Photo Gallery - Listing ID 4832914
- Listing Price: $1,950,000
- Status: Active
- Address: 12159 Quail Avenue Lane N
- Stillwater, Minnesota 55082
- Bedrooms: 4
- Full Baths: 2
- Total Baths: 5
- Acres: 3.024
- Square Feet: 6,649
Impressive entry court introduces this stunning and luxurious home to visitors. Stone columns with handsome lanterns bracket the paver driveway entrance with waterfall. Lovely landscaping sets the tone for experiencing this executive estate.
Impressive double doors conceal designer interiors, endorsing the fact this home was selected winner for the People's Choice Award in the 2004 Luxury Home Tour. The emphasis is on "luxury" yet the interiors retain a warm and inviting environment.
The custom wood doors with detailed hardware swing open to reveal a spacious vaulted stone foyer. The entrance is secured with a security camera and door chime that connects to an Elan System enabling interaction with visitors by phone.
An office/den is positioned to the right of the foyer & provides a quiet retreat in which to conduct business & meet clients/business associates who will be impressed w/lovely built-in corner desk & Bolivian Rosewood floors.
To the left of the foyer is the formal dining room with built-in corner cabinets with illumination for objet d'art. Note the lovely chandeliers positioned over the table and in the foyer, as well as the custom specialty etched upper window.
Please note the detailing as the soffit joins the ceiling and the specially crafted details of the custom stair pillars and railings. Special features such as this assured the home's placement in the Building Edge Magazine.
The gathering area is a delightful space dominated by a mass of windows & gas fireplace w/an imported French stone surround. The stone continues on the wall on either side of the fireplace. Note the custom stained-glass insert.
Another view of the fireplace emphasizing the built-in authentic masterpiece collage of fish fossils from the Green River Formation. Owners will provide indentifying guide to fossil information for the new owners.
A chef's dream kitchen! Huge center island with prep sink & attractive pendant lamps strategically place for task lighting. Granite island/breakfast bar, counter and large backsplashes. Massive, oversized wood-paneled frig/freezer & large pantry.
This image provides an excellent visual, indicating the relationship of the informal dining area/kitchen with great room and door leading to the screen porch. Another striking detail is the custom design columns w/stainless steel inserts.
The screen porch is a delightful place from which to enjoy a summer evening or cool fall afternoon, warmed by the gas fireplace, enjoy the beautiful view & listen to the sounds of nature. The vaulted ceiling comes complete w/ceiling fan & speakers.
One-level living w/main floor Owner's suite featuring 11 ft. coffered ceilings w/concealed lighting, massive windows to enjoy the lovely views of the countryside. Note the transition from dark millwork o cream-colored enamel for a softer look & feel.
A luxurious owner's bath is completely tiled w/marble counter surfaces. A glass-enclosed shower features multiple ceiling & wall showerheads. The whirlpool tub includes multiple jets, hand-held shower spray, continuous hot water & remote control.
Main level laundry area, has extensive cabinetry and for the pampered pets, its own raised wash station with fully tiled walls and floor. Door leading to the kennel in the garage is located under the wash station.
Private guest suite created on a the 2nd level above the garage. This cozy suite provides guests w/a quite retreat, complete w/sitting area & private bath, featuring gorgeous onyx counter surfaces. Skylights allow the introduction of natural light.
The comfortable family room includes a vast seating area from which to enjoy the onyx-faced gas fireplace. The 115" built-in theater screen retracts into the ceiling. Custom wood detailing w/masterful faux painting, surround sound & remote shades
An amusement area, with room for billiards, piano & games, is positioned near doors leading to the lower-level patio. Note the extensive recessed lighting & stone walls that have been used throughout the lower level for dramatic effect.
The lower level provides a complete entertainment center w/fully equipped bar area the includes a full-size refrigerator, trash compactor, microwave/convention oven, dishwasher & separate icemaker. Extensive cherry cabinetry & granite surfaces.
One of two bedrooms on the lower level positioned off the family gathering and entertaining area. Second bedroom is presently in use as a second at-home office.
Beautiful lower-level bath with double sink vanity. Note fully tiled walls throughout the bathroom for ease of maintenance and lovely to look at. The tiles have authentic plant fossils embedded within.
An exercise room, complete with large windows, mirrored walls, extensive storage, specialty flooring and ceiling fan, is located at the base of the stairs with entry through French doors.
Oversized 3-car heated garage w/epoxy floor, utility sink, speakers & extensive storage. The garage kennel accessed from I/S the home, offers direct access to a large covered outside kennel/dog run, which leads to a 1 acre outdoor fully fenced area.
Rear deck adjacent to screen porch overlooking rolling St. Croix Valley countryside. Glass panels have been used instead of traditional spindles to enhance views from the deck and living area. Decking material is Brazilian hardwood.
Rear view of this country estate which overlooks backyard and rolling countryside/river valley. Use the additional 40-acre jointly owned (13-lot ownership) conservation easement area for horseback riding, hunting, or biking.
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