Nestled within the prestigious gated River Club community with lifestyle amenities that include pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, picnic and BBQ area, this distinguished waterfront residence offers a rare opportunity to own one of the finest homes in all of Knoxville. Sleek and contemporary, yet comfortable and inviting, opulent design elements blend with warm woods and alluring organic materials to create an enticing visual and tactile experience. From the impeccably manicured 1.78-acre grounds to a coveted location abutting a protected cove right on the Tennessee River, this estate is on par with the world's finest communities. Crowned by vaulted ceilings and opening to a dramatic turned staircase, the grandiose marble entryway makes a deliberate statement of unrivaled quality opening viadouble entry doors with leaded glass panels for a light-filled greeting. Flowing directly into the living room, the layout highlights refined custom characteristics such as the arched built-in shelves, detailed cabinetry, recessed lighting and intricate crown molding. Fresh paint, convenient electric floor plugs and gas fireplace add to the overall ambience of the room while also serving terrific functionality. Right off of the living room, multiple oversized arched windows allow the temperature-controlled sunroom to seamlessly blend with the comforts of the covered deck and provide beautiful views of the pool and lake beyond. Here, brick floors and wood plank ceilings set the scene for indoor/outdoor relaxation no matter the weather. Anchored by stately white columns, the palatial dining room becomes the centerpiece for any gathering formal or intimate, defined by emphatic architectural details and masterful finishes including a stunning hand-painted ceiling that is warm and inviting with color. If cooking is your forte, the gourmet kitchen leaves no stone unturned. An elite haven for the household chef, the gourmet kitchen features state-of-the-art stainless-steel appliances including 8-burner gas range with stainless hood, Electrolux sub zero fridge, double ovens, warming drawers and wine cooler, all with designated work zones that facilitate five-star meals at home. There is ample room to flex your culinary genius in this kitchen with large granite island featuring a deep apron front sink as well as that of a spacious breakfast bar. Custom cabinets wrap the room, accompanied by exquisite tile flooring and a custom backsplash of glass tiles that add character and elegance. The well planned dine-in kitchen continues its remarkable features with a large pantry, wet bar, icemaker and duel access to the rear deck for peaceful alfresco meals. Mastering a smoothly managed household is the efficiently planned laundry room that supports plenty of storage in addition to a folding counter, rinse sink and beverage cooler. When it comes time to retire for the night, the main floor master retreat is a designer showcase, revealing a serene color palette, vaulted ceilings and voluminous dimensions with sitting area warmed by a cozy gas fireplace. French doors lead directly to the deck, where you can revel in stunning lake panoramas while sipping your morning coffee or taking pleasure in your evening nightcap. His and Hers walk-in closets wrapped in cedar keep an organized, at-a-glance presentation of your wardrobe with custom organizers. Just beyond, the sumptuous master ensuite is proof that you can have too much of a good thing. This spa-inspired vaulted bath is rendered in granite with custom cabinets, spacious linen closet, ambient recessed lighting, plus His and Her sinks with lighted makeup vanity. Evoking a true pampering experience, the oversized tiled shower is designed with double heads and integrated bench that will leave you feeling thoroughly refreshed. The three upstairs luxury bedrooms are divinely inspired, each with their own dedicated ensuite bath and walk-in closet, along with a private office. Measure in excess of 9,827 square feet the home's substantial accommodations assure a place everyone including in the full finished basement. This generously proportioned level realizes a sophisticated yet comfortable aesthetic with full kitchen, rec room nestled around a cozy gas fireplace with built-in bookshelves and tile flooring, as well as half bath, a bedroom with private bath, workout room and storage room that leads to the peace of the covered patio where a summer kitchen with built-in grill is set for lavish entertaining and warm gatherings alike. This space flows to the paver pool patio where gorgeous stonework, wrought iron fencing, irrigated garden boxes, mature trees and lush greenery make this paradise feel like a world class resort. The heated swimming pool is a refreshing haven designed for pleasure and recreation with diving board and beautiful granite liner. It's primed and ready for its new owner, having been drained and resurfaced in 2018. After savoring a dip in the pool and a rinse in the outdoor pool bath, bask in the sun kissed patio or sip afternoon refreshments back on the covered terrace with TV hookup. This space is also protected for ultimate enjoyment with mosquito mist system. Enjoy this boater's paradise with your own private boat house with duel lift, situated inside a navigable protected cove with direct access to the main channel. Adjacent is the detached guest house, assuring the utmost privacy highlighting gorgeous tile floors, vaulted ceilings, rich Cyprus wood, kitchenette with fridge and dedicated bath with tiled walk-in shower. Rarely do opportunities of this magnitude arise. Bay windows, surround sound, central vac system, filtration system softener, walk-up attic, private office, immense storage and impressive 3-car garage round out the remarkable amenities of this opulent abode. Indeed, you'll feel right at home the moment you enter this private gated community to discover the sensational beauty of this pristine custom home. Call today for your private viewing and experience the magical romance of this spectacular estate for yourself!
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