the spectacular entrance with lovely pillars is paved in antique cobblestone in a circular pattern. double entrance doors open into a fabulous front-to-back center hall with french doors to the garden. there are southern exposures in all the principal rooms - the step-down living room with a fireplace has a very large window bay; the dining room has french doors to the garden and the richly panelled library has a fireplace and the millwork which is memorable throughout the house; the family room is a wonderful with a fireplace, a huge skylight in a beamed ceiling and direct access to the superb country kitchen as well as to the lovely verandah and to the adjoining playroom. the beautiful kitchen overlooks the garden with a large center island and opens to a charming octagonal breakfast room. there is a study, two main floor ensuite bedrooms, a mudroom, and four garages. upstairs is a book-lined balcony room opening into the sumptuous master suite with a high tray ceiling, a fireplace, french doors to a large balcony, two beautifully fitted dressing rooms and a lovely double bathroom. there are five additional ensuite bedrooms, and the third floor has a fabulous billiards room with a fireplace, a wet bar, and a home theater. the lower level has a playroom, a gym and a panelled wine cellar. the gardens were created with a lovely circular center fountain, hornbeam allees and wonderful perennial gardens. the charming pool house has a lovely pergola which also overlooks the tennis court. this home has extraordinary level of quality complete with new plaster walls and all new systems. this mid country location is marvelous and this estate is a delight from top-to-bottom.