Music, function, and beauty come together in this Medina
The Victorian era ended more than 100 years ago, but its design influences—deep, rich colors, wallpaper with bold patterns and velvety textures, and high-quality, detailed millwork—can still be found in modern-day homes, such as this 7,500-square-foot beauty in Medina.
The home’s entrance is fit for a king and queen. A dramatic two-story foyer opens up to 10-foot ceilings, graced by a curved staircase, a sun-filled living room that takes advantage of the views of the three-acre property, and a music room, featuring the homeowners’ baby grand piano.
“Each unique room has a sense of separation, yet there’s an open floor plan,” explains Andy Schrader, president of Schrader and Companies, the builder behind this masterpiece.
The home features four bedrooms and five baths, including a stunning master suite with an expansive walk-in master shower—complete with exterior and interior windows and a rain showerhead suspended from the ceiling. Other luxury amenities include main- and upper-level laundries, four garage stalls, an indoor sport court, a workroom for the wife (with French doors accessing a personal patio), and a vestibule opening to the husband’s office, complete with a ship portal.
The nucleus of this home is the kitchen, with a wall of windows overlooking a private pond, a cathedral vaulted ceiling, and a unique Romeo-and-Juliet balcony, a trademark feature of the builder.
- Floor-to-ceiling custom windows in the living room provide a pretty view of the private pond, while a mirror that doubles as a TV centers the attention on the fireplace.
- A bench and decorative table make creative use of the sun-filled staircase landing.
- The spacious, open kitchen is a dream in cream. Features include hand-scraped walnut flooring, granite countertops, a cathedral-beamed vaulted ceiling, and a unique Romeo-and-Juliet balcony.
An elevated soaking tub in the master suite features marble and glass tile. The couple can co-exist in the same space (and get ready faster) with matching his-and-hers vanities.
Schrader & Companies
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery
Hedberg Landscape & Masonry Supplies
Orion Home Systems, LLC
Scandia Kitchens LLC
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