Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Shoal Creek, Alabama is the location for this French-Chateau style house with 15 bedrooms, 22 baths, 50,000+ sq ft home on 27 acres. In addition to the main house, there are two cabana homes poolside, guest/service house, barn with living quarters, outdoor riding ring, indoor round pen, large office and lots of storage.
Featured are geothermal hvac, lutron lighting crestron control system for all electronics, Sheryl Wagner fixtures, commercial elevator, 38-seat movie theatre. Antique light fixtures, fine draperies, marble and limestone and herringbone maple floors, slate roof with copper gutters, mahogany doors and windows, 4 pastures, 6-stall barn, 2000-bottle wine cellar and much more.
The bedroom has similarities to the rooms in the Metropolitan Museum antique furniture section – simply gorgeous.
The home has the timeless design and grandeur of a European castle. The exquisite detailing of gold, silver, bronze leaf, as well as the accent painting was done by IFACTS, known for its restoration work on Buckingham Palace.
The 27-acre estate is within the Shoal Creek golf course community, which offers 24-hour security. On the market for over a year, the list price is $17,900,000.
Posted by Marilyn Farber Jacobs at Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Keeping his new company, GBTV, in New York, TV celebrity Glenn Beck is now renting a home at $20,000/month, in Westlake, TX.
It has two stories, was built in 2005, 7900 sq ft, lot size is 1.7 acres. There are 7 bedrooms, 7 ½ baths. These photos are not of his furniture and may have been staged by a real estate agent. The home includes a formal dining room, fitness center, covered outdoor dining area, seating in the backyard, large pool and a detached guest house.
The gourmet kitchen has wood plank floors, steel blue flat fronted cabinetry and snack bar, table and chairs .
Beck said, “We are moving to Dallas and we’re going to build a film and television center and radio center in Dallas and we’re going to create some jobs with people who know how to create jobs in Texas.”
Posted by Marilyn Farber Jacobs at Tuesday, July 12, 2011