7101 Kenmare Drive
Located in one of the Twin Cities finest neighborhoods, this exquisite walkout rambler is perfectly situated on a private corner lot with cul-de-sacs on both ends. As you pull through the circular driveway, you can’t help but notice the beautiful brick exterior which includes a recent south facing wall make of Hardiplank and cedar shake roof. The attached three stall heated garage is deep in width for extra space and includes a workbench. The updated landscaping ensures that not only with the house be surrounded by natural plant life, but also that you can relax in privacy due to the recent addition of the techny arbivitae that surrounds the backyard. With the breathtaking landscaping, plentiful wildlife and convenient ease of transportation access, this is living at its finest.
Upon entering this noble home, you are welcomed by a stunning arched foyer with accent windows. The warm aura of the foyer area boasts marble tile, high ceilings with crown molding and a dazzling chandelier that hangs above. It is flanked by the formal dining room where you can host your dinner parties amongst the gorgeous maple hardwood floors, Roman shades and large picture window and the smartly designed den with race track molding. The open and spacious great room lies straight ahead with towering ceilings, floor to ceiling windows and stunning crown molding. If you’d rather cozy up, you can always draw shut the Hunter Douglas electric blinds and turn on the gas burning fireplace for a more intimate ambiance. The great room also features plenty of beautiful millwork with custom built-in cabinetry with specialty lighting.
The great room leads to the fabulous gourmet eat-in kitchen which is sure to have the chef of the household smiling! This glistening kitchen is not only sizable, but offers an outstanding layout with maple hardwood floors, new cherrywood cabinetry, gleaming granite counter tops and large island with breakfast bar. You will also notice top of the line appliances including an oversized refrigerator, wolf gas range with six burners and an exhaust fan, a wall oven, as well as, a second oven located within the center island. You will have plenty of space for cooking, eating and even writing your grocery list as the room also presents a built-in desk, informal dining area and a walk-in butler’s pantry with custom built cherry cabinets. This layout couldn’t be any more perfect for hosting a special occasion! A recently added and updated hearth room is just beyond the gourmet kitchen and includes ceramic tile heated floors, a bay window lounge area, and a stone wood burning fireplace that can easily be converted to gas. This picturesque area also has sliding doors for easy access to the Tiger Wood deck, a newly added air-conditioning unit local to this room and newly installed electrical floor outlets.
You will live like royalty on the main level within the tranquil master suite which provides high ceilings, a huge window with built-in bench and access to the large deck. Within the master suite lies a spa like private master bath with tile floors, his and her sinks, a makeup vanity, jetted bathtub with giant window and separate walk-in shower with seat and specially installed steam unit. There is also a massive bonus room on the opposite end of the main level that could be used as a guest bedroom, exercise room, playroom, hobby room or home office. It comes adorned with three oversized windows, a large walk-in closet and tray vault ceiling. A three quarter bath is adjacent complete with talk-in shower and marble vanity. A large and convenient laundry room with an abundance of counter and storage space completes the main level.
The walkout lower level is just as impressive as the main level and is sure to be the hub for entertainment! The huge recreational room features a marble gas-burning fireplace with built-in cabinets and offers the perfect setting to watch your favorite movie or sporting event. Entertaining will be a breeze with the full wet bar with marble tile flooring, large bar island and dining area. Not far from the wet bar is a large bonus room with private three quarter bath that would be perfect as a game room, billiards room or even sixth bedroom! Also on this walkout level are two large storage areas, a full bath with double vanity and three equally spacious supporting bedrooms with picture perfect views and tons of natural sunlight. There has also been a recently added “pool” room that leads directly outside to the in-ground heated pool. It comes equipped with custom tile flooring, built-in bench with storage underneath, walk-in sauna and three quarter tile bath. The walls sparkle with granite paint and you will be comfortable all year long walking atop the heated floors.
The private backyard is a dream come true with the kidney shaped in-ground heated pool, outdoor stone wood-burning fireplace and large partially covered patio area. The salt-water pool has a recently upgraded heater, diving board and automatic water fill. The stone fireplace has a gas extension behind for you to set up a permanent gas grill or even an outdoor kitchen with ease!
This home provides all the amenities and features you could possible ask for, and is located in one of the most highly sought after neighborhoods in the Twin Cities. Great public and private school options, as well as being within walking distance to the Minnesota Valley Country Club and Dred Scott Fields , just to name a few reasons this home is so exceptional. The neighborhood emulates beauty with its gorgeous sunsets, views of the backwaters from the Minnesota River Valley and the plentiful area wildlife. Everything you could possibly want right at your fingertips, and the perfect place to call home.