A truly one of a kind Italianate-style period estate nestled in Alpharetta's most charming neighborhood of Ellard. This exquisite home is situated on 1.55+/- river front acres with an additional acre of green space for added privacy. The resort-style pool/backyard complete with an outdoor kitchen, fireplace and grilling area make this a year-round entertainers delight! Full finished terrace level with billiard room, fireside family/entertaining area, in-law/aupair suite. Outstanding appointments throughout including extensive architectural moldings, broad roofs, and verandahs.