Rabbit Hill, the iconic home of author/illustrator Robert Lawson, has been imaginatively restored and thoughtfully expanded for the 21st C. This brick and clapboard Georgian residence provides the character of a vintage classic, yet all of the lifestyle amenities for modern living. Inviting, freshly painted interior, 6 BR suites, an open flow, public rooms that overlook mature gardens on 5.66 private acres with pool and heated pool house, create a sophisticated vibe. The cook's kitchen is the center of the home. It's equipped with two-tiered island, professional appliances, 6 burner range with griddle, a custom hammered stainless hood, marble-topped pastry counter for baking and a raised hearth fireplace with native stone surround. A striking, double-height library with cherry floor to ceiling built-ins, is adjacent to media and music rooms with French doors opening to a patio. Sun-filled master suite offers sitting room, separate baths and dressing rooms plus private balcony overlooking pool and gardens. Each additional bedroom reflects attention to original architectural details, custom built-ins and views of the expansive property. The pool house is outfitted with kitchenette, serving counter, changing room with full bath,plus additional 1/2 bath with whimsical wallpaper depicting Lawson's illustrations. Newly installed features include A/C, paved oil/stone driveway, and Sonos sound system. Privacy gate, 48 KW generator. Mins to school/commute. Country living at it's best!
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