A dramatic verandah shelters the front entrance with a lovely weathered antique wood door. the use of marvelous antique beams as accents plus wonderful textures and treatments to the walls give this home an exceptional ambiance, and the grounds are spectacular with brilliantly designed planting. the front-to-back center hall has a large skylight and glass doors to the garden, and the curving stairway has marvelous light from its skylight. the spectacular living room has a vaulted, white wooden ceiling with expertly designed lighting and two-story glass windows on either side of the fireplace, plus walls of glass to the verandah. the fabulous kitchen/family room is the center of daily living with a fireplace in the view of the center island, large comfortable chairs and a dining table which make it ideal for the cook and family alike to be part of the conversation. there are three huge skylights, three exposures to lovely views, plus a wet bar/coffee bar, and access to a second family room, also with a fireplace, walls of bookcases, and the ideal spot for a games table. there is a generous main floor master suite with a high ceiling, a charming upholstered reading niche, lovely views and a dressing room with large closets, a luxurious bathroom with a Whirlpool tub and a 7-foot long shower, plus there is a private study with a vaulted ceiling, two exposures and great built-in desks and bookcases. In addition, there is another first floor en suite bedroom, one of two laundries, a pantry and a large garage. Upstairs is a wonderful long hall with skylights and three ensuite bedrooms with lovely views.