This six-bedroom Plano estate has a spiral staircase in a bathroom and room for your nine cars

Built in 1999, this $4.69 million estate sits on 2.73 acres in the Willow Bend Country neighborhood of Plano. It was recently updated and features a wealth of detailed design, from ornate crown moldings to a two-story closet.

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The property has six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and three half-bathrooms, but listing agent Michelle Field noted that there is an additional “in-law” suite and separate guest apartment that add three more bedrooms and two more bathrooms.

Field said she thinks the home could suit a family housing multiple generations, especially with the generous amount of extra space in the “in-law” and guest quarters.

She noted that the expansive home suits the pandemic lifestyle where families stay at home more often and everyone needs room to work.

“There’s a place for mom, there’s a place for your guests to come and stay in the apartment,” Field said. “There’s stuff for the kids to do, there’s rooms for everybody to do their homework, schoolwork, their work-work. You would never have to leave.”

Field described the exterior design of the home as Mediterranean and said the interior has transitional style. The circle driveway at the front of the home centers around a fountain. The fountain and the home’s entrance are flanked with statues of lions.

One step through the front doors and there is a straight-shot view through the foyer and into a living area that centers around three tall windows. The foyer is open to the second level, with high ceilings complemented by ornate molding details and Juliette balconies overlooking the foyer.

A sprawling staircase leads to the second floor.

The primary suite is housed on the first floor, with a large fireplace in the bedroom. The attached bathroom, which Field said is nearly the same square footage of the bedroom, has dual sinks, a water closet and a walk-in shower. The bathtub is a focal point in the bathroom, situated in front of a fireplace and windows, elevated by a set of stairs.

There’s a spiral staircase in the bathroom that leads to the primary suite’s closet, a two-story setup that Field said is more than 600 square feet. The second level of the closet overlooks the primary bathroom and has access to one of the upstairs suites.

There’s still more to the primary suite: an attached gym with a sauna that overlooks the backyard and has access to a patio.

The kitchen — which is open to a breakfast area and a living area — has a pizza oven, as well as a fireplace, plenty of built-in cabinets and ornate light fixtures and trim throughout.

Four of the bedrooms are on the second floor, all with en suite bathrooms, along with the in-law suite that has a kitchenette and spa bath.

Also on the second floor, there’s a large game room with an attached media room or home theater, and an outdoor balcony.

The home has covered space for nine cars between the garage and porte cochere. A separate guest

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Bristol arson attack on cars, caravan, vans and house

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The fires broke out in Lake Road, Westbury-on-Trym

A house, caravan, two vans and three cars “were deliberately set on fire” on a road in Bristol, police have said.

The blazes broke out in Lake Road, Westbury-on-Trym, at around 03:00 BST on Saturday.

Avon Fire and Rescue Service said the fires were brought under control quickly and a fire investigation officer is working to find the cause.

Jim Hackford, whose car was damaged, said it had been “scary” waking to the sound of “tyres popping” and “bangs”.

Avon and Somerset Police is appealing for anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage to come forward.

“Several cars and an unoccupied caravan were set alight, with the flames spreading to cause extensive damage to the front of a nearby house,” a spokesman for the force said.

“Thankfully no-one was hurt, but given the time of night this act endangered the lives of the householders.”

Mr Hackford said he was woken at about 03:00 BST to “loud bangs” and a “strange bright orange glow”.

“I got out of bed and saw my neighbour’s caravan was engulfed in flames and the tyres were popping,” he said.

“A bunch of cars and vehicles were also on fire, up and down the road, and a couple of houses.

“I couldn’t believe my eyes. I freaked out, it was scary, I kept thinking what else is going to happen.”

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Jim Hackford was woken at about 03:00 GMT to “loud bangs” and a “strange bright orange glow”

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Resident Patricia Simpson said it was “shocking”

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Avon and Somerset Police is appealing for anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage to come forward

Patricia Simpson, who lives nearby, said: “I heard a few bangs and thought it sounded like gunshots but it was the car making the noise because it was on fire.

“The flames were huge. It’s a shocking thing to see. You see it in the movies but you don’t see it in real life.”

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Vans, cars, caravan and house in Bristol street fires

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The fires broke out in Lake Road, Westbury-on-Trym

A house, a caravan, two vans and three cars have been damaged in several fires on a residential road in Bristol.

The blazes broke out in Lake Road, Westbury-on-Trym, in the early hours of Saturday.

Avon Fire and Rescue Service said the fires were brought under control quickly and a fire investigation officer is working to find the cause.

Jim Hackford, whose car was damaged, said it had been “scary” waking to the sound of “tyres popping” and “bangs”.

A fire service said the cause of the fires was “currently unknown”.

Mr Hackford said he was woken at about 03:00 BST to “loud bangs” and a “strange bright orange glow”.

“I got out of bed and saw my neighbour’s caravan was engulfed in flames and the tyres were popping,” he said.

“A bunch of cars and vehicles were also on fire, up and down the road, and a couple of houses.

“I couldn’t believe my eyes. I freaked out, it was scary, I kept thinking what else is going to happen.”

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Jim Hackford was woken at about 03:00 GMT to “loud bangs” and a “strange bright orange glow”

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Jim Hackford

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Resident Patricia Simpson said it was “shocking”

Patricia Simpson, who lives nearby, said: “I heard a few bangs and thought it sounded like gunshots but it was the car making the noise because it was on fire.

“The flames were huge. It’s a shocking thing to see. You see it in the movies but you don’t see it in real life.”

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