Est. Mortgage: $/month
MLS Number DESU2000434
- Single Family
- Address 12062 Laurel Rd
- Bathroom 5
- Bedrooms 3
- Square Feet 4244
Welcome to 12062 Laurel Rd in Laurel, Delaware. Situated on nearly 30 acres, complete with water access to Records Pond by way of the James Branch, this one-of-a-kind estate home and separate cottage is a master piece of custom construction.
Upon entry to the main house, you will be greeted by a two story marble foyer and sweeping stair case to a second level mezzanine. Entering into the main living room, you'll immediately notice the nearly floor to ceiling windows filling the two story space with natural light and looking out to the pool and pool house. Boasting brick and stone exterior wall construction, the deep window sills will allow a place for the novice horticulturalist to maximize the southern exposure or can create additional seating when entertaining. The impressive fireplace, including natural stone surround, brings a sense of warmth and intimacy to the grand space. Follow through the living room to the back entry of the home where you'll find a first floor bedroom and full bath, ideal for visitors or live-in help. The ample eat-in kitchen with an auxiliary set of stairs to the second floor; includes a cozy greenhouse atrium bringing the out-doors, in. Off of the main foyer is the formal dining room large enough to host an impressive party or intimate family affair. Flanking the entrance to the dining room are custom built-in display cabinets perfect for featuring family heirlooms. Completing the first floor of the main house is the large laundry room / pantry with significant storage off of the kitchen and the oversized 2 car attached garage, conveniently down the hall.
Ascending the main stairs to the second floor, you will find a wall of custom shelving perfect for displaying your private library or personal treasures. This side of the second floor also offers two generous bedrooms or use one as an artists studio! Each bedroom has their own bath for privacy.
As you cross the catwalk to the other side of the home, don't forget to look up at the intricate woodworking of the coffered ceiling and inlayed, painted panels. The east wing of the second floor is the owners retreat, complete with a salon perfect for a nightcap while reflecting on the day. Just through the salon, the owners suite includes a dressing area, separate walk-in closets, private bath, and private sitting area with home office.
Not to be forgotten is the 2 bedroom cottage in the far right corner of the property. This stand-alone home is complete with its own electric and water supply and can be used for guests or easily converted to an income generating dwelling.
This grand home and land offers an abundance of rich character and elegance from every vantage point. Call to schedule your private showing, today!
Listed by Jeffrey Hecker of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby's International Realty