Property Type:Single Family
On Site:137 Days
Lot Size:1.49 Acres
Welcome to this truly one-of-a-kind property neighboring Louisville's most esteemed golf course. No expense was spared during construction of this breathtaking architect built property. Three spectacular viewing levels ideally situated on 1.4 acres, built into a hillside above the original lakes of Lake Forest. The architecture design features a highly functional floor plan with 5 bedrooms, 6 1/2 baths, which was thoughtfully arranged for living and entertaining.The custom entrance faces the east and captures the morning sunrise thru a 21 foot tall glass block wall that infuses the home with natural light. An astonishing custom built crystal chandelier, surrounded by a custom floating spiral staircase. Every turn will highlight impressive craftsmanship of contemporary detail, built with traditional materials. The magnificent creek stone fireplaces utilize 22,000 thousand bricks just to form the stone fireplace. Massive windows overlook the Lake Forest Lodge lake fountain.
The spacious kitchen provides an ideal central location equipped to provide optimal prep for large group entertaining. Allmilmo custom cabinetry, granite counters, built-in refrigerator, center island with range, grill, dual dishwashers, sinks and ovens easily accommodate large meals. The dining room overlooks one of the many notable amenities, the indoor custom pool with retractable roofs.
The first-floor 25x20 master suite provides a relaxing haven that features cathedral ceilings, open sitting area with fireplace, tranquil lake view angled alcove windows and private balcony. The soothing resort-style master bath is a spa night just waiting for your choice of steam shower or jetted tub.
Three large bedrooms occupy the upper level with lake views, each with its own ensuite bath. The walk-in closets provide an overabundance of storage for each bedroom.
The impressive lower level offers a comfortable family/game room, soaring ceilings, fireplace, wet bar and walk out patio. Large bedroom with ensuite bath and lake view is perfect for the mother in law. Executive office has custom cherry wood shelves and cabinets. Full bath and separate wet room for the pool sitting area. A three car, tiled, heated garage completes this level.
The indoor pool is 25 by 40 foot with a built-in sauna tub, has the flexibility of being indoor or outdoor with retractable roofing. Fourteen surrounding patio doors, allow for pool/ patio access. Caribbean Clear purification system is located in the walk-in pump and furnace rooms, hidden below the pool.
Additional amenities include Lake Forest HOA access steps from the back door. Paved nature trail, tennis courts, pools, playground, sand volleyball, fishing, Rain Soft water filtration, central vacuum, sprinkler system, climate controlled zone heating/cooling, laundry room and dumbwaiter lift.
As you can see, this is a truly rare space with a total of 12,350 sq. ft. of livable, indoor/outdoor entertaining space, this home is sure to meet and exceed your expectations. In March 1989, the Courier-Journal Sunday Magazine made this a featured home. They labeled it as the "DREAM HOUSE".