Set amid 9.3 acres of magnificent grounds, this architectural masterpiece designed by Brandon Smith dates back to the late 1920s. An impressive approach leads up to a pair of bronze pumas that flank a distinctive forecourt, introducing a remarkable residence decorated by renowned interior designer Jay Spectre.
The sun-filled corridor unites the principal living areas with white-veined marble flooring. Sets of French doors lead out to the grand patio overlooking the magnificent grounds. In the central hall, the sweeping staircase makes its own aesthetic statement with the Giacometti motif of its iron balusters. The mellow, luminous cast of the buttery...
Moldings with an opulent finish accent the formal dining room. Designed and decorated for entertaining, this generously sized room with high ceilings, large windows, and French doors opening to the grand patio is perfect for both formal dinners and informal gatherings. Illuminated by two walls of windows and glass doors, the grand room featuring a high ceiling and hardwood flooring would make a fabulous great room, located adjacent to the well-equipped chef's kitchen and sunlit breakfast room. The den off the center hall was designed to be an incredibly comfortable room for reading or intimate conversation and for today would make the perfect “stay at home” workspace.
A generously proportioned bedroom with a fireplace, a sumptuous marble bath, and a mirrored dressing room comprise the very private owner’s suite. Six additional bedroom suites also include full baths, and most are enhanced by beautiful mantels and high ceilings with moldings. Additional amenities of this notable property include a wine cellar, a two-car attached garage, and a three-car detached garage on the lower property. Ideal for entertaining and relaxing, the meticulously landscaped grounds and gardens, also home to a tennis court, provide the feel of your own personal “retreat.”
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