Luxury, elegance and comfort are all words that could accurately describe this grand east-facing colonial sited on a three-acre knoll in the Bateman's Ridge neighborhood, just off historic Strawberry Hill Rd. The home boasts 13 spacious and gracious rooms throughout over 6,000 sq. ft. of living space and two finished levels and an au-pair suite/game room over the garage. No stone was left unturned and the needs of diverse lifestyles were questioned and answered with this 20 year-young estate.
The first floor includes a 26 x 17 sq. ft. open fireplaced living room, a formal 17 x 17 sq. ft. dining room with French doors to the south terrace, a breathtaking 23 x 17 sq. ft. sunroom with a cathedral ceiling and floor-to-ceiling architectural windows and a 18 x 13 sq. ft. home office with custom cabinetry and French doors. The 20 x 16 sq. ft. open eat-in kitchen is completely equipped and accessorized with upgraded granite surfaces and cabinets, stainless steel appliances, a center island/breakfast bar, pantry, work station and a charming breakfast nook that opens into the oversized rear deck. The kitchen flows effortlessly into a welcoming 26 x 20 sq. ft. fireplaced family room with a vaulted cathedral ceiling. There is also a 15 x 15 sq. ft. bedroom and three-quarter bath which would make an ideal en-suite for single-floor living.
The second level boasts a magnificent 24 x 17 sq. ft. master suite complete with a walk-in closet with custom-built cabinets and a full deluxe bath with a double vanity, water closet, glass shower stall and separate spa tub. There are also two additional 15 x 13 sq. ft. bedrooms, each with three-quarter baths and a 17 x 11 sq. ft. study on this floor. There is also a fabulous 28 x 15 sq. ft. finished bonus room above the garage which would make an ideal au-pair suite, game or media room.
This splendid house is surrounded by over three acres of picturesque private grounds that includes mature evergreens and trees, impeccably landscaped gardens and an in-ground pool. Beauty on the outside and inside; this property brings pleasure to its resident through all four seasons.
Location: 782 Strawberry Hill Road
Baths: 5 full, 1 half
Living Area: 6,291 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 139,392 sq. ft. (3.2 acres)
Listing Agent: Mendosa-Balboni Team, Gibson Sotheby's International Realty, 978-505-5558
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