8640 Ellard Drive, Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
This well-appointed stately all brick residence is located in the prestigious gated community of Ellard. You are warmly greeted by the grand curb appeal of this home. Flaring wide brick steps lead you to a brick front porch with iron railing & a classic black double front entry door. The façade is complemented with timeless architectural details such as a cast stone door head & surround with a decorative keystone & matching stone lintel on all exterior windows. The interior of this home impresses with hardwood floors, thick crown molding, fresh paint and 10” + baseboards. Enter the two-story open foyer, where natural light & lustrous wood floors welcome you. To the left is a light filled living room. To the right of the foyer, lined with raised panel wainscoting & impeccable molding, the formal dining room will comfortably seat ten plus guests & still allow room for a china cabinet. Through the dining room, a butler’s pantry with granite tops & glass insert cabinets that can also be used. To the right is a hallway leading to the 3-car attached garage & main level bedroom with a large closet & en suite. This is an ideal room for guests or an office. The 2-story family room stuns with a wall full of floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing an abundance of light to flood throughout the family room and kitchen. A peaceful fireplace & custom mantel are flanked by built-in bookshelves to showcase your treasures. The family room features a gorgeous crystal chandelier, intricate trim & molding, & decorative columns. This room opens to the kitchen offering great flow for entertaining or spending time with family. The chef's kitchen includes a built-in subzero fridge with custom wood paneling, dishwasher, a five burner Thermador gas cooktop, vent hood, Thermador double wall convection oven, granite countertop, stone backsplash, & double under mount sink with garbage disposable. The kitchen also features an expansive center island with granite counter-tops, breakfast bar with additional seating and brick veneer. Large walk-in pantry with custom shelving is sure to keep the chef in the family happy. Additionally, there is a message center desk & eat-in dining area with striking chandelier overlooking the manicured & private backyard. Enjoy a lazy afternoon or barbecue on the back deck that is perfect for cookouts & lounging while overlooking a secluded wooded area. Finishing off the main level is a powder room with granite countertop vanity. A formal staircase leads you to the master & guest suites upstairs. Overlook the foyer from an open landing as you enter through to the master suite with double tray ceilings, double crown molding, recessed lighting, & separate sitting room with a gas marble surround fireplace & built-in bookshelf & his and her closets. The luxurious spa bath is complete with stone flooring, & an extensive granite countertop double vanity, a Jacuzzi tub, separate shower, water closet, linen closet, & an oversized closet. Each of the 3 guest rooms offer en suites & large walk in closets. Completing the upper level is a laundry room with a Bosch Washer and Dryer. The terrace level is fully finished & is a fantastic space to invite friends and family over. You can enjoy watching a movie in the top-of-the-line home theater with 8 leather chairs, Runco 100”+/- screen & projector, & Runco wireless home theater system. The terrace level also offers a wet bar with custom cabinetry & granite countertops adjoined to a billiard room featuring a stacked stone gas fireplace & access to the patio & backyard. Additionally, there is a full bedroom, full bathroom, a personal private gym, & library/office with built-in bookshelves. The professionally landscaped yard and a covered stone patio include a hot tub & sauna. This is the perfect spot to unwind in the evening with a book or glass of wine while enjoying the outdoors. The backyard has plenty of space & privacy for your family. It is large enough to accommodate a custom pool.