3859 NW DEVOTO LANEPORTLAND, OREGON
Nestled in the beautiful landscape of Forest Heights at 3859 NW Devoto Lane, this meticulously maintained Contemporary home has it all. Conveniently located in close proximity to both downtown Portland and the High-Tech Corridor, this dream home has ample room for entertaining family and friends. The home boasts a large open floor plan, 3-car garage, plus a secluded backyard, complete with babbling creek, small waterfalls and forest backdrop. The property and location of the home allow for much privacy and views of the west hills, all within a short drive of the city.
This custom home was crafted in 2002 and has 4,461 square feet of gorgeous living space. There are two floors: the main has a beautiful master suite, living room, dining room, kitchen with a deck, office and laundry. The lower level has a family room with deck, three additional bedrooms, a bonus room and two full baths. The most impressive feature is the amount of light with the floor-to-ceiling windows, some looking out to your own private forest. The home is full of high-end features with three gas fireplaces, high ceilings and tons of custom built-in cabinets.SCHEDULE A TOUR
THE MAIN LEVEL
A tastefully landscape yard creates a welcoming first impression. Walking up to the impressive covered entryway, you are greeted by the sight and sound of a beautiful water feature as well as two stone columns and a gorgeous oversized door. Step into the stately foyer to the main level with high ceilings; an impressive space that is bright with light spilling in from the tall windows. The floor plan is perfect; spacious and beautiful.
To the left of the foyer you will walk into the formal dining room; the perfect layout for hosting dinners. Swing doors lead into a bar area connecting the dining room and kitchen complete with bar sink, wine storage, wine refrigerator, granite countertop and custom cabinets. You can access the great room through the bar area. To the right of the foyer there are double doors leading into a spacious den perfect for your remote office. The built-in desk and cabinets are ideal for holding your favorite books and office supplies. Large windows, crown molding and wainscoting give the room an elegant feel.
The back of the home opens up into a lovely great room. A combination of living, dining and kitchen, this is the perfect place for entertaining, supervising homework, watching TV and cooking. The living room has a gas fireplace with a beautiful mantel, built in cabinets and mood lighting. The cathedral ceilings combined with walls of windows allow plenty of light and a gorgeous forest view. All of the windows come complete with beautiful Hunter Douglas retracting two-way blinds. The great room has a desirable open floor plan; the living room flows into the eat-in dining area with room for a large table, a glass door with access to the back deck and the expansive kitchen. The deck is partially covered, perfect for Pacific Northwest weather.
An entertainers dream, the kitchen is stunning with hardwood floors, custom cabinets, eat-in bar, granite countertops, high-end appliances, a large pantry and access to the back deck. Here is where the craftsmanship truly shines through. Some of the highlights include a sub zero refrigerator, double oven, appliance cabinet, warming drawer and corner sink with instant hot water. The large solid slab island provides amble cooking space, as well as having a mini-sink, electricity, built-in display cabinets and pull out butcher block cutting boards. This area also includes individually controlled speakers for a central sound system throughout the deck, kitchen and living room.
THE MASTER SUITE
This home boasts a vast master suite on the coveted main level. French doors welcome you to the four-room suite, including the bedroom, bathroom, closet and laundry. The large size of the master bedroom provides many opportunities for design layout. There is a desirable see-through gas fireplace that can be enjoyed both lounging in bed or in the tub.
Walk into the generously sized bathroom and you won’t be disappointed. The workmanship throughout the master suite is particularly noticed in this beautiful bathroom. The tiled, jacuzzi bathtub offers pure luxury while being raised and surrounded by forest views and the fireplace. The double sink vanity with huge framed mirror provides ample storage for two, plus there is an adjacent toilet closet. You will love the large walk-in shower for two; a skylight pours light into this fully tiled, double shower.
Through the bathroom you can access the large walk-in closet. An organizer’s dream, there are three walls full of built-ins. Connected to the closet is an expansive laundry room complete with utility sink, generous cabinets, built-in ironing board and large window. A laundry room adjacent to the closet? Yes, please!
THE LOWER LEVEL
The open staircase leads you down into the lower level and into the large family room with access to a covered back deck. You’re welcomed by more high ceilings and forest views while enjoying the gas fireplace and built-in TV with surround sound system. The slingbox system is also integrated into the home theater system to access and watch programs from anywhere in the world. Everything you need to entertain is built-in for you; the custom cabinets are complete with bar sink, dishwasher and pull out butcher block cutting board. Add a hot tub to the covered deck and you are ready for party central.
Adjacent to the family room is a large bonus room overlooking the deck with forest views, perfect for a media room or an added bedroom. Close by in the hall is a fully tiled bathroom with glass door shower tub for convenience. Around the corner in a private nook are three additional bedrooms. Each bedroom is generously sized with varying sizes of walk-in closets all overlook the forest. An oversized full bathroom serves these three rooms. The bathroom is fully tiled with double sinks, an extra counter, a linen closet and shower tub. The utility room that hosts the lower level water heater and furnace are also housed in this section of the house.
The large three-car garage has enough space and organization for all your cars, projects and storage. Some of the noteworthy features are hyloft storage shelves with 100 square feet of space, easy to clean, slip resistant racedeck flooring, substantial cabinets, a workbench and a large sink. There is also 300 square feet of storage in the attic above the garage with added insulation. Need a place to park your sports car, wash the dog or work on your next project? This garage is perfect! Above the garage in the attic is the furnace for the main level.
The grounds of this home are beautifully landscaped and easy to maintain with 8 zones of timer irrigation, a newly sodded front yard and mulched planters. There are stone steps and stairs that lead you around the 10,454 square feet of property, plus provide access to the crawlspace, an expansive area for storage.
The tranquility of the backyard is unmatched with the privacy of the forest and the sounds of a few small waterfalls. From the kitchen, there is an invisible screen door to view the generously sized back deck that is perfect for grilling and entertaining your guests. Wildlife enthusiasts will not be disappointed while watching deer graze through the forest.
Forest Heights Location
The highly sought after Forest Heights neighborhood overlooks the Tualatin Valley and occupies 601 acres of land. The Forest Heights Homeowners Association manages 215 acres of common area, which includes a park and playground, a private pond, and six miles of secluded walking trails. They also maintain the entrance monuments and provide widespread landscaping. The public schools for this neighborhood are ranked the highest in the area with scores of 10 out of 10. This home has close-by restaurants, grocery stores and shopping, all within a 15-minute drive to the heart of Portland. Enjoy the serenity and privacy of the Forest Heights neighborhood combined with the accessibility to every modern convenience.
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