3: “The nature-meets-art aspect of the house” is interesting, she said. Hand-carved wood moldings and coffered ceilings give it “a very woodsy feel,” which is combined with fine-art touches like hand-painted stained glass and ceilings. #4: The history of the house is fascinating, she said. It was built as a wedding gift for a shipping tycoon's son. #5: Though he designed it a century ago, architect James Sarsfield Kennedy used an open floor plan, which is more common in modern houses. It…
Exterior footprint: A 20,000 square foot lot spans a city block, and includes a quarter acre parade ground green space. Pocket gardens surround the property. The terra cotta tiled kitchen with separate staff service area, leads to an outdoor dining patio that connects to terraced patios. A ground floor patio, surround by a stone wall with water feature and a stone archway connects to the three car garage.
The particulars: Interior space: 5,764 square feet, 6 bedrooms. First floor great room, dining room with fireplace and music conservatory all with cherry and mahogany flooring and hand sculpted wood reliefs. The music conservatory hosts the great stone hearth, the essential core of the architectural style, accented by carved stone columns and sculpted stone reliefs.
an arts and crafts style home built in the early 1900s. The house is on a one acre lot which is huge for the city and has a bowling alley in the basement! The owners put it up for sale recently and it is offered at a cool 12 million.