An exceptionally bright, wide open great room is at the core of this imposing country-style home. Flames in an unusual two-sided gas fireplace can be enjoyed from the great room and kitchen as well as the patio. Standing at the kitchen sink, you face into the great room and can watch backyard activities as well.
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Country Styling with Contemporary Flair
An exceptionally bright, wide open great room is at the core of the Saddlebrook, an imposing country-style home with a contemporary exterior.
Outside, smooth stepped and raised stone caps the stone veneer wainscoting and massive, squared columns. A graceful arched opening highlights the lofty porch, while echoing the gentle arched shape of windows over the garage.
Inside, the foyer's 12-foot ceiling is every bit as high as the porch. Double doors on the right open out from the coat closet, while those on the left open into a parlor, windowed on two sides.
The great room is even brighter. Windows fill the wall on both sides of an unusual two-sided gas fireplace that can be enjoyed from the patio, great room and kitchen. Windows fill most of the dining rooms rear wall as well.
A raised eating bar bounds a kitchen with counters on four sides. Standing at the kitchen sink, you face into the great room and can keep tabs on backyard activities as well. A large walk-in pantry nestles under the stairs, just past wine racks that line the passageway from kitchen to hallway.
From there, you can choose any of three directions: (1) head past the coat hooks into the three-car garage, (2) go through the pocket door into the generously sized utility room, or (3) proceed down the hallway to secondary bedrooms and a two-section bathroom.
The owners' suite is well away from the other two bedrooms, and has its own private patio access. Other amenities include: his and hers walk-in closets, a deep soaking tub, dual vanity, and an enclosed toilet and shower.
An abundance of natural light washes into the bonus room over the Saddlebrook's garage through wide windows on two sides.