originally the rockefeller familys private preserve and now a series of winding lanes ideal for walking or bicycling. a broad circular driveway leads to a wide brick pathway to the lovely portico sheltering the double front doors to the foyer which has glass doors to the glorious center hall rising two stories with a lovely stairway and an arched window on the landing. the generous front-to-back step-down living room has a handsome carved mantle around the fireplace, long windows with wonderful south light, plus french doors into a solarium with french doors to the garden and built-in bookcases. the formal dining room has an exceptional marble mantle over the fireplace, as well as two exposures including two south windows. the charming library is octagonal with french doors to the garden, four arched bookcases in the corners and an ornamental fireplace. there are two classical butlers pantries, an eat-in kitchen, a charming breakfast room, and a laundry which started as a staff bedroom and bathroom. upstairs there are lovely arched hallways to the bedrooms including the master suite with a high, tray ceiling, three exposures, two dressing rooms and two bathrooms one has a whirlpool tub. there are five additional bedrooms, three bathrooms and back stairs. garaging is for three cars and there is a hidden walled side courtyard, plus a garden shed. the terraces overlook the beautiful open lawns with an amazing feel of privacy for being so close to town. the house includes an elevator, central air conditioning, and a generator.