Bending Hills, 104+/- Acres, Leon County
- Custom timber frame home situated on beautiful 100+/- Acre setting
- This estate is just 5 miles from downtown Tallahassee, FL
- Home overlooks spring fed lake
- 6 Bedrooms, 7.5 baths, pool, pool/cooking pavilion
- Being offered at $3,750,000
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Bending Hills is a unique opportunity to own significant acreage on a plantation like setting convenient to downtown Tallahassee. Just minutes from town, along an ancient oak canopied road, you enter Bending Hills through it’s private, gated entrance and as the drive meanders through the rolling landscape and across the bridge you approach the custom built, timber frame home. The house is designed by noted western architect Ken Pieper, and beautifully blends a western contemporary style with local materials and craftsmanship. Solid cypress beams frame out the formal living area, with other details including wormy chestnut flooring vaulted ceilings, an enormous masonry fireplace and built-in cabinetry. Large windows and custom doors overlook the gracious rear patio and pool area, with a spring fed lake creating the backdrop. The 6 bedroom, 7.5 bath house includes a luxurious master suite with a double sided fireplace that also opens to the bathroom, which is complete with double vanities, soaking tub, shower, and oversized walk-in closets. The professional grade kitchen includes granite countertops, custom cabinetry, and viking commercial grade appliances. The thoughtful design allows for a private, soundproof den in the children’s suite, along with studio space, and a full office area. The outdoor living spaces at Bending Hill are nothing short of exceptional. The large covered patio leads to the outdoor kitchen pavilion, which includes stainless steel grill, deep fryers, and kitchen amenities- all overlooking the stunning saltwater pool. The native landscaping transitions seamlessly with the surrounding natural setting. No features, details, or upgrades have been overlooked in the construction of this magnifent home.
The grounds at Bending Hills are equally impressive and have been beautifully groomed and maintained. The property contains the towering pines and native grasses that you would expect to see on area plantations. The two ponds on the property are spring fed and both are fully stocked. Wood ducks and teal are regular visitors to both ponds, while deer and turkey freely roam the grounds. A baseball diamond and enclosed batting cage have been constructed on the property, making it ideal for the baseball enthusiasts and further enhancing the entertainment value of the home. A pole barn also exists on the property for equipment storage, with additional space available in the 3 car garage. The countless upgrades, fine craftsmanship, and architectural uniqueness combined with the superb location along a canopied road just minutes from downtown Tallahassee, make Bending Hills one of the finest private estates available for sale in the area.