Single Family Residence
Welcome to 1391 Richmond Road. A true work of art and surreal living experience is now on the market for the first time. The most discerning buyer will fall in love with the optimal location within Winter Park, which is a short stroll to Park Avenue along the stunning shores of Lake Virginia. This truly handcrafted Georgian style home, designed to emulate New York City townhouse living was masterfully crafted on a magical lot abundant with pristine natural vegetation. Enjoy the Florida lifestyle with frontage on Howell Creek…kayak or paddleboard amongst incredible wildlife to the Winter Park Chain of Lakes. As you arrive, you are greeted by an enticing mix of traditional and old Florida plantings, highlighted by Bevolo exterior lighting and gas lanterns leading the way to your custom mahogany/iron work front entry door. The grand foyer with soaring ceilings, stunning black and white marble flooring, and grand staircase which was built in place, with hand molded railing providing a welcoming signature. Flanked by separate formal living and dining areas on either side, the formal dining room features custom hand painted Gracie brand wallpaper and leads to the butler’s pantry with wine refrigerator. The gourmet kitchen boasts Busby cabinetry, new six burner Decor gas range, Subzero refrigerator, large island with prep sink, built-in oven, and naturally lit breakfast area overlooking the backyard oasis. The kitchen opens to the spacious family room with extensive venetian painted millwork, gas/wood burning fireplace with custom Italian made marble surround, 11’4” ceilings, and French doors leading to the terrace and backyard retreat. The formal living room complete with venetian plaster, gas fireplace with custom marble is connected to the family room with a stunning barreled ceiling hallway conveniently located to a chic powder bath. The main floor also includes a full pool bath with access to one of the two garages with air conditioned work room, and a 2nd back staircase. The upstairs primary suite is a sanctuary, graced with an antiqued mirror entry, gas fireplace, double French doors leading to the serene balcony overlooking the statement backyard, and two custom closets with vast cabinetry and lighting. The spa-like bath features Walker Zanger flooring, generous walk-in shower, soaking tub and dual vanities with make-up area. Two additional ensuite bedrooms are also upstairs along with an office/flex room, full bath and laundry room. The second detached garage features a bonus room/convenient home gym. No expense was spared when building this home which displays antique and unique lighting fixtures throughout, custom millwork, surround sound, central vacuum, reverse osmosis water filtration, and extensive storage throughout. Notable window treatments from the finest textile manufacturers worldwide (Clarence House, Elitis, Nancy Corzine, Carragio), as well as wallcoverings (Fornasetti, Gracie, Schalamandre), lighting (Aerin, Niermann Weeks), fixtures (Kohler, Toto, Newport Brass). This bespoke home is an entertainer’s dream with multiple outdoor areas to relax amongst the secret garden of terraced landscaping and four thoughtfully placed fountains. Celebrate nature’s wildlife which range from owls, great white egrets, blue herons, hawks, bunnies, and otters in your private sanctuary minutes to Winter Park’s premier dining, upscale shopping, Mead Botanical Garden, and the highly coveted Audubon K-8, and Winter Park High.