On a majestic 2.3-acre hilltop by The Apawamis Golf Club, this Classical Georgian Colonial has been maintained, restored and beautifully embellished for today's living.Sited to capture your breath from the first moment you lay your eyes upon it, this Classical Georgian Colonial has been long-admired for over a century. A sweeping driveway leads past quintessential New England stone walls, and builds anticipation as it winds its way up the hill toward a columned front entrance flanked by two covered porches. A handsome porte-cochere shelters the informal entry, and connects with the adjacent kitchen area. Beyond lies the updated, detached, two story carriage house with four-bay, heated garage. Built in 1911, the home showcases grandly scaled rooms, fine period millwork, delicate plasterwork and antique French paneling. Virtually every surface emerges with museum-quality restorations blended with the many updates supporting modern-day, luxury living. There are eight fireplaces, including three fireplaces with gas-starters located in the family room, kitchen and master suite. Also noteworthy are the extensive mechanical updates, including electrical, heating and cooling systems across the compound.In the home's grand center hall, a magnificent staircase counterpoints all-new hardwood floors and an updated powder room. The stately and light-filled living room with its high ceiling and beautiful inlaid oak floor provides multiple areas for conversation and fireplace enjoyment. French doors open to the delightful porch and the stone terrace that is anchored by an inviting outdoor fireplace. A regally scaled formal dining room with Wedgewood fireplace mantel is ideal for gala entertaining and intimate dinner parties. The stunning library is accented by gorgeous birds-eye maple paneling. An expansive, fireside family room opens to the gourmet kitchen with its custom cabinetry, granite countertops, center island, floor-to-ceiling fireplace and breakfast area. A side hall with convenient custom work area flows into the butler's pantry with its wet bar, second dishwasher, ice-maker and wine cooler. An appealing sun room on the main floor plus the solarium located above provide spectacular garden views along with comfy, in-floor radiant heat.Made for dreams, the expanded master suite offers cedar window seating, a fireplace, two outfitted walk-in closets and a gracious master bath with whirlpool tub and shower. Five additional bedrooms, laundry rooms on tw
Listing Agent: Michele Flood
Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Rye/Harrison Office
Office Phone: +19149670059
Updated: 24th July, 2017 1:21 PM.
2 Upper Dogwood Lane Rye, NY