Is this Your Dream Home in Lexington Ky?

dream home in Lexington Ky
dream home in Lexington Ky

This dream home in Lexington Ky has a pool, is on a lake, is in 40502, and is just minutes from downtown and the University of Kentucky campus!

If you could buy your dream home in Lexington Ky, it just might be 3540 Castlegate Wynd.

This lovely home has a quiet understated exterior that gives no hint to the amazing wow-appeal inside and on the back deck! Listed at $1,499,000 it is located in a secluded setting that is just minutes from the University of Kentucky campus, the Arboretum and downtown. It’s on a nearly half-acre waterfront lot overlooking a private spring-fed lake- and even has a spectacular in-ground pool.

The front door opens to a gorgeous two story foyer with a stunning circular staircase. The pristine marble floors lead to the formal living room with 20′ windows overlooking the lake and the pool.

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Stunning two-story entrance in this dream home in Lexington Ky

dream home in Lexington Ky

Awesome 20′ wall of windows in the two-story living room!

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Custom-ceilings and high quality trim work throughout this dream home!

The 5 bedroom 5.5 bathroom home has loads of luxurious amenities including an elevator, two wet bars, two circular staircases, custom ceilings, and lots storage and even a gift wrap/hobby room. The 7526 square foot home has upscale finish work and 8-foot solid wood paneled doors throughout. The amenities don’t stop on the inside: outside there’s over 500 square feet of deck overlooking the pool and lake, an irrigation system and even a heated driveway.

What dream home wouldn’t be complete without a stunning kitchen? The amazing chef’s kitchen features walls of birds-eye maple cabinets with a six-burner Dacor gas stove. There is over 30 linear feet of black granite counter space facing the eat-in kitchen and the spacious family room- both of which overlook the upper decks with lake views.

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The kitchen is a chef’s dream and opens up to the family room and eat-in area, both overlooking the lake.

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Lots of birds-eye maple and black granite in this wet bar adjacent to the kitchen.

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There’s an elevator to all three floors in this dream home in Lexington Ky

dream home in Lexington Ky

Spa-quality master suite including this bathroom, custom closet and lake views from the bedroom.

dream home in Lexington Ky

The understated exterior has a secret– there’s lots of wow-appeal inside this dream home in Lexington Ky!

The first floor master suite also has lake views as well as a spa-quality bathroom with his & her counters and a huge custom closet. Also on the first floor is the formal dining room, a guest bedroom with full bath, a half bath, the laundry room, and a library.

The second floor has four bedrooms with three full bathrooms, all of which are en suite. There’s also a bonus room with a skylight and a gift wrap/hobby room.

You’ll love that this home has two full service wet bars with dishwashers. One is on the main level next to the kitchen adjacent to the formal living room and one is overlooking the family room on the lower level. The lower level also features a huge room with a lake view and a walk-in closet. This could be a home office or a sixth bedroom. Additionally there is an eating/card playing area and a large rec room. There’s a full bathroom so the lower level could easily serve as private guest quarters.

In addition to the elevator, you’ll appreciate that this home has double staircases. There’s a second curving staircase from the main level to the lower level as well as standard staircases leading to all three levels, plus a carpeted one leading up to the attic. Yes, there’s lots of storage both in the attic and the lower level.

There are only eight homes sharing the private spring-fed lake and there are even fish in the lake. This dream home also has a four car garage,  three fireplaces, a central vac system, security system and more.

If this sounds like your dream home in Lexington Ky be sure to check it out at 3540 Castlegate Wynd. This home is in the Castlegate neighborhood in zip code 40502 off of Chinoe Road. About 170 people live in Castlegate, considered one of Lexington’s premier neighborhoods. Residents are minutes from downtown, UK campus, Chevy Chase shopping and the Chinoe Center plaza.

Click this link to learn more about this dream home for sale in Lexington Ky! And here’s a link to all homes for sale in Castlegate in Lexington Ky.

By the way, 3540 Castlegate Wynd is listed by Liz Violet Newell of LexHomes! Contact LexHomes to schedule a showing!

