The chef’s kitchen, equipped with Viking and other professional appliances, statuary marble countertops, center island seating and a breakfast table overlooking the grounds. opens to its own family room with fireplace. The ground floor master suite offers a large sleeping chamber with cathedral ceilings, dual walk-in closets and a spa-like French limestone bathroom with steam shower. Adjacent to the master suite is a paneled library/office with fireplace and private terrace. Four additional bedroom suites, one with a sleeping porch, an office, and a laundry room await on the second floor. The finished lower level offers a media room with a fireplace, gym, playroom, wine room, laundry room, and a full bath with steam shower. Multiple covered terraces adorn the outside of the house highlighted by a large, covered porch with fireplace, all overlooking the manicured lawns and lush plantings. The 55-ft Gunite pool & spa with pergola sits next to an enchanting Lord & Burnham greenhouse, used as a pool cabana and dining atrium, all braced by an allee of 100-year-old weeping beech trees and specimen plantings. Privacy is absolute and assured by over a quarter mile of 80-year-old beech hedge. There is ample room for tennis and the detached 3 car garage could be finished to provide additional living space. The home boasts energy efficient state of the art geothermal heating and air conditioning with a redundant traditional boiler system. An ambitious new owner might inquire about the opportunity to own an additional 8 acres of contiguous property. This sublime property sits across the street from Gardiner’s Bay Country Club and is within easy walking distance to beaches and the quaint waterfront commercial district with its multiple shops and restaurants. With easy access to both the North and South Forks as well as proximity to the shops and various restaurants that dot the 29 square mile island oasis, this singular new offering deserves your attention today.