1109 Italy is a magnificently designed home with a bold façade, a fantastic floor plan design and an interior display of old world charm with hand-scraped wood floors and beautifully antiqued cabinets. The multi-dimensional exterior has staggered gables, charming wood shutters, stone accents, and a large front covered porch with metal covering and cedar posts. Perfect drive-up appeal!
The front custom door opens to a spacious foyer which shows off an open staircase with wrought iron spindles and hardwoods which expand throughout the downstairs. The foyer leads straightway to the main living room and is adjacent to a formal dining room with a grandeur of elegance; designer paint selection, fancy chandelier, and plantation shutters. It’s an impressive welcoming area for friends and guests.
The study is opposite the dining room and has French doors which open to the sitting area. The sitting area has custom paneling with decorative moldings and a soothing paint selection. The study has accent paneling and the ceiling is beautifully trimmed with the fine woodwork. It also has a walk-in closet and built-in bookshelves.
The main living room is open to the kitchen and is light, bright, and cheerful with its stacked rows of windows which face the backyard. It has a high ceiling with curved railing at the upstairs landing and walkway and boasts a centered stone fireplace with brick accents, gas logs, a raised hearth, and impressive mantle. The entertainment cabinets has an antique finish and compliments the room with its design.
The kitchen is absolutely stunning! Beautifully antique-finished cabinetry with double moldings sets the stage for a picture of perfection. Along with the hardwoods, found throughout the entire downstairs, it shows off a rich selection of granite, an island, a walk-in pantry, a breakfast bar, tumbled marble backsplash with accents, and built-in appliances which include a dishwasher, microwave, double oven, a sub-zero refrigerator, and an upgraded commercial grade gas cook-top with vent. It also has recessed lights, a separate breakfast area, access to a half bathroom, and exterior access to the side yard which makes for a great dog run. The laundry room is just off the kitchen and enjoys built-in cabinets and a utility sink.
The palatial master bedroom is located downstairs and has a tray ceiling, crown molding, a bay window arrangement with sitting area, access to the backyard, and a luxurious en-suite. It has split pedestal vanities with stone tops and custom mirrors; a corner jetted garden tub, an oversized shower, tiled floors, faux finishes, linen storage, and a large walk-in closet. This is luxury to the max!
Upstairs you’ll find a game room, a media room, and the other bedrooms. The game room is a perfect bonus space for games or lounging. It has a wet bar with refrigerator, granite countertops, cabinets; a half-bathroom, and double doors which open to the private theatre. The theatre has a dark paint selection and surround sound wiring for the most optimal movie experience. It also shows off a large movie screen, accent lighting at the baseboards, and sconce lighting.
The backyard is a serene getaway and features a flagstone covered patio with extension. It has winding landscaped flowerbeds and wonderful shade-trees. This home is located one block from hike/bike trails, a nice greenbelt and is close to schools and private community pools. Impressive design, fancy finish-out, awesome upgrades, a three-car garage, and much more. It’s a beautiful life at 1109 Italy!
1109 Italy Dr. Video Slide Show
Zip Code: 75013
Security Features: Burglar, Fire/Smoke
School District: Allen ISD
Property Type: Single Family Home
Parking Spaces: 3
Parking Features: Attached, Rear
Other Equipment: Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Double Oven, Range/Oven-Gas, Water Line To Refrigerator
Number Of Living Areas: 4
Number Of Dining Areas: 2
Middle School: Lowery, Ereckson
Security System YN: Yes
Year Built Details: Preowned
Year Built: 2004
Utilities: Alley, City Sewer, City Water, Concrete, Individual Gas Meter, Individual Water Meter