Approximately 6,080 square feet of living space with custom features throughout including 28 pairs of custom French doors, central wrought iron staircase to upper level, 11' ceilings on main level and much more!
Year built: 2000
Location: Germantown, WI
Living area: 6,080 square feet
Baths: 5 full and 2 half
Land: 20.6 acres
Horse facilities: Fenced fields, barn with 14 stalls, indoor and outdoor arenas
Horse amenities include barns with 14 stalls, wash and foaling stalls, 75'x 152' indoor arena with irrigation & lights, hayloft & office.
The grounds are completed by the 5 pastures and 100' x 200' outdoor arena.
Landscaping includes mature trees and shrubs as well as five mature fruit trees.
Follow the front stone walkway leading to the 3" custom double doors by Renaissance - an appropriate entrance for this grand home! Once inside, guests are greeted by a spacious entryway offering access to main level rooms or the upper level hall via the wide stairway with wrought iron railing. The main level of this home is spacious with its 11' ceilings, open concept floor plan and abundance of French door-windows.
The kitchen and dining room area offer an old-world styled space where food preparation becomes fun and entertaining guests becomes an art form! Kitchen is all new and complete with a large center island for abundant preparation space.
The open floor plan continues from the dining room and kitchen into the stately forty-foot long great room with entertainment center and eight French doors opening to the back deck which stretches the length of the house to its corner hot tub. The huge working fireplace in this room is surrounded by an antique English Gothic chimneypiece and warm wood floors cover the entire floor space of this room.
Guests are greeted by the French Art Nouveau antique faux fireplace in the library which also offers built-in bookcases, French door access and ceramic tile floors. This room would also work well as a 4th bedroom or guest suite due to the adjacent full bathroom.
A stylish mudroom/breezeway offers access to the hot tub and spa area of the rear deck or the front of the home. In addition, this room connects the home to the oversized three car garage which allows for 1.5 cars per bay. The garage is heated and has three drainage areas for ice and snow melt. To the side of the garage is a small courtyard with a pillared entrance set with antique fleur-de-lis stone panels. The larger front courtyard is peach-stoned and private with its tall, encompassing hedgerow. A treated wood deck runs the entire rear length of the home, and is perfect for entertaining large groups outdoors.
Upstairs, the unique upper hall landing area with its large balcony provides access to the three bedroom suites in the home. The generosity of window placement throughout the upper level as well as the 9' ceilings offer a bright and spacious feel to all the rooms.
The double-bathed Master Suite features has dual entrances to the suite, "his and "hers" walk-in closets/dressing areas, "his" and "hers" water closets, and a joint bathing room that adjoins the two with its oversized shower and whirlpool tub. Bedroom Suite Two also features a private bathroom with shower stall and huge walk-in closet. In addition, a separate sitting/study area allows for space and privacy. Bedroom Suite Three is spacious with a deep walk-in closet and private bath including a claw foot bathtub. The two additional bedrooms also feature generous walk-in closet space and private bathrooms. Closets are room-sized.
The finished basement features a recreation room with above ground windows for natural light and a Pergo floor. A powder room is convenient and stylish with a pedestal sink and handmade ceramic tile floor. The spacious laundry room makes laundry chores easier and the clothes chute connected to the "hers" master bedroom closet can be used for clothing transportation to and from this room. Two additional lower level storage rooms offer many possibilities as the current owner is currently using one of them as a wine cellar. Finally, two large walk-in cedar closets are available for use as well.
Cream City Brick exterior home with 100-year green metal roof. Other amenities housed on this level HVAC, 80 gallon gas stainless steel hot water heater, central vacuum, water softener, iron curtain, reverse osmosis system, central humidity system, (2) 200 amp electrical panels and more.
The BelTerra estate is comprised of 20+ acres of lush lawns and pastures, plus a spring-fed managed fish pond with aeration system and fountain. Custom-built Victorian light posts at both entrances provide a stylish welcome, and the lit driveway and motion-sensitive lights on the buildings help to ensure that guests always feel welcome - even when it is dark outside.
Fenced Paddocks: Board fencing
Barn: office, hayloft, wash & foaling stalls, 152' x 72' indoor arena with irrigation and lights and 14 stalls
Indoor arena: 152'x75', lit, irrigated, excellent footing
Outdoor arena: 200'x100'
Your horses will enjoy complete comfort throughout the winter and the summer months in the barn featuring an indoor riding arena with excellent footing. This 70' x 152' indoor riding arena offers irrigation, turbo fans, charming lanterns, sodium lights, shuttered windows, a Gothic chapel door entryway, laundry and toilet facilities, indoor and outdoor wash stall, foaling stall with radiant heater, two heated tack rooms with 14 matted stalls with Dutch-doors and windows, and an office.
Turnout is onto one of five lush pastures two to five acres in size. All the pastures have insulated pumps, tanks with heaters, recent new drainage system, loafing sheds and heavy oak fences (repainted every 2 years). The 46' x 60' pole barn houses equipment and the farms' own "timothy-mix" hay (yield is approximately 1,200-1,600 bales of grass hay per summer season). A large outdoor riding arena on the property measures 100' x 200'.