In Summit’s renowned Northside this turn-of-the-century home reigns supreme: A paragon of modern elegance with a smart take on tradition and suave historicism. The home’s impressive entry sequence culminates in an airy foyer, giving a hint of the dynamic millwork, high ceilings and sophisticated finishes to come. Positioned around a refined hearth with French doors that open to the wrap-around porch and state-of-the-art speakers, the living room is well suited for both intimate gathering and lively entertaining.
Wired for sound and boasting original details like a built-in hutch and arched fireplace (converted to gas for ease), every meal in this atmospheric dining room is a memorable event. The Butler’s pantry with prep sink is a host’s best friend, making the perfect serving station and customized storage for platters, silver, crystal and china. Customized to suit the most discerning home chef, the kitchen features a massive center island with seating for five, high-end appliances and a spacious breakfast area opening to the veranda. Wide entries provide uninterrupted sightlines across the family room and back yard, truly making this the heart of the home. At the end of the kitchen a wall of sliding glass doors open out to the shaded veranda with enticing views of the landscaped, level grounds, making indoor-outdoor entertaining and play a breeze.
Formal entertaining spaces give way to the family room. More laid back, but just as refined, be surrounded by warm wood paneling, an inviting fireplace and open flow to the veranda. This exceptional veranda has the feel of an outdoor room, a natural extension of the home, primed for al fresco entertaining and day-to-day living. The master bedroom suite is a sophisticated retreat with calming colors and a warm gas fireplace, while the organized fashion maven will appreciate its dressing room and multiple closets. Can’t make it to Canyon Ranch? The resort-like master bath is equipped with a barrel vaulted ceiling, dual vanity, freestanding jetted soaker tub, an over sized steam shower and radiant heated floor for the ultimate in luxury. In addition to the master suite, the home offers five additional bedrooms and four additional full bathrooms.
A spacious third floor bonus room is set privately away, making an ideal home studio or play space. The lower level recreation room is ready for rambunctious play and Xbox. An essential for today’s busy lifestyle, the custom mud room handles snowy boots, backpacks and sports equipment. Just outside, the home’s three-car garage was designed for today’s SUV’s. Residing on 0.69 acres only blocks from desirable Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary School, downtown’s vibrant shopping, dining and Farmer’s Market, and the Summit Train Station’s express service to New York City, this graceful Northside gem makes it easy to live local.