This beautiful Italianate brick and stone home is located in the loveliest equestrian community just 30 minutes from Raleigh. Portofino features gracious amenities such as the Tuscan-style clubhouse with pool and over 7 miles of riding and walking trails which lead to the Neuse River. Upon entering 33 Bellagio, you will be delighted by the soaring entry foyer with imported marble floors, 9-foot doors and 10-foot ceilings. Hardwoods grace the floors throughout the main areas. This home offers 5549sft of living space plus an additional 3,375 square foot unfinished basement space that is perfect for multi-generational possibilities. There is an...elevator to ensure everyone can enjoy living on all levels. The gourmet Kitchen plus enviable Butler Pantry is a true chef's delight! Features include: custom cherry cabinetry with extensive detail; Gourmet 6 burner gas cooktop with quiet inline range hood and surrounding pull out spice and lid storage plus pot filler; Double wall ovens; Built in Liebherr Refrigerator; beverage fridge; high level granite coutertops; two islands with custom corbels, hidden outlet access, prep sink and two dishwashers. Bulter Pantry has custom painted cabinetry, hidden pull out trolley, dishwasher and granites. Throughout the home you see gorgeous millwork and trim. Coffered ceilings and accent lighting are featured. The Sunroom with stone fireplace and exposed brick wall is the owner's favorite place to enjoy reading or watching TV year-round - offering the view of the wooded back yard which often has gentle wildlife grazing beyond. The owners have also enjoyed hosting many special gatherings with neighbors and friends while the weather allows for indoor/outdoor entertaining most of the year. When family visits, there is ample room for all! The incredible Master Suite features hardwood flooring, tray celling with accent lighting and private access to the Sunroom. The Bathroom is truly gorgeous! A free-standing volcanic tub is a perfect place to relax while viewing your hidden TV (fun surprise behind the vanity mirror!). The huge walk in shower has hand-carved feature wall. There is an additional private laundry in one of the owner closets. Custom cabinetry has extensive detail. A main level bedroom suite is also featured. It is currently being utilized as a home office. The second level hosts three additional bedrooms, each with walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom. There is a 'hidden room' behind the mirrored hall shelves! A spacious bonus room with private powder room is the perfect place for recreation-foosball, anyone? Additional features of the home include intercom with music option, gorgeous custom plantation shutters, dual fuel heating, walk-out daylight basement, three-car garage and garage-entry mudroom with built in storage and organization desk. The main laundry features a roll out crafting desk, a pull-out ironing board, storage and utility sink. Downtown Clayton is very quaint and features delicious dining options, wine bar, yoga studio, local shopping boutiques and antique stores. If 'big box' shopping is what you crave, White Oak Shopping Center is just 15 minutes away. 33 Bellagio is one of the most beautiful homes with exquisite attention to detail, located in one of the most special (and fastest-growing) communities in North Carolina. Make an appointment for a private tour and fall in love.
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