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5026 Arapahoe Street Shawnee, Kansas 66226

 5026 Arapahoe Street Shawnee KS 66226-5

This STUNNING and PEACEFUL home offers a relaxing feel inside and out! With a lot of approximately 2.83 acres you are surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and peaceful wooded surroundings. Escape from the chaos around you to your own private and quiet oasis. 



Property and Exterior

  • Lot approx. 2.83 acres, heavily wooded, rolling hills. Home approx. 7,720 sq ft. Per plan.
  • 2 x 6 construction, silent flooring system with insulation; sheathed, insulated foundation and sill keep home better insulated from noise and temperature changes year round.
  • Nestled in the trees, heavily landscaped for low maintenance, privacy and year-round color.
  • Wide aggregate driveway with concrete accents offers considerable off-street parking.
  • Low maintenance exterior: hand cut dry stacked stone; Cedar Siding; Concrete board fascia and soffits; DryVit
  • Windows: Aluminum clad thermal pane, low-e, casement and fixed windows throughout
  • Roof: 30 year composite, and metal standing seam accent
  • Trex screened porch; Cedar and CCA treated wood sun deck
  • Concrete patio off pool room
  • Guttering: Most is 6” with 6” downspouts and leaf guard installed in 2008. All guttering has buried extensions with bubblers to carry the water away from the foundation.
  • Dry creek bed is lined with heavy landscape liner and several inches of rock in varying size up to 14” in. diameter, tiered base for stability. Rainwater run-off is carried directly to the dry creek on the back of the property.
  • Lush lawn: Drought tolerant thin blade fescue
  • LawnMaster Sprinkler system is a 12 zone, multi-day, multi-program digital system, allowing multiple options for water conservation and planning. Draining to winterize the system is easily done in the indoor mechanical room. All beds and lawn areas are included.




General Notes:

    • Four heating and cooling units keep house more efficient and bills lower. There is a separate system for each of the three floors and one for the pool room that is air-locked from the rest of the house. The main floor is on three separate zones. Electric furnaces supply the pool room and upper floor. Gas furnaces supply the lower and main floor. AC = 5 ton (2012), 3.5 ton (2015), 5 ton and 3 ton (2001) Main furnace (2011), Pool furnace (2006)
    • Two 40-gallon water heaters supply the house. (2015, 2014) One water heater supplies radiant floor heat in the pool room. (2001)
    • Interior closets are painted with enamel paint to keep dust to a minimum and facilitate easy cleaning.
    • All closets have heavy duty, sag free, chrome plated hanging rods.
    • Interior doors are solid core, custom ordered, elliptical panels to coordinate with windows.
    • All painted cabinet doors are custom paneled MDF to avoid cost of repainting with shrinkage.
    • All cabinets have double railed, adjustable, pull-out, extra deep trays to allow easy access to all storage.
    • All windows and glass are low-E to keep fading to a minimum.
    • Every living area and bedroom has working casement windows in addition to the fixed windows. Fixed windows are actual framed windows rather than framed glass panels, creating sturdier construction, better air and noise insulation.
    • Heavy-duty designer grade, satin nickel ceiling fans throughout the interior. Fans in pool room and porch are rated for exterior use.
    • No details were spared on lighting and electrical in this house. Multiple lighting options abound throughout each room. Powder room exhaust fans are switched separately from lights. Three and four way switching allow for easy access to exterior and many interior rooms. Many closets light automatically with door trip switches. Many rooms and closets have switches outside the door. There are switched outlets in the outdoor eves, in the center of each front window, and on each stairway for easy holiday décor usage. Three switches in the main hall closet control each area separately. Lots of exterior outlets, prewired for security cameras, cat 5, phone.
    • Surround sound has been prewired with easy connect outlets in Great/Hearth, Family/Media and Pool rooms.
    • Hardware is satin nickel throughout, interior and exterior. Moen faucets – guaranteed for life by Moen.
    • All commodes are the elongated contemporary style
    • Bath counters are Tiffany Marble, bull-nosed white, except for custom-built granite sink in library bath.
    • All showers and tubs are equipped with adjustable, water massage, handheld showerheads to facilitate cleaning, as well as comfort.
    • House is fully networked with Cat 5 cable for quicker internet surfing
    • House is fully wired and plumbed for a whole house vacuum system.
    • Every living space is wired for cable.
    • Gas and/or water shuts offs for each appliance, plumbing fixture and sink.
    • Sophisticated security system. Designed, installed and maintained locally. (Same company did all security, , intercom, cable, satellite, phone, surround sound wiring, cat 5 and whole house vac.)
    • All warranties, operating manuals will be left in an alphabetical accordion file.
    • Contact information for subcontractors and trusted service and maintenance providers will be provided in an electronic and hard copy file.
    • Flooring – Main floor
    • Main Floor is predominantly white oak hardwood with light natural and easy care, satin glitza (wears like steel) finish installed by Acme flooring, with matching quarter round trim. (Refinished in 2012.)
    • Master Bath floor has radiant heat with separate controls for each side, Canberra Marble with hand cut black pearl granite details. Exceptional tile work done by master craftsman, Tom Young.
    • Master Closet is carpeted with a high-density frieze, with 8# high-density pad.
    • All trim in the house was upgraded. Notice extra deep base, crown mold, door and window mold.
    • Laundry room, storage room and bathroom off kitchen have ceramic tile floors.
  • Flooring – Second Floor
    • Stairway is dense New Zealand Wool (over $100/yd) with white oak treads.
    • Dense Frieze carpet with 8# dense pad covers balance.


