Within this gallery you will find the breathtaking home that gracious Host & Hostess, Bill & Ruth Sandbach, were kind enough to allow English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch to use as the location for ESU's 2013 Queen's Tea & Garden Party Do come dream a little dream, via virtual tour.
This absolutely incredible home has been featured in many publications including Fine Living & Behind Closed Doors. It was contracted by the owners on 4.92 acres in one of Louisville's most sought after areas. The home was designed by Frank Pierce, a very highly regarded local architect. The 2 story residence is approximately 10,967 SF on two levels, and 3,194 SF on the lower level walk-out. The exterior is stucco with marble trim, columns, balustrades, terraces and balconies. The interior has 4 hand carved marble fireplaces and one mahogany fireplace lovingly designed by the home's owner, artiste designer extraordinaire, Ruth Sandbach.
This exquisite home features, many beautifully arched doorways, marble; granite flooring imported from various origins all over the world. Architectural works of art in hand-carved marble columns. Extensive trim, custom cabinetry — not to mention the gold, silver & copper leafed domes throughout the house. On the main floor, ceilings are a majestic 12' tall, with a grand foyer boasting an amazing 25' entrance. The Great Room's ceilings measure 18'. The second floor & lower level walkout level of this regal home measure 11' - for a true feeling of expansiveness anywhere you choose to venture.
The home features 6 bedrooms of which 3 are master bedrooms with 6 full exquisitely designed bathrooms, plus 2 half baths -- all with hand selected and crafted marble & stone floors. The lighting throughout this exquisite home is of only premier quality crystal chandeliers, lovingly selected by the home owners/designers. The lighting also contains antique wooden candelabras re-crafted into modern lighting for old world elegance, infused with modern day luxury. The outside lighting was custom designed. The lower level has a home theater, art gallery, exercise room & storage galore. The home has a 4 car attached garage and a 5 car detached garage.
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For More Information On This Exquisite Home, Please Contact: Joanne Owen at 502-648-5330 @ Kentucky Select Properties ~ tell her Melody sent you ;)