Getaway: Cedars Lodge crowns 93-acre estate in ClioPosted by: jhon | Posted on: March 25, 2020
Photo: Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty
Opulence abounds at 1245 Carmichael Road in Clio, a 16,350-square-foot mansion set on a 93-acre estate. Conceptualized by Sikora Architecture and built by Shelp Construction, the grounds host 11 bathrooms, seven powder rooms an elevator and a commercial kitchen. The refined material palette features timbers like mahogany, cedar and Douglas fir, as well as metallic accents of bronze, copper and stainless steel.
Listed for $25 million by Breck Overall and Jeff Hamilton of Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty, 1245 Carmichael Road includes a wealth of outdoor entertainment spaces, including a swimming pond with beaches and multiple fire pits.
The gated estate resides in Mohawk Valley, surrounded by old-growth cedar forest and framing panoramic views of the Northern Sierra Nevadas. Grand timber arches introduce the home finished with solid core doors and hammered staircases and handrails.
A grand hall with a piano stage serves as the heartbeat of the open. This expansive space once saw Tony Bennett serenade a holiday party and includes a multitude of seating and dining areas. The grand hall segues into a commercial kitchen with stone counters and stainless steel appliances, as well as a service elevator and main elevator. The screened in porch provides a sheltered spot to enjoy the views, while the outdoor kitchen includes a pizza oven, two open barbecues, propane grill and a sink.
An indulgent owner’s suite resides upstairs and comes with a pair of powder rooms. There’s also a pair of guest suites with kitchenettes on the lower level.
The estate includes a number of detached service buildings, including a carriage house, a stable with six stalls and a 5,512-square-foot bunk house that accommodates 18. The estate also comes with a 2,744-square-foot maintenance building that hosts an office and workshop. A caretaker’s cabin is also on-site.
Address: 1245 Carmichael Road, Clio.
Price: $25 million.
Features: Resplendent lodge set on a 93-acre estate includes 11 full bathrooms and seven powder rooms. The main home offers more than 20,000 square feet of living space and affords panoramic views of the Northern Sierra Nevadas. The landscape includes a swimming pond with beaches and a fire pit, while the home features commercial-grade construction utilizing timber, glass and steel. The estate includes water rights dating back to 1876 and enjoys proximity to the Pacific Crest Trail.
A 20-foot-by-40-foot pavilion includes lighting, audio and visual wiring and hydronic heating.
Bennett isn’t the only famous person to enjoy a stay at the estate. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers spent a Super Bowl at the Cedars Bunk House while recuperating from an injury. Televisions were installed in every room so he could see the big game. Rodgers also filmed an Izod commercial while staying at the palatial estate.
The expansive grounds allow for a wealth of outdoor activities. Hiking and horseback riding are common activities here, and there’s plenty of room for touring the landscape on all-terrain vehicles. There’s pastures for grazing and the property features water rights dating back to 1876. The estate also comes with a spawning stream, tennis court and a pair of wine caves.
The estate includes an airplane hangar and Nervino Airport rests roughly 20 minutes away.
Learn more at www.thecedarslodge.com.
Listing agent: Breck Overall, Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty, 530-318-3452; Jeff Hamilton, Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty, 530-412-2645.