Unparalleled Quality of Period Details evoking the Charm & Luxury of an authentic Country English Tudor Manor. This is the Stunning 2,898 sq. foot Historical Belknap House (A County historical site with no architectural controls) situated on a 9,520 sf. Lot, custom built in 1928 with 3 Bedrooms & 3.5 Baths, plus Formal Library and Wine Cellar. The House is Set Back from the Street on the Vintage Bridal Path to Alum Rock Park in the Serene East Foothills with Peeks of the City Lights & Downtown under a Nostalgic Mansard Roof. Made for Entertaining on a Grand Scale, it is Elegantly Appointed in inimitable Master Crafted Architectural Elements only seen in the Finest of Homes!
Enter past the Formal Iron Gate onto an enchanting Cotswold Brick Porch Terrace. The Living Room is Filled with the Patina of a Bygone Era offering space for a Baby Grand Piano with ample multi Couch Seating, gracious Oak Wood Floors, Fireplace with Niche, Built-in Hall Tree, & an Over Sized Arched Picture Window Framing the lush Green Gardens outside like an Old Masterpiece Painting. Notice the Wood Trimmed Windows are uncovered to take in the Verdant Views and to match the Varnished Picture Height Crown Molding under the High Coved Ceilings there, & in the adjoining Formal Dining Room, which prominently displays a Crystal Lustre Prism Wedding Cake Chandelier.
The Home continues to Awe you with a Library showcasing a spectacular Oak Box Beam Ceiling crowned with matching Medallion over a Rare Slip Shade Ceiling Light. But the Pice de Rsistance is the Fireplace, boasting an Intricately Carved Oak Mantle Piece with Hidden Wall Safe & Beveled Mirror flanked by Matching Oak Bookcases. There's an additional large Book Case where a Closet may have been located to be used as a 4th Bedroom.
The Downstairs Bath caressed in Cobalt Blue Tiles sports a Jacuzzi Tub & Shower with gold plated fixtures. A downstairs Bedroom features a classic Bay Window as does the Darling Breakfast Nook, both with High Ceilings & Picture Height Crown Molding. The Nook features a Vintage Floral Tole Chandelier, Terracotta Floor Tiles, and the Original Built-in China Hutch & Iron Board.
The Remodeled Kitchen is off the Mud Room fitted with a Pantry ample enough for any large family's Storage Needs. The Kitchen offers a S/Steel Dish-Washer, Fridge, & Commercial Style Gas Stove with an Oven large enough for 6 pans of Cupcakes! It showcases a Chandelier under a Ceiling Medallion, White Window Pane Cabinetry made to match the original Breakfast Nook Hutch, Satin Nickel goose neck Faucet, under-cab Lighting, & Granite Slab Counters.
Walk up the steps to the large Family Room with Wired Office Niche & Full Bath with Shower Stall, both with Peeks of Downtown & the City Lights. This then leads you to the Romantic Master Suite with Crystal Chandelier, an Enormous Walk-in Closet, & Bath Alcove complemented by a built-in Linen Closet, Pedestal Sink, Wall-Hung Toilet, & Lavish Claw Foot Slipper Tub.
The Rear Enclosed Porch has been converted to a Laundry Room, and the Upstairs Family Room can be easily converted to another Bedroom. The Lower 3rd level is comprised of a Partial Finished Basement with an impeccably designed Oak Paneled Wine Cellar with 2 large Wine Coolers (non-electrified), Wet Bar, Fridge, & Stove Top. Open the Stained Glass Door leading to a pretty 1/2 Bath with an Oak topped Vanity with floral porcelain sink.
Age: Over 50 Years Old
Appliances: Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal, Microwave, Range / Oven, Refrigerator, Washer
Area Amenities: Golf, Biking, Area Climbing, Area Hiking, Area Horse Riding/Stables, Jogging / Biking Path
Area Description: Country Living, Historic / Antique, Mountain, Privacy
Bath Features: Jacuzzi Tub, Stall Shower, Tub and Shower, Jetted Tub
Cooling: A/C, Central A/C
Exterior: Gardens, Sprinkler System
Exterior Description: Brick, Stucco
Exterior Living Space: Porch, Terrace
Fencing: Wood Fence
Fireplace Count: 2 Fireplaces
Fireplace Description: Gas, Wood Burning
Flooring: Hardwood, Ceramic
Garage Count: 2 Car Garage
Garage Description: RV Parking, Detached Garage, Garage
General: Security System, Window Treatments, Smoke Detector
Heating - Fuel Type: Gas
Heating Type: Forced Air
Interior: Walk-in Closet, Wine Cellar, High Tech Cabling, Vaulted Ceilings, Wet Bar, Beam -Ceilings, Cathedral Ceilings, Blinds, Bay/Bow Window
Kitchen Features: Granite Countertops, Designer Kitchen
Lot Description: Access Type - Road
Lot Size: Under 1/2 Acre
Pre-Wiring: Cable, Garage Door, Phone Jacks, Security System
Road Type: County Street
Roof: Wood Shingles / Shakes
Views: City / Strip, Mountain, Scenic
Water: City Water