Character abounds in this eclectic, one of a kind Beaux-Arts style home that blends classical architectural detail with luxury amenities and timeless finishes. Positioned in the heart of the Cherokee Triangle, location is deemed a walkers paradise. Home is just one block from restaurants and local boutiques, down the street from Cherokee Park and moments from Downtown Louisville. Originally designed by renowned Louisville architect J. J. Gaffney, home offers whimsical architecture with hand chiseled capitals and sand stone Gothic arches outlining wrap around porch. Once entering through the foyer, you become instantly enveloped into the home's refined features such as the meticulously restored woodwork, stained glass windows and grand stair case. First floor includes two stately parlorrooms, both framed with original pocket doors leading to banquet size formal dining room. The chef's kitchen includes commercial-grade appliances, vast custom cabinetry, granite countertops and large butcher block island. Gourmet kitchen flows into a comfortable dining space that overlooks back yard. Traveling upstairs, the master bedroom exudes tranquility and comfort with bright, natural light and neutral color palette. Spacious sitting room flows from master bedroom and provides abundant storage with two walk in closets, one finished in cedar. Master en suite includes his and her vanities, glass enclosed walk in shower and soaking tub. An additional bedroom, full bathroom with laundry and office completes the second floor. On the third level you will find three additional bedrooms and full bath. Unlike any in the area, the lower level offers continued fine entertaining space with tall ceilings and bright light. Built in wet bar completes lower level family room and flows into billiards room. Root cellar, temperature controlled storage and mud room with additional laundry offered in lower level with access to back yard. Private back yard is truly an oasis with brick lined patio spaces and mature landscaping. Heated endless swimming pool and outdoor shower thoughtfully poised for privacy and tranquility alongside carriage house. Carriage house with full bath above two car garage offers ideal space for home office, additional guest quarters or in law suite. Cherokee Triangle home underwent complete renovation but maintained and captured the authenticity of the original structure. Few properties blend the past with the present so beautifully. Vast porches, eight fireplaces, exquisite moldings and grand rooms are sure to impress. Call today for a private showing.
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