the pastoral lane with long island sound views leads over a charming bridge and to the driveway. there is an impressive verandah and a fabulous stairway to the front entrance. the spectacular center hall has a dramatic domed ceiling with sparkling pin lighting, and a hallway with arched french doors opens into the central atrium. the living room with a high ceiling and a huge screen to use as a media room has french doors to the verandah with views of the salt water lagoon and it adjoins the banquet sized dining room with a memorable fireplace and french doors to the verandah. the fabulous two-story family room with a large fireplace and a two-story wall of glass to the view is surrounded by a dramatic upstairs balcony and it adjoins the supberb professional style kitchen with a center island and views of the water the mudroom/ laundry is nearby with access to the three-car garage, in addition to the five car porte-cochere at the entrance. there is a library with bookcases, a place for a billiards table and french doors to the view adjoining a second library or exercise room again with french doors to the terrace and there is a generous main floor guestroom and bathroom with french doors to the verandah. upstairs is the spectacular master suite with lovely water views, twin dressing rooms, and an amazing double bathroom with a huge shower and a luxurious bathtub as well as water views. a hallway leads to four bedrooms, each with a fabulous bathroom and access to a huge upstairs terrace overlooking the atrium. this property is 4.7 acres in sought after belle haven and it is one of the most impressive estates in town only a short walk or bicycle ride to the wonderful belle haven club. this is a unique opportunity for a house designed by a noted french architect, james bruno, decorated by louis mariottti, and built to impressive standards with lovely views.