Follow a winding drive to an impressive high walled granite-block arrival court. Two stone turrets mark the formal and family entrances while a porte-cochere leads to the rear courtyard, garages and independent guest or staff quarters. Using the natural topography of the land, the home is built into the hillside, creating sweeping vistas while a ribbon of blue stones terraces provides for picturesque entertaining with views of the gardens and homes 12+ acres. A hidden treasure with much of the original elements including flooring, mill and iron work still intact. The floor plan of the house is also informed by the flow of the grounds with most rooms having a front to back opportunity to take in the sprawling landscape . Enter to a large front to back reception foyer . To the left is a step-down Living Room with centrally positioned wood burning fireplace and multiple sets of French doors on either side. Ideal for an intimate outdoor gathering, find a secluded terrace off this formal space. A gallery hall connects the entry area to both a handsome fireside family room and a large and elegant dining room also with fireplace. A swinging service door opens to the kitchen, large Butlers pantry, home office and generous walk-in storage. Enclosed at some point in the 1970s, the pool offers expanded family space/recreational space with a large solarium adjacent to the pool and his and her indoor cabana areas with baths. Finding our way back to the main entry a soaring stair tower leads to the second floor and an exceptional, expanded Primary suite. In addition to the sleeping chamber the suite offers his and her baths, ample closets and a second level family room with fireplace or handsome dressing room. As many as 6 additional bedrooms and 3 additional full baths are found on this level and can be paired as suites or office spaces. The third level also has a large bedroom, full bath, and walk-in closet.