Estate of the Day: $5.5 Million French Inspired Mansion in Raleigh North, Carolina


A French-inspired estate ($5,500,000) sits hidden behind a tree-lined gated entry. The winding driveway stirs the senses as the crown jewel of Morning Mountain Estates is unveiled. The convergence of the natural setting and masterfully designed manor takes your breath away. Over five acres of fenced-in luxury borders Falls Lake Preserve where this elegant masterpiece stands timeless.

Entering through the stunning custom-designed front door, the grand marble foyer leads to the bright living room filled with an abundance of natural light. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the majestic pool and cabana with an inviting outdoor living space. Six fireplaces, all with distinctive appointed designs, define this home’s architectural detail and beauty.

The swirling main staircase, accented with custom hand-forged iron balusters, leads to the opulent master suite with a winter view of the lake. Each side of the master bedroom connects to a palatial oversized bath and closet. Rich wood accents his bath with leathered granite countertops. Her bath shimmers with polished granite and antique light fixtures.

Spacious bedrooms with ensuite baths, two media and exercise suites, cozy office space, stunning library and plenty of conditioned basement storage are all serviced by elevator or stairs. Enjoy your palace from the heavenly veranda, or bluestone tiled terrace and courtyard. Garage space for two cars face the circular drive and splendid fountain. While the distinctive porte-cochre adds one more garage and another amazing attribute found in this extraordinary property.


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