If you are looking to surround yourself with beauty, the highest quality craftsmanship and design so that everyday is special, you are looking for 3040 Legends Drive. This
contemporary European style home is where dreams are realized and you can make your “Once Upon A Time” into living “Happily Ever After”. An impeccable, 3 bedroom/office, 2.5 bath home with 2+ car garage and golf cart garage on a 11,575 square foot cottage lot that sits on the 18th hole of Winchester Golf Course, awaits your arrival. While this home was built in 2019 by Architect Mark Gomm and Builder Steve Evans, it gently transports you to a time when home design boasts beauty in classic lines and breathtaking details.
Travel down the grey stamped drive lined with young redwoods, boxwoods and colorful flowers. The real wood carriage doors capture your attention and forshawdow the kind of details inside. Find yourself standing beneath a wood tongue and groove porch surrounded by smooth, creamy plaster, natural stone, zinc colored gutters and oversized french lanterns. An impressive raw wood, curved, double french door with leaded glass beckons you to step inside. But the temptation to slow down, and relax in the private courtyard with a hot latte, chocolate croissant, suspense filled novel and the sweet songs of birds is always a choice waiting for you too.
Once you step inside this storybook villa, you will be amazed! A wall of breathtaking, windows hanging under a cathedral shaped ceiling is in your first line of sight. The view pulls the vast sky together with the 18th hole of the Winchester Golf Club green from the high vantage point of this entrance. Now the fairytale living begins. You are standing high above the great room where, everywhere you look in this home, a beautiful detail is waiting to be discovered. The unique, multi-level floor plan showcases large plank hardwood floors that provide a beautiful contrast to the smooth white walls. Metropolitan crystal sconces adorn the walls. Stunning white woodwork frames every window, the massive stone fireplace, niches and all the custom builtins. Travel down the stairs to the main level of the home where you will find the great room, kitchen, informal dining, an office/den, guest bedroom and powder room for guests. The master wing is very private and on the upper level.
French doors in the great room lead to an outside rock covered terrace that overlooks the green grasses of the golf course and lines of tall pine trees in the distance. The outside terrace has a built-in fire pit for those cool evenings when friends want to gather around the fire with a glass of cabernet. From the terrace, you can watch golfers finish their day at the 18th hole and head over to the nearby Winchester Clubhouse as the sun sinks into the hills.
In classic french design you will find an exquisite eye for detail and quality but their dinner parties are typically simple and fuss free. The layout and plan of this home reflects these french qualities. A custom glass and white wood builtin is secured in its own niche to hold all the items needed for entertaining guests just off of the great room. A large area for a huge dining table is available for those exquisite, fuss free family dinners or parties with friends.
A well designed, glass and paneled header sections off the entrance into the stunning kitchen. This kitchen is a modern day dream with its spacious white on white cabinetry and white marble counters. An exquisite, gold, french chandelier hangs over the large prep island to provide sparkle and charm. A double farmhouse sink is centered under a plate glass window that frames the amazing golf course view. Italian Rohl plumbing fixtures straight from the Piedmont hills of Italy compliment the classic finishes. There is an oversized Thermador refrigerator and pull out freezer, a 6 burner Thermador range and double ovens. The walls of custom cabinetry provide ample storage with pullouts and self-closing doors. Glass paneled accent cabinetry add to the beauty and sparkle of this dreamy kitchen.
An 18 glass panel door leads to the laundry room off of the kitchen. This light and bright laundry room has a wall of half paneled windows that frame more of the amazing golf course views. A marble folding counter sets on custom storage cabinets. A cleaning closet is also included. The focal point of this cheery room is a gorgeous etched glass window that provides a peek into the den or the optional third bedroom.
The den has a beautiful wood built-in cabinet, a gorgeous oversized chandelier, and more half paned view windows to create a sunny space. An exterior door leads to a private patio for quick breaks in the work day.
A full bathroom is right around the corner. This bathroom is another classically designed space with white subway tiles, marble in-lay floors. Hotel style towel racks and a beautiful custom vanity with marble counters and curved backsplash.
Farther down the window lined hall, you will find a charming guest room with tall white paneled walls and high window cornices. An antique french chandelier sets the tone of this fairy tale room. Double, beveled glass doors open to a walk in closet. A beautiful wood and glass built-in cabinet is provided for that 5 star hotel feeling at the entrance. Fill this cabinet with extra fluffy blankets, towels, bottled water, or toiletries for your guests.
A powder room is situated near the kitchen for guests convenience. This powder room is reminiscent of a french hotel with a vintage marble vanity that sits on a marble floor.
Classic wood paneling surrounds a mirrored crystal sconce that reflects simple elegance and quality design.
Wood stairs lead to both the garage and the very private master suite wing. The stairs are lined with custom path lights for safety and function as they automatically light the stairway each night. The garage conveniently offers a wall of built-in storage cabinets, room for 2 cars and a golf cart.
In French lifestyle, home is a sanctuary to escape the outside world and have a place to fully unwind and rejuvenate. The very private master bedroom wing is the perfect place to relax and unwind. It has its own entrance that is uniquely lined with exterior windows that overlook the impressive great room below. Metropolitan crystal sconces light they way to the paneled white walls of the suite. Tall crown moulding and window casings add to the detail of the room. French doors lead to a curved balcony with wrought iron railings that offers top of the world views of the golf course and a perfect spot to have your morning coffee. His and hers walk-in closets are available for convenience.
The master bath boasts his and hers vanities with Calcutta gold matte, leather finished countertops. Extra large Calcutta marble floors decorate the floor, hotel style towel holders add to the French hotel look of the room. A beautiful free standing Perlato soaking tub with hand-held wand is provided for long soaks in a bubble filled bath. A walk-in rain shower with hand-held wand showcases hexagon floor tiles for more of the vintage feel. A crystal chandelier, smooth creamy plaster walls with white built-ins lined with glass shelves and a coffee bar area completes the luxurious space designed to be a true sanctuary.
Every lavish detail of this story book Villa ensures that every moment spent here is special and beckons you to live “Happily Ever After” in your very own storybook home.