Listing ID1285779
Listing Price$1,150,000
StatusActive
Bedrooms4
Total Baths5
Full Baths4
Partial Baths1
SqFt 3,836
Acres 8.240
CountyBradley
Year Built1987
Property TypeResidential
Property Sub TypeResidential
Welcome to Laurel Park - an elegant and unique estate property secretly nestled in the pastoral valley of Laurel Ridge adjoining beautiful Candies' Creek, yet minutes from the conveniences of downtown Cleveland, TN.As you enter the gracious estate through stately electronic gates, you realize this isn't just a house. Instead, you are making your way down a tree-lined drive that opens up into your own private forest, tranquil resort, and gentleman's country retreat.Laurel Park was established in 1987 by a prominent Cleveland family and lovingly maintained over the years. The current owners purchased the 8 plus acre grounds with a vision to take the beauty and tranquility of the historic terrain, and expand, improve and update with every modern convenience imaginable while keeping the integrity of the original beauty intact. This is evidenced from the meticulously manicured grounds to the noble copper-roofed manor and iconic fairytale guest cottage overlooking the majestic fountain and 3 natural spring-fed ponds. Upon arriving you will find Laurel Manor, the cottage at Laurel Park and the Laurel Barn within the main complex adjacent to the circular roundabout. Step in off the large brick stamped front porch to a two-story open hardwood foyer complete with a beautiful Italian crystal chandelier hanging from above. The manor at Laurel Park is complete at 3800 sq.feet with gleaming hardwood floors, plush carpeting, and designer tile. The formal living room is oversized and complemented with an Italian marble tile, gas fireplace and plantation shuttered windows overlooking the back woodlands and a natural creek. Just off the formal living area is the breathtaking dining room that boasts another beautiful crystal chandelier imported from Europe, and extraordinary hand-carved crown molding with detailed accents. The newly renovated chef's kitchen is the focal point of the manor. With stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and inviting colors, the floor to ceiling windows in the eat-in conservatory provide a panoramic view of the outdoor kitchen, fenced security yard, enormous fire pit, and lighted brick pathway leading to the guest cottage. Adjoining the formal living room, accessed through double french doors, you will step down into the flexible use sunroom/office with built-in fine cabinetry, and plenty of windows overflowing with natural light and ambiance. The master suite is on the opposite side of the home to ensure absolute privacy. The master bedroom has a tongue and groove hand painted vaulted specialty ceilings that are stunning. .The master also boasts an entertainment system, a century-old tiger wood stainless gas fireplace, and expansive retreat-like feel. The double paned picture window off the back of the master brings the outdoors in as you drift off to sleep while watching native deer and fawns wander by. The master spa bathroom is complete with a very fine marble on the floors and walls, jetted bubble tub, marble shower, and specialty European toilet valued at over $4,000. There is an abundance of counter space as well as double vanities with towel warmers, makeup, and dressing table, plus regulated heat-controlled flooring. The master walk-in has beautiful California closet built-in cabinetry and yet another crystal chandelier high overhead. Down the hall from the master is a laundry room with utility sink, built-in cabinetry and ironing board that overlooks the front of Laurel Park. There is a bonus room just off the laundry currently being used as an office, but could be utilized as a nursery, or extra guest bedroom as there is a full marble bathroom with steam shower and bubble tub just across the hall. At the top of the grand staircase, you will find 2 additional bedrooms with a jack and jill bathroom between. And, a media room adjacent to the bedrooms that overlook the back greens and barn. Outside you will find yourself surrounded by exquisite landscaping featuring a wide variety of exotic plants and flowing trees including dogwood, redbuds, tulip, laurels, and mature magnolias. Spend your days walking down the trails by the creek or sitting in the wooden double swing in silent repose. Or, grab your clubs and work on your short game on your own lavish green fairways. Fishing and paddle boating are the perfect entertainment on a warm summer day, or strolling through the meadows into the adjacent 40 acre Fletcher community park accessible through your own private footpaths. From the patio, follow the enchanting brick pathway down to the Cottage. Enter the cottage through double glass doors and discover the carousel specialty wood walls, tile floors, a beautiful stone, wood burning fireplace with a 100 year old wooden mantle, a fully operational kitchen, and a full bathroom. The kitchen holds marble counters, new cabinetry, stainless sink, refrigerator, and microwave. The scenic bathroom boasts domestic marble floors, architectural accented shower walls, custom vanity, and an unbelievable view of the back woods and stream. The Cottage can be used as a guest home and even could be used as a Vacation Rental property. It has unparalleled views of the front pond and fountain. The roof of the cottage is cedar shake and the distinctive chandelier and specialty lighting enhances the winsome look and feel. On the opposite side of the property is the Barn at Laurel Park. The Barn has been recently renovated and offers new flooring, painted walls, a great work area, and a loft that is ideal for storage. There is a wrap around driveway that gives vehicles access to the barn. Near the barn are 2 concrete pads that are great for camping, recreation and parking. The gravel driveway was recently added and gives an extra 200 yards of drive for vehicles to explore the grounds of Laurel Park. All of the grounds have a virtually new irrigation system complete with just under 120 heads. The walkways and exteriors include added lighting on timers and are strategically placed for highlighting important features of the property and added personal security. There is truly no other property like this one. Come take a privileged tour of Laurel Park and make your dream home a reality.
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Kelly Martin

201 Cherokee Blvd
Chattanooga, TN 37405
Phone: 423-774-6018
Phone Alt: 423-756-5700
Fax: 267-753-2664
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