Live like a lord: The approximately 8,564 square feet of luxury living will steal your adventurous and romantic heart.
This sophisticated French country estate on ~1.6 private acres along the abundant river bottoms of Santa Clara, Utah can easily grace the pages of any luxury & home decoration magazine. The two hundred-year-old castle door invites you in a gracious home with palatial interiors, exquisite decorative details and antiques. The historic touches make every day more than interesting here, while the area concentrates some of the best and most beautiful recreation, all in one spot. You find yourself within a couple of hours of some of the region’s most beautiful and unique lakes, rivers and streams. St. George, Utah’s golf capital, offers some of the best courses in the southwestern US. Here golf is enjoyable year-round, while outstanding views of the red rock desert country are guaranteed.
As soon as you catch your first glimpse of the home you are immediately transported back in time in an atmosphere of refinement with innumerable adventures steps from your front door.
Cliff diving waterfalls, saltwater pool, open space and streams… the verdant estate is literally the coolest spot in this stunning valley. Offering the most exquisite amenities imaginable, the one-of-a kind châteauesque estate is a fusion of French-inspired architectural beauty and modern day technology. The architectural gem created by Jack Arnold, one of America’s leading architects of French Country style, surprises with a delightful play of height and ornament that creates the estate’s personality. Fill this chateau with love and it will instantly become Home.
A personal retreat that exudes majesty and elegance.
Rising above the Santa Clara river bottom, this four-bedroom/ 6 baths Jack Arnold-designed home with more than 8,500 square feet offers offers old world elegance for modern lifestyles. The limestone walls, the turret, and the whole entryway is an instant ticket to the old world France. Highlights like the fireplace around the hand-forged wrought iron chandeliers, the arched limestone, vintage brick entryways, or the inlaid wood in the ceiling make every room feel 100 percent authentic.
On the lower level, it’s all about fun.
The 16th Century Knight in ceremonial armour will be the symbolic guardian of the lower level. Here, all the friends and family will compete for a spot at the home theater or in the game room equipped with a Macintosh sound system and a heavy artillery of gaming tables.
The home incorporates the finest aesthetic qualities so that the future owner can express himself with all the brio of a top-class interior designer.
The exceptional living areas are equipped with a responsive lighting system, automated window shades, and an outdoor high-end sound system. All the spaces are luxuriously furnished and completed with historical furniture. Habersham, the famous artisans specialized in hand-painted rustic and traditional chests and tables, were responsible with the custom-made cabinetry accented by ivory, honed marble countertops.
A great place for entertaining and for hosting the family.
“This exquisite French country home glows at all hours with the aura of an old world chateau. Sitting upon over an acre of magical surroundings, including dozens of trees, terraced landscaping, a gentle stream, the Santa Clara River, and a saltwater pool, Gatsby himself could not have imagined a more perfect estate for entertaining.“ says DeCaro Auctions about 250 Le Grande Circle, Santa Clara / St. George.
The kitchen devoted to the culinary arts will accommodate all the needs of upcoming culinarians. The heart and soul of this gourmet space is the French Lacanche gas stove which will help emulate the creations of the top chefs. The old-world feel is complimented with all conceivable amenities, including a hidden butler’s pantry.
The surprise is at the top. You can go stargazing at the observatory.
Every floor of the house is connected by a spiral staircase. Three more bedrooms and a large open study are situated upstairs, but the real surprise is at the top.
The turret brings a new level of authenticity and the unexpected to this distinctive home. The turret achieves the vertical expression important to the architectural style and to the French country house identity.
A sky deck looks across the valley to Snow Canyon all the way down to the Santa Clara river bottom. The spot is perfect for photos, for cozy nights or for looking down to your private resort with one of the best backyard in Southern Utah. Over 150 trees and shrubs will provide total privacy and shade.
Exceptional geography for outdoor adventure.
Some of the West’s best mountain biking are right at the back door. With the property comes the incredible St. George lifestyle and the top golf courses in the West. In this wild backyard, you will find some of the best rock climbing, hiking, mountaineering, fishing, hunting, and white water rafting.
Dare to jump: Everyone will love this resort-style massive pool.
Let the breezes through the French doors that open to the private patio or dive into the massive saltwater pool with beach entry, a grotto with hot tubs and waterfalls. Cliff jumping will be a very popular summer activity among your guests. The garage can accommodate 3 oversized cars. Gather with your friends around the fire pit of relax on the shaded patio which contributes to the rustic feel of the home.
The luxury estate will be Auctioned Absolute – sold to the highest bidder regardless of price. Stay tuned for information about the date of the auction conducted by DeCaro Auctions on the Property Site.