Sophisticated, elegant, and luxurious are just a few descriptions suitable for the prestigious 6 bedroom, 5 full bathroom, 2 half bathroom, European-style home of 34 East Shore Drive. Situated on a prime corner lake front lot in sought after East Shore, MLS # 72665063 boasts breathtaking lake views from every room. Bobby McAlpine, the architect, was named one of ”Architectural Digest’s 2012 AD100 – Top Talents in Architecture & Interior Design”, which speaks volumes about the home. Meticulously crafted by Windstone Partners LLC with interiors by Bellacasa Design Associates, 34 East Shore Drive boasts timeless architecture and design, impeccable quality and attention to detail. Built in 2012, MLS # 72665063 has never been lived in and is waiting for highly discriminating home buyers who appreciate premier living.
When arriving at 34 East Shore Drive, the majestic beauty of the home will captivate you. From the outside, you can see the home’s abundance of windows that allow natural light to illuminate every room and offer tranquil lake views for its residents, an imported roof (from Spain) with copper details, a covered outdoor porch area, and an expansive, fully fenced yard with impressive landscaping, all greeting its admirers upon arrival. With five entrances to the 8,400 square foot estate, you enjoy convenient entrances to a number of rooms throughout the home. You can access MLS # 72665063 through both two-car garages, the covered front porch, and the crafts room/study on the side of the home. If you enter 34 East Shore Drive through one of the two garages, you can access the home through five entrances, including the outdoor kitchen, outdoor seating area, the dining room and two access hallway corridors that link the home to the courtyard and formal outside dining area.
No matter where you enter MLS # 72665063, the details and exquisite features will amaze you from room to room. Electronic light switches light up each room with stunning light fixtures and chandeliers. Downstairs, an open, multi functional living and dining area is the optimal place to visit with family, enjoy unobstructed lake views, and show off your new residence. Within the living/dining area of 34 East Shore Drive, you have two formal sitting areas situated at each side of the room, each one accompanied with a fireplace, intricate details and features. Separating the formal living areas, there is a grand dining table with more immaculate lighting. By the front windows in this spacious room, delicate curtains tuck a relaxing reading area away. Features within the exceptional dining/formal living area include high, detailed ceilings, travertine tile floors, impressive light fixtures, unmatched views, two fireplaces, an abundance of natural light, and three double-French doors that allow access to the outdoor courtyard.
From the expansive formal living/dining area at MLS #72665063, you have access to two hallway corridors on each side, each aligned with windows for views of the courtyard and outdoor living area, and complete with gleaming hardwood floors and brick, arched entry from room to room. One corridor leads to the spectacular, gourmet kitchen, butler’s pantry/wet bar, laundry room, and additional sitting area, while the other links you to an elevator disguised as a mirror, spacious den, a crafts room/study with outdoor access, built-ins, a walk in closet, exquisite counters, and more. Each hallway corridor at 34 East Shore Drive ends with a bathroom: one half bathroom behind the kitchen and laundry area, as well as one full bathroom with mosaic tile, a large shower and sink area in the other corridor behind the crafts room, perfect to use as a pool bath. Each of these bathrooms are equipped with slate counters and stunning features. In addition, at the end of each corridor, there is convenient access to the fully fenced courtyard, three outdoor sitting areas, the heated pool/spa, two garages with suites, and more that MLS #72665063 offers its residents.
Also situated downstairs at 34 East Shore Drive, a screened porch invites you to relax among the tranquil lake views and serene breezes. Located in the corner of the house, ample windows allow natural light to illuminate the room. In addition, the porch at MLS # 72665063 is lined with immaculate travertine tile floors. Home to one of the four fireplaces in the home, residents and visitors can enjoy the breathtaking setting no matter what time of year.
Although every room was crafted with impeccable quality and detail, the incredible amenities in the kitchen cannot go without mention. An arched brick entry leads you to the kitchen at 34 East Shore Drive where you will find exquisite concrete counters, gleaming hardwood floors, and a separated cooking area that includes a double oven with brick backsplash, a seven burner stove resting on top, and a water faucet conveniently placed for cooking. In addition, the kitchen at 34 East Shore Drive boasts plentiful drawers and cabinets made of hardwood, stainless steel appliances, unique, European-style light fixtures, and additional seating areas at the island or behind the sink. Not to mention, MLS # 72665063 boasts a generous, walk-in pantry with built-in shelves, drawers and a wine fridge. Through the kitchen at 34 East Shore Drive, you have access to an opulent butler’s pantry/wet bar area. Here, you will find plenty of storage for your food with two refrigerators (with clear doors) accompanied with two freezer drawers beneath them, a second sink, a second dishwasher, plenty of cabinets and drawers, built in shelves, and a separate ice maker. Walk through the butler’s pantry for access to the laundry room at MLS # 72665063. A convenient folding table stretches across the room next to yet another sink. Under the folding table, you have more shelves for storage, drawers and cabinets.
