East FloraElementary School
Madison CentralHigh School
Prepare to be amazed by this one-of-a-kind architectural masterpiece, meticulously designed by the world-renowned architect Ken Tate. This magnificent property has earned national recognition, having been featured in esteemed publications such as Southern Living, Traditional Home, House Beautiful, Period Home, and American Farmhouse Magazine. Notably, it has received an award from Southern Living for its exceptional design. The home is also prominently featured in The New Farm Home and Ken Tate Classics - an exclusive coffee table book collection. Located within the gated community of THE HIGHLANDS, this incredible estate sits on approximately 13.5 acres of land, offering breathtaking hardwood trees, rolling hills, a fully stocked private pond, and raised stone garden beds, all in a park-like setting designed by renowned landscape architect Phillip Watson. The wrap-around porch, partially glassed, is the perfect spot to enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding natural beauty. The outdoor living space spans over 6,100 sq. ft., highlighted by a massive masonry fireplace and an oversized deck, ideal for entertaining. The massive gunite pool, fully screened pavilion-style, is a true oasis, complete with a full bath. Inside, the design is nothing short of breathtaking. The main rooms boast 2 x 8 studs rising to 16 ft. ceilings, braced by traditional diagonal and horizontal bridging. The great room features hardwood floors and a masonry fireplace, surrounded by 11 Ft French doors, while the front dining porch is heated and cooled with hardwood floors. The kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and hand-printed wood floors, while the distinctive hall is characterized by a plethora of library shelves. Each of the three bedrooms has its own bath, with the master suite being particularly spectacular, with huge windows that open up to the deck and offer stunning views of the lake. The master bath features double pedestal vanities, walk-in closets, and an abundance of natural light. The house is turnkey with all furniture and personal items remaining with the house including the new 6 seater Can Am, zero turn lawnmower, Custom picture frame art TVs, brand new Electrolux steam washer and dryer, and much more. Also included are plans from Weaver Architects to expand the kitchen and other areas of the house if desired. The sellers have also made significant recent improvements, including replastering the entire pool, updating the pool house's electricals and the pool pump motor, and replacing the aerator motor in the septic tank and more. Although private and serene, THE HIGHLANDS is in Madison County conveniently situated near all of the amenities the city of Flora and Madison have to offer. Don't miss out on the chance to own a piece of history and luxury living at its finest.
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