Welcome to your own tranquil sanctuary that exudes an ambiance of rich local history, and a tradition of lake front living. This special estate home proudly stands on a bluff overlooking majestic Lake Lefferts, where paddle boating, canoeing, ice skating, fishing, and swimming are all permitted. The original home is circa 1950 but was lovingly and tastefully remodeled to offer all of the modern amenities to exceed today’s high expectations. Specifically designed to provide expansive lake views from every room, this home can be a perfect family retreat while being less than an hour from Manhattan and close to all modes of public transportation and shopping. Enjoy the your private cornucopia of nature’s splendor, including the eagle nesting next door, elegant swans, hawks, turtles, and plenty of other wildlife. Walk through the front door and your coat and shoes are tucked away in the formal coat room. Then the entry foyer provides another generous space for welcoming guests. The beautiful newer gourmet kitchen has a rich custom cabinets, granite counters and stainless appliances as well as a breakfast nook overlooking the concrete pool, spa and blue stone patio - not to mention the breathtaking views of the lake. The butler’s pantry includes a second stainless steel dishwasher and sink. The master suite has a generous sitting room with cozy wood burning fireplace and French doors to a spectacular enclosed three-season porch with hardwood floor and sliding doors to let in the cool lake breezes on warm summer nights. All four bedrooms have hardwood floors and newly remodeled luxurious ensuite bathrooms. There are many examples of a bygone era of quality construction including rare Hardiboard exterior siding, genuine slate roof, and a steam boiler to supply radiator heat. Two cozy wood burning fireplaces, central air conditioning on the second floor, and high efficiency a/c wall units on the first floor. Unique value not to be missed.