This Mediterranean style home sits on the iconic Vail Golf Course within walking distance of Ford Amphitheater, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Golden Peak. The 8,086-sf custom home completed in 2009 exudes a stately elegance and inviting atmosphere.
The grand, arched entry welcomes you into the foyer which then unfolds to reveal a living room supported by rows of Riviera limestone columns that is capable of hosting lavish affairs as it is encouraging hours of comfortable relaxation. An abundance custom French doors welcomes natural light into the living room bridging inside with the splendor of the outdoors. Many holidays, charity events and parties have been hosted around the curated limestone fireplaces creating boundless family memories.
A tremendous, Labradorite appointed kitchen with an offset breakfast nook suits the most discriminating culinary aficionados and has the ability to quickly turn into an entertainer’s dream. Hand-crafted, glass-etched panels and additional pocket doors allow the kitchen to be closed off from the rest of your guests. One of the labradorite countertops that backs up to the double-sided, living room fireplace is heated to ensure that both you and your coffee remain warm while enjoying the cool mountain mornings. A Wolf stove top and Viking appliances beckon novice to advanced cooks while Vilroy and Boch ceramic sinks make a design statement of unparalleled quality.
The Family Room on the East side of the home provides a magnificent view of the Gore Range, especially at late afternoon sunset. A stunning centerpiece is the backlit, white onyx countertop on the cocktail bar. Yet this room is easily dominated by the coiffured ceiling, lit from above and inset with elaborate herringbone parquet.
This property bestows abundant and lush grounds, with immaculate, award-winning landscape architecture. An outdoor living room and kitchen with overhead heaters, heated flagstone and a fire-pit allow owners and guests to enjoy the outdoor spaces throughout the winter months. The reflecting pool exudes a peaceful charm while mirroring the natural surroundings and multiple waterfalls cascade by specially selected boulders allowing you to walk through your water garden.
The master suite encompasses the upper east wing with a dominating view of Vail Mountain from the bedroom. An impressive dressing room is adorned with floor-to-ceiling mirrored doors, a refrigerator, ice maker and a closet carousel perfect for rotating your seasonal clothes. The glamorous, jaw-dropping master bathroom gives way to another spectacular view of the Gore Range. An industrial, glass, shower for two with European gold fixtures is central to the flawless design in this stunning spa-like bathroom. A white onyx bubble tub with a heated bottom is situated next to a functioning fireplace. The mountain of organically positioned white onyx hiding the faucet creates a waterfall into the tub that transcends ultimate luxury.
Every room including the three guest bedroom suites on the top floor open to the outdoor, heated patios. Each room was thoughtfully planned to be unique from the others. Hand painted ceramic tiles and an etched bathroom floor are timeless, yet boldly distinctive details.
The lower level is theater room-ready and is presently a paradise for all ages with a wet bar, and wine cellar. An additional bedroom suite and laundry room is just beyond with an exterior access door to allow your guests to come and go freely. With both a craft room and a home office, the ability to get all your daily necessities completed is all within reach.
A lifetime of experience was brought together in this exceptional, custom home artfully placed on the Vail Golf Course. The owner, in concert with her designer, Patricia Herrington, have produced an incomparable, timeless masterpiece. Built to exacting standards with no expense or amenity spared, this 8,086 SF residence effortlessly accommodates daily living and entertaining on a grand scale.