  • Flooring – Lower Level Walk Out
    • Dense plush carpet ($55/yd) and memory foam pad, porcelain tile, Frieze carpet with 8# pad, ceramic tile


  • Ceramic tile. Mechanical and extra storage is smooth finish concrete.
  • Flooring – Basement Level
  • DécorAll rooms throughout main floor, second level and most of terrace level are neutral mid to light tone taupe colors, Woodwork, where painted, is very light taupe, balance is finished in natural tones. (2013-2015)
    • Second kitchen is painted a contemporary cranberry, 3rd bedroom is soft Spa Blue (2014)
    • Cans of all paint colors are labeled by room and will be left on premises
    • Pool room was constructed of green board, concrete board, dryvit texture on concrete, wood with exterior/epoxy/water resistant finishes.


Main Floor Rooms


 Formal Entry Octagonal Rotunda

  • Ceiling 18’
  • Large elliptical window, cased in a wood paneled entry wall, provides natural light.
  • Large two-tiered bronze chandelier, lighted display curio and architectural features create a grand entrance.



  • Cut glass double doors and Bearden custom cut glass transoms open from the formal entry rotunda.
  • Adjustable, cherry finished, birch shelving encircles four sides of this room, 10.5’ high.
  • Putnam rolling ladder and rail create easy access to shelving.
  • Reading nook easily accommodates a loveseat or desk.
  • Reading lights, indirect and incandescent lighting options.
  • Satin Nickel Ceiling Fan, designer grade
  • Library Ceiling painted by Mary Barnes and Steve Rigdon, Patina Studios, whose work has been featured in homes on the National Register of Historic Homes and Florida Design magazine.
  • Ceiling 12’, Elliptical-topped triple window


Music Room (or Formal Dining/Living)

  • Cut glass double doors and Bearden custom cut glass transoms open from the formal entry.
  • Ceiling 12’, Elliptical topped triple window
  • Satin Nickel Ceiling Fan
  • Incandescent lighting



(Designed by homeowner, final design, engineering & installation by Kitchens by Kleweno, Randy Sisk.)

  • Custom Furniture-grade cabinets throughout. Solid Cherry doors, solid cherry, cherry and maple veneer interiors. Floor to ceiling.
  • Adjustable pull out trays in all lower and large storage cabinets, large item storage
  • Retractable door TV cabinet
  • Upper cabinet shelves are fully adjustable
  • Drawers have custom, removable organizers for spices, knives, etc.
  • Solid panels integrate SubZero huge refrigerator, SubZero Freezer Drawers.
  • Stainless Steel Bosch hidden control dishwasher – so quiet you’ll love it!
  • Stainless Steel Dacor 5 burner gas range with downdraft.
  • Stainless Steel Dacor Microwave,
  • Dacor 30” Electric oven and separate warming drawer.
  • Stainless Steel KitchenAid Ice Maker
  • Stainless Steel Elkay insulated double sink and coordinated Elkay prep sink with Moen Satin Nickel Faucets with integrated spray heads (2015)
  • Two disposals, 5/8 and 1 hp , (2014, 2015)
  • Many lighting features show off this gorgeous kitchen
  • 3cm Violetta Granite crafted by Carthage Granite and Marble (beautiful and rare, one of the most dense and durable granites)
  • Island top has cantilevered arched eating bar to easily accommodate three counter height stools
  • Appliance Garage: recessed, huge with roll out tray and extra outlets.
  • Recessed outlets and puck lighting under cabinets.
  • Violetta Granite, Absolute Black Granite, Questech Pewter accent tiles create backsplash.
  • Solid Cherry Corbels, Questech pewter tiles accent the custom built hood.
  • 10’ High, Bearden Cut Glass and Cherry china cabinet with true color low voltage lighting is a show stopper! Glass shelves are fully adjustable.
  • Large dining area opens to 12’ wide x 8’ high recumbent sliders (center doors slide open to 6’ wide expanse) leading to large screened porch with gas-plumbed BBQ deck. Trex flooring, T111 cedar siding, and Indirectly lit cedar cathedral ceiling. Ceiling fan.
  • 10’ ceiling, hardwood floors
  • Columns and a light bridge frame the view of the kitchen, light the approx. 8’ x 8’ x 11’ island, and set it apart from the rest of the room.
  • There is a place for everything in this kitchen! It is not only beautiful, but a kitchen a serious cook can love!

