The ideal family retreat you've been waiting for has finally arrived! Located in an exclusive waterfront community in Italy Cross 214 Homestead Estates drive offers 11,000 square feet of living space on a beautiful 1.36 acre estate lot and 150 feet of water frontage on coveted Crooked Lake. Space galore where every family member can have their own piece of privacy and still be able to enjoy the community that this house affords. Minutes to all amenities in the heart of the South Shore and just over an hour drive to Halifax airport, this completely custom home is sure to impress.
Just imagine waking up in the morning to the gentle breezes off of Crooked Lake and the reflections of the shimmering sun. Coffee on the deck, by the pool or even on the waterfront boat dock below. Offering all the comforts you could want in a family home, with attention to every detail for family living and entertaining considered.
Walk through the door to your new life. The ideal main floor layout sprawls outward from your foyer with beautiful curved staircase. The magnificent custom kitchen that was handcrafted by local craftsmen provides ample space for cooking and entertaining , with formal dining room, open concept family room with gas fireplace, sparkling water views and walkout to deck overlooking pool and lake. 9 foot ceilings and gleaming Asian Rosewood flooring by Bellefloor on all three levels. Smooth ceilings and top-of-the line finishes in every inch.
The second level features 4 bedrooms and an open concept casual living space. Hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings and lake views live here. Enviable Master Bedroom retreat with private ensuite baths and a spacious dressing room with custom shelving & closetry. Also included in the master-suite is a private sitting room perfect for private office, gym, contemplation space or nursery. 3 other large bedrooms and 5 pc bath branch off of the open concept family retreat, ideal for a home office or reading & computer nook.
The lower level is home to an impressive in-law living suite. Completely self contained with garden door walkout, you'd never know you weren't above grade! Full eat-in kitchen with moulded cabs, centre island and stainless. Open concept family/games space and large bright master bedroom and bath with views of pool and lake let in cheery natural light. Think in-laws, guest suite for out-of-town visitors or possible rental income.
The pride of ownership shows inside and out! Your approach from the private paved driveway with convenient roundabout and parking reveals a breezy wraparound porch for summertime reading while enjoying the night air. Eye catching Smartside Engineered exterior designed to withstand the elements in Nova Scotia and offers a life span the same as brick! 2 car attached garage with indoor access and exterior parking too. Tastefully landscaped and surrounded by mature trees for extra privacy.
The heated saltwater pool and outdoor living area are to die for. Tumbled stone surround patio, water slide and diving board and an amazing stone constructed BBQ/Outdoor fireplace that belongs in Better Homes and Gardens! Tons of eating and dining space, and surrounded by a wrought iron enclosure that lets you enjoy unobstructed views of the lake and dock. Stroll across the expansive lawn to your own private waterfront. Approximately 150 feet of frontage with wooden T boat dock to park your personal water craft, or just to run off the edge and into the crisp clean water for a swim. And attention sportspeople- This is a GREAT freshwater fishing lake ! Deep and clear, the lake offers endless entertaining, recreation and sport.
This home also comes complete with custom built-ins throughout, 36" majestic propane fireplace, crown moulding and security system on all levels. Super effic