Designed for the ultimate in one level living, this superb home was completely renovated with the finest craftsmanship in 2004, all while restoring and preserving the historical elements. A bright open Kitchen, with an informal dining area, has high coffered ceilings and every modern convenience a discerning chef could desire; two Bosch dishwashers, Wolf double ovens and wine cooler. Counters are black granite and sit down Center Island has a gas cook top. Cabinets are in rich cherry wood. Adjacent is a 1,500 sqft Living room with the original high wood barrel ceiling and large stone fireplace. For those with a flair of performing, there is an antique raised stage with hand painted backdrops and an antique bowling alley. A surround sound system throughout, the home is state-of-the-art, as is Lutron lighting. The elegant Master Bedroom Suite, also with a high barrel ceiling has recessed lighting, a stone propane fireplace and radiant heated floors. French doors lead out to the stone patio surrounding the Gunite heated pool and hot tub. The luxurious Master bath features an oversize Roman tub, tiled shower, granite counters with twin basins and a room size walk-in closet. Four additional bedrooms, each designed with unique themes, all have radiant heated floors. Above the three car garage is an in-law apartment with a full Kitchen. This fabulous home is only a short distance to Chester, one of the most charming and picturesque towns in Connecticut.