Offered for $1,399,950
Nestled in the middle of classic Covington Lake Estates (CLE) in the desirable SW Allen county school district of Fort Wayne, this picturesque, private, waterfront homesite has been offered for sale only once before since it was built in 1979. The developer of Covington Lake Estates, Ove Jorgensen, bought his two favorite lots in this 50 home neighborhood for his family, this being one of them. “CLE” is located in the heart of Aboite Township. It’s right in the middle of the Aboite Trails network and within walking distance to a number of community assets.
You will feel like you are out in the country on this premier 2-acre property with lush, mature trees and landscaping overlooking a small lake. The views can be enjoyed from nearly every room in the house, including the walk-out basement, 1st-floor master suite, living and dining rooms, and screened-in porch. The outdoor living space includes a swimming pool, hot tub and outdoor built-in BBQ, all overlooking the southern exposure water view. Oversized garages have plenty of room for 5 vehicles or other toys. The circle drive is off of a secluded cul-de-sac, offering the utmost in privacy. The professional chef’s kitchen is every cook’s dream with granite countertops, Grabill cabinets, 2 ovens and a 6 burner gas cooktop. The kitchen opens to a family room with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, a living room with a white painted coffered ceiling and a formal dining room, all of which make great space for entertaining. You will also find his and her separate office/dens so everyone has their own workspace. The sizable laundry room is located on the first floor and there are 2 ensuite bedrooms upstairs with large walk-in closets. There is a 4th bedroom in the lower level walk-out with a full bathroom. The lower level also has a large rec room for movies, pool, ping pong, working out, a wet bar and a fireplace. There is hardwood flooring throughout most of the first floor and much of the lower level. Lots of woodwork, built-ins and quality can be found throughout this home.