Bring your horses and get ready for some laid-back, luxurious country living at the property at 21928 Hoo Shoo Too Road, directly across from the mansions in Mallard Lakes. The new owner gets a 5,031-square-foot home with fabulous outdoor spaces in back, and the horses get the rest of the 18 fenced acres in this gated country estate.

An asphalt drive brings guests through an iron gate up to a double parking area with a brick-lined aggregate sidewalk up to the front door of this beautiful four-bedroom, traditional style home. Just inside, a custom oak staircase leads from the marble foyer to the second floor balcony overlooking the great room, floored in nail-down blonde oak floors and with a 20-foot-plus ceiling. A double row of wood windows in the great room has excellent views of the horse acreage in back. The nail-down flooring – which has that desirable hollow sound under footsteps – continues throughout the first floor of the home. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms and two baths, including a Hollywood bath setup.

The formal dining room is to the right, with archways leading to the foyer and great room. A large, single frame window offers diners views of the front of the property. A butler’s pantry with glass-front cabinetry is right off the dining room.

The kitchen has a large island topped with 3cm granite, and the same granite tops the counters as well. There’s a big SubZero, a Wolf double oven, an electric cook top and a double stainless undermount sink. The adjoining breakfast room has a five-window bay wall and French doors with views of a private brick courtyard. On the other side of the kitchen, a keeping room has three tall windows.

Just down a short hall, what used to be the home’s three car garage is now a game room, which resembles a small gymnasium. The same blonde oak wood floors are in here, and one wall has a custom mural of a Mediterranean scene. The home office is off the great room, and has a wall of cypress shelving and cabinets as well as a built-cypress desk.

On the other side of the layout, the master suite has an anteroom that is currently being used as a workout room. The small room would make an ideal nursery setup for new moms. The master bath is just past the rambling master closet, which has a triple dresser with five drawers in each set. The master bath is floored in ceramic tile, and features a 6-foot Jacuzzi below a window as well as a walk-in shower and two connected vanities.

Out back, meanwhile, before the pasture opens to the barn and horses, there is a custom Eduardo Jenkins outdoor space with a pool and chalet-style pavilion that covers the outdoor kitchen and living room. It’s really a beautiful area from which to supervise the horses, which can walk up to the fence for a visit.

The pool, with three waterfalls and a hot tub, is surrounded by a brick and slate deck. The outdoor kitchen and living room are floored in wonderful old brick. The kitchen has more 3cm granite counters, a gas grill, a charcoal grill, lots of counters and a double stainless sink. The outdoor living room has a wide wall with windows and a fireplace for cool fall evenings. Six stacked-stone columns support for the chalet-style roof. And finally, one the back side of the pool area is a fenced tennis court with green windscreen.

The horses have it good here too, with a state-of-the-art barn with five stalls, a bathroom, concrete flooring and an automatic fly repellant and spray system. There’s also a lighted riding area, horse exercisers and an automatic watering trough.

If you’re looking for premium space for people and horses, don’t miss this showplace property on Hoo Shoo Too Road.


Address: 21920 Hoo Shoo Too Road

Lot size: 18 acres

Living area: 5,031 square feet

Bedrooms: Four

Baths: Three full, one partial

Price: $1,495,000

Marketing agent: Scarlett Aucoin, C.J. Brown Realtors

Contact phone: 225-921-6735