Unit 1104 in the Kirkwood Circle at 4950 Central St. is about as perfect for entertaining as a condominium can be. It’s light and airy, sleek and spacious and offers stunning views of the Country Club Plaza.
The 4,531-square-foot, two-floor unit is listed for sale for $3.25 million and comes with a $3,040 monthly homeowner association fee and $20,657 in annual property taxes. In other words, occupants must part with $4,700 a month in addition to mortgage and utility payments.
The owners are foodies and wine lovers, as evidenced by a chef’s kitchen and a temperature-controlled wine room. They gutted and remodeled the three-bedroom, three and half bath unit three years ago, flipping the original floor plan so the kitchen overlooks the Plaza and is flooded with natural light that bounces off white custom cabinets, Carrara marble counters and stainless steel appliances by Sub-Zero and Wolf.
The kitchen is on the upper floor, just to the right of a small foyer, accessed from the 11th floor hallway by large double doors. A wine refrigerator — this is in addition to the wine room — beneath the kitchen island faces a dark wood wet bar.
The foyer and kitchen open onto a dining area that flows into a large living room with floor-to-ceiling bay windows offering expansive views due west, toward Ward Parkway and its surrounding neighborhoods. The wood-lined wine room sits just off the living room, beyond a set of glass doors.
The master suite includes a large bedroom with a seating area facing a fireplace with a TV above it, and a workout room that has a beverage station. The large master bath has a stand-alone tub, heated marble floors and a double-stall shower. A large his-and-hers walk-in closet is at one end of the bathroom, while sliding glass doors at the opposite end lead to a second terrace with a fire pit that overlooks Loose Park.
The unit also includes a paneled den on the upper level and an office on the lower level, which is accessed by a plush carpeted staircase. The lower unit also includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a laundry room and storage space.
The owners have decorated the space with contemporary furniture that complements a collection of modern art that often trends toward the whimsical. A door beneath the staircase on the lower level opens to reveal a children’s “Harry Potter” hideaway with walls painted in black chalkboard paint.
The condo has LED lighting, a state-of-the-art sound system, electronic window blinds and smart technology throughout. It also comes with four parking spots, two storage units and access to such Kirkwood Circle amenities as a gym, swimming pool and party room.