly glide from room to room. The French country kitchen has the finest designer finishes and state-of-the-art appliances, including Golden Typhoon Bordeaux granite counters, travertine backsplash, patterned floors in French Quarter Versailles travertine, Wolf gas range, double built-in wall ovens, Miele coffee maker, warming drawers and sub-zero fridge.

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The nearby butler’s pantry has everything you need to host an elegant dinner service with ease. An antique door made of French oak, circa 1860, sets the tone for your private tasting with friends in the custom wine cellar. Savor the perfect pour of your favorite vintage from its 697-bottle capacity, with shelving crafted from Brazilian cherry with a natural oil finish.

3552 Wentwood Drive 75225, University Heights, Lucinda Buford, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-office

An antique chandelier, marble fireplace surround and coffered ceiling mark the formal library – a perfect spot for after-dinner drinks and conversation.

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Travel to your second floor master suite in style and allow the elevator do all the work – it features a Bagatelle hand-cut crystal fixture, French toile wall covering and classic wood wainscoting. An alcove with a patterned floor leads to the master suite, which has a coffered ceiling, antique silver fixtures and a cozy stone fireplace ideal for curling up with a good book. Unwind in your spa-quality master bath, with heated floors in Ocean Blue marble, paired with bronze designer accents, St. Julien satin nickel fixtures and walk-in shower with stone niche.

Guests also enjoy comfortable, oversized rooms and private, spa-like baths throughout, creating a welcoming experience for all who enter.

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Outdoors, pecan trees, mature azaleas, gardenias, a climbing rose trellis, red oak and Italian cypress dot the romantic landscape surrounding the home, with exquisite spaces made for entertaining. Host intimate gatherings, garden parties or large family events amid the timeless sophistication.

The estate at 3552 Wentwood represents turnkey luxury living at its finest, curated from one-of-a-kind historic treasures from around the world. Listed for $5,650,000.

For more luxury homes throughout the Metroplex, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with seven offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake

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