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Published: Friday, 7/28/2006

Fairway Living with More than Its Fair Share of Extras

The home at 1718 Grand Bay is offered at $299,900 by Welles Bowen Realty. It will be open Sunday, July 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. The home at 1718 Grand Bay is offered at $299,900 by Welles Bowen Realty. It will be open Sunday, July 30, from 2 to 4 p.m.
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Lush landscaping in the front yard, Eagles Landing golf course in the back yard, and all the accoutrements of a former Parade home in between, including hardwood floors, intricately carved oak woodwork, leaded glass doors, airy living spaces, and Maumee Bay and Lake Erie just a breeze away. Make it yours, while you still can!

It s not often a home with all the quality touches becomes available at a fabulous price. The 1998 Parade Home at 1718 Grand Bay is just such a find. Look what you get for your money!

Tucked away in a quiet upscale neighborhood near Maumee Bay and the Eagles Landing golf course, this brick and vinyl home welcomes guests to enter through lush landscaping and a carpet-like lawn. The planting beds are a gardener s dream, kept thriving with in-ground sprinklers. There s no time to loiter though. Multi-pane, arch-topped windows and a leaded-glass entry draw you inside and you won t be disappointed.

A ten-foot-high foyer is graced with carved oak woodwork and pillars soaring to a step-bordered ceiling. Hardwood floors glide underfoot. Six-panel wood doors are visible at every turn. To the left is a dining room, featuring an arched window and candelabra chandelier. Straight ahead is the great room, with sculptured carpeting and a gas fireplace made marvelous by a can t-be-ignored oak mantel. Large flanking windows display views of the 16th fairway.

To the right of the foyer, through a leaded French door is a parlor/den with access to the master suite. This makes it a perfect sitting room where the lord and mistress of the house can start the day with coffee and a pleasant outlook. The master bedroom beyond is spacious, and offers a deep tray ceiling with ceiling fan. The master bath invites you to linger, either to freshen your make-up at the double sink or luxuriate in the triangular spa tub in the corner. A double shower, private water closet and walk-in closet complete the amenities.

Exiting the master, a hardwood-floored hallway leads back through the foyer to the rest of the house. Past the great room on the right is the well appointed kitchen with eat-in dinette. Oak cabinets line the walls, providing plenty of storage, including a built-in wine rack and glass-fronted display case. A deep breakfast bar separates the dinette from the kitchen and nestles up to the great room. What a perfect place to serve hors d oeuvres and drinks when friends come to call! GE appliances and a double-wide pantry make food prep a breeze.

When you re ready to admire that golf course, step through the sliders from the dinette to a deck made of maintenance-free composite lumber. You ll be so close to the action, you could become friends with the golfers. Prefer to join them? Step into the two-and-a-half car garage. A second smaller power-lift door lets you drive your golf cart onto the course whenever you wish.

But wait, there s more ? like the laundry room with built-in cabinetry and utility sink, and the powder room with delicate pedestal sink. A final turn down another hallway leads to two more bedrooms and a second full bath. A connecting door between this bath and one of the bedrooms turns it into a guest suite. Be prepared though, the tray ceiling, walk-in closet and golf course views make it a retreat your guests will never want to leave.

Underfoot literally is an unimaginably large partially finished basement. Carpeted stairs lead down to a recreation room with space for a pool table, a bar and a passel of partiers. A storage area is located to the left of the stairs, and another space currently doing duty as a sewing room is nestled beneath the risers. Men, don t waste time here. Your fantasy workshop is the last stop on the tour, and well worth the wait. Built-in cabinets, counters and storage units accommodate the most sophisticated power tools. There s even room for an exercise center if you desire (and if you don t mind sharing your kingdom with your wife).

So pack your clubs and prepare to stay. This home wants nothing except your personal touch to make it personally yours!

The home at 1718 Grand Bay is offered at $299,900 by Welles Bowen Realty. It will be open Sunday, July 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. Take Route 2 (Navarre Ave.) east to Wynn Rd. Turn left on Wynn, right on Eagles Landing/Jacobs Rd., and left on Grand Bay. For more information or a private showing, contact Paula Benton at 419-691-4871.

Features

3 Bedrooms

2.5 Baths

Custom-built 1998 Parade Home

Intricate Woodwork & Oak Floors

On 16th Fairway of Eagles Landing


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