This villa has excellent river and tri-state views, nearby dining and entertainment, art and culture, and family-friendly activities. You’ll love the villa's cozy yet elegant feel. The gourmet kitchen is complete with a Viking cooktop and oven, Subzero fridge, granite countertops, and custom cherry cabinets. Multiple terraces and patios add to the uniquely beautiful home. The villa is for couples, families with kids, and big groups. Pets are also welcome. The villa has 3 full and 3 half baths.
The villa is very large and stately offering over 7,500 SF of interior space.
Both main levels (~3,000 SF each) and the third floor loft are truly sprawling.
The first floor is flanked by large living areas including an informal family room to the north with 2 terraces, a wood-burning fireplace, and access to the large river-facing screened-in porch. The south end features a large sunken living room with a decorative stone fireplace accessed from the main foyer/stair area. Between the foyer and family room you'll find the heart of the villa with it's large open plan gourmet kitchen (with heated slate floor), dining and original butler's pantry. Note that the foyer has two separate half baths, one off the main area and the other on lower landing/back door area.
The upper levels include:
Bedroom 1 (Master Suite) which is 800 SF, has a king bed and private terrace with river view. It has a private luxury bath en suite, with a large walk-in shower. Note there is no tub in the Master bath. All floors in the Master Suite and bath are heated. The suite also has a separate Study area that can be used for additional sleeping area if desired. Note that while the study is secluded from the main Master, there is no door separation.
Bedroom Two, includes the loft area which is accessed through an open stair within the bedroom. This bedroom includes a private bath with tub/shower. The loft area is very large and actually has five single beds making it a sort of bunk house. In addition to sleeping area, there is plenty of room to "hang out" and play games, etc.
Bedrooms Three and Four are separate but adjacent to each other and form what we call the "The South Suite". The suite has an entry foyer area off the main upstairs landing/hallway. Both bedrooms and a full bath are accessed from the suite's foyer. Note that there is also an additional door that directly connects the two bedrooms that can remain closed or provide room-to-room access if desired. Note that the South Suite bath remains in it's vintage 1925 form and includes a shower with an unusual smaller style tub with an integrated seat.
Bedroom 5, has a queen bed and good natural light, and is located in an area of the finished basement. There is a half bath available on a landing to the basement. Note that shower/tub needs would require use of one of the second floor full bathrooms.
Zugang für Gäste
You will have access to all areas of the property except where there is signage noting the owner's private quarters. There is ample off-street parking for multiple vehicles. There is also parking on the property by the garages in the rear carport driveway area, as well as the driveway off of 11th St.
Interaktion mit Gästen
My team and I will be available throughout your stay to help with recommendations, questions or to address any issues that may arise.
Guests should do the dishes, pick up all garbage and take it outside to the bins. Any damage will result in a charge to the guest.
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