Stately Elegance in Vail

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 5 bedrooms, 8,416-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 of out-swing, 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 active families, yet has the ability to quickly turn into an entertainer’s dream. One of the labradorite countertops that backs up to the double-sided, living room fireplace is heated to ensure that you 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.

Venetian plaster walls envelop the home with silky texture bringing a piece of the earth inside. The family room 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, indirectly lit from above with a herringbone, hand-crafted wood inlay.

This property bestows lush grounds, with immaculate, award-winning landscape architecture. An outdoor living room 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 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.

Take the elevator to the lower level where the theater room is a paradise for all ages with a wet bar and wine cellar. An additional bedroom suite is just beyond with an exterior access door to allow your guests to come and go freely.

Extravagant details of this home are around every corner. The garage floors are painted an industrial cherry-red polyurethane with liquid crystals embedded in the finish, Lalique faucets and antique chandeliers from Paris in the powder room and a whole-house humidifying system that supplies the home with properly moisturized air.

A lifetime of experience was brought together in this exceptional, custom home artfully placed on the Vail Golf Course. Built to exacting standards with no expense or amenity spared, this 8,416 SF residence effortlessly accommodates daily living and entertaining on a grand scale. 1109VailValley.com

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