About 228 Lancaster Drive, Clayton MO 63105
School District: Clayton
Luxurious home, beautifully designed with careful attention to detail. Extensive use of maple and birch wood, along with large windows everywhere, contribute to the light, airy, contemporary feel. Five generous bedrooms, 3.5 beautifully appointed baths; large living & recreation areas make this an excellent house for entertaining. Throughout, you will find maple flooring & Karastan carpeting. Tile is porcelain and glass, with stainless steel accents in the kitchen. The doors & baseboards are birch with natural finish. All the chandeliers are Italian Murano glass. There are many closets throughout the house which provide generous space with built-in adjustable shelving, and, in the bedrooms, drawers & bars. This up to date home includes a central stereo system throughout allowing members of the family to adjust volume and select music to their taste, & computer access in every room. The home is designed to be highly energy efficient, with Lowen insulated windows, ceiling fans throughout, a Rinnai tank less water heater, and high efficiency furnaces & air conditioners. Additionally, this house is perfect for people with allergies or asthma with three humidifiers, a minimum of carpet and central vacuum system for ease of cleaning. Your living can be done on the 1st floor. The dramatic 2 story entry features a barrel-vaulted wood ceiling & slate landing with custom designed stained glass doors featuring 7 different kinds of glass. The gracious foyer, featuring a Murano glass chandelier and circular stairway, gives onto a great room with stunning 2-story floor to ceiling windows. Walk into the large entertaining kitchen with expansive granite counter-top and extensive modern cabinetry. The kitchen has been designed to support the serious home cook with a 7-burner Italian stove, double ovens & a warming drawer. It includes space for people to help, or sit and visit or eat; the center island could also serve as an informal buffet. The formal dining room is off the kitchen, as is a breakfast room/conservatory – great for plants & casual meetings. Enjoy outdoor eating on the slate terraces. The master bedroom suite boasts a see through fireplace, 4 closets, including two walk-in closets with professionally designed organizers, & huge master bath. The master bath has an over-sized jet tub & separate shower with 6 rain shower heads. The study is gorgeously paneled in light birch, and could be used as a small formal parlor. Half-floor features two large bedrooms with tray ceilings that share a beautiful Jack-and-Jill bath and work room. The bath features a separate shower/toilet area space with an over-sized deep tub. Two pedestal sinks & extra storage make this comfortable bathroom for multiple people to share. The landing balcony features a barrel vault ceiling & maple flooring & overlooks entrance hall and great room. The work room would be an excellent craft space of playroom, or could serve as a small bedroom. Every room has a ceiling fan for maximum comfort. Descend the lighted circular staircase to a generous area with space for recreation, exercise, and a private bedroom and bath. Carpeting in the living areas with tile in the work spaces. Walk-out basement with excellent windows in the public rooms & clerestory windows in the bedroom. Rooms include ceiling fans for maximum air movement. Storage galore with multiple closets, including generously sized cedar closet, & space for a work room or wood shop. Separate laundry room with double oversize sinks & exterior door. This distinctive Clayton home for sale includes an over-sized 3 car garage.