1, Summit City
A unique blend of Tudor and Craftsman traditions, this home glows of Old World charm while offering all of today's amenities. Designed by architect William Oakley Raymond, it was constructed about 1920 as his personal residence, being the first house on the newly cut street.Beautifully preserved, nothing was left to chance in its construction. The finest materials were used and architectural features elegantly embraced. The open floor plan is enhanced by tall ceilings, deep moldings and original hardwood and marble floors, while natural light cascades through abundant windows. The grand porte cochere welcomes you to enter and explore. Inside, living spaces are stylishly designed around cement plaster walls painted in a designer's pallet. The living room features a gorgeous wood-burning fireplace and is open to the sun room with a marble floor and three walls of window to enjoy the changing seasons. The dining room is open to the music room, sure to please your guests. The updated kitchen with high-end stainless appliances, a center island with seating and back staircase blends seamlessly with the rest of the home. The magnificent family room, with a stunning fireplace, built-in bookcases and two walls of Zeinathem block, completes the first floor.More exceptional space is found outdoors. English style gardens, reminiscent of a bygone era, an expansive slate patio and rich green lawns combine beautifully to create a private oasis. This historic residence, with sophistication found only in the finest of homes, is a stunning departure from the ordinary. From the multi-hued slate roof to the welcoming port cochere, this home gives a wonderful warm feel of a bygone era and yet has all the updates and amenities for today's fast paced life. The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining, with stunning rooms that flow seamlessly from one to another. The chef's kitchen has all top of the line appliances with an amazing center island, 6 burner Viking cooktop with grill and so much more. The outdoor space has a slate patio, an electric awning, perennial gardens and natural gas BBQ connection. There is also an extended driveway which flows graciously around the house.