Extraordinary French country compound on 12.3 private acres overlooking 2 reflecting ponds with 8,816 sf in 5 BR, 5/2 BA main home w/attached 3 car garage, plus additional 2,352 sf fully private carriage barn/home office with additional 2 car garage. Arrive through the stone pillared entry gates & past the beckoning pond with fountain, dock, & private beach area to the circular drive & courtyard of this picturesque stone & shingle manor with wood roof, barrel arched dormers, front stone terrace & formal gardens. Best of both worlds: fully private, yet deeded rights to West Mountain Estates Recreational Assoc. offering in-ground pool with racing lanes, swim team, lighted tennis courts, playground, ball fields, & pavilion ($1,250 annual). The highlight of this exceptional home is the colossal great room featuring cathedral ceiling, inset bead board paneling, antique oak floors, floor to ceiling field-stone fplc & double French doors to backyard with stone terrace & expansive rolling lawn. The main level offers 10' ceilings; multiple French doors to both front/rear patios; open DR for ease of entertaining; formal library with floor to ceiling custom built-ins &"secret stairway" to the lower level; plus exquisite MBR suite w/sitting room & 2nd ensuite guest wing. Expansive lower levels offers 2,352 sf with custom 1,500 bottle, climate controlled wine cellar, billiard, fitness, & media rooms. Fully remodeled 2 story private carriage house ideal for home office, guests, or studio.