Dogwood Lakes Estate -Henderson, Texas – Rusk County
After you enter the gate you will be greeted with a 1/4 mile drive of alternating pear and crepe myrtle trees. The hard surface road will take you over the dam of the west lake, past the 1500 square foot guest home or rental and ultimately taking you to this Spectacular 8100 SF, 3BR/3.5 BTH/3 CAR GARAGE architectural marvel surrounded by 408 acres of hardwoods and Dogwood trees. The home was designed by David Marc Loftus of Archival Design and showcased in American Dream Homes Magazine, this one-owner European French Country Chateau, built in 2002, taking 3 years to complete, is now available for the first time.
From the custom double doors of the Grand Entry/Foyer with travertine floors, to the breath-taking double grand staircase with custom wrought-iron railing, adorned by two, life-size polar bears on each side, to the Great Room/Trophy Room with 23’ ceilings, massive limestone fireplace with detailed bear carving designed by Harold Clayton of Dallas and showcasing numerous exotic mounts from all over the world, both hunter enthusiast and those having the most exquisite of tastes in home design will be amazed.
Custom walnut crown molding throughout home, 4 fireplaces, custom white oak hand-scraped hardwood flooring, two-story library with walnut fireplace framed by large lion corbels with granite hearth.
The kitchen/family room/breakfast room providing the heart of the home with coffered ceilings, custom designed manufactured stone floor to ceiling fireplace, and bay windows offering spectacular views of the lake and property. Kitchen boasts modern Wolfe, 6 burner gas range/oven, microwave, and subzero refrigerator, along with large walk-in pantry and gorgeous granite island and bar.
Huge, first floor, privately located master suite with custom limestone fireplace, sitting area with view of lake, patio, and backyard. His and hers dressing areas, counters, walk-in closets, and lavatories. Two large guestrooms located upstairs, each with in-suite baths and walk-in closets.
Man cave or upstairs office/workout room as well as large media/game room. Massive outdoor kitchen and patio area to enjoy morning sunrises.
This gorgeous property has 2 lakes. The bigger 22-acre lake is known as East Lake, and the smaller 9-acre lake is called West Lake both stocked with Florida bass. Each lake has 2 brood ponds that produce feeder fish. No question that these lakes are PWF premier fisheries. Instantly you will notice that this property is a show place. East Lake has produced hundreds of bass over 8 lbs and dozens more over 10 lbs. The lake record is 14.6 lbs. This lake typically produces more fish in the 3 to 8 lb range than the smaller lake, but the smaller lake has produced more double-digit fish. The lake has a maximum depth of 22 feet and lots of timber to target fish.
If this isn’t enough the home sits on 408 beautiful acres in the piney woods of East Texas. Other than providing excellent fishing this estate is home to a variety of wildlife species, including whitetail deer, wild hogs, ducks, and various species of small game and predators. Property is fenced with several interior roads and trails providing you and guest access to most areas. It is mixed Timber and pasture with several active oil wells and owners are willing to convey a portion of their minerals and water rights with an acceptable offer. Since 2012 property has generated a comfortable revenue stream from mineral, water and timber sales. (details provided to qualified buyers)
Dogwood Lakes Estate is a unique and rare property. Shown by appointment only. Please call to set up your personal tour of this exquisite property. More detailed descriptions of this property are available at the bottom of the home page of our website www.mossyoakproperties.com.
Note: Buyers agent must be present at initial showing to participate in real estate commission. This write-up may contain errors and omissions and is for information only. The above has been deemed correct but is not guaranteed and is subject to changes, corrections, and or withdraws from the market without prior notice.