Gracious Southern Style Colonial on 10+ lush acres evokes a sense of refinement & rarely found character. You immediately sense consistent masterfully crafted quality materials & workmanship throughout, evidenced by finished random pegged oak hardwood floors; extensive dentil & substantial crown moldings, chair rails, wainscoting & other fine features making this home like no other! Remarkable staircase sets the tone as you enter the foyer. Office/library w/ handsome paneling, book shelves & wood burning fireplace. Banquet sized dining room. Incredible great room w/massive beams & cathedral ceiling is complemented by impressive floor to ceiling fieldstone fireplace & Brazilian cherry floor opens to a relaxing screened porch, making this the perfect place for seasonal relaxed dining. Fabulous kitchen would satisfy any experienced cook w/ copious custom cabinetry, granite counters, stainless appliances, commercial Wolf 6 burner-gas cook-top w/griddle, 2 Wolf convection ovens, Asko d/w & Sub-zero refrigerator, wine cooler & walk-in pantry. Master suite offers 2 walk-in closets, sitting area & luxurious bath w/ whirlpool tub accented by artful stained glass window & beautifully detailed tile shower + 5 additional bedrooms; other baths are beautifully appointed. Daylight lower level family rm. makes entertaining easy w/ kitchenette features quartz countertops & stainless backsplash, powder rm. & wood burning fireplace. Wall of French doors open to covered brick patio & look on to heated in-ground pool w/ spa, terraced walkways, hardscaping & view of pond below. Cheerful guesthouse w/vaulted ceiling & wood floors, antique accents, Vermont Casting gas stove, full kitchen w/cherry cabinets & separate banquette, Large bedroom w/skylit ceramic bath features stall shower, claw tub & beautifully detailed mosaic floor. There is also additional full bath & laundry at entry level. Other wonderful amenities of this marvelous property are fire pit & play area, 7 garage spaces for auto aficionado or collector. Entire property is graced by mature landscape & specimen trees. Stately brick walkway takes you to captivating niche surrounded by boxwood & ornamental trees. Location proves convenient to shopping, dining, state parks & makes for an easy commute to I-95. Meticulously maintained, much attention to detail. Come see to appreciate all that the written word cannot capture!