The term “trophy house” typically describes a wealthy owner’s pricey digs. But in the case of the home at 2 Windemere Court in Pelican Ridge, a couple of the rooms themselves have snagged actual awards.

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The master bedroom closet won a Top Shelf distinction from Closet magazine in 2010 – partly for configuring the space to accommodate 250 pairs of shoes. The home theater also captured a couple of awards from a contractors’ group, including one for its technical design.

The 5,298-square-foot home at 2 Windemere Court in Pelican Ridge is on the market for $5.29 million.
The 5,298-square-foot house on a cul de sac corner is on a third of an acre. It’s for sale at $5.29 million.

In addition to the accolades, the four-bedroom Newport Coast home boasts a number of extra touches. The mahogany-paneled office has a leather floor. The master bathroom includes 19 shower heads. TV screens hide behind motorized artwork. Many functions, including mechanized louvers covering the loggia, are controlled via iPads. 


A two-story, coffered ceiling tops the sunken formal living room. The gourmet kitchen includes a Wolf stove with a griddle and grill, a wine refrigerator, island with a vegetable sink and two Miele dishwashers. A heated marble and onyx floor warms the master bathroom, which has oversized basins, full slab white onyx counters and dual steam units in the shower.

The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association awarded the movie room its technical design award in the “$451,000 to $500,000” home theater category.

Set behind iron gates, the home’s grounds include more than 4,000 square feet of travertine, a covered patio, outdoor heaters, a fireplace, an outdoor kitchen with a kegerator, and a saltwater swimming pool and spa.

The house was foreclosed in 2010, going back to the bank after no one purchased it at the foreclosure auction for $3 million, public records show.

The current owner wants to move out of state to be closer to family.

Teri Armstrong Hardke of Coldwell Banker Previews International is the listing agent.