Built in 1069, this majestic French-style estate set on Topping Lake was renovated with perfect craftsmanship three years ago so that it now boasts 21st century lush and comfort. The three-story brick building encompasses 4.80 lushly landscaped acres complete with a lakefront dock and a heated gunite swimming pool. The iron-gated entry is framed by stone pillars leading through the formal courtyard to the main house which provides quality entertainment on the lake, such as angling, boating, skating and kayaking.
On the lower level there is an amazing custom sound-proof media room with tiered seating, a playroom and a cushioned gym. The first floor hosts a grand foyer with fireplaces and French doors to the terrace, giving access to the bay-windowed living room and formal dining room. The terrace can also be accessed from the soundproof music room/ with fireplace and leather wall covering and acoustical ceiling and through the French doors of the stunning double-island kitchen with large walk-in pantry and casual dining area seating eight. Fully equipped with state-of-the-art appliances, the kitchen has an adjacent wet bar with wine cooler leading to the fascinating Great Room with high truss ceiling, limestone fireplace, mahogany panels, bookcases, triple French doors to the terrace and stairs leading downstairs. The second floor includes 5 lavish bedrooms, including a tray-ceilinged master suite offering lake views. A separate wing houses the one-bathroom, one-bathroom guest suite.
The outdoor area boasts awe-inspiring landscaped lawns with night lights, a dramatic rock feature, quick river with foot bridge, children’s play grounds, multiple dining areas, built-in bar, grill, fridge and warming drawers.