Great/Hearth Room

  • Ceilings: 14’, Hardwood floor
  • Great architectural details with elliptical-topped inset to highlight art.
  • Huge 50” gas firebox, wall switched, with 6’ high x 8’ wide mantle. Hand crafted to match one featured in Architectural Digest, March 2000, page133, from Tina Turner’s French Riviera Villa. Marble surround and flush hearth.
  • Open staircase with custom-made, hand finished pewter-look steel balusters, solid oak newel posts and rails, finished with deep cherry stain.
  • Floor to ceiling windows with functioning awning style casements for fresh air circulation line the back wall.

Master Bedroom

  • Huge Master Suite features floor to ceiling wall of windows with two functioning casements for air flow
  • Built-in entertainment center with receding doors. Adjustable tray shelving fills the lower cabinet.
  • Built in bookcase. Hardwood floor, 12’ ceiling.
  • See-through fireplace, faced with granite both sides. Switched, gas.

Master Bath

  • Spa-like His & Hers Bath with all the extras! This is a relationship plus!
  • Dual sinks & commodes. Enjoy your space and meet in the middle when you choose!
  • Canberra Marble & Blue Pearl (Dark Charcoal with blue) Granite floors, tub surround, and walls.
  • Huge walk-in shower with 10’ marble tiled walls. Rain head, adjustable height shower, with temp control.
  • Large, deep Kohler jetted spa tub with in-line heat, allowing you to linger by the fireplace right next to the tub on a winter’s night.
  • Two entrances with solid-core pocket doors allow access to two separate sides of the room, each with its own large vanity with cabinet and two drawer stacks, huge linen cabinets with pull out deep sided trays and pull out TV tray, two private commodes.
  • Separately controlled radiant floor heat and lighting for each side.
  • Two ceiling height windows, one casement window supply natural light while maintaining privacy.

Master Closet

  • Large custom-built walk-in, dual sided closet, accessible from each side of bath.
  • Deep adjustable shelving and hanging rods
  • Huge 5’ high x 5’ wide back to back double dressers. 14 drawers each side
  • Two built in clothes hampers, wall of built in adjustable shoe shelves. Imelda could live here!
  • Carpeted, Large elliptical window, 3 large light fixtures, pull out retail style staging rods.

Guest Bath

(Accessible through north hall or library.)

  • Infinity glass shower, Italian tile.
  • Built-in glass display case
  • Ceiling height window
  • Handmade, carved maple vanity, topped with rare African Rose granite.
  • Hardwood floors, 12’ ceiling.

Guest Bath

Accessible from South hall

  • Tile floor & shower, glass doors, satin nickel frame/hardware
  • Vanity, walled commode area. 10’ ceiling


  • Large, walk in room, hardwood floors, 10’ ceiling, Bright lighting.
  • 3 walls, floor to ceiling, adjustable shelving with extra deep corner units for large items
  • Extra storage room, tiled


  • Extra wide, 4-car garage, space for tools, storage, SUVs and bikes!
  • Exterior man door opens to garden walkway.
  • Two double doors on extra heavy-duty openers.
  • Easy access to sprinkler controls
  • Lots of outlets and hose bib for easy cleaning.
  • Exterior double-wide casement window for light and fresh air, opens onto garden walkway.
  • Smooth concrete floor, lots of light fixtures, ceilings 9 ½ -11 ½’


Upper Level Rooms



  • Glass and light illuminate this room from three sides with one floor to ceiling wall of glass overlooking the wooded acreage.
  • A double-wide functioning casement is on one wall and a massive functioning casement window lights the open staircase on the third side. This is a room in which to contemplate dreams or completely recharge.


