First home on Monticello Drive, built in 1935
Original front door with leaded glass window added to the top panel
Original handrail and ironwork on stairwell
Leaded glass windows added to the east façade giving filtered light into the Formal Living
Italian marble fireplace in the Formal Living
Formal Dining contains hand painted botanical motif by the artist Scott Kerr
Family Room overlooking pool and outdoor covered dining veranda
Family Room with hand distressed & stained oak paneling and beams, herring bone oak flooring
Comfy window seat in Family Room with window views of backyard and guest house
Kitchen remodeled in 2015, includes hand glazed backsplash tile, soapstone island top with secondar…
Kitchen also contains John Hughes custom cabinets, hidden coffee bar, stainless commercial grade ap…
Transitional storage & entertaining area featuring built in china & glassware storage
Sunny breakfast room overlooking al fresco dining on pack veranda
Original Moroccan arches and plaster columns remain
2nd floor view of the winding stairwell
Upstairs private landing with spacious window overlooking Monticello Drive
Close up of original Moroccan arches, plaster support beams and inlaid niche in receding wall
Enormous Master Bedroom with natural light from abundance of windows
Master Bedroom plaster & wood fireplace with gas logs
Master Bath contains a vaulted ceiling, soaking tub, and an abundance of built-ins
Pretty upstairs Bedroom with built-in storage and window seat
Spacious upstairs Bedroom with private dressing area and bath
Masculine upstairs bedroom currently being used as an office
Casual seating under the outdoor covered veranda
Additional view of the wrap around covered veranda w access to kitchen and family rooms
Guest House living room w access to covered patio containing grill and smoker
Guest House living room showing hand hewn beams on the vaulted ceiling
Guest House kitchen with vaulted ceiling and skylight
Guest House kitchen with antique pine counters and built-in appliances
Covered patio/ grill & smoker directly outside the Guest House
View of house and veranda from the south side of the pool
Front of home at twilight
Front of home at twilight
Backyard at twilight
View of Guest House at twilight

3829 Monticello Drive
Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Description

5 bedroom 4.1 baths 2 car garage + complete guest house 3829 Monticello Drive, sitting on an expansive double lot, was the first home built on Monticello Drive in 1935. Essentially a 5000 sf main house + 1400 sf guest house, which also includes 941 sf of covered outdoor living space. This tasteful Tudor home is characterized by a steeply pitched gable roof, elaborate masonry chimneys, embellished doorways, groupings of windows and artfully placed window boxes. The current homeowners remodeled the entire home to period and kept the original front door, making one small change by adding a leaded glass window to the upper panel of the door. The window theme was repeated in a series of leaded glass windows along the east façade of the home; giving filtered, natural light to the formal living area. Roger Dobbins was the remodel architect and David Cook the contractor. The celebrated entry features a winding rectangular stairway containing the original wood balustrades and circular iron supports, the entry also has a soaring ceiling with views to the 2nd level of the home. The 2nd floor view from the front door contains an original architectural element, featuring 3 graceful Moroccan arches, each supported by a plaster beam, with additional focus on an inlaid niche in the receding wall. The expansive formal living room features a series of leaded glass windows, high ceilings, plaster trim, and hand troweled walls which were painted by Scott Kerr featuring delicate panels of color. 2 beautiful Sconces flank the Italian marble fireplace and distressed oak and glass doors open into the family room. The family room features a Herringbone wood floor, hand distressed & stained wood paneling, and plaster & distressed wood fireplace. A comfy window seat becomes a quite nest surrounded by window views of the backyard, there is also French door access to a covered flagstone patio for al fresco dining. The formal dining room features Scott Kerr hand painted walls with botanical details, and above, a fabulous crystal and iron chandelier. In addition, the dining room has floor to ceiling windows and direct access to the kitchen for express service. The cool, creamy kitchen, remodeled in 2015, contains John Hughes built cabinets with inset doors, self-closing drawers and glass front upper cabinets. The cabinets feature beautiful iron hardware with a silver coating. Kitchen also includes: Hidden coffee bar with receding doors Flat screen TV Hand glazed back splash tile Double sink Soapstone island top with a deep secondary sink Glass front, SubZero refrigerator Thermador full gas range cooktop and lower double oven, convection oven, warming drawer, and microwave. Cabana/ Guest house The cabana living area comprises a 16’ beamed and vaulted ceiling, kitchen, full bath, bedroom loft and laundry. The kitchen includes a dishwasher, sink, refrigerator, ice maker, microwave, and warming drawer. The bedroom loft contains a built-in desk area, storage and laundry closet holding a full size washer and dryer. The 6’ French doors open to a private covered patio, grill and smoking pit, overlooking the beautiful pool and spa. Also included in the guest house: Wool carpet Glazed walls Granite counters Hand hewn beams Hand crafted pine doors 7’ shoe molding

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