Virtual Tour is a 360. It is like walking through the house! Must see this house to appreciate all the amenities! Wow! Ever give thoughts to owning a bed and breakfast? Here is a great possibility! County says it is under rights and only stipulation is owner or manager live there! This 7 bedroom,5 bath; 9868 sq foot palatial estate is a short sale. This home is living at its finest with exquisite design, stunning architectural detail and significant upscale amenities. Enter the electronic gates and drive through the winding, paved, private road to paradise!!! As the stately custom brick and stone masterpiece comes into view, it will take your breath away! The grand entry lives up to its name featuring solid wood, custom etched, double doors, glorious high ceilings, hand-made stained-glass insets and a showpiece staircase. The formal living room boasts a beautiful fireplace with marble surround imported from Sicily and energy efficient French-doors with a view to the travertine tiled enclosed patio/greenhouse room. Imagine the wonderful memories you will create in the barrel-ceiling formal dining room showcased by a gorgeous chandelier from Ireland and incredible crown molding. The dedicated library has wall-to-wall shelving with downcast lighting and features plush, etched carpeting. The highlight of the Great/Hearth room is the custom-carved fireplace mantle over gas fireplace (with remote) and stunning hardwood floors from South America. The kitchen offers so many amazing features! 2 large islands (one butcher block, one granite); a large double sink plus a whimsical porcelain 'prep-sink', commercial grade gas cooktop and ventilation system. Cupboards abound and all are soft close drawers and doors; eating bar, breakfast nook, desk, a walk-in pantry with glass doors and gorgeous upgrades that make this your favorite room in the house! The many double pane windows offer a stunning view of the lake located just past the deck! Off the kitchen is the huge (11 x 14) laundry room boasting easy care tile floor, convenient utility sink and handy built in ironing board. Just down the hall is your own private oasis: The Master Suite! Highlights of the Master Suite, aside from the sheer size, are the floor to ceiling windows overlooking the private yard, the his and hers walk-in closets and stunning bath featuring dual vanities, full tile shower with 2 shower heads, jetted tub, separate stool and bidet room and custom, heated, imported tile floor. Upstairs there is a loft overlooking the Grand Entry large enough to place a Baby Grand Piano. There are 3 oversized bedrooms upstairs, each with a private bath, large cedar closets and plush carpet. In the walk-out basement, you'll find a stunning wet bar, gorgeous gas fireplace, 3 large bedrooms (one of which has French doors and ceramic floors that was previously used as a craft room). You'll also find the 'pub room' that is decorated as such and octagonally shaped. There is also a full cement tornado shelter with 2ft thick concrete walls. Other features of the home to note: the fiberglass roof with fully transferrable lifetime warranty, the huge shop (42 x 25) with loads of built-ins, full ventilation, heating and a/c, 220 electric and access from the basement or the exterior (at grade); new geothermal heating and air for increased efficiency; 2 - 50 gallon hot water heaters (one of which is brand new); sprinkler system, whole house reverse osmosis system and so much more that you have to see this home in order believe all the amazing features. Lake is part of property with property line going down the middle. There are just too many to include in a listing. Call for short sale details and time frames. Also listed under MLS #577749 - More acreage (20.83 acres) at $1,150,000.