The classic meets the contemporary in this Colonial Revival property whose modern pool house was designed by Mockler Taylor Architects. The pool offers multiple seated areas, a built-in kitchen, a bathroom, surround-sound speakers, gorgeous fireside lounging and a dramatic view of the 8,000-square-foot house from its perch high on the 2-acre Stanwich Road site in Greenwich.
Guests are welcomed by a 2-story foyer with herringbone hardwood floors, gorgeous archways, high ceilings and dentil moldings. It leads to generously proportioned rooms that are rich in Classic Revival-style detail. The first floor has a large living room, a dining room, a kitchen with built-in banquette seating, a breakfast room, a large mudroom, a family room that looks out on a terrace and a library that offers cozy fireside entertaining with a built-in grill. (There are six fireplaces throughout the 28-room house.) The lower level is fully equipped for entertaining guests as well as being the perfect place for fitness and play. It includes an en-suite bedroom with a private entrance, a gym, a playroom, a wine cellar, a wine-tasting room and a billiards room. The second floor offers three en-suite bedrooms with built-ins and large closets plus a spacious master suite. This suite features a fireplace, two bathrooms with views of the backyard — there are eight full and two half bathrooms in all — and two expansive dressing rooms, each with its own cedar closet.
Brooklyn-based interior designer Lesley Lowe has used a neutral palette, and luxurious high-end fabrics and wall coverings throughout the house, which can be purchased for $4.2 million fully furnished. Pack just your toothbrush and you are good to go.
For more, call Courtney Belhumeur at 646-234-4935 or 203-869-4343.