You've arrived! Located in the desirable Chaumont neighborhood, this beautifully updated French colonial home sits on almost ~ acre of lush, professionally landscaped grounds with a private, fenced rear yard. Enter this home via a soaring two-story foyer where the wrought iron curved staircase serves as an exquisite focal point, and natural light pours through the dramatic glass transom window. Flanking the marble foyer are open views to the formal living and dining rooms, each enhanced with extensive millwork and hardwood flooring. The wet bar, adjacent to the dining room, facilitates entertaining with its porcelain sink, granite counter tops, and wine refrigerator. Off the living room is a powder room and a formal study with built-in shelving, double doors for privacy, and views of the beautiful back yard. The bright and gracious family room has a vaulted ceiling with skylights, marble surround gas fireplace, and Palladian windows overlooking serene gardens which can be accessed through a French door. Flowing smoothly off the family room is the gourmet kitchen with state of the art appliances including Thermador convection double wall ovens, Thermador 5-burner cooktop in the center island breakfast bar, Bosch stainless dishwasher, and Thermador stainless built-in refrigerator. The light-filled breakfast room leads out to the flagstone patio which is lined by perennial gardens and an ivy covered retaining wall. Rounding out the first floor is the laundry/mud room which has built-in cabinets, shelving, and a deep porcelain utility sink. The master bedroom on the second floor is large and luxurious and has separate his and hers bathrooms with marble walk-in showers and marble vanities. Her bath also includes a soaking tub and makeup vanity. Two generous walk-in closets with custom, built-in shelving and drawers provide ample storage. The remainder of the second floor has 3 large bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom.