A rare opportunity awaits the buyer for this magnificent Blacketer built estate in prestigious River Glen in Prospect, KY near the Ohio River. The home has just been reduced by $400,000 to $3.9-million. The French country style residence, designed by prominent architect, Franklin Pierce, is ideal for entertaining and family life and has exquisite woodwork and finishes unheard of today in newer construction. The 10,000 square foot residence includes five bedrooms, seven and one half bathrooms, four car garage, and a pool and pool house on over 5 meticulously landscaped acres.
The gated entry brings you to a curved drive with a 24 feet tall tiered fountain leading to the main entrance with a large front porch. Inside, the entry hall is finished in custom milled Alderwoods, to the left, the hand milled oak library is one of the most beautiful rooms in Kentucky. Two woodcarvers spent over 6 months building this one room.
Other grand-scale entertaining spaces include a gourmet chef’s kitchen, a two-storey hexagonal dining room, and a sunken great room with beautiful stone walls, a vaulted two-storey ceiling with large architectural beam, and numerous French doors opening to a large patio. With over 5 acres that adjoin a horse trail, the grounds and plantings are spectacular with beautiful boxwoods, hollies, dogwoods and many hardwood trees and is bordered by four board plank fencing. The property is listed with Julie Pogue Properties.