Park-like grounds and harbor views await in this one of a kind Shippan Point home that must be seen to be believed. Enjoy the conveniences of being close to downtown while basking in the feeling of being transported into a European countryside. As soon as you enter the gates you will be immersed in the beautiful landscaping. Ringed by a majestic 25 foot ever-green hedge on its west and large Copper Beach trees to the south and north, offers an abundance of color each spring. An alle'e of Linden trees, a Japanese Maple grove, a Northern Magnolia and a rare...Southern Magnolia that sprouts white fragrant blooms in the spring. Inside the spacious well designed interior, is appointed with superior materials including Tennessee Gray polished marble floors, wrought iron balustrades, plaster walls with incredibly detailed moldings and custom period wall sconces and chandeliers throughout the house. There is a wood paneled library made entirely from quarter sawn oak with hand carved museum quality shelves. This 8,140-square-foot home boasts nine bedrooms, nine bathrooms, four terraces of which three have views of Stamford Harbor and the NYC skyline, a four stop elevator, and numerous other features. The first floor's 30' by 40' ballroom opens to a large outdoor terrace that leads down to the pool for endless fun with family and friends. All of this located five minutes from downtown where 45 min express trains leave for Manhattan multiple times an hour. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity!
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