This southern charmer incorporates the best of Low Country design. Just beyond the sturdy, iron front gate the soothing sounds of the courtyard fountain welcome you. Generous porches invite you to enjoy secluded, tree-filled outdoor spaces while basking in cooling breezes and shade.
Low Country style homes are usually found in the coastal plains of the Carolinas and Georgia. They typically sit sideways on a lot, and have large, gated front courtyards and verandas that are meant to be an extension of indoor living space. But this is your opportunity to bring that feel to Fort Worth’s River Crest neighborhood.
The backyard, bordered by the original rose wall of George Carter Estate, includes a beautiful pool as well as a grill master’s dream outdoor kitchen and expansive entertainment area. Small accents, like the Bevolo gas lanterns from New Orleans add to the southern charm and authenticity of the home. There is also a separate open-plan, light-filled guest house with one full bathroom and a modern kitchen, which carries through the Low Country design.
Inside, along with spacious, well-lit living areas, and an elevated modern kitchen, the walls of the home boast unique, subtly textured surfaces created by well-known interior designer Joseph Minton. They always attract attention and are an understated, signature feature in the overall design aesthetic. Each of the home’s bedrooms features a full en suite bathroom.
From the front yard, you are greeted by the well-manicured pristine fairway of the 13th hole at River Crest Country Club, whose clubhouse also happens to be within walking distance. River Crest, Fort Worth’s oldest, most storied country club, opened in the spring of 1911 with an outdoor barbecue for 500 guests.
Located a mere five miles from downtown Fort Worth, this home offers gentile southern living in Texas’ first country club community, just minutes from world class shopping and gourmet restaurants. The home at 4604 Alta Drive is listed for $2,595,000.
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