- Priced at $2,385,000
- 4 Bed
- 4.5 Bath
- 3 Garage
- 5,860 Sq.Ft.
- 2007 Year Built
- 2.20 Acres
Follow the well lit path that meanders through the oak and pine studded countryside, past natural rock terraces covered in bright green moss and budding ivy, as the scenery gently rolls into shapely shrubs and brilliant seasonal flowers and
the path turns to cobblestone pavers, you will encounter 15070 Grand Knoll Drive.
A stately, 5860 square foot European style Craftsmen, split level estate with 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, 3 car garage, formal living & dining room, wine cellar, wet bar, Butler’s pantry, Great room, dining nook, laundry room and His & Hers offices is unassuming at first glance. Old world features of wood carriage garage doors, wood window shutters with iron embellishments, dormers, and a cultured stone clad entrance beckons you to take a closer look at this Doug Grey built and Chris Heinritz -designed home. This Craftsman style home is perched perfectly on the wooded hillside to take advantage of amazing Sierra foothill views.
Walk in to the impressive foyer and prepare to be amazed! An old world style chandelier welcomes you from above as it dangles under a massive wood beam that is duplicated four more times under cathedral ceilings to lead your eyes straight through the house toward gorgeous Sierra mountain views where tall pines dot the ever changing horizon. The slate floor of the foyer has beautiful wood inlays and tempts you to continue to discover the luxurious amenities offered in this sophisticated home. Once inside, wood clad, doors and windows can be found throughout. Distressed, rustic, hardwood floors lead you to living your best life in this splendid abode.
Your first stop from the foyer is a custom, step down wet bar that boasts masculine, matte, leather granite counters, a hammered copper sink, and U Line wine refrigerator all surrounded by beautiful built in cabinets with glass fronts and display lights. You can pour a chilled glass of buttery Chardonnay to accompany you into the magnificent Great room.
The Great room displays two massive chandeliers hanging perfectly among the striking wood beams with iron accents. You will be compelled to sip your chardonnay in front of the cathedral shaped wall of windows that offer the ever present, ever changing views of sky and Sierras below as the sun slowly dips into the horizon. Or rest comfortably near the massive rock clad mantel that houses an 2 artisan, FPX hammered metal gas stove insert for warmth Gorgeous built-ins of shelves and custom cabinetry flank the gas fireplace.
French doors lead to the upper patio. The upper patio boasts giant, rustic beams. The patio hosts ceiling fans, surround sound system, natural rock accents, and hammered iron railings. The outdoor BBQ is perfect for making Wagyu burgers on the grill. A Linx gas fireplace is the perfect gathering space for cool evenings and sharing ice cold Nitro Cream Stouts with friends. The outdoor kitchen countertops are a dark leather finished laminate. French doors lead directly into the kitchen for easy entertaining. Large gathering areas are available to host every kind of gathering. But the main attraction of this area is the view! Gorgeous Sierra views with snow capped mountains in the distance will keep you mesmerized. Start your day with a hot cup of coffee and get lost for a few moments watching the breathtaking sunrises each morning.
Continue past the double french doors, charming dining nook, and you will find yourself standing in a gourmet kitchen. The kitchen has a U shaped island with a
prep sink and is covered in a beveled edged, golden granite countertops that has a wine shelf at the end. Three gorgeous pendants hang above the U-shaped counter that offers plenty of room for food prep for family gatherings or catered events with friends and clients. Two toned cabinetry of wood and creamy white, glazed cabinets are the perfect accent to the marble backsplash with metal accent tiles and stylish dentil moldings. A large window provides natural light into the space. A custom wood hood hangs over the 6 burner Wolf range. There is a KitchenAid double oven, microwave and built in refrigerator along with a built in Miele coffee
maker. The custom cabinets offer both open shelves and glass inserts for function and beauty. A custom pop up shelf is provided for a professional KitchenAid mixer or air fryer. A massive pantry provides room for all food storage needs and includes a full size refrigerator.
