Landmark "Swan House" built in 1916. Beautifully restored but also enhanced. Sun-filled rooms with gleaming woodwork, original hardwood floors, new electrical, smart wiring, plumbing, tankless water heater, guest casita, wine cellar, security system, and, two HVAC units. Professional kitchen with Carrara marble and Walker Zanger tile. Please see the supplement; in this limited space it is impossible to fully communicate the scope of this exhaustive and appropriate restoration. This home must be seen! ** Designed by W.B. Melhorn, this landmark home was built for the Harden family in 1916. One of the most prestigious homes in Inspiration Heights, the Swan House gets its name from history–two live swans used to have residence in the front fountain. ** This historic home's living room, foyer and dining room gleam with original hardwood floors, spectacular woodwork and restored period lighting. ** The professional kitchen is accented with Corchia marble and Walker Zanger tile. The spacious master suite with two balconies features a luxurious bathroom with imported stone and Laird Plumleigh tile plus a 12'x12' walk-in closet. ** The current owners spared to effort to bring this former neglected home back to life, keeping the history and period charm intact but making the home thoroughly modern as noted below: • New plumbing and wiring, including to the City sewer • Dual HVAC systems • Smart wiring and USB ports throughout the house • Security alarm system • Exterior solar timed lighting • Automated irrigation system throughout the property • Period vintage lights restored • Spacious attic storage with floor and lighting • Tankless water heater • Gourmet kitchen with commercial grade stove, refrigerator and dishwasher. Drawer-style microwave and abundant storage. There is a large marble back splash from the turn of the century • Casita with bath perfect for guests or a housekeeper. • Restored wood floors throughout • Large Master suite with ensuite bathroom and large walk-in closet • Master closet features custom modular hanging system with 18 drawers and additional shelving • Plans and permit info available- final inspection June 2017 • Over-sized one-car garage • Two outside patios- perfect for formal entertaining or dinner parties • BBQ station plumbed with gas • Two custom fountains • Two exterior balconies • City and neighborhood views from the upstairs • Two first floor powder rooms • New exterior cement-old flatwork has been replaced, new landscaping • New exterior walls, landscaping, copper gutters and downspouts, and, gates. • Restored gumwood throughout the lower level. • All original windows with the exception of new French doors of living room and the flex- room that connects to the garden.
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