Lovingly restored to its original grandeur, this Mediterranean estate presents an outstanding opportunity for those who appreciate impeccable attention to detail. Situated on a knoll, the residence reveals classic period architecture enhanced w/today's preferred amenities. Enter through double center foyer leading to elegant formal LR & DR, enormous gourmet chef's kitchen w/center island & adjoining family room, overlooking private garden. First floor also offers an intimate library w/French doors leading to charming front patio, powder room & butler's pantry. Upstairs, dramatic foyer w/vaulted ceilings features 5 spacious BR & 3 BA. Impressive master suite has a romantic & private balcony. The level of detail throughout the residence stands as a testament to the elegance of a bygone era-dark hardwood floors w/ inlaid details, coved ceilings, crown molding, fireplace & cascading natural light. Outside, a guesthouse, verdant private garden w/pool & terrace complete the serene ambiance.