Guest Room (2nd Master Suite)

  • Double doors and a glass transom open off the loft.
  • Large bedroom has huge lighted glass display case, and two large window seats, with storage.
  • Carpeted, ceilings 9’, Ceiling fan.
  • Private, large marble bath with tub/shower combination, linen closet, large vanity, separate commode room with functioning casement.
  • Walk-in closet with custom built, extra deep shelving, shoe shelving, fully adjustable with multiple levels of hanging rods. Carpeted.


Studio/Game or Ballroom

  • This is a huge bonus room, approx. 1200 sq ft. Total.
  • This could even be another extraordinary master suite!
  • Ceiling is vaulted. Architectural features. Tons of natural light with 3 exposures.
  • A bank of glass windows face the wooded acreage, 1 large functioning casement on south end puts you right in the trees. Two dormer functioning casements look out on the lush landscaped berm in front.
  • Morning kitchen: sink and slot for small refrigerator.
  • Separate heating and cooling system, access to security on this floor.
  • Ceiling fans, multiple lighting options. Multiple phone, cat 5 and cable connectors.



Lower Floor


Family/Media Room

  • Large room is the hub for activity, leading outdoors, to the pool, bedrooms or second kitchen/pub (2013)
  • Providing lots of light, 12’ x 8’ recumbent sliding doors lead to large infinity edge deck, nearly touching the woods.
  • Just up two 8’ wide stairs, enter the second kitchen
  • Ceiling fan, carpet (2013), multiple lighting options, tile entry to deck.
  • Ceiling 10’3”


2nd Kitchen/Pub

  • Clean contemporary flare, satin nickel, stainless, glass tile, black granite and fun fixtures and hardware make this kitchen pop! (2007)
  • Lots of drawers, cabinets, adjustable shelving and wine rack.
  • Large prep island, abundant granite countertops, custom maple cabinetry, black refrigerator, dishwasher and broiling/microwave all remain brand new!
  • Island is lit from within, wiring in island is available if cooktop is desired.
  • Ceiling 8+to 9’


Cedar Closet

  • Walk-in with lots of space for out of season storage with hanging racks and built in shelving.
  • Completely cedar lined.


3rd Bedroom

  • Another Master sized room!
  • Ceilings 10’3, carpeted, Ceiling fan
  • Large walk-in closet.
  • Wall of floor to ceiling windows, looking onto wooded acreage. 2 functioning casement windows


Bathroom 5

  • Opens off of 3rd bedroom and hallway to media/family room.
  • Separate vanity and shower/commode rooms ensure privacy.
  • Separate linen closet off hallway.
  • Tiled floor and shower. Large vanity.


Bedroom 4 /or Office

  • Double doors open from hall area to this huge room (2013)
  • Ceiling fans, carpeting.
  • 32-foot wall has two huge floor to ceiling window walls, each with 2 functioning casement windows, looking at wooded acreage.
  • One end of the room has a sealed window wall overlooking the indoor pool.
  • A series of 4 double door closets line one 32’ wall, concealing, a built-in desk, storage shelving and lots of extra storage, closet built-ins and hanging space.
  • Each side of the room has cable, cat 5 and light switches.


Bathroom 6

  • This large tiled bath has lots of changing space to accommodate pool traffic. (2013)
  • Tile floors, shower, large vanity, huge linen pantry, walled commode area.

Laundry #2

  • Tiled laundry room opens off tiled hallway to pool, keeping wet towels and suits under control. (2013)
  • Also gives the option of a completely separate and sufficient living space for extended family.


Changing and storage room

  • Tiled room with lots of deep shelving for towels, pool toys and out of season storage. (2013)
  • Two rows of hooks keep clothing and robes at the ready for pool guests.


Storage Closet

  • Large tiled storage closet for pool storage or any other large items.
  • Maybe this is your future sauna?



