Wonderful StarCreek in Allen, Texas
Star Creek Resort Home!
4,766 sq. ft. (per appraiser) built in 2008
5 Bedrooms/ 5 Full Baths/ 1 Half Bath / Living Area / 2 Dining Areas / 3 Fireplaces
Study / Game Room / Media / Pool with Spa and Water Features
Outdoor Living Area / 3 Car Garage
You can have it all! This gorgeous and luxuriously appointed home feels like it could be in the secluded countryside. Yet, it’s right here in the heart of Allen’s premier community with every amenity imaginable, mere minutes away. The drive-up is impressive through this neighborhood of stately homes. The striking exterior is old-world inspired, with combined stone and brick for a look that is universally loved. The interior is extremely well-appointed with endless builder upgrades, a wonderful floorplan, top of the line appliances, ceiling fans throughout, and very generous room proportions. Soaring ceilings, wide arched openings, beautiful rich hardwoods, expansive windows, dramatic upscale iron lighting, furniture finish millwork, cedar beam treatments, and plantation shutters create the perfect combination of welcoming charm and upscale elegance. Friends and family will love your new home with a retreat backyard and generous spaces for everyone to enjoy!
Upon entry through the impressive solid wood door with waterglass textured panes, you see that this is an inviting and elegantly designed home. You’ll notice the open and spacious connected flow of the rooms. Designer Tuscan washed walls are sunny and warm against the warm coffee floor set off by crisp white trim of deep baseboards. The beautifully finished and richly stained hand scraped hardwood floors continue the luxurious feel and cover the visible expanse of the first floor. The curved stair sweeps up to the right with substantially weighty baluster and newel posts, turned wooden handrails, and wood trim lining the designer carpeted treads. The spindles make a statement in a dramatic black hand forged textured iron with an alternating knuckle detail.
To your left through a double French door is the study. The side wall has an atrium door facing the front yard with access to the front porch, allowing for private home office entry. The glass doors are dressed in wood blinds that match the feel of the trim work in a warm medium brown. Along the back of the room is a handsome built in bookcase with closed cabinetry and drawers below. Integrated lighting at workspace and above crown for ambient light add sophistication and drama. The ceiling has an impressive beam detail and a large centrally situated ceiling fixture has additional lighting and fan controls.
Opposite the stair, and sharing a wall with the study, find the dining room. With a back wall of floor to ceiling windows the room is light and bright. A weighty chandelier and additional can lighting illuminate the space. Soft warm ivory walls are lined with deep baseboards and crown mouldings. Double doors lead to a butlers pantry walk through to the kitchen for ease of serving and elegant entertaining.
At the end of the entry past the homes powder bath, find yourself in the great room and kitchen area. Arriving first in the living area you’ll notice the massive wall of windows and the impressive beamed ceiling. Centered along the side wall of the living area, an elegant and imposing floor to ceiling fireplace of Austin chop stone with brick detail, is a lovely focal point to balance the opposite kitchen wall. The fireplace has integrated hearth topped with herringbone brick detail and heavy wood floating mantel shelf. The living area is open to the kitchen and breakfast room but divided from the busy work of the kitchen by a large arched opening and the island bar.
Lovely wood floors continue into the full luxury kitchen. Custom furniture finish cabinetry stained in a deep espresso is impressive topped with striking dark granite countertops. The backsplash is a classic hexagon and pin point backsplash of travertine and black granite with rope detail over a band of honed travertine. Floor to ceiling door and drawer cabinets are accented with areas of glass door wall cabinets for light, balance, and formality. With features of beautiful cabinetry, substantial mantel style vent hood, full stainless luxury appliance suite, and pendants over the island, this is a beautifully designed hardworking kitchen. Luxury appliances include a Wolf 5 burner range, pot filler, integrated microwave, double ovens, and a huge double bowl stainless sink. Conveniently located just off the kitchen in the butler pantry hall is a huge well-shelved pantry for dry good storage.
The breakfast room is open to the living area and kitchen. The cabinetry continues along the wall with even more storage and a workstation countertop or serving area. It is a lovely open space situated at the end of the kitchen with a wall of windows and a door to the outdoor living area and large pool yard beyond.
The master suite and the second downstairs bedroom is located off a side hall from the great room living area. A short hall leads into the master bedroom. The massive master suite opens before you with a sitting area first. Cozy and private with its own fireplace of cast stone, it is a stunning masters retreat. The bedroom opens beyond with massive walls of floor to ceiling windows and a side atrium door to the outdoor living area.
