Set in sought-after Guard Hill on over five acres of privacy, this Bedford Estate Compound is a perfect retreat from today's fast paced world. Centered by a magnificent Shingled Colonial, it features museum-quality architectural details and custom appointments throughout every room. Oversize windows, fine bespoke cabinetry, hand-forged hardware, lustrous wide-board wood floors, rich paneling, and an important double Deerfield door entry combine easily with every luxury amenity to create the perfect setting for sophisticated country living. For entertaining, a wainscot paneled living room with carved fireplace opens to a sun room with brick floor and garden exit; a well-proportioned dining room with row of arched windows, beam ceiling and adjacent brick fireplace; and a breathtaking paneled Great Room with soaring buttressed ceiling, floor-to-ceiling windows, grand fieldstone fireplace, and wall of custom cabinetry. For family-style gatherings, an epicurean's kitchen with commercial-grade appliances, glass front cabinetry, soapstone counters, center-island, and adjacent sun-lit breakfast area. Two floors of private quarters keep everyone in mind. The master suite with fireplace, dual fitted dressing closets, separate sitting room (perfect as an office or gym), and a subway tiled bath with spa tub, glass enclosed shower and dual vanities; and finishes with an additional four spacious ensuite bedrooms and a large gabled storage room. Outside, the sweeping lawn is surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens and is complemented with a free-form pool, spa, and fieldstone entertaining terrace. A cottage with wisteria draped pergola, fireplace, full kitchen, sleeping alcove, and a large loft is perfect for guests. A set- to-the-side brick terrace is surrounded in privacy for quiet retreats. The three car garage with second floor recreation room/artists loft, and a second two-bay garage with storage are perfect for the collector. Capturing the imagination for idyllic country living, on the BRLA, and only moments to every convenience, including train and shopping, this Bedford Estate is the perfect private retreat.
Property Features Include: central air conditioning, unfinished basement
Built in: 1930
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Exterior: Stone, wood
Architectural Style: Colonial, Colonial