NW Manor House in Gated Hidden Lake Estates

US $2,275,000
17902 S Hidden Lake Dr
Oregon City, Oregon, United States
Status: Active
As you cruise through Hidden Lake Estates, every bend in the road reveals another picture-postcard view. See the sunlight glinting off Bull Frog Lake, a Bald Eagle landing atop a tall pine tree, or a flock of Canadian Geese gliding over the smooth water. Just 30 minutes from downtown Portland, this gated community is the kind of quiet, scenic getaway that might take hours of travel to reach but it’s right here in Oregon City.

Set on 2.45 beautiful and private acres, this 8,349 Sqft. home is a secluded haven filled with gorgeous nature views and luxurious amenities. Custom built by award-winning Richard White Custom Home Designs as a 2006 Street of Dreams show home, this Northwest Manor House is beautifully designed with large, light-filled rooms featuring exquisite finishes and special custom touches.

Stone columns mark the entrance to the sweeping paver-clad drive that leads to a wide courtyard at the front of the home. Two sets of pristine double garages complete with new epoxy-finished flooring perfect for a car collection sit at either side of the courtyard creating a welcoming cove-like face of the home. Step inside the grand front doors and into a space filled with light from soaring two-story windows spanning the living room and framing gorgeous views of the lush woods and Abernethy Creek flowing behind the home. This incredible view is the focal point of the spacious living room where every imaginable shade of green is showcased in the panoramic view. A warm stone fireplace extends to the full ceiling height, enhancing the grand scale of the room.

The adjacent formal dining room is perfect for holidays and celebrations and features a fireplace which adds a very memorable level of ambiance to special meals. The nearby gourmet kitchen is a truly spectacular space filled with Viking Professional appliances including a cabinet-front refrigerator, two dishwashers, an electric wall oven and a gorgeous six-burner with griddle gas range. This large and inviting kitchen is designed for entertaining and easy use. Custom features like multiple spice cabinets and a mixer lift cabinet ensure that this space is as functional as it is beautiful. The large central island serves as a breakfast bar and houses a secondary sink. The breakfast nook is a cozy, light-filled space with three walls of windows perfect for relaxed, informal meals.

Access to the fantastic, covered terrace is conveniently located just off the kitchen. This beautiful outdoor space is perfect for year-round enjoyment with a warm, wood-burning fireplace, rich mahogany floors and a television that retracts into the ceiling when not in use. The fully outfitted outdoor kitchen includes an Evo flattop grill, a brand-new, built-in Twin Eagles premium grill, warming drawer, refrigerator and sink. Entertain to the sound of Abernethy Creek as it bubbles and rushes at the edge of this utterly peaceful private property. Throughout the year, spectacular wildlife regularly visits the area including eagles that perch in the tall pines behind the home and river otters that play in the creek. Stairs lead down from the terrace to the backyard and the many trails and scenic spots to discover and enjoy in the area.

Back inside, just off the foyer is an inviting study paneled in rich wood with a coffered ceiling. Built-in bookshelves, desk and a glowing fireplace add to the warm and comfortable ambiance of the room ideal for work as well as relaxing with a good book. Also, just down the hall is a spacious guest suite or secondary master. Complete with an inviting sitting room, wet bar and spacious ensuite bath this is a room where guests or in-laws can feel comfortable with a level of independence and privacy from the rest of the home. A full-service laundry room completes the main floor.

Upstairs, two guest bedrooms share a large hall bath. One bedroom features an attached sitting room originally referred to as a children’s clubhouse featuring a large bedroom and an attached playroom or lounge perfect for anyone needing a bit more space to call their own. Down the hall, a loft space serves as a simple office or homework space with ample nearby storage. The luxurious master suite comprises the far end of the second floor. The ensuite bath, called ‘the spa tower’ features luxurious heated tile floors a lavish, corner soaking tub with a custom fountain with leaves mimic the hand-painted birch mural on the walls. The bath also includes a frameless glass steam shower, his and hers water closets and a very convenient built-in coffee station. The huge walk-in closet includes a built-in dry-cleaning closet and plumbing for a washer and dryer.

The lower level is a daylight basement with a large bonus room great for entertaining and spending time with friends and family. This party and play space includes a pool table and kitchenette with a dishwasher, ice maker, refrigerator and space for a kegerator. Just off the kitchenette is a brand-new media room, perfect for movie night or binge watching your favorite show. A climate-controlled humidor leads into the specialized cigar/game room overlooking the back yard. The ground floor patio is accessed through the game room making it perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining. Also downstairs is a wine cellar featuring a giant, decorative wine bottle with a drawing of the home and its Street of Dreams name - Moxie - on the label. A workout room featuring durable, rubberized flooring and a separate soothing wellness room with an infrared sauna completes the lower level. The current owners have installed a Kohler standby gas generator that will power much of the house.

Outside, the grounds are beautifully landscaped with raised herb beds and organic garden beds containing rhubarb, blueberries, and raspberries. Several varieties of fruit trees including kiwi, fruit cocktail, Italian plum and apple also dot the property. Beyond the yard are mature trees and the bed of Abernethy Creek where the water level ebbs and flows with the seasons. The front of the property features a beautiful, multi-level waterfall feature and attractive lighting flanking the driveway.

Located in the gated community of Hidden Lake Estates in Oregon City, this property is perfectly located for commuting while maintaining the feeling of a mountain getaway. Once the site of the Woodstock-like Bullfrog Park Rock Music Festival, a two-day concert headlined by Jefferson Airplane in the summer of 1969, the area has become a perfect Pacific Northwest postcard community of beautiful homes on large lots. Conveniently located 30 minutes from PDX and downtown Portland with easy access to I-205, this is the kind of place that feels like living in a relaxing resort with, literally, all the comforts of home.

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Listing Agent

Terry Sprague

LIC.# 200509281

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