Situated on nearly 17 rolling acres in Zachary, the residence at 3100 Rollins Road is hidden from the roadway. But when you head down the gravel driveway past brick columns and around a concealing thicket, this stately 6,053-square-foot home comes into view and takes your breath away. The tall, brick residence is a mixture of traditional and Georgian styles, blended together to make a warm, inviting home in the heart of Zachary. Though quite large, the home manages this warm feeling through the use of lots of interior wood and brick. It’s as if the house itself calls out to visitors, “come in, sit down and relax for a while.”
A gravel circular driveway brings guests to the front of the home, where a half-round colonnade welcomes them to the property. After visitors stroll across the brick porch below, heart pine flooring greets them in the stunning foyer, which opens to a wide debutante-style staircase that breaks left and right up to the second floor. A wide custom balcony surrounds the top of the grand entry foyer. From this balcony, you are at eye-level with a sparkling crystal chandelier.
Double pocket doors on opposite sides of the foyer lead right to the parlor, which has pine floors and a marble fireplace, and left to the study, with walls of shelving and a custom built-in credenza. Also on the parlor side is the formal dining room, an elegant place with two exits to a side slate terrace. A louvered swinging door leads to the granite butler’s pantry, which separates the dining room from the kitchen.
Antique heart pine and bricks from Old St. Louis floor much of the home’s lower level. Matching brick is used for a pair of arches that separate the kitchen from the breakfast room, and the breakfast room from the den. It’s a neat visual effect to stand in the kitchen and look through both arches towards the den. The kitchen has granite on the island and countertops, a copper hood over the GE Profile stove, and a computer nook on one wall. The breakfast room has three windows with a total of 24 lights, providing a nice view of the back acreage. The den has more and larger windows to the back, as well as a brick fireplace with built-ins on both sides. Natural light is abundant in this home.
Back in the study, wood crown molding and tall baseboards up the ante. The study also connects to the master suite, which has windows side and front. The master bath is deep and wide, floored in a creamy marble tile. A 6-foot Jacuzzi has views of the back of the property via three tall windows, and a double shower is nearby. A two-section master closet stretches behind the wall that contains a long double vanity with two sinks separated by a makeup desk. A cedar closet is just off the master bedroom.
Meanwhile, the second level of the home is accessible in two ways: the debutante stairway in front and another set of stairs leading up from the breakfast room. There are three bedrooms up here, two serviced by a Hollywood bath, and the other with its own bath. There’s also a large game room with a bar and refrigerator, as well as a built-in entertainment center and an exit to the rear veranda, where you’ll find probably the best property views of all.
The home’s laundry room is along a hallway to the three-car garage. Zoned air conditioning, a security system and a sound system are other features rounding out this beautiful Zachary home. And with nearly 17 acres zoned rural, yes your horses are welcome.
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