Rare Opportunity to Own a 12 acre gated estate close into Madison. The long winding driveway leads to the home which is situated on top of the hillside overlooking one of two ponds on the property. Custom Built, and architecturally designed, this home is one of a kind with design with custom millwork, multiple fireplaces, arched doorways, custom wrought iron. It is everything that captures the essence of Tara and the land on which it sits. The expansive front porch with massive columns tower into the inlaid pine ceilings. Floor to ceiling doors grace the entryway. The gallery / foyer has marble flooring and the gracious wrought iron staircase descends from the second floor into this room that is perfect for showcasing privately collected art. The formal living and formal dining is visible from the entry, both have antique heart pine flooring, and large front windows. The formal dining has a beautiful fireplace with mantle and overmantle that extends to the ceiling. The formal living is adjoined to the music room. The formal dining is adjacent to a hallway that leads to a powder room, a mother in law suite with a bedroom, bath, and small living area. The heart of the home is the kitchen which is anchored by a large island. Cabinets and solid surface line the perimeter of the expansive space. The appliances are all commercial grade. The kitchen, informal dining and keeping room are all open to the family room with a fireplace and doors leading to the outdoor terrace and out door fireplace and grilling area. The office and the Master suite are on the northwest wing of the home. The Master suite with a fireplace is grand scaled with two large room sized walk in closets, the water closet, 2 dressing areas with vanities and centered by a showstopper soaking tub. The office has warm wood throughout. On the main level behind the kitchen is a large laundry room with a butlers pantry. There is a secondary staircase and access to the four car garage from the rear entryway. Upstairs each of the bedrooms have their own bath. There is a landing that is very functional and can be used as a den. There are two bonus rooms. The grounds are scattered with hard woods and the gentle rolling terrain is breathtaking. The outside porch has high inlaid pine ceilings, an outdoor fireplace and overlooks the water. This home is within a few miles of the interstate so close but so far away from the hustle and bustle. The electronic gates and fencing provide security and privacy. This home is a must see. You will need a 24 hour notice for an appointment. Worth it!
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