Award winning Architect and Builder David Lawrence Brown AIA, was inspired as he drove up the serpentine like private drive, by the endless design possibilities for this Chateau-styled manor. This grand estate transports you to the country residences of French Nobility. An exterior characterized with classic European design details such as; complex roof lines, steeply-pitched slate-roof, timber beams, stucco and lime stone materials. However, the interior-style is transitional; classic with a contemporary twist, marrying the best of old-world craftsmanship with a current flair and sensibility. Authentic Chateau style details include: projecting vistas, rooms within turrets, grand halls for entertaining, and intimate nooks. A prime Alpine Location, less then 11 miles to New York City + Low Taxes and Award winning schools. Please Click on the virtual tour to experience this estate.
The grand entry foyer is inlayed with a Mosaic Mural- depicting ‘The Endless Knot’ (symbolizing the connection between one’s spiritual path & the movement of time) and is embellished with honey onyx stone, marble flooring and beamed ceilings. The gourmet kitchen consists of thick, beveled, double island countertops made of solid Quartz, handmade, leaded glass, cabinet doors; a 3’ Subzero refrigerator and freezer; a custom Mosaic Mural Backsplash; 10’6” ceilings lined with exposed structural beams and large butler pantry. The great room, encrusted with eclectic 18-foot Cathedral Ceilings, an indoor/outdoor bar, and 12-foot Casework fireplace incorporating the luxuries of opulence and relaxation. The wine room, suitable to store up to 1,000 bottles; large mudroom with Travertine floors, custom-built lockers, a half bath & pool access and full size laundry room, to the antique, Panel woodworking library with 18’ ceilings lined with Cornus Type crown molding, embrace architectural excellence, as the perfect oasis for living in style.
The master suite, superior to the 5’ wide hallways, offers a sitting area, wall unit shelving & fireplace, his/her closets, lined with Cherry Cabinets & Mirrored (raised) Panel doors and radiant heated floors- extending to the master bath. Honey Onyx Mosaic floors transcend from the lower level, to the master bath, including 8’ windows & 12’ ceilings, his/her water closets, stained Maple cabinets and open, spa-inspired shower.
Four spacious, additional bedroom en-suites all include walk in closets and radiant heated bathroom floors, are located in a separate wing.
Downstairs is an unremitting theater, with a 110” projection screen, woodworking constructed walls, Ultra Suede ceiling and black leather seating for 7- the perfect escape for a family movie-night. In addition, there is a gym room- surrounded with mirrors, billiard room and 3 bonus rooms, all equipped with Crestron lighting & HVAC controls.