About 690 Maple Creek Drive
This outstanding traditional stone and brick estate home is located in the exclusive community of Stone Creek Estates on an expansive wooded acreage within Lovejoy ISD. The amazing home features a winding driveway leading to a porte-cochere with motor court and dual garages. A large welcoming front entrance is surrounded by lush landscape beds filled with mature shrubs and plants and the sprawling front lawn is sheltered by native, mature trees.
The gorgeous Foyer features a beautiful hand-crafted metal and glass front door with elaborate grate element and frosted glass. Extensive lustrous, hand-scraped hardwood floors and textured walls featuring on-trend paint accentuated by thick trim and moldings are featured throughout the entry and main living and dining areas. An elegant curved staircase with custom metalwork balusters extends up to the second floor and highlights the towering ceiling and stunning chandelier. The Formal Dining Room features hand-scraped hardwood floors, textured walls and custom paint. An elegant chandelier and large French doors that open to the front property and brighten the room. A convenient temperature-controlled wine cellar with built-in storage is adjacent to both the Dining Room with butlers pantry and the Family Room for easy access. The private Study, uniquely designed to capture views of both the front and the rear of the property has hand-scraped hardwood floors and custom hardwood paneling and trim details also features a built-in desk with bookcase/display space and storage. Large windows with views of the front property gives the space an open and airy feeling.
The distinctive floor plan includes an oversized Family Room connected to the Kitchen and Breakfast Nook. The spacious Family Room features stained hand-scraped hardwood floor, a large rustic stone fireplace, and an eye-catching heavy beam-lined cathedral ceiling with second floor wall openings and balcony featuring metal-work baluster details. A wall of windows offer panoramic views of the pool area and wooded property. The large, gourmet Kitchen has premium Travertine tile floors and an attention-grabbing stained beamed ceiling. The space offers custom stained cabinets, granite counter tops, and tumbled tile backsplash with task lighting. The premium stainless steel appliances include a professional gas stainless-steel stove with multiple burners and two ovens. A large refrigerator and freezer, microwave, dishwasher, and two sinks. A huge island and a convenient Pantry completes the space. The airy adjoining Breakfast Nook features a custom built china cabinet and is outlined with windows and large French doors that overlook, and lead out to the Covered Patio and pool area. A handy Mud Room is placed off of the Kitchen/Breakfast Nook and features an exterior Dutch door, built-in bench with storage, and the convenient second staircase. The private guest suite is situated in its own quiet corner of the house with direct access to the cozy brick courtyard and over sized private en-suite bathroom.
The private, main floor Master Suite is highlighted by a beamed Cathedral ceiling and a sitting area outlined with large windows offers unobstructed views of the pool area and tree-lined property. The en suite Master Bathroom is fully outfitted with premium Travertine tile floor and adjoining dual vanities with slab granite surfaces, a fully tiled walk-in shower with multiple shower heads, and a BainUltra under-mount tub with therapeutic air jets under a large window. The bath features abundant built-in storage and a beautiful groin vault ceiling element; the connecting Master Closet has hanging wardrobe organization and additional storage.
The custom, hand-crafted Staircase connects to the spacious second floor Gameroom and Media Room along with junior bedrooms and second floor outdoor balcony which provides panoramic views of the backyard. The large Gameroom features a built-in study desks with storage, French doors open to the juliet balcony overlooking the Family Room below. The windowless Media Room offers decorative lighting and built-in speakers. The Junior Bedrooms have built-in seating with storage, full bathrooms, and large walk-in closets – two of the bedrooms connect to a fun little playroom. An additional guest bed and bath along with a main floor flex room featuring tile floor and large windows overlooking the pool and property – that could be used as an exercise room, office, or craft room – are both located on the main floor.
A picturesque backyard was created for entertaining and features a spacious Covered Patio with built-in grill station and fireplace, a huge resort-like pool and spa with rock grotto/water feature, and an additional covered arbor perfect for lounging. The pool/patio areas features professional landscaping and lighting, and are surrounded by painted metal fencing. The extended rear property is sheltered by mature native trees and features an additional lawn space positioned outside the fencing.