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6007 Memorial Drive, #304
The owner took a two-story unit at Memorial Cove Lofts, which was built in 2002, and totally renovated it, changing the floor plan, adding a third bedroom and bathroom upstairs, and such custom features as a wine room with a Chihuly-inspired chandelier and top-of-the line appliances in the kitchen— all within a short walk to Memorial Park. The three-bedroom, four-bath condo combines a loft feeling featuring exposed ducts and concrete ceilings with a sophisticated flair.
The walk through: Upon entering through the front door, a visitor can view the wine room and kitchen on the first floor and look up to the second floor landing. The wine room to the right features glossy soft-close cabinets, custom wine racks, room-wrapping cork metallic wall covering, Cambria counter tops and two wine refrigerators.
A media room with state-of-the-art TV and sound system leads into a two-story Great Room, with a corner fireplace and wrapped stone ledge, faux ostrich vinyl wall coverings. custom cabinetry, and a view of the second floor master bedroom through a hurricane-rated tempered glass window above.
The open state-of-the-art chef's kitchen includes a thick waterfall edge Cambria slab and pro styled Bosch stainless steel appliances, with an outdoor patio area. The dining room looks toward towards the kitchen and patio.
The first-floor powder room is more like a full-scale bath bath with floor-to-ceiling glass tiles, a frameless glass shower, enclosure and designer LED lighting.
Upstairs, the current owner reconfigured the space in the redo so that if flows much better, with each of the three bedrooms having its own bath, large dual closets in the master bedroom, which also has a sitting area, and a "safe room" adjoining another closet in one bedroom.
The master bath has a free standing soaker tub, a dazzling tile wall, frameless glass shower enclosure with rain head, body sprays and hand-held spouts.
Square footage: 3,262.
Asking price: $1,295,000, all furnishings included.
Listing agent: Blake Hillegeist of Blake Hillegeist Real Estate.