Homes focused on family and fun — PHOTOS – Las Vegas Review

July 20, 2015 - photo frame

Shaded by saturated trees on a still cul-de-sac in northern Summerlin‘€™s Trails village, a startling home balances twin essential aspects of contemporary upscale home living: interesting guest and bland life.

The span doesn‘€™t always align perfectly, though Gene Northup, of Synergy Sotheby‘€™s International Realty, points out that this 7,565-square-foot chateau unites both as he gestures toward a grand room.

The immediately mouth-watering space,€” that opens adult only over a front entrance,€” is pillared and facilities a beautiful grate with a fleur de lis design high above a mantle. Easily easy a vast sofa-banquette arrangement, a fallen celebration mark exudes a strong cultured of a French nation lodge.

“We‘€™re in a home that is really focused on family and fun,” Northup said. 

And it is packed building to strut with celebration amenities.

“€œIt is really most a ‘€˜guy‘€™s fondle box,‘”€ he said, while observant that a design maintains a polished clarity of décor at a same time.

But this is really a home for good times, that is skilfully demonstrated as Northup pushes a symbol on one of a many touch-screen authority consoles.

“Let me uncover we this,” he pronounced as a extended projection shade quickly descends from a roof in front of a fireplace. voilà. it‘€™s film night.

The wood-lined chateau is entirely installed and connected for cutting-edge media enjoyment. Northup subsequent opens a span of slim cabinets in a dilemma of a good room. They enclose a state-of-the-art Kaleidescape system.

“€œYou dump a DVD in it. It rips a DVD in full-res,”€ Northup said. “€From any TV in a house, we can lift that DVD.”€

“€œWe call it distributed audio and distributed video,”€ he added.

Kaleidescape record also plays Blu-ray discs. Music can also be streamed via a home.

The good room is also important for being totally open to a professionally allocated kitchen.

As supernatural food and libation credentials is so essential to peculiarity entertaining, a epicurean galley comes with a heavy-duty Dacor oven and operation set. The refrigerator-freezer is Sub-Zero. The kitchen also has twin Fisher Paykel dishwashers. These can any be run in apart half-sections. In reality, a kitchen has a celebration of dish-cleaning appliances.

Northup points out that Fisher Paykel apparatus won‘€™t drown out midst celebration meet-ups around a large, marble-topped island.

“€œThey‘€™re intensely quiet. You can do a rinse and still have a conversation,”€ he said.

The kitchen is flanked on both right and left sides with a grave dining room and a breakfast nook, respectively. Both are open to a good room and can simply accommodate coexisting smorgasboard use and a sit-down area for guest in a dining proviso of a vital get-together.

Walking outside, Northup moves a debate to a pool area only over a good room.

“€œYou‘€™ve gotta have a overhanging bed,” pronounced Northup, tugging on a wire of a large, all-weather pillow dangling in a solid, block support above a square floor.

Along with copiousness of room for daybeds and outward loll furniture, a poolside also facilities a built-in Dacor grill hire for critical grilling. There also is a spin taken from al fresco-forward restaurants: A round bar list has a potion pebble-lined, gas-lit “fire pit”€ during a center. It creates night soi·rées even some-more evocative.

The pool is triple-scalloped in shape. It has a built-in fountain and an towering whirlpool, too. It is ringed by trees and verandas,€” so profitable in sweltering, mid-summer afternoons.

Adjacent to a pool is a casita. It is one of a newer elements of a property.

“€œTwo years ago, a owners went by a $2 million remodel,”€ Northup said.

“€œThis creatively this was a garage,”€ he said, while opening a casita’€™s front door. “€œThey incited this into a pool room/game room/guest room.”€

It is a loyal diversion room, indeed. It contains a billiards table, and a glass-tiled dilemma is taken adult by a soppy bar that includes a microwave-convection oven combo, two-burner cooktop, fridge and dishwasher. There also is a full lavatory and a Murphy bed that swings down when a party‘€™s over.

Looking out a casita‘€™s windows to a new four-car garage and a loft spin above, Northup comments on a visual apparition of a home. It‘s most bigger inside that it appears from a front yard.

“The home is really most a sleeper,”€ Northup said. “€œStanding on a street, we don‘€™t comprehend how most is there.”€

As a home was upgraded for a family with school-aged children, it has an celebration aspect done for youngsters: The loft has a media room for conversations and video game-playing.

“You can send a children upstairs and still have your adult time down here. They‘€™re distant areas,”€ he said.

For overnight guests, a home also has twin en-suite bedrooms only down a gymnasium from a good room.

Walking by a kitchen area, Northup heads for a dilemma with a downward staircase.

“We‘€™ve saved a best for last,”€ he said.

At a bottom of a stairs is another diversion room. It could accommodate a billiards table, only like a casita. It now binds a pingpong table.

At a conduct of a soppy bar, Northup demonstrates one of a Crestron automation panels that controls a home’€™s lighting, environmental comfort levels and confidence system.

“€œI can spin a whole chateau down,”€ he pronounced as each interior tuber dims to dark. Then he hits a opposite symbol and a lights now dial behind up.

“€œI can set a lighting to opposite modes,”€ he added.

Oh yes, a subterranean diversion room also has a climate-controlled booze attic that can reason some 1,000 bottles.

Of course, even unqualified hosts need some down time and personal space between events.

The master bedroom area fits this check wonderfully. The atmospheric bedroom itself has a fireplace, cathedral ceilings and French doors opening onto a pool area. The master bath has equipment such as a lifted jetted tub, a vast stand-up shower, apart commodes and a bidet. It is adjacent to a shelf-lined walk-in closet a distance of an normal home’€™s youth bedroom. Further, it is related to an practice room that has a soppy bar for accessible entrance to cold bottled H2O and competition drinks.

It‘€™s an imminently bearable chateau for a family. But, as Northup points out, it was consciously built for socializing and carrying fun with guests.

“€œIt entertains inside and outside. It only flows seamlessly,”€ he concluded.

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