Local luxury developer lists Queens Road West home designed by Bobby McAlpine for $2,575,000

Local luxury developer lists Queens Road West home designed by Bobby McAlpine for $2,575,000
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This house was designed by architect Bobby McAlpine — he’s done celebrity homes for Mitt Romney, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, the Walton family (Wal-Mart), plus a few other residences in Charlotte.

The home is currently owned by luxury developer Jim Gross who’s behind Opus Myers Park, Kenwood Sharon Lane in Foxcroft and other major residential projects.

He updated the home in 2018 — and it’s amazing.

1617 Queens Road exterior close up

The address is 1617 W. Queens Road. At 4,932 square feet, there are five bedrooms, four and a half baths and three floors.

Kim Sheehey of HM Properties has the listing.

1617 Queens Road stairs

1617 Queens Road foyer

It’s not surprising that McAlpine and Gross created a home filled with luxe architectural details.

You’ve got thick moldings and paneling, gorgeous windows everywhere, herringbone fire places and White Oak flooring (it’s expensive).

1617 Queens Road kitchen

1617 Queens Road farm sink

I love the combination of narrow and wall-sized windows — it lets light flood in while providing additional visual intrigue.

1617 Queens Road sitting room

Nothing about this place is cookie cutter, especially this master en suite.

There’s heated floors, a cool tub and stand-in shower. I don’t like the idea of an elliptical in my bedroom, but having it tucked away in the bathroom gives you privacy in an incredibly convenient location — I’m into that.

1617 Queens Road master bathroom

1617 Queens Road exercise

This is the Pinterest outdoor entertaining area of my dreams.

I love how so much luxury is packed into a small space — it flows really well.

1617 Queens Road heated pool

1617 Queens Road fire

More to love…

1617 Queens Road dining room

1617 Queens Road study or office

Listed by Kim Sheehey of HM Properties. All photos by Cal Mitchener at Charlotte Virtual Home Tours


Know of an interesting or unusual home listing in the Charlotte region? Tips/Scoops: charlotte@axios.com. Related Agenda real estate guides: Best custom home builders in Charlotte, Best architects in Charlotte, and Best interior designers in Charlotte.

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