  • Interior space, finished with exterior finishes to resist humidity.
  • Epoxy coated, green board walls and ceilings, dryvit coated poured concrete.
  • Polyurethane coated wood trim,
  • Six vinyl and concrete board trimmed skylights, 2 are remote controlled functioning.
  • Exterior lighting fixtures, exterior ceiling fans.
  • Seven vinyl 6’ sliding doors fill the room with light and fresh air when desired.
  • 42’ x 8’ gunite, in ground swimming pool.
  • The pool interior is equipped with 7-color fiber optic lighting. Will remind you of the movie, Cocoon, as it glows from within at night.
  • The Nature2mineral technology by Zodiac Pool Systems uses safe, elemental mineral ingredients to create pool water that is noticeably cleaner, clearer, and softer. Non-chlorine system requires almost no chemical intervention. Significantly lower cost to operate and no chemicals to inhale. (2016)
  • Saline water system is easy on eyes, hair, skin, lungs and pocket book. More costly to install but easier and less expensive to maintain. If you have ever had an outdoor pool, you will think the indoor pool is a piece of cake. No burn off of chemicals or sudden temperature change. Use it year round. This saline system is not in use but has been left in place should you prefer saline. (2014)
  • Digital thermostat heater, approx. (2012). Pool had full maintenance service in (2015) and shouldn’t need one for another 7 or 8 years if you do the simple maintenance a couple times per month.
  • Radiant floor heat keeps the air temp comfortable in the winter.
  • Separate furnace and air conditioning keep the humidity low and the air controlled, installed (2006.)
  • Pool has simple roll on cover as an extra measure to keep heat and humidity in the pool. This saves on heating the water and controlling the room temperature and humidity.
  • New variable speed pump, (2015).
  • The pool decking is covered with epoxy rock coating, which is smooth on the feet, anti-slip, and allows water to flow through it to the continuous drain system surrounding the perimeter of the room, capturing the water flowing through the epoxy rock to be carried out of the room. This keeps the room dry and swimmers from slipping on wet concrete.
  • Pool is equipped with Polaris pressure driven vacuum to keep particulate matter from accumulating.
  • Testing is easy and quick. Chemical maintenance is low cost and infrequent.
  • To maintain the Nature 2 system, simply replace the mineral cartridge every 9-12 months, depending on use. Add small packet of non chlorine shock every few weeks.
  • If using the saline system, the key chemical is pool salt. With regular attention, it takes very few bags per year.
  • Plenty of space for two swimmers, swimming laps. Pool is over 4’ deep in the shallow end and over 5’ deep in the deep end. Fill it to the coping and add another 4-6”
  • Pool Mechanical room is under structured slab of garage. Contains all mechanical for pool and air handling. Well laid out, easy access to all. Has separate electrical panel for all pool equipment and room.


Large Mechanical & Storage Rooms

  • Both accessed from 2nd kitchen. Lots of unfinished storage space.
  • One room houses all mechanical for main and lower floors with excess storage. One room is strictly storage.


5026 Arapahoe Street Shawnee 66226-9

BEYOND EXPECTATIONS & DREAMS! Luxurious custom designed acreage Estate! 2.83 peaceful private wooded acres! Feel a million miles away, yet convenient to highways, work & happenings! Every luxury imaginable & then some, even an INDOOR POOL! Den immersed in bookshelves complete w/rolling ladder! Gourmet granite Kit w/only the finest appliances & finishes! Enormous bedrooms! Spa-like Mstr w/ amazing views & fireside jetted tub! Wlkout LL w/ 2nd Kit/Pub & Rec Area! Over 7,700 impressive sqft! LOADED W/UPGRADES & EXTRAS


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This STUNNING and PEACEFUL home offers a relaxing feel inside and out! With a lot of approximately 2.83 acres you are surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and peaceful wooded surroundings. Escape from the chaos around you to your own private and quiet oasis. 


MLS #:
1992611 Status:      Active
County: Johnson KS
Area: 315 – N=Wy Co Ln;S=75th;E=Switzer;W=Co Ln


Sub: Belle Meade Farms Type: Single CDOM:
Bed: 4 Full Bath: 6 Half Bth: 0 DOM:
Acr: 2.83 Mn SF: 2946 Total SF: 7724
SF Src:
Public Record
Lsz: 122,269 Yr Blt: 2003 Age: 11-15 Years
Lgl: BELLE MEADE FARMS LT 6 SHC 160 6 Gar: Y Brk ID: KW01

Plan: 1.5 Stories Style: Traditional
Construct: Stone Trim, Stucco Roof: Composition
Garage: 4/Attached, Front Entry Bsmnt: Finished, Walk Out
Dining: Breakfast Room, Formal Dining Lake:
Lot Desc: Acreage, Cul-De-Sac, Estate Lot, Wooded Utility: Sink, Main Level
Elem: Mize Middle: Mill Creek
Senior: Mill Valley District: De Soto
Fireplace: 3/Great Room, Master Bedroom, See Through
Oth Rms: Balcony/Loft, Basement BR, Breakfast Room, Den/Study, Dormer, Great Room, Library, Main Floor Master, Rec


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