$3.9M Twin Leaf estate in Glenview: ‘absolutely stunning terrace and swimming pool’

An occasional look at premium homes on the market.

The address: 3424 Glenview Ave., 40222Asking price: $3,850,000. Agency: Kentucky Select Properties. The pitch: Inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Twin Leaf estate sits on a hilltop above seven lush acres and is built for entertaining — especially outdoors. The home’s highlight is the rear family room with extensive natural light and French doors leading to the absolutely stunning terrace, swimming pool and covered pool house.

Essentials include six bedrooms, six full baths and one half-bath. The second floor includes a master suite with his and hers bathrooms, plus three more bedroom suites. The third floor has been transformed into a bunk room with custom built-in beds.

The lower level features a custom-built, climate-controlled wine cellar for 2,200 bottles; a theater room; exercise room, and attached three-bay garage. There’s also a separate apartment with kitchen, full bathroom and bedroom that opens to a sunken rose garden — perfect guest quarters or for cherished domestic staff.

The property was last sold for $2.2 million in 2007, according to Zillow. The assessed value is $1,969,890, according to the Jefferson County PVA.

Here’s the main entrance, followed by a photo of its inspiration: Jefferson’s Monticello.

Monticello

Thomas Jefferson Monticello
Built in 1772, Monticello is just outside Charlottesville, Va. The nation’s third president began designing and building it at age 26, after inheriting land from his father. He died there at 83, and is buried on the estate.

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