Create your own chapter of history in this gracious French Provincial estate ($5,650,000) ideally situated on a nearly half-acre lot with exceptional privacy, pristine views and immaculate gardens. Custom designed by noted architect Richard Drummond Davis and built by James E. Shaw, this 9,209 square foot masterpiece boasts 5 oversized bedrooms, 6 spa-quality baths, climate-controlled wine cellar, private study, library, elevator and covered patio with dramatic views.
Harlequin glass lanterns in an antique copper finish greet you in the formal entry, complete with custom designed, travertine spiral staircase that exudes refined French Chateau charm. Warm and inviting the open-concept floor plan allows you to effortlessly glide from room to room. Gourmet French Country kitchen is well-appointed with the finest designer finishes and state-of-the-art appliances including Golden Typhoon Bordeau granite counters, travertine backsplash, patterned floors in French Quarter Versailles travertine, Wolf gas range, double built-in wall ovens, Miele coffee maker, warming drawers and sub-zero fridge. Nearby butler’s pantry has everything you need to host an elegant dinner service with ease.
An antique door made of French Oak, circa 1860, sets the tone for your private tasting with friends in the custom wine cellar. Savor the perfect pour of your favorite vintage from its 697 bottle capacity, artfully crafted from Brazilian Cherry with a natural oil finish. Antique chandelier, marble fireplace surround and coffered ceiling mark the formal library – a perfect spot for after-dinner drinks and conversation.
Travel to your second floor master suite in style and allow the elevator do all the work – it features a Bagatelle hand-cut crystal fixture, French toile wall covering and classic wood wainscotting for a pleasant jaunt. An alcove with breathtaking patterned floor leads to the stately master suite with coffered ceiling, antique silver fixture and cozy stone fireplace ideal for curling up with a good book. Unwind in your spa-quality master bath with sumptuous heated floors in Ocean Blue marble, paired with bronze designer accents, St. Julien satin nickel fixtures and walk-in shower with stone niche. Guests also enjoy comfortable, oversized rooms and private spa-like baths throughout creating a welcoming experience for all who enter.
Outdoors, vibrant pecan trees, mature azaleas, gardenias, climbing rose trellis, red oak and Italian cypress dot the romantic landscape surrounding the home’s exquisite spaces made for entertaining. Host intimate gatherings, garden parties or large family events amidst the timeless sophistication this home affords. Built for the connoisseurs of life, 3552 Wentwood represents quality craftsmanship and turnkey luxury living at its finest, curated from one-of-a-kind historic treasures from around the world. Call today for a private tour and experience its majestic allure firsthand.