Acerca de Khakum Wood with 3.72 Acres in Mid Country
khakum wood off round hill road in mid country is the beautiful and sought after enclave with private security. the scenic lanes and landscaping were designed by the legendary architect fredrick law olmstead of new york central park fame which was only one of his amazing designs. a handsome arched portico shelters the double front doors opening into the splendid center hall with a grand curving stairway and lovely herringbone oak floors. the generous living room with a fireplace has a large bay window with french doors to a long terrace at the rear; the formal dining room also has a wide bay window and lovely detailing. the richly panelled library with many bookcases has a fireplace bracketed by french doors to the terrace. a second den and a sitting room/ study also has a bay window. the uxurious master suite with a large dressing room and major closets has a wonderfully renovated athroom with a whirlpool tub and a separate shower. the heart-of-the-house for daily living is the superb family room/gourmet kitchen with a double height, beamed ceiling, and an upstairs balcony with windows, plus a large center island, a fireplace, french doors to the terrace and access to the mudroom, the elegant laundry room and the three car garage. there are six bedrooms with six lovely bathrooms, a large studio or staff wing with a high ceiling and a bathroom and front and back stairs. the huge lower level has a panelled exercise room and a family room with a wet bar or soda fountain complete with chocolate or butterscotch dispensers, a pool bathroom, a wall of glass doors to the pool terrace surrounding the inviting pool and spa with lovely landscaping including a superb cut leaf japanese maple tree.