W-O-W! You may want to practice saying that word ahead of viewing 1343 Fording Brook Road in Gwynedd Valley. Exquisite does not even begin to describe this jaw-dropping custom-built estate home tucked away on a private lane on 2.76 acres in prestigious Gwynedd Valley. Will 6 Bedrooms, 7 Full Baths, 2 Partial Baths, 12, 767 Sqft of living space, and a 5 Car Garage do? Oh wait, we forgot to mention the finished lower level of the home complete with a Theater Room, Wet Bar, Wine Cellar, Playroom, and a fabulous glass-enclosed Exercise Room with mirrored walls and a ballet barre, too. But, wait there is more- the Carriage House. We know you are going to want to see this one in person, but let us first take you on a written narrative: The fieldstone facade and solid Mahogany door invite you to view the elegant interior which comprises nearly 13, 000 sq. ft. of living space. The gleaming, field-finished hardwood flooring, gorgeous millwork, arched doorways, and the beautiful, Pella French doors and windows are among the first impressions upon entry. Flanked on either side of the elegant, recessed foyer are both the formal living and dining rooms, each have fireplaces adorned with imported marble hearths. The gourmet kitchen has all the amenities the most discerning buyer would expect in a luxury home, including a large, center island, butler's pantry, high-end appliances and a breakfast room with access to rear, courtyard. The adjacent family room has 12' ceiling, custom built-in cabinetry, millwork detail, and a fireplace. Also on the main level are both the uniquely appointed octagonal solarium, and thoughtfully designed study featuring an additional gas fireplace, coffered box ceilings, and custom built in shelving. Choose between the front or back staircase to lead to the second floor hosting the owner's suite featuring a sitting room, dressing room, 2 walk-in closets, and the bedroom highlights a marble fireplace, and a juliette balcony with soaring views of the rear grounds of the property. The master bathroom showcases separate vanities with limestone, oversized stall shower, water closet, and jetted tub. Four additional en-suite bedrooms all have walk-in closets, built-in shelving and full baths. The "in-law" suite, is a spacious, two room suite with a full bathroom and near private access from the back stairs of the home. The finished lower level of the home does not disappoint with its' theater room, wet bar, wine cellar, playroom, and a fabulous glass-enclosed exercise room with mirrored walls and a ballet barre, too. Also included on this level is a full bath with steam shower and separate, cedar sauna for your post work-out routine. Walk-out to the level, rear yard to find ample space to customize an in-ground pool. Completing this magnificent estate is the enviable Carriage Home featuring an additional two-car garage with great, upper level space offering a full bathroom, and laundry. This Estate Home is truly a perfect retreat!