Rarely available in the prestigious community of Carlton South Gate is this gorgeous 5 year old country estate home situated on over two acres with commanding views of the countryside. This lovely home has extraordinary details of architectural design and character; richly stained hardwood floors, archways, crown moldings, pillars, turned staircase, to name a few. The gracious center hall is front to back and opens onto the screened-in porch and fabulous patio with spectacular views of the countryside. There are his and her offices (one could be a formal living room) and a formal dining room with a butler's pantry off of the center hall. The gourmet kitchen is well designed for the most discriminating cook with a 5 burner GE Profile stainless gas stove, dishwasher, microwave & oven, upgraded cream painted cabinetry & upgraded granite counters, recessed lighting, walk-in pantry closet, the large island is oversized with a seating area; back staircase & hallway. The entry hall & breakfast room have an entrance to the screened-in porch and is also open to the large sunken family room that has a fireplace. The second level offers a fabulous master retreat that has a sitting room with a fireplace, a bedroom with a tray ceiling & soft lighting, a room sized walk in closet plus two additional walk in closets and full bath with a soaking tub, large tiled frameless shower, two separate vanities, private toilet. There are three generously sized bedroom suites each with its own bath and walk in closet; the large laundry room is also on the second floor. The lower level has a fifth bedroom and full bath perfect for in-law quarters or an au pair suite; huge recreation room that opens to the gorgeous patio and gardens. There are 3 unfinished areas for storage. The property is a natural haven for wildlife with a creek, meadow & trees. Easy access (5 minutes) to shopping, schools, major roads & highways. This home has been well maintained and updated. This is a truly exceptional home that you would be proud to own!