Extraordinary Fairfield estate situated on beautiful and private grounds. Grand reception hall and elegant formals. So much history in this home which was originally built for the Walker family in 1923.
General contractor was Garson Brothers, contractors for Holy Cross, Architect was Moritz & Young of St. Louis, MO. The structure of pier and beam is steel and concrete. Full basement for great storage.
Entry with solid plaster walls, 2 arched wrought iron doors with glass inserts. 1st floor mantels, wrought iron, iron light fixtures, leaded glass, 3 arched doors and stained glass were acquired in England and shipped to building site.
Formal Living Room with herringbone oak floors on 8" concrete slab, exterior windows are solid oak with leaded glass, walls are textured plaster, walnut ceiling beams and moldings, solid oak with leaded glass doors to library & sun room
Sun/Garden Room. Light filters through arched windows of solid oak and leaded glass. The sun room also features transept vaulted ceiling, black and white marble tile floor and dramatic hanging lamps shipped from England.
Library is surrounded with walnut paneling and moldings, bookcases of solid walnut with leaded glass doors, classic chandelier, herringbone oak floors and the magnificent fireplace is the centerpiece of the library with 5 x 5 opening.
Enter the Dining Room through double wrought iron and stained glass doors with stained glass transom above. Intricate paneling and moldings of solid walnut, dazzling chandelier and herringbone oak floors are also outstanding features of this room.
Opposite view of the formal dining room showcasing the solid walnut paneling and moldings, dazzling chandelier, the fabulous fireplace with 5 x 5 opening and solid oak windows with leaded glass with custom drapery.
Spacious breakfast room with French oak and leaded glass door, walls of smooth plaster with picture moldings and solid oak windows with leaded glass are stretched across the back wall. Lighting imported from England. Carpet is laid over tile.
Kitchen with custom cabinetry with glass fronts, floor is mosaic on concrete slab, DCS gas range with 2 ovens, griddle & 6 burners and vent hood.
Kitchen with custom cabinetry with glass fronts, floor is mosaic on concrete slab, built-in Sub Zero refrigerator, icemaker through the doorway is the butler's pantry and large walk-in pantry.
The balcony with solid oak floors surrounds the stairway with stunning views of the foyer. To the right is the mezzanine with leaded, solid oak windows overlooking the rear grounds.
Spacious bedroom has smooth plaster walls, crown molding, chair railing, picture molding and handsome mantel. Carpet covers oak flooring, the doors are solid wood and there is an adjoining bath.
Luxurious master suite has smooth plaster walls with picture, chair and ceiling moldings, solid oak leaded glass windows with custom draperies and sitting area around fireplace. Carpet covers oak floors. There is an adjoining bath, dressing room/closet.
Fabulous master closet and dressing area with beautiful moldings, built-ins, full length mirrors, hanging light fixtures and carpet.
Rear view of home surrounded by lush landscaping, front to back drive with arched porte cochere.
Double width drive lined with colorful crepe myrtles and mature hedges.