An arched entry leads to a Butler’s pantry that boasts beveled edged, matte granite countertops and cabinets with leaded glass inserts. Next to the Butler’s pantry, a speakeasy door leads to a 700 bottle, temperature controlled wine cellar. Additional storage is available in the arched, custom built, glass insert cabinets outside of the kitchen that include open shelves for display.
The formal dining room is located near the foyer and the kitchen. It offers views from a huge picture window of the manicured terraces and lush landscape in front of the house. The spacious formal dining room boasts a Cathedral ceiling with wood beam accent and an impressive European style chandelier. Follow the slate floor hallway and you will find a powder room for your guests convenience. A Habersham style vanity with black and white beveled granite sits below an oversized designer mirror and elegant sconces. Farther down the hall is a lighted art niche with a rounded, beveled edge shelf.
Next you will find two offices, His and Hers, side by side for the convenience of dual family members working from home. The “His” office is very masculine with Emperor marble on countertops, and dark wood cabinetry include a setup for a
television. There is a wet bar with a hammered copper sink and U Line beverage refrigerator. A handsome stone fireplace is the perfect place to linger with a cigar and sip whiskey on cool evenings after work. A large window sheds natural light
into the space during the day.
Next door is the “Hers” office, boasting a swedish style decor in a light and bright, sunny room. Creamy white custom built in cabinetry lines the walls for ultimate organization. Custom cabinet amenities include a fold down table, a perfect place
for a gift wrapping station and crafts. A huge window floods the room with rays of sunshine. Double french doors lead to a spacious master retreat. A tray ceiling with double
crown molding hangs over luxurious white carpet. French doors lead to the outside patio. Roman shades adorn the large windows. Custom built-ins provide more storage space. A dressing area boasts a huge mirror next to the immense walk in closet. Inside the walk-in closet is an extensive closet system for organization, There is large island centered in the room with storage drawers. Three windows shed natural light into the room.
The master bath has heated, travertine floors. There are his and hers vanities with beveled marble countertops, white cabinetry, custom mirrors and elegant sconces. There is a step-up Jacuzzi air bathtub for those long leisure soaks in a
bubble bath. A beautiful chandelier hangs above the bathtub. A walk-in shower with his and hers shower heads and a bench for convenience is available.
The upper level guest En-suite is a charming retreat that is also light and bright. White dotted roman shades create a beautiful contrast with the dark wood trimmed windows. French doors provide access to the upper patio. White carpet
and a gorgeous antique chandelier complete the room decor.
The En-suite bathroom is a spa retreat with 8” x 8” honed marble tiles covering the floor. The countertops are polished marble with beveled edges. Beautiful designer mirrors and sconces set agains white plaster walls lend to the calming charm of the room. The walk-in marble shower has views from two windows to give you the feeling of showering in nature. A spacious closet inside the bathroom completes
this spa-like room.
The laundry room has white porcelain tiles on the backsplash with charming bee accents. The vast counter space is covered in a clean and crisp white porcelain tile.
A large window hangs over the sink. The Bosch washer and dryer stay with the house. The built-in cabinetry provides ample space for storage while the counter tops provide space for folding laundry in this happy, sunny space.
The lower level of this home is perfect for extended family, staff quarters or short term guests. It includes a large great room, wet bar and two guest room En-suites.
The lower level Great room has a wet bar with a U Line beverage refrigerator and sink. A gas fireplace is surrounded by built-ins. Two sets of french doors lead to the outdoor patio.
Each bedroom is spacious with natural light from large windows. These bedrooms are well appointed with quality finishes that create a welcome environment and provide for all of your guests needs.
Additional storage is available on this lower level. The space is lined with shelves for organization and storage of all your holiday decor.
The Lower patio hosts surround sound and space for relaxing. There is a lawn area that is gated for security for the little family members or furry friends. Stunning views of mountains can be seen in this private peaceful space.
Take the well lit path down to an outdoor rock patio to the perfect spot for a fire pit. Roast marshmallows under the stars while listening to the creek and water feature that trickles and flows into the pond just steps away. Prepare to be amazed … poetic views, a peaceful setting and an exquisite home is waiting for you on Grand Knoll Drive!