Property Description 1446 OLMSTED DRIVE, BEAR, DE 19701
Unparalleled home on Olmsted Dr.! Perched on a gently sloping, lushly landscaped corner lot, this custom-built, over 7,600 sq. ft. 2013-young red-brick masterpiece in beautiful Bear countryside is luxurious and lavish in every way! Step inside to graceful foyer and stunning architectural elements of arched doorways, wainscoting, chair rails, 6-piece-plus crown molding, and cathedral, vaulted and coffered ceilings throughout home all offering in-dept dimension and amid airy and open concept floorplan. Foyer features rich hardwood floors and graceful butterfly staircase just beyond. 2 arched entries lead into formal LR, where hardwoods and architectural elements continue, while opposite foyer is majestic DR with tray ceiling, walk-in bay window and arched pass-through on ½ wall to maintain balance with LR entrances. Gourmet kitchen suited for culinary chef is striking with cherry cabinets, Jenn-Air SS appliances, upgraded granite countertops, ceramic tile backsplash, and accents of glass-front upper cabinet, desk area, large island, and tucked-away back staircase. Kitchen is completely open to breakfast nook, extending room size, with oversized window, pewter chandelier, and row of cabinets. Oversized entrance leads into sun-splashed sunroom preserving seamless floorplan flow and keeping open, bright, and light footprint. Sunroom is secluded sanctuary, perfect for reading or sipping morning coffee, with its sequence of wrap-around windows, vaulted ceiling, and gas FP. 2-tiered grand great room is wow-worthy! Soaring, exposed beams coffered-style ceiling is blended with floor-to-ceiling stone gas FP for dramatic effect and FP is framed with dual level windows on both back and side walls. Detailed millwork outlines entrance and scalloped balcony overlooks from 2 nd floor. Room is fabulous for everything to after-dinner downtime to weekend TV watching. Off living space is sequestered study with wall of build-ins and French doors, along with bountiful bonus room with pristine Palladian window. Flex space that is multi-purposed! Note both main-floor laundry room and PR. 1 st -floor guest suite with walk- in closet (or primary BR if desired) is just off main space with its own private bath. Upper-level boasts bona-fide opulent owner’s suite with separate sitting room, tray ceiling BR with wainscoting, 2 walk-in closets and dressing area with vanity. Primary Bath is just as impressive! It touts custom double vanity, elaborate soaking tub, and seamless glass shower. Relax and recharge in tranquility! Additionally, enjoy several en-suite BRs and 2 nd floor bonus room with built-ins, seat below triple window and combination of desks, cabinets, and cubbies! Fully finished and tastefully appointed LL is spectacular! Handsome arch wood-trimmed, glass-etched double doors lead into tile floored LL with scones and up lighting, 2 generous enclaves of rec-room space, several BRs, full bath with all-tile shower with vertical accent border and dual vessel sink vanity, kitchen/bar with built-in cabinets/wine racks and ceramic tile backsplash, beverage refrigerator, and pendant lighting and luxurious 8-person in-home theater with shadow boxing and rich wood exposed beams coffered-style ceiling. It’s well-designed, sophisticated space! Curved stone paver steps lead out to sweeping terrace edged with stone wall with lanterns, built- in grill, and breathtaking sun-dappled backyard. Entertaining extraordinaire! Extra perks of this energy- efficient home are fully owned solar panels, intercom/sprinkler systems, and oversized 3-car garage. Within community and walkable are resort-like amenities. Take a dip in the pool or lounge on patio. Gather in clubhouse with friends. Enjoy a workout in fitness room. Play a round of tennis with neighbors. Take the little ones to the playground. There is truly something for everything in this home and in this community! Extravagance and elegance reign in this remarkable home in Red Lion Chase, Phase 2!