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Cypress-area home showcases details, acreage for horses

November 11, 2018

Spanning more than 3 acres, this custom Mediterranean-style home is in the gated community of Saddle Ridge Estates. Listing agent Mona Moreland with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene says the location offers a quiet country lifestyle with suburban convenience. She describes the home as a “true work of art.” Its remodel and design was completed by designer Jorge Cantu of OZ Interiors.

Wrought-iron gates offer entrance to the property, which includes an HAI eight-camera security system.

With more than 9,200 square feet of living space, the two-story home offers an incredible design, memorable features throughout and a full in-law or guest suite with a living room, kitchenette and private bath.

Custom double iron doors open to the stunning entry with travertine flooring that flows throughout the main living spaces. Pathways and doorways between rooms open up the spaces and create an open flow for entertaining.

Incredible views of the scenic grounds or resort-like backyard are captured in every room of the home including the two-story office with a floor-to-ceiling accent wall, a large gas ribbon flame fireplace and TV, and contemporary built-ins that provide ample storage. Just above the storage is a view of a glass wall that is an open gallery to the second floor.

A fabulous “C” cascading custom chandelier from Global Views is the focal point of the formal dining room that includes motorized shades/draperies. Walls are covered in Lincrusta textured wall paper and adorned with a Chihuly inspired custom glass art display.

The steel floating staircase with walnut treads leads to the secondary living spaces.

Strategically placed windows and full sheet glass balusters allows the natural light to enter the space and a reading nook with custom lighting details is located beneath the stairs. Just past the entry is a sleek, contemporary-style bar with open shelving and custom Woodmode soft-close cabinetry.

There is a two-story room off the entry with arched and transom windows. Moreland adds that this room would be an ideal place for a home gym, hobby and craft room or lounge area.

The kitchen features a large island, abundant storage, custom cabinetry that was built on site, lighted floating shelves, a Viking range with six burners and a griddle, three separate ovens, a Thermador custom built refrigerator, a Miele dishwasher and an icemaker. The breakfast area, which opens to the family room, is surrounded by back yard views.

Located off the back living spaces and close to the garage area entry is a mud room that offers abundant storage and an attractive sliding door that hides the contents.

One of the home’s secondary bedrooms is on the first floor and includes an en-suite bath.

A large entertaining space/game room is also in the first floor has a kitchenette with stained cabinets, a dishwasher, a monogram refrigerator, a copper sink and patina faucet, bar seating, and a wall of custom built-ins.

Occupying its own wing on the first floor, the master suite has natural light, wide plank flooring, a remote-controlled custom shade system and a large seating area with incredible views.

The master bath has heated floors, floating vanities, under-mount lighting, double sinks and ambient lighting, a floating tub with waterfall faucet and a hand-held sprayer. An accented stacked stone wall harnesses two rain shower heads with an array of features. The huge master closet also has a hidden storage room.

There is also a private laundry room located within the master bathroom that offers custom cabinets that roll out, a refrigerator; dishwasher and sink and space for a coffee bar.

An upstairs family room with wood flooring and custom built-ins is another inviting living/entertaining space within this home. Double French doors lead to a covered balcony.

Additional flex space in the home includes an upstairs game room/flex room.

Secondary bedrooms and a large laundry room are also upstairs.

The second floor in this home has a split plan offering a full in-law suite or quarters that has private access to from the garage downstairs.

Outdoor living/entertaining areas abound on the scenic grounds that surround the home. The backyard features a beach-entry pool, spa and waterfall feature. There is also a private pool bath and outdoor kitchen with a Viking gas grill, sink and refrigerator.

A covered patio has ample seating spaces and a fireplace, wood paneled ceilings, recessed lighting, ceiling fans and slate flooring. The four-car garage has a motor court and basketball goal.

This property can be cross-fenced for horses, and Moreland adds that there is room to add a barn, custom RV/ATV/boat storage, or workshop.

With six bedrooms, six full baths and four half baths, this home 17203 Saddle Ridge Pass in Cypress is priced at $2,345,000.

For more information, contact Moreland at mona.moreland.realtor@gmail.com.

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