If you’re buying or selling a home in Lexington Ky or moving to Lexington Ky, be sure to contact Ivan ‘Z’ Newell and the LexHomes Team for assistance with Lexington KY real estate. 'Z' and the LexHomes team members are 'Loving Lexington!" and loving to assist people in search of homes for sale, Kentucky horse farms or investment properties in Lexington, KY and surrounding areas. If you'd like more information on a real estate career with LexHomes Real Estate, we're always looking for more dedicated real estate agents! Just email us at info@lexhomes.com or call us at (859) LEX-HOME (539-4663) today!

Top 5 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the Lexington Ky area

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I’m always intrigued by the high-priced real estate that we are surrounded by here in Lexington Ky. What follows is the Top 5 most expensive homes for sale in the Lexington Ky area. Unlike my Top Ten Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Lexington Ky, most of these residential homes are not part of a neighborhood or subdivision. As you’ll see, these luxurious listings are in a class by themselves:

 

1.The Versailles Castle at $30,000,000. [Note: As of early Sept. 2014 this property has been taken off the market. If you have interest, please contact us.] Yes, Castle Post is on the market. It is still operating as an upscale bed and breakfast and I would sure love to schedule a showing of this fancy estate! It has 12,118 square feet of living space on 55 acres. Features of the home include 10 bedrooms, 10 full baths, 4 half-baths, and lots of turrets and other cool castle features. Located on Versailles Road just two miles from Keeneland and the airport, this seems the perfect place for those in the horse racing business.

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Castle Post, the most expensive home for sale in the Lexington Ky area.

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2. Black Diamond Farm at $5,250,000. I showed this home to buyer a while back and I can say without a doubt that this place is amazing! Situated on the corner of famed Paris Pike and Iron Works Pike, this huge home has 17,000 square feet of living space. As if that weren’t enough, the separate guest house has apartment space and a four-car garage. The real head-turner is the pool house. This two-story 13,000 sq ft glass building encloses a large in-ground pool and two Jacuzzis. Over 70 retractable skylights open at the touch of a button. Two curved staircases lead to the second floor guest bedroom, and dining area that looks over the pool. The main house has every extravagance imaginable including an elevator, game room, office wing, and spa. On just over 60 acres, the beautifully landscaped property includes a pond with fountain and a horse barn with fenced paddock.

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The back view of the manor on Black Diamond farm. The master bedroom wing is closest to the camera. There is a wing of similar size on the opposite end of the house which contains  executive office suites.

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The stunning pool house on Black Diamond Farm.

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3. 1501 Lakewood Drive in the Lakewood Neighborhood at $3,700,000. This four-bedroom six bathroom home is 14 years old and 7300 square feet. The striking foyer features a curving staircase with custom scrollwork and a magnificent chandelier. Balconies on the second floor overlook the formal dining room, living room, and sitting room. The home has custom ceilings, paint, window treatments and many glamorous details.

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One of the most expensive homes for sale in the Lexington Ky area

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4. 5508 Russell Cave Road at $3,100,000. This historic 6000 sq ft  home was built in the 1830’s! Everything has been updated in this four bedroom, four bathroom home including the chef’s kitchen, bathrooms, and all new insulated windows. On 95 acres, the property features barns, an office, and a manager’s house.

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Gorgeous bathroom in the Russell Cave Road home- one of the most expensive homes for sale in Lexington Ky

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5. 2150 Newtown Pike for $2,750,000. [Note: As of November 2014 this property has been taken off the market. If you have interest, please contact us.] This 8500 sq ft home is only minutes from the Kentucky Horse Park.

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Newtown Road home- one of the most expensive homes for sale in Lexington Ky

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I will be happy to show you these or any other home for sale in the area– and no, it doesn’t have to be one of the most expensive homes, either! Looking forward to helping you find your next home!   Looking for a horse farm, small or large?  Search HERE or fill out our KENTUCKY HORSE FARMS QUESTIONNAIRE so we know what your specific wants and needs are.

 

 

If you’re buying or selling a home in Lexington Ky or moving to Lexington Ky, be sure to contact Ivan ‘Z’ Newell and the LexHomes Team for assistance with Lexington KY real estate. 'Z' and the LexHomes team members are 'Loving Lexington!" and loving to assist people in search of homes for sale, Kentucky horse farms or investment properties in Lexington, KY and surrounding areas. If you'd like more information on a real estate career with LexHomes Real Estate, we're always looking for more dedicated real estate agents! Just email us at info@lexhomes.com or call us at (859) LEX-HOME (539-4663) today!