Classic Georgian Revival Mansion with sophisticated elegance. This extraordinary property epitomizes a different era of living. Built with the grandeur of estates in the early 1900s, the estate sits on 12.8 secluded and beautifully landscaped acres. With meticulous attention to detail, the mansion has been masterfully updated (designed by Archer & Buchanan) & refreshingly appointed to add a more contemporary ambiance to the living space. Opening with a grand marble entry accented with dentil molding and a fireplace, the central focus is the dramatic staircase. In addition to the 9 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms & 2 powder rooms, this stunning residence is highlighted with 6 fireplaces and a spectacular 2-story great room with a dramatic balcony/gallery overlooking the space. The interior has an open, airy design with tall ceilings & expansive rooms. Highlighted upgrades include new kitchen (granite countertops, industrial stove, pot spigot, large center island workspace, counter seating, & walk-in pantry), butler's pantry, breakfast rm. and mudroom. Specialty features added include a 4-floor elevator, home theater, and third-floor laundry. Redesigned Master suite including bath in marble with radiant heated flooring, custom cabinetry, shower & tub. Quality materials and accents abound with custom woodwork in the billiard rm, custom-carved limestone fireplace in great rm, library wrapped in lush paneling from floor to ceiling, a de Gournay hand-painted wall covering in the dining room, 6 sets of mahogany pocket doors & custom low voltage lighting throughout the first floor. Plantings include ornamental pear trees, plus forest pansy redbud, Canadian cherry, hydrangea, lilac, magnolia, holly, hemlock & cypress. Off Great room, there is a circle garden with fountain & arbor. Not to be missed is the herb garden, raised bed vegetable garden, & raspberry patch. Additional features on the property include a pool, tennis court, and 6 car garage, plus a Carriage house with 4 bedrooms, 6 and a half baths, 2 full kitchens, and a squash court! Absolutely fabulous for guests, in-laws, and entertaining.
Listing courtesy of Compass RE.