This Georgian manor has colonial flair on the exterior façade and a modern interior floor plan highlighted with massive amounts of well appointed and spacious rooms. The majestic exterior features broad scoped columned beams that soar upwards reaching beyond the double stacked front porches to frame the home beautifully. A walk up front entrance, low maintenance brick façade and the widow’s walk; a railed rooftop platform with a small enclosed cupola frequently found on 19th-century North American coastal houses, add balance and symmetry to the home’s exterior. The home’s interior floor plan features in excess of 10,700 square feet of usable living space consisting of six bedrooms, seven plus bathrooms and a basement foundation. This expansive layout highlights the many entertaining spaces for guests and family to gather and in combination with private family spaces is the perfect executive home. The front portico allows access into the home where a dramatic foyer fans out in multiple directions; the formal dining room and cozy library flank the foyer and a coffered ceiling grand living room lies beyond the foyer. The living room features a stately fireplace, rear wall of windows and access to double screened in porches. The rear covered porch is centrally located and provides access to the screened porches as well; this is outstanding outdoor space ready for hosting special family events and/or large gatherings of friends. The gourmet kitchen is a chef’s delight with a large center island with snacking bar, a dumbwaiter, a separate walk-in pantry and a butler’s pantry. The adjoining keeping room features a warming fireplace and double access points onto one of the screened porches. There are double powder rooms on this floor for guests, an enormous laundry room, wet bar and residential elevator for infirmed or elderly family members/guests. The main level master suite is beautifully appointed with a sumptuous master bedroom containing a cozy fireplace, private access to the screened porch and built-in cabinetry. His and her walk-in closets are enviable spaces in which to store clothing, shoes and accessories. The elegantly designed master bathroom enjoys a large footprint and contains dual separate vanities, a linen closet, compartmentalized toilet, a separate shower and the pièce de résistance ~ a gorgeous whirlpool tub ensconced in a gently bowed window view.
A gorgeous winding staircase leads to the second floor of the home where there are balcony overviews below and the grand upper hall features abundant private family and guest space. Bedrooms two and three feature private access onto the second level covered porch; both have private baths, the third bedroom features a walk-in closet while the second bedroom boasts of a fireplace, an enormous walk-in closet and private access to a huge playroom. The front bedrooms, four and five, are highlighted with access to the balcony; both have private baths and bedroom four features a walk-in closet and the fifth bedroom contains generous closet space. The terrace level of the home is highlighted with casual entertaining space consisting of a recreation and pub room and extensive outdoor space. There is an exercise room off the vestibule with sauna and a full bath, as well. A hobby room, kitchen and sixth bedroom with walk-in closet and private bath make for a nice in-law or guest suite. This magnificent manor has a bold and striking exterior façade and an interior floor plan that exceeds expectations for function and comfort.