Behind the towering hedge of mature ficus, a gated circular drive delivers you to the front porch & thriving lavender gardens of this warm & inviting cottage style home w/ a fresh East Coastal vibe. Upon entry, the elegant formal living & dining rooms provide a sophisticated entertaining space boasting new wide plank oak floors, updated lighting & a soothing color palette. Beyond, the open social floor plan expands to encompass pitched ceilings, skylites & clerestory windows over aged herringbone brick floors- encouraging circulation between the gourmet kitchen, media area, library w/ fireplace & causal dining room. The master retreat includes 2 walk in closets & a bright spa like marble bath while 2 more bedrms share another bath. The relaxed ambience lends itself to casual entertaining that flows outside to the trellised patio, grassy lawn & sparkling stone rimmed pool near the redone guest house w/ vaulted ceiling, custom cabinetry & bath. A private, secured, serene sanctuary.