Stunning Al Jones architecturally designed home located on private drive with over 5 beautiful acres and views of Lake Forbing.
This home was built as an architecturally inspired antebellum southern master residence in the manner of a historic plantation home and formally know as "Bonne Chance".
A brick walkway takes you to a replica Chippendale designed bridge from the Governor s house in Williamsburg. It is made of cypress, steel and concrete and has a built-in bench.
The back porch stretches across the back of the home overlooking the grounds.
Beautiful meticulous grounds, brick walkways and majestic native trees consisting of Dogwood, Magnolia and Crepe Myrtles.
Entry door has a raised panel design with lights and fan over the top made of cypress and brass plated lock with skeleton key. Entry has custom milled moldings at the floor and ceiling and hardwood floors made of hark pine over 100 years old 1-1/2 thick.
Living room has custom milled moldings, 2 sets of French doors opening to front gallery, floor to ceiling windows in rear of living room overlooking back yard and antique pine hardwood floors.
Second view of living room, French doors open to the gallery, custom drapery and recessed lighting.
Library has floor to ceiling built-in bookcases, 6 panel cypress hardwood pocket doors, 5 piece 12"+ custom milled cypress molding on 10 ceilings, built-in gun cabinet, entertainment center & sound system w/speakers, hardwood floors and recessed lighting.
Dining room has and milled moldings, arched entrance doorway, walls of wood windows overlooking front lawn, recessed lighting and hardwood flooring.
Gourmet country-type kitchen, custom cypress cabinetry, 100 year old pine wood paneling with rough hewn pine exposed beams and antique brick flooring from New Orleans laid out in herringbone pattern.
This view of the kitchen looks to the Butler's pantry, the double ovens and the desk area.
This view of the kitchen shows the gas cooktop, warming drawers, vent hood and looks to the butler's pantry and the hearth area.
Huge island with marble counter top holds gas cook top and warming drawers and provides spaces for stools, above is a custom vent hood. Also featured is a Sub-zero refrigerator/freezer, 2 dishwashers, double ovens, compactor and appliances storage.
Hearth room and morning room has rough hewn beams, floor to ceiling windows overlooking the rear grounds, wood burning fireplace with rough hewn beam for mantle and brick flooring.
Powder room has hardwood vanity with marble counter top, custom wallpaper and marble tile flooring.
Back hallway has custom milled moldings at the floor and ceiling, raised panel door with fan transom and side lites and beautiful wood flooring.
Gentleman's side master bath vanity with marble counter top, 2 linen closets, 1 fully lined walk-in cedar closet and antique brick floors.
Lady's side vanity with marble counter and make-up area, full length mirrors and antique brick floors.
Master bath with luxurious air tub with full length windows overlooking private patio area.
Luxurious air tub over looking private patio area.
Upstairs landing has heart of pine hardwood floors, floor to ceiling window overlooking back gallery and back staircase which leads to the kitchen and dining areas.
Bedroom 1 has heart of pine floors, French doors to front gallery, ceiling fan and walk-in closets with built-in shelving & cabinets.
Upstairs bathroom 1 has pine wood countertops, pine framed mirror, tub/shower has tile surround with glass enclosure and tile flooring.
Bedroom 2 has carpet, walk-in closet with built-in shelving/ cabinets and ceiling fan.
Bedroom 3 has heart of pine floors, French doors to gallery, walk-in closet with built-in shelving and cabinets.
Bathroom 2 has large vanity with pine wood counter top, pine framed mirror, tub/shower and tile flooring.
There are 2 full bonus/game rooms, one room with cathedral ceiling in the window seat at the dormers, a doorway to the attic storage and a pull down stairway for the 4th floor.
Rear view of upper and lower galleries with ceiling fans and ivy covered columns and brick terrace surrounded by lush landscaping.
Side view of home, parking and garage area.
Three car garage is insulated, has paneled walls, slate roof and floored attic.
Brick walkway to Pigeonaire with slate roof, great for storage.
A meandering brick walkway with antique cast iron fencing along the way leads to a replica Chippendale designed bridge from the Governor's house in Williamsburg. It is made of cypress, steel and concrete & has a built-in bench.
Replica Chippendale designed bridge from the Governor's house in Williamsburg, made of cypress, steel and concrete & has a built-in bench.
Gas lantern at the gated entrance with iron fencing between brick columns.