The design is one-of-a-kind in the Forest.
Everything about this home is custom! This elegant layout features formal and eat-in dining, custom crown molding, an elaborate imported teak and stained glass entry door, Italian marble entryway, king size bedrooms, all with walk in closets and en-suite baths. Your huge gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream - there are 2 dishwashers, 3 sinks, double oven & warming drawer, a10x10 walk-in pantry, granite counter tops, slide-out drawers, and a stunning 11.5 x 5.5 foot center island with gas cook top that will seat 8 comfortably. There is a bay-window breakfast nook, pendant lighting and loads of cupboard space. The kitchen has a full sight-line into the family room in which you can enjoy a large stone-surround fireplace and 3 over-sized windows with a beautiful view into your very private back yard.
The centerpiece walk-in wet bar comes with black granite counter top and flooring. It has built in wine rack, liquor racks, ice maker, refrigerator and wine captain, and has lighting over and under glass & mirror cabinets as well as in-cabinet and pendant lighting.
All three bathrooms are extensively decorated with tile; the master bath has floor-to-ceiling soft blue and white Italian tile, double sinks, an exterior door to the back yard, a large claw-foot tub, over-size beveled glass medicine cabinets, large glass block windows, and a unique walk-in shower with double shower heads and no glass door to squeegie!
The large office easily (and currently) contains 2 larges desks, and 3 credenzas with room to spare. It features a solid teak hardwood flooring, a 6 foot stained glass transom accent window on the back interior wall.
The formal dining room has multi-recessed ceiling, wired to the surround sound system throughout the house, and is decorated with large crown molding, a stunning chandelier and 2 matching wall sconces, 2 large windows and plenty of room for a large hutch, and easily roomy seating for 10-12. There are also 2 lighted architectural niches on dimmers for a very warm look.
The large custom patio is tiled with the same tile as the kitchen for a continuous transition from interior to exterior. It is fully covered with an extension of the roof. It has seating for 8-10 and a beautiful, expansive view of the back yard and easement.
The 1550 sq ft custom garage has I-beam construction and includes 2 over-sized parking spaces with individual garage doors and a 45' deep RV bay. There is 10 feet of work-bench and storage area, 3 exterior entry doors, decorative custom windows facing the kitchen, a sink with hot and cold water, and a dog washing stand outside with running water and a drain.
Even the electrical wiring is special: there is one "Christmas Lights" switch on the interior that simultaneously controls the entire front of the house, both gate posts and 3 attic windows. Christmas lights on and off in one flick of a switch! Additionally, most switches throughout the home are on dimmers, including in the bathrooms. The kitchen is generously configured with over and under counter lighting, pendant lighting and overhead ceiling-mounted spot lights, used depending on your needs and the ambience you want to create.
The entire home, garage, breezeway, gate posts and flower beds are made of custom tumbled, white crushed marble and granite brick. It actually sparkles in the sunlight. There is a custom iron gate across the entire open front of the house with a main electric car gate and 2 people gates. The front entry door is an impressive 9 food tall solid teak door with 2 sidelights and a transom, all including intricate carving and extensive colored stained glass inlays. The door opens to an Italian marble foyer with a crystal flush-mount lighting fixture.
Tired of looking at 'builder-grade' homes? Come see this one. You won't be disappointed.
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Friendswood, Texas 77546