Stone walls frame the gated entries to this extraordinary Belle Haven waterfront estate encompassing five-plus exquisite acres on a private road with extensive 681 feet of shoreline on Greenwich Harbor, lovely one-bedroom guest cottage, two-story oak-paneled barn, a deep-water dock and beautiful heated pool complemented by a wisteria-draped pergola.
Breathtaking property designed by Martha Baker, punctuated by a vibrant array of perennial gardens, sculptured specimen shrubbery, gorgeous flowering trees and sprawling beauty of expansive open lawns, presents a visual feast of horticultural splendor.
Classic elegance untarnished by the passage of time defines the richly detailed 1937 residence designed by noted 20th century architects, Henry O. Chapman, Jr. and Harold Beder.
Renovated/expanded to 9,000-plus square feet of beautifully scaled living space by current owners, it showcases sophisticated interiors by Cullman and Kravis, of New York with panoramic water views from most main floor rooms, many opening to magnificent wraparound waterfront terrace with fireplace providing splendid indoor/outdoor entertaining flow. The elegant formal living and dining rooms, handsome library, stunning Great Room with built-ins, coffered-ceiling and 4-season radiant-heated solarium with automatic shades feature fireplaces designed by John Murray. Family room/casual dining area walled with windows adjoins grand gourmet custom kitchen centered by two granite islands. Main floor powder room and full bath.
Seven bedrooms served by eight baths include a luxurious master suite with fireplace, his/her baths, each with shower and tub, and walk-in custom closet; a private suite ideal for guests; and charming children's bunk room with built-ins. home gym with fireplace and refreshment bar; playroom; wine room. Large walk-in cedar closet; rooftop Captain's Walk with amazing vistas across Long Island Sound. Generator; four-car garage.
Property Features Include: 7, Detached, Central A/C, Finished
Amenities Include: Heated
Home Owners Assoc. Fee: $0
Built in: 1937
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Architectural Style: Colonial,Barn