10285 Dowling Court Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 | MLS# 2115282
This traditional Colorado style five-bedroom, eight-bath home with Walkout Lower Level, Four-Car Garage and pristine stucco and stone exterior located in the uber-exclusive gated Highwoods community will “have you at hello,” with its picturesque views – from Red Rocks to Pikes Peak. Step through the majestic wooden front door and immediately notice the panoramic view of the front range peeking out from the double-paned, Western and Southern Exposure windows straight ahead. Look down and notice the immaculate distressed cherry wood flooring found throughout the main level; look up to take in the sight of the beautiful ornate light fixture suspended overhead in the inviting two-story foyer. To your right, one of two main-level Powder Rooms offers a marble-topped antique-style vanity with brushed brass fixtures. Walk over to the Living Room to take in the cozy sitting area with soaring 26-foot high ceilings accentuated with rustic exposed wood beams and the first of the home’s six, yes six, indoor and outdoor fireplaces. A wet bar, complete with mini refrigerator, pendant lighting, icemaker, ample storage cabinet space and temperature-controlled, 296-bottle wine storage is adjacent to the light and bright formal Dining Room that includes a sliding glass door with access to the upper-level outdoor deck. The feature-packed Backyard features more glorious mountain views, a built-in fireplace, basketball court, built-in trampoline, putting green, small pond with waterfall, fire pit and access to one of the many community walking trails. The lower-level stamped concrete Patio, just off the Walkout Basement, includes a professional-grade gas grill with rotisserie, dedicated eating and entertaining space with television/cable hook-up, mini refrigerator, built-in outdoor speakers and an eight-person hot tub. Head back inside to the Study that’ll impress with its gleaming cherry wood-paneled walls, storage closet and built-in surround shelving.
The Gourmet Kitchen is a pro (or novice) chef’s dream, with its high-end Thermador refrigerator and six-burner range with griddle, double oven, microwave/convection oven combo, food warmer, vegetable sink, two dishwashers, walk-in pantry and a marble-topped breakfast bar. In the nearby Family Room notice a cozy dining nook, space for your flat-screen television and another gas fireplace. The Mud Room includes convenient storage cubbies ready for you to easily access personal items on your way in or out plus there’s a nearby generously-sized shoe/storage closet and another Powder Room. You’ll appreciate the main level Laundry Room with sink and storage cabinets and the Four-Car Garage with a large storage space, built-in cabinets, workbench and enough space for an extra refrigerator. Head up the winding carpeted staircase to an inviting Master Bedroom and three spacious Secondary Bedrooms, all ensuite style, with walk-in closets that include built-in shelving; the oversized Guest Suite includes built-in skylights. The double built-in desks that line the upstairs hallway are perfect for a homework area or secondary office space. Enjoy more panoramic views from the elegant Master Suite, which boasts a gas fireplace, tray ceiling, crown molding, sitting area, ceiling fan and even a built-in coffee/snack bar with wine chiller and sink, along with access to a private balcony that provides a front row seat to countless breathtakingly beautiful sunsets. The spa-like Master Bath is a relaxing retreat, featuring a larger steam shower, jetted tub with a view, his and hers walk-in closets with built-in shelving and bureau, along with a water closet. Head down to the Walkout Basement to a fifth Bedroom that could also work well as an in-law suite or nanny quarters, featuring a full bath with steam shower, walk-in closet with built-in shelving, nearby Workout Room/Flex Space and private entry access from the backyard. The open floor plan provides a perfect recreational space large enough for your home theater, pool table, arcade games, fireplace, a half bath and a Second Kitchen, complete with a wet bar, microwave, wine chiller, icemaker and dishwasher.