This spacious and exceptionally luxurious home is situated in the beautiful town of Kronberg in the Taunus Hills, a most sought-after residential area near Frankfurt.
A stone paved path and driveway lead to the entrance of the modern villa. A solid teak front door opens up to a stunning reception hall including an eye-catching gallery with an over 7 m high ceiling. The perfect setting for receiving guests as well as for exhibiting art. A modern wooden staircase leads upstairs. A spacious lift provides access to all 4 floors. Natural stone flooring provides for elegance throughout the ground floor.
The generous dining room with a floor space of 40 m² and a similarly high ceiling and floor to ceiling windows offers a stunning view onto the park-like garden with its protected trees. The living room entices with an elongated modern gas fireplace, 57 m² of floor space and large glass sliding doors onto the patios. The fireplace can also be enjoyed from the billiard room. The bright modern kitchen with all the amenities one might desire looks out onto the garden and provides direct access to the patios and garden. Its generous floor space of approx. 60 m² allows for a second large family dining table. Definitely the heart of the home. A gas grill is available for outdoor cooking. To the back of the kitchen a practical laundry/ pantry is just a few steps away.
A semi-oval library or study with floor to ceiling glass panes and built-in shelving is located on the eastern side of the home. With the exception of the entrance hall and dining area, the ground floor ceilings are 3.6m high.
On the upper floor, the master suite includes a large bedroom, a custom-built dressing room, a balcony and a spacious modern bathroom designed in natural stone. The master bedroom offers a view of the Kronberg castle and of the Frankfurt skyline. A spacious landing leads two charming children´s bedrooms with en-suite dressing rooms and a bathroom each. Both children´s bathrooms have access to the laundry chute. All showers are level walk-in showers. Solid wood parquet flooring is found in all the upper floor rooms. The upper floor ceilings are 3,4 m high.
The roof top houses a 44 m² glass pavilion, a kitchen or bar and an 80 m² wooden roof top terrace which has been furnished as an outdoor lounge. The perfect place to sip a drink and enjoy the magnificent views all the way to Frankfurt.
The basement provides parquet flooring and houses a well-equipped gym, a perfectly tempered wine cellar and several utility rooms.
On the western side of the main house, a magnificent glass structure with a staircase leads to an annex housing the indoor pool and a spacious 100 m² apartment on the upper floor. The 15 m long indoor pool boasts a teakwood ship´s deck. The adjacent sauna and shower are built out of lava stone. Large sliding doors open up the pool area to the outdoors. The upper floor apartment with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms as well as a living area and balcony provides ample space for guests or live-in help. A separate ground floor studio with a private patio and garden is also available.
Underfloor heating has been installed throughout the main house and the annex. In the main house invisible loud speakers are integrated in the walls and suspended ceilings provide immersed lighting and soundproofing. Large glass sliding doors across the entire south facing side of the house ensure perfectly level access between the indoor flooring and the various outdoor patios and showcase the beautiful park-like garden with its protected trees.
The house has been equipped with the most modern and efficient heating and cooling system resulting in low energy consumption, solar heating being used to heat the pool water.
The garage provides space for 6 cars. The stone paving in front of the house and garage is heated in winter and provides additional parking space.
Kronberg is located in the Taunus hills approximately 20 Km north west of Frankfurt. It is one of the most sought after residential areas in Germany with an easy 20 to 30 minute drive to Frankfurt city centre and a 20 minute drive to Frankfurt´s international airport. It is also conveniently close to schools including the Frankfurt International School. The S-Bahn or tube directly into Frankfurt´s city centre and banking district is within 10 minutes walking distance. As is the charming town centre with its castle, shops, restaurants and cafés. Sip your coffee on the sidewalks and squares. Join the locals on Saturday mornings and browse the market stalls and purchase fresh foods and other culinary delights. Dine at the 5 star Schlosshotel, play golf in its beautiful grounds or join the tennis club in the Viktoria park. Cultural highlights are art exhibitions as well as classical music concerts by the Kronberg Academy. All within walking distance from your new home!