Elegant 1929 European stone manor, masterfully restored by Shope Reno Wharton and recently renovated by the current owners is located within a prestigious private association. This distinctive home seamlessly blends Old World allure with all the amenities for today's modern family. Enjoy outdoor access from every room on the main level, through elegant French doors, to the 2.53 acres of natural and landscaped beauty, with a heated pool as well as stone paths to the lakeside dock. The classical entry serves as the gateway to this well scaled home boasting exquisitely refinished hardwood floors. Step down into the grand living room with a fireplace, three sets of French doors and oversized picture window.
Walk through the intimate library with built-in bookshelves and cozy fireplace, into the sundrenched solarium with access to both stone terraces. The dining room leads to the gourmet kitchen with Thermador, Sub-Zero and Miele stainless appliances. A large center island and adjacent breakfast room, with gracious views of the lake, make this an ideal gathering space. The fabulous family room, punctuated with a commanding stone fireplace, unfolds into a separate hallway with two dressing rooms, both equipped with showers, and wet bar for easy poolside entertaining, as well as access to the four car detached garage with full second floor storage.
Privacy abounds on the second floor of this regal home starting with a spacious master bedroom suite featuring an exposed beam tray ceiling, fireplace, and magnificent park-like views from balcony as well as a marble spa bathroom and his/her closets. Three separate wings, with a total of five additional bedrooms and bathrooms, round out this level of quiet living. The third floor features a versatile room, perfect for a gym or office, with a full bath.
The lower level offers the ultimate recreational space, with a club room complete with a built-in bar and custom cabinetry, and a wall for wine storage; adjacent bonus room with fireplace, ideal for billiards and games as well as a full laundry/utility room with outdoor access. Enjoy a stroll around the lush property, engage in a game of touch football on one of the two level playing areas, fish off the dock or canoe on the lake; all from the privacy of this idyllic country estate, just minutes away from downtown Greenwich.