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Contemporary home features sport court, custom pool

January 6, 2019

Located in the Upper Kirby area, this new contemporary custom home at 3207 Virginia is on a 15,641-square-foot lot and features a sport court and custom pool. Listing agent Marlene Rhoden of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty says attention to detail abounds throughout this stunning home built by Southampton Group. Architect is Su Nguyen studio Met Architects and the interior design is by Marlys Tokerud.

Open living areas, walls of windows and high-end features abound throughout this two-story home with more than 5,300 square feet. An elevator and half-bath are accessible from the entry hall that features custom maple plank flooring by Schenk and Co. that is also is the study and gallery.

Custom-built maple bookcases, a painted bookcase by the Houser Group and custom design art lighting enhance the large study.

The living room features a Bluestone tile floor, a mounted flat screen television, a Spark fireplace with custom stainless-steel surround, a Sycamore-Clad wall that hides the staircase leading to the second floor and a Nanowall glass door system that leads from the living and kitchen area out to the deck and pool.

Bluestone tile flooring and Ingo Maurer lighting enhance the formal dining room.

The kitchen includes a Bluestone tile floor, Basaltina slab countertops, two Wolf ovens, a Wolf six-burner gas stovetop, a custom-designed Zephyr exhaust hood, a green glass tile wall behind the stovetop, a Wolf warming drawer, a Sub-Zero side-by-side refrigerator and freezer, an Asko dishwasher, a water filtration system, an Insta-Hot water dispenser, a breakfast bar, custom-built design area, and built-in sound system. There is also a separate prep kitchen area with a sink, dishwasher and two-drawer refrigerator.

The home features a mud room right inside the back door and a gym that could also be used as a bedroom. This area has a Nanowall glass door system that leads out to the deck and pool and a bathroom with a walk-in shower, floating vanity and a door leading to the exterior shower.

Upstairs are the large master suite, den, utility room, guest suite and additional secondary bedroom.

Custom remote-controlled window coverings, a mounted flat screen television and a mounted flat screen television are among the many amenities in the master suite that also includes a sitting area has a custom wood cabinet with hidden storage by the Houser Group and a side staircase that leads to the heated pool/spa. The master bedroom study has a built-in desk and the master bath includes Bluestone flooring, a Davit bathtub with Dornbracht filler, a custom shower with rainfall overhead and two additional shower heads, a dual sink vanity, a water closet with a bidet, and two separate custom design closets.

A large den with access to a second-floor deck, a large en-suite secondary bedroom and a spacious guest suite with an en suite bath are also upstairs.

Outside is an outdoor kitchen with a Viking grill and rotisserie, a warming oven with exhaust hood and a sink that overlooks the back yard with a 60-foot saltwater heated pool with separate tub and spa, a custom designed water feature/water fall by the pool, a Jandy Control system for the pool with a Polaris system, an outdoor shower, a rose garden and a sport court.

With four bedrooms and 4½ baths, this home at 3207 Virginia is priced at $3,375,000. For information, contact Rhoden at mrhoden@marthaturner.com.

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