Its grand vaulted entry porch, intriguing window treatments and lavish use of stone draw eyes to this richly gabled, single-level European home plan. Window-bright and high-ceilinged, the family room is open to the nook and roomy kitchen. The living/media room and recreation rooms are large and fully enclosed.
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Estate-sized Bentley has classic good looks
Shutters, arches, gables and stone veneer blend harmoniously in the Bentley, a palatial ranch-style home with intriguingly European flavor. This single-level plan offers close to 5,000 square feet of indoor living space, plus plenty more outside. The three-bay garage adds a 1,000+ square footage of shelter.
Entering through the soaring vaulted porch, you step into a wide, high-ceilinged foyer with a classic hardwood floor. That flooring extends down the hallway in both directions, as well as into the dining room, family room and nook. Arched openings in the foyer lead into the dining room; double doors on the left open into an expansive media or living room.
Bold columns mark the passageway into the large family room, which is partially open to the kitchen and nook. The wide gas fireplace and large home entertainment center on one wall is flanked by storage cabinets or shelving. A long, raised eating counter bounds the kitchen, which also boasts a roomy pantry, large work island, five-burner stove and generously sized pantry.
Wide sliders in the Bentley's nook offer access to a covered patio, while double doors on the right lead into a spacious recreation room, easily large enough for a pool table. A solar tube brightens the unique kids' study, rimmed on two sides with desks and shelves. A deep utility room powder room and convenient mud room are nearby.
The lavish owners' suite and guest room are well isolated from family hubbub. Suite features include: a luxurious tile-floored bathroom with an extra-large walk-in closet, second washer/dryer set, dual lavs, spa tub, walk-in shower and private toilet. Two more bedrooms with bathrooms are at the opposite end of the house.
Storage areas line many hallways.