We invite you to explore a unique opportunity to acquire this special property featuring a harmonious blend of historic charm and modern comforts. The Federal-style colonial residence is perched on 8.27 acres and includes a heated gunite pool, guest cottage & cabana, and horse paddock.
The main house now consists of 11 rooms, each with it’s own story. The cook’s kitchen is the hub of the home with center island, rustic beams, granite tops, stainless appliances and dining area, poised for a sunrise. A butler’s pantry, with hand-hammered copper sink and wine cooler, leads to a generous dining room, warmed by a hand-carved oak fireplace. A stone fireplace anchors the grand living room, floored with wide plank oak. French doors take you to the four-season sunroom, walled with glass for unequalled views of the verdant grounds. A few steps from the stocked wet bar you will find a handsome library with custom carved beech wood panelling. The first floor is completed with a guest suite, office and powder room.
Four second floor bedrooms are highlighted by the master suite, adorned with a cozy fireplace, walk-in closet, and a tastefully reimagined master bath with glass shower and designer tub. 4th bedroom could serve as a nursery.
Amenities include a newly remodeled laundry room/mudroom, state of the art systems including a high efficiency gas heating system, CAT5 wired, Smart Home security and temperature controls, LED lighting, Thermador, Sub-Zero and Miele appliances, wine room, gated entry, irrigation system and a wishing well.
A sprawling fieldstone terrace, crafted with stone from the property, leads to the 1,100 square foot guest cottage. The cottage has a wood-beamed great room is suitable for grand entertaining and includes a kitchenette and solarium. The attached cabana and full bath lead to the sun-drenched pool surrounded by bluestone decking. Upstairs there is a sky-lit studio and a welcoming bedroom.
The private grounds are splashed with color from the mature perennial gardens. The many venerable trees include a playful Sycamore from which Buttonwood Manor draws it’s name.
Over it’s 200 year history, Buttonwood Manor has been home to many prominent characters, most notably, William E. Stevenson, a Rhodes scholar, who won Olympic gold in the 1924 Paris Olympics and later became president of Oberlin College. Please visit 284BriarBraeRoad.com for more details.