The Ultimate Country Retreat.
Get away from it all! Overlooking a private lake, this rare property offers an incredible outdoor lifestyle. Situated at the end of a private lane, the land consists of over 29 breathtaking acres. Bordering the protected lands of the 4400-acre Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, this property is just footsteps to miles of hiking and riding trails. Access to the property is via a gated drive. Passing the water, Gilmore Pond is stocked with an array of fish and fed by the Stone Hill River. The irrigated grounds are park-like with level lawns, mature trees and a wide variety of flowering plantings. Splashes of color are provided by Cut-leaf Maple, Peonies, Magnolia, Rhododendrons and Hosta. The rear terrace, of distinctive herringbone brick, overlooks a calming reflecting pond. A waterfall cascading over natural rocks lines stone steps up to the hot tub. A gate opens to the 70’ heated pool, perfect for lap swimming. The Pool House is perfect for entertaining with a large room for gathering, a kitchenette, a bath and laundry. There outdoor dining space is a pergola-covered terrace with built-in barbecue. A tennis court and a children’s playscape offer additional outdoor activity.
Perfectly sited to capture the phenomenal water view, the main house is a stylish retreat. Interior spaces are stunning: vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, plaster walls and walls of windows combine. Beautifully appointed rooms and an open floor plan allow for a variety of possibilities for entertaining. An expansive Great Room offers both seating and dining areas. The Sunroom offers an incredible view and access to the outdoors. The Kitchen is the heart-of-the-home. Fully equipped for the consummate chef, the work area is open to a large entertaining island. Behind the island is a comfortable seating area with walls of windows to capture light and views. A secondary catering Kitchen offers back-up for family gatherings. The Living Room offers a more intimate setting. Walls are paneled in rustic barnsiding, floors are reclaimed wood and the fireplace wall is stacked stone.
The Master Suite is separate from the other bedrooms. The Master Bedroom overlooks the waterfall providing a soothing backdrop of sound. The Dressing Room is fully outfitted with extensive built-ins and organizers. The luxurious Master Bath offers private access to the Sauna and Pool. Three additional Bedrooms have access to two Spa Baths. Two Offices, a Sitting Room with Fireplace and a Half Bath complete the floorplan.
Additional buildings include a four car Garage with Caretaker’s Apartment and Guest Quarters, a four bay Garage, a six-stall Stable and a Root Cellar.
1st Fl Master Bedroom, 1st Floor Bedrm, Cathedral/Vaulted/High Ceiling, Eat in Kitchen, Hardwood Floors As Seen, Inground Pool, Master Bath, Out Building, Powder Room, Privacy, Sauna/Steam Room, Scenic View, Security System, Storage, Water View, Waterfront