A wide staircase with hardwood floors and wrought iron accents is located off of the multi-functional living/dining room, just past the screened porch, and invites you to explore the opulence upstairs at 34 East Shore Drive. Impressive wood floors line the upstairs hallway and corridors. Take a right into the first corridor at MLS # 72665063 for elevator access. Past the elevator in the corridor, a spacious gameroom/sitting area is tucked away with unparalleled courtyard views. Walk through the gameroom/media for entry into one of three spare bedrooms located in the main residence at 34 East Shore Drive. Slated, hardwood doors isolate both the gameroom and spare bedroom from the rest of the house, making this an ideal, private guest suite. This bedroom at MLS #72665063 is equipped with a full bathroom that offers guests or children plenty of counter space, tiled floors, storage areas, and two shower heads in the expansive shower to ensure your guests are comfortable, no matter how long their visit is. In addition, the room has two large closets. Generous in size, this room is ideal for guests or older children due to its location and entertainment amenities.
Through the main hallway upstairs at 34 East Shore Drive, scenic courtyard views, a meticulously-crafted window seat, built-ins, and slated hardwood floors will delight you. Two spare bedrooms open to the main hallway, as well. These spacious spare bedrooms at MLS #72665063 possess durable carpet, huge walk-in closets, incredible lake views, and are connected by a Jack and Jill bathroom. Unparalleled views are enjoyed by this bathroom, as windows cover the front wall of the vanity area (with the exception of the two mirrors). In addition, this bathroom at 34 East Shore Drive conveniently offers residents extensive counter space, two sinks, a separate shower/toilet area, tile floors, built-ins and plenty of drawers for storage.
At the end of the main upstairs hallway, you run into the prestigious master suite, the only bedroom with hardwood floors, which you have to see to believe. When you walk into the master suite at MLS #72665063, a vanity area for the misses sits to your right with marble counters. On the left, you can enter her massive closet. Inside her closet at 34 East Shore Drive, there is a huge marble table, perfect to lay jewelry, purses or décor. In addition, the closet holds a second washer and dryer, a multitude of drawers, tract lighting, and built-in shelving for shoes or purses. Past her premier closet, you arrive at the sitting area with courtyard views and distinguished chandelier light fixtures. To the left of the sitting room, curtains isolate the spacious, elegant, superior sleeping area, equipped with windows on three sides for unobstructed views, chandelier lights, and another quaint sitting area. If you walk past the main master sitting area at MLS #72665063 and continue down the corridor, there are two walk-in closets, one on each side of the hall, for him. His closet offers bountiful hanging space as well as built-ins and drawers. Finally, after passing his closet, you arrive at the unparalleled master bathroom at 34 East Shore Drive. The master bathroom exquisitely displays a marble backsplash, separate sink areas with extensive counter space made of soap stone, and an elegant garden tub. Behind the garden tub, a mirror stretches across the wall and hides entry to the massive shower (complete with three shower heads and tile from floor to ceiling) on one side, and a separate bathroom on the other side.
As if the well-constructed, detailed, upscale features inside the home weren’t impressive enough, the courtyard/patio area adds immeasurable value to MLS #72665063. Lined with travertine tile floors, there are three separate, covered outdoor living areas within the fully fenced courtyard/patio, isolating it from the rest of the yard. Living areas include an outdoor kitchen, outdoor dining area, and outdoor sitting area that is complete with one of the home’s four fireplaces. Meticulously placed on each side of the pool, stairs elevate each outdoor living space at 34 East Shore Drive to separate them from the pool/lounge area, with the covered outdoor dining area nestled privately in the beautiful, EnglishGarden style courtyard. A fully fenced, heated pool and spa extends from one side of the patio to another. Equipped with relaxing water features, the pool at MLS #72665063 enhances the captivating views that the residence offers.
From the outdoor kitchen and the outdoor sitting area, you can access the two, 2-car garages located on each side of the patio/courtyard. Each garage boasts an upstairs room and bathroom and allows entry from the garage hallways and the patio/courtyard. Both upstairs spaces at MLS #72665063 are equipped with windows for exceptional views, a bathroom and ample closet space, making it an optimal spot for an older child or guests.
With so many details and stunning features, it is hard to paint a vivid picture of 34 East Shore Drive. Unique, carefully crafted light fixtures, built-ins, slated hardwood doors and walls, stone and marble accents, hidden rooms, and meticulous detail all attribute to the upscale appeal that MLS #72665063 exudes. In addition, double paned windows, 8 air conditioning units, ample windows and ceiling fans in every room ensure that even a home this majestic in size maintains energy efficiency. Its desirable location places 34 East Shore Drive within walking or biking distance to fantastic entertainment and recreation options in The Woodlands, as well. If you or anyone you know is seeking an elite estate that is sure to deliver opulent living, MLS #72665063 will delight even the most discriminating home buyers. To schedule a showing or see more pictures, click here, or attend an Open House on Sunday from 12-4 p.m.
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