Where: Windermere, Florida
A tennis lover's dream, this +/- 3-acre Windermere estate offers 7 BR, 7.2 BA and 7,968 SF. Located on a private cul-de-sac in the Estates at Lake Clarice, this waterfront property features resort-like amenities including two regulation size lighted US Open Decoturf tennis courts, a tranquility garden, and a full-size playground. Beyond arched, solid wood french doors, you will welcome friends and family into the two-story grand entry foyer upon travertine floors detailed with a black quartz and teak wood inlay. To the immediate left and right of entry, the formal living and dining areas provide elegant ceiling detail and architectural niches while showcasing the entrance to the open family room and the adjacent gourmet kitchen loaded with top-of-the-line appliances, an island, and a breakfast bar. The oversized master suite features a spa-like master bath and large walk-in closets. Highlighting the office are custom wood built-ins and a double pocket door for privacy. Upstairs, five bedrooms, a loft, and a media/game room provide ample space for studying, gaming and sleeping. Outdoors, a covered patio with summer kitchen and heated pool and spa accommodates year-round entertaining options. The backyard includes a fenced dog yard with synthetic turf and a climate-controlled kennel and extensive landscaping creating the ultimate retreat. Conveniently located close to Winter Garden Village, shopping and dining, top rated schools and area attractions.
Where: Orlando, Florida
One of the Jewels of Lake Adair! This vintage 1930’s with its brick façade and wide two-tiered Southern veranda sits on the West side of the Lake. The current owners have woven their amazing style and life through this wonderful home, expanding & renovating the home into a masterpiece without losing an ounce of its original charm. The new additions to the home bring it into the new millennium with an open concept kitchen & family room with the convenience of a new downstairs master suite. The original floor plan with its formal living, dining room, butler’s pantry and gentlemen’s den have been lovingly restored, the new additions downstairs include the kitchen, family room, informal dining area, office nook and master bedroom suite. The main living rooms have wood coffered or beamed ceilings and beautiful wide planked wood floors throughout, some rooms have original paneling & paneled built-in display cabinets. Upstairs find the original master bedroom/bath that stretches from one end of the home to the other & opens to the second story veranda overlooking Lake Adair & the City of Orlando. There are two additional charming bedrooms & a full bath upstairs one with an exit to the wide front porch. With the addition of a spacious two car garage & attached home office on the South side the house is now a U shape that features a beautiful brick, private courtyard with fountain. The property is completely fenced with wrought iron with electric gates on the North and South side of the brick drive.