Enter through double doors to a large luxury resort spa bath. The master bath sparkles with emperador light marble countertops on light colored antique washed furniture finish vanities. The separate vanities sit under a wall of mirror nestled into an arched alcove. Vanities are on opposite sides of the room from a deep soaking tub centered under a large shuttered window. Beyond the tub, a glass wall creates a dramatic corner for the double shower at the end of the room. Light stone look porcelain tile and shower surround is the perfect neutral tone accented with rope trim and hexagonal stone tile creating sumptuous layers for this spa retreat.
Off the master bath is an equally luxurious dressing room closet with built-in cabinetry of furniture finish dresser drawers in a creamy white. The master closet is well designed and beautifully appointed with open shelf storage and generous amounts of hanging space.
Sharing the hall to the master is the homes second downstairs bedroom. This room is perfectly situated as a nursery. The large room has generous windows for natural light, ample walk in closet and a full on-suite bath.
The hall that is located by the stair, extends from the entry and leads to the laundry, mudroom, and garages. On the far end of the hall a built-in bench with cubbies and hanging makes a wonderful mud room convenient to the garage accesses. Before the mud room is a door on the left to the laundry room. The room is appointed with full custom cabinetry and a deep sink. Stone look tile floor, light ivory closed cabinets, and a light countertop with integrated deep sink, make this room ready to work and look good doing it. A separate door closes the laundry from the hall to keep things quiet and contained. Across from the laundry is access to the two-car garage. Another single bay garage is located at the other end of the side porch off the mudroom.
Ascend the stair to find the large game room. The game room is open to the entry hall below through the continued balcony stair railing. A large and comfortable hall is along the front and the space is defined by large arched openings. Windows along the back wall fill the spacious room with natural light. An atrium door opens to the upper balcony, so the space is even more expansive. A built-in wet bar area is at the ready to supply refreshments for the game room and media. Across the hall opening is a built-in homework station. With open bookcase storage above and plenty of counterspace to spread projects out.
Double doors along the left side of the game room open to the media room. The media room is split level for great seating options and clear view for everyone to enjoy the show. Sconces along the wood trimmed columns create a space ready for a full theater experience.
There are three very generously proportioned bedrooms upstairs. One is to the left side of the stair landing. This front bedroom shares hall access to a large bathroom with the common rooms. The other two bedrooms are on the opposite side of the home beyond the hall to the homework station. These two bedrooms have full baths on-suite. Each of the bedrooms are uniquely finish out. Each room has a fan for light and airflow, high ceilings, large windows, and generous well- shelved walk in closets.
The homes brick and stone exterior is impressive and timeless with multiple covered porches. Wide steps to the front are welcoming and softly curved foundation planting beds are lined with field stone boulders. Landscaping is well planned with layered plantings for structure and yearlong interest. The home has front entry garage drive up. The three parking spaces are in two separate garages creating a car court. A great space to learn to ride a bike or an afterschool game of basketball. The car court is just off the side porch and mudroom entry.
In the backyard is a nature preserve green belt that backs up to the resort style pool and outdoor living. Enjoy the amazing spa and pool in seclusion with lush green woods behind you. Off the back of the home accessible through the master and breakfast rooms is a spacious outdoor living area. Extending off the back of the home to the pool is a huge patio area of stamped and stained concrete. The covered living area off the back of the home has raised bar seating around the outdoor kitchen and a focal point fireplace for enjoying the outdoors in all four seasons. The lagoon style pool has multiple water features, roomy raised spa, a slide, sundeck entry steps, and loads of seating ledges. Bordered in natural flagstone and accented with large boulder edges to create visual interest and natural water sounds all year.
The upper balcony has two large usable spaces and closet storage access. Outfitted with tiled floor and ceiling fans, the balcony overlooks the pool yard and greenspace beyond. The outdoor living spaces nearly double this homes square footage. This home is designed for year round family fun and upscale entertaining!
|SF||4515 Sq Ft (+/-) Per Tax Rolls|
|Approximate Lot size|
|School District||Allen ISD|
|SF||3936 Sq Ft (+/-) Per Tax Rolls|
|Approximate Lot size||.28 Acres|
|School District||Lovejoy ISD|
|SF||3730 Sq Ft (+/-) Per Appraiser|
|Approximate Lot size||.23 Acres|
|School District||Allen ISD|