Located in a quiet neighborhood with Sleeping Lion Mountain as the backdrop, this four-bedroom, four full bath, three half bath, 2,932 +/- sf home on .43 acres is built of masonry block with its superb insulating properties. This elegant two-story home with over-sized four car detached garage and workshop has several covered patios and a covered porch and all are ideal for relaxing and entertaining. Known today as The Lazy Lion Guest House a circular driveway and decorative fountain welcomes you to the property. If you are seeking a home in Fort Davis this lovingly maintained property is a must-see.
The front entrance opens onto a two-story great room with parquet floors and rock faced wood burning fireplace that extends from floor to ceiling. The living area encompasses the width of the home providing views of Sleeping Lion Mountain through the front windows and at the back, sweeping views of Fort Davis, Dolores Mountain, and the covered patio. A wet bar with beveled leaded glass door storage is discreetly located at the opposite end from the fireplace. A short hallway leads to a separate den and informal dining area adjacent to the kitchen. The decorative French doors provide views of Sleeping Lion Mountain and the covered front porch. Two conveniently located half baths are accessible.
The tiled kitchen has a large center island with plenty of workspace, storage and two electric cooktops. In addition, the kitchen is equipped with a Sub-Zero Refrigerator and Sub-Zero Freezer, two ovens, two dishwashers and an ice maker. An abundance of storage options is available including pull out drawers of varying sizes and floor to ceiling cabinets that can accommodate the largest of appliances. If you are a baker, you will appreciate the built-in marble work surface that doubles as the breakfast bar. A closet pantry and separate utility closet are adjacent to the kitchen, off the hallway leading to the utility room with sink, washer and dryer connections and built-in ironing board. The counter space and storage capacity of this room lends itself for double use as a hobby room.
With views of the rear yard and covered porch, the spacious dining room is an inviting location to gather. The built-in china hutch extends the width of the room and features beveled leaded glass doors. The lower cabinet provides a long counter and contains storage drawers.
The over-sized master suite has a rock faced floor to ceiling gas fireplace, sitting area, built in bookshelves and storage, and large executive workspace. The master bath has a sizeable dual vanity, walk-in shower, Jacuzzi tub, and his and her closets. The three large guest bedrooms are located on the second floor off an interior balcony which overlooks the great room. Each bedroom has a separate full bath and vanity en suite, closet, zoned heating and cooling and an exterior exit that opens onto the covered porch leading to a rear outdoor staircase.
Adjacent to the home is a 1,000+/-sf four-car two-sided garage and workshop with half bath and built-in bench, washer and dryer connections, storage closet and a staircase that leads to second level storage area. Plenty of space to navigate between parked vehicles because this garage is accessible from the front of property as well as the rear.
The covered rear porch provides plenty of space for entertaining. Concrete sidewalks surround the home on three sides. Newer Berber carpeting in the bedrooms, stairway and upper hallway and vinyl plank flooring in all the full baths. Two zoned central heating and cooling units, and two hot water heaters. The home was freshly painted inside and out in 2018 and the automated sprinkling updated.