The gated front entry with ponds on either side of the bridge sets the stage.
High 12' ceilings, a large plaster ceiling rosette medallion, original hardwood floors.
Open to a 3-story curving staircase featuring 6" risers with long 12" treads.
Deep crown moldings & wainscoting add to the elegance of this 1861 masterpiece staircase.
The gracious dual parlors greet your guests. Original indoor shutters with intricate wood moldings, beautiful mantels with exquisite woodwork & 10' solid pocket doors separating the parlors.
Ceiling rosette medallions in each parlor, fireplaces & original heirloom mirrors bring in the aura of yesteryear.
Warm & inviting with exposed hardwood, fireplace flanked by built-in bookcases & indoor shutters.
Formal Dining Room with side smoking porch (remodeled in 2007), deep crown moldings, built-in cabinets, hardwood flooring, fireplace & crystal chandelier adds elegance for entertaining.
Gourmet kitchen with Marble countertops and center island with stone fireplace and gas logs.
First floor 3 piece Bath was converted from an original porch in 2005. Ceramic tile shower with glass door, custom oak cabinetry, cultured marble sink, heated tile flooring & mirrored double linen closet.
Remodeled to accommodate a large sitting area with fireplace. Deep crown molding, triple cupboards, chandelier, plush beige carpeting & window A/C.
Master Bedroom has access to the west facing balcony.
Self-contained tub/sauna/steam, 2 handheld, 6 jetted & an overhead rain shower nozzle complete with radio & TV make a wonderful bath experience.
Dressing area has a scalloped porcelain sink, granite topped custom oak cabinetry & a pocket door closure for privacy.
Two third floor Bedrooms continue the theme with original hardwood floors, overhead lighting, dual closets, third floor landing overlooking the bottom two floors & access to original attic.
Riding ring, fenced area on grounds.
6 stalls (limestone dust) in 2-story barn.
Carriage house converted to 3 car detached garage with remote controlled garage doors.
Asphalt tennis courts & bocce court being resurfaced with turf. 40x60 metal building machine shed.
Cistern / wishing well with reel.
Additional outbuildings include spring house & a small greenhouse.
Butler's Cottage is used as a bar for parties. One room with fireplace.
Additional 5 room guest house completely remodeled 1994 with roof, siding & electricals with separate well & septic.
Take a step back & relish in this magnificently restored & enhanced estate!
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