A majestic setting and idyllic private neighborhood on .65 picturesque acre overlooking Rye's historic village is where this stately vintage colonial, circa 1890, is sited! A classic covered porch opens to the distinctive front hall enhanced by nine foot ceilings which abound throughout the first floor. Suffused with light from windows on three sides, the elegant living room boasts a gracious fireplace and opens to the sunroom with its built-ins and sliding glass doors opening to the private deck. The formal dining room opens to the hallway and to the adjacent library which is accented by a wall of built- ins. Prepare to be awed when you enter the sumptuous renovated and expanded kitchen with gleaming granite counters, a convenient work station, breakfast area, sliding glass doors to deck and a mudroom which also opens to the side entrance. A large powder room completes this level. Understated elegance continues throughout the next two floors! The second floor includes the appealing master suite with its dressing room and updated bath, two family bedrooms, hall bath and bedroom with private bath. The third floor is both spacious and charming with its two bedrooms, bath, convenient laundry room and attic access. The basement offers superb storage and potential to be future finished living space! Two cars can comfortably fit into the two car garage which also includes attic storage. Modern amenities include 3 zone central air conditioning and heating, burglar alarm system and sprinkler system. With its architectural detailing, easy walk to station, school and village...and its timeless grace... this home reflects the epitome of design and character.