Down a long tree lined driveway off Newtown Road, this wonderful home is in an idealic setting and has 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 powder rooms, 6 working wood-burning fireplaces, a stone floored solarium on the first floor, and an entertainment room in the lower level. It is sited on 3.11 acres which includes a separately deeded 1-acre lot (Main lot Tax ID 36-04-02451-04; other lot Tax ID 36-04-02098-21). Beautiful terraces run along the entire rear exterior of the home with steps leading to an in-ground pool and pool house. Beautifully maintained, the park-like grounds with mature plantings and giant specimen trees is the setting for this charming and lovely antique brick Colonial home. The interior has been enlarged and renovated with a flowing floorplan that provides a close relationship with the outdoors and its gardens and terraces. Indoors is filled with natural light. There are wood floors, beautiful millwork, and expanded closets throughout. The eat in kitchen, with an expansive center island, work stations and abundance of storage cabinetry, boasts high-end stainless-steel appliances and opens into a bright and airy family room with an antique brick wall, large wood-burning fireplace and custom wood beams. The lovely step-down living room is filled with light provided by over-sized Palladian windows at the end of the room, breath taking views of the incredible grounds and tranquil vistas. The dining room features a charming wood-burning fireplace and French doors to the back terrace. From the dining room there is entry to the stone floored solarium with a bank of windowed doors to the outside flooding the room with light. The master bedroom is also light-filled with expansive closet spaces and a wood-burning fireplace. It opens to the living room below through folding doors and a balcony facing the LR Palladian windows and gorgeous views. The master suite offers separate his and her bathrooms, one with marble, the other tile and lovely wood cabinetry, and both with radiant heated floors and frame-less glass showers. Laundry room is upstairs, as well as 5 other spacious bedrooms. Basement is ready to host parties. Relax and entertain by the private pool and pool house surrounded by tranquil mature trees. This property is located on a quiet three home lane, is completely private, and is convenient to transportation, shopping, and some of the best schools in the country!
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