Luxury Homes for Sale in Mechanicsville - Welcome to Ambrosia
Tired of the hustle and bustle of it all? Sick of the cookies cutter homes? Uninspired by your housing choices? Well, fret no more! Welcome home to "Ambrosia," your new luxury home in Mechanicsville!
3423 Lake View Road Mechanicsville VA
We all know that "Orange is the New Black" so I declare Mechanicsville is the new West End! The Ambrosia estate is located just 15 miles from the Richmond International Airport, 20 minutes from Downtown Richmond, and under 30 minutes to the Short Pump Town Center, making working in the fast paced life and retreating to tranquility possible!
Ambrosia, located at 3423 Lake View Road Mechanicsville VA, is a one of a kind, custom built home with fine details lovingly handpicked to create a unique design element.
Ambrosia Home Features
As soon as you arrive you will know you are in store for something special with a long paver driveway leading you to a 3 car garage and a walkway beckoning you to come in. As you admire the stone and stucco exterior, you will appreciate the Gargoyle lamp post used in a Batman movie, the antique iron fencing salvaged from old plantation homes, plaques and keystones from Randall's Urban Sculptures, and copper chimney pots from Jack Arnold Products - no plastic gutters here!
As you enter the interior of the home you will be impressed with the grand foyer highlighted by soaring ceilings, heart pine hardwood floors salvaged from a church in Southwest VA, divine moldings & surrounds created by mixing antique wood, rescued from Richmond homes built in the 1770's, with new materials creating a wonderful conversation starter!
To your right is a nod to the days of old with a stunning parlor featuring a pristine gas fireplace, coffered ceilings, and custom built-in cabinets. This room is stately yet balanced with a very comfortable feeling! To the left you will discover great oak columns that were once part of a Brownstone in Philadelphia and they usher you into the elegant dining room with a custom built cabinet for all of your priceless heirloom treasures!
As you meander through to the great room, your heart will start to race at the sight of the breathtaking view of the 85 acre lake! A stone wall holds its own against the view and showcases a gas fireplace with beautiful built-in nooks. A distinctive arch whispers come hither as you part the sliding glass doors and allow nature to come in! Out on the screened-in porch, which has composite flooring, a fantastic Bar-B-Que and bar, wildlife envelopes you with the sight of blue herons, eagles, and vibrant colored butterflies.
Once you can tear yourself away from the porch, make way to the chef's kitchen which features: custom cabinetry, exotic double thick granite with double ogee edging, a top of the line gas cook-top, and 2 copper sinks. This is a kitchen Bobby Flay would be proud to call his own! Adjacent to the kitchen is another gas fireplace and a lovely eat-in area which overlooks the lake.
Tucked nicely behind the kitchen is the first floor laundry room complete with a newer washer, dryer, mud sink, and plenty of granite. Who said laundry had to be a chore?! Just outside the laundry room you will be thrilled to find a laundry shoot in the second front entrance, and a half bath which is the perfect place to clean up after a fun day playing in the water!
As you make your way down the hall to the other side of the first floor, you will notice a great intercom system and another half bath which is impeccable.
The first floor master bedroom is expansive and contains delicate details found nowhere else. Just look at the door hinges and you will realize no detail has been spared in your new home! A bay window currently houses a sitting room, however it would also be a fantastic reading, television, or meditation room! Yes, it also has a view of the lake!
The en suite master bath is lavish with custom cabinetry, a large Jacuzzi tub, a separate double shower with magnificent tile work, and dual vanities. A walk-in closet completes the main floor.
As you make your way to the upper level, note the gleaming wooden treads accented by the stone risers leading you to the upstairs cat walk. Here you will stop in your tracks and freeze at the picturesque view of the lake framed by the half moon of the arch in the great room.
Once you thaw out, turn left and discover the 2nd master suite with tray ceiling, a laundry shoot, and an attached bath with quality tile work. At the other end of the hall is bedroom 3 which also boasts a tray ceiling and is the room all of your guests will be clamoring for as it also has a spectacular view of the water! An attached bath, shared with bedroom 4, has lovely tile work throughout.
Now, before you hurry to get to the piece de resistance of the lower level, don't forget to tour the unfinished walk-up attic as there is a wonderful surprise waiting just for you. One hint: FORE!
As you descend to the finished lower level with travertine flooring, you will know your are now in your own personal wonderland! Here you will fall in love with a billiard area, a spacious gathering area around the 5th gas fireplace, and a glorious wet bar complete with a full sized refrigerator, dishwasher, sink, and granite counters! When your guests are too tired to drive home for the night, they can retreat to the private bedroom on the lower level and access the full bath with intricate tile detailing. The lower level is a glorious entertaining space OR it would make for the perfect in-law suite!
When you want to take the party outside or simply want to unwind, move out onto your paver patio and proudly watch as your friends make their way to the dock for a fun fishing expedition or marvel at the beauty that surrounds you on your almost 11 acre lot!
The Community of Idylwild
Accessed by a private road, Ambrosia is one of 12 grand estate homes situated around the 85 acre lake. As you head home, you will feel like you are in an enchanted forest yet will bask in the knowledge that shopping, entertainment, and dining is just minutes away!
Children who live in Idylwild may attend one of these Hanover County Public Schools:
Battlefield Elementary School
Stonewall Jackson Middle School
Lee Davis High School
For more information about these schools, please visit: The Virginia Department of Education Report Cards.
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