The epitome of design & character with a rare blend of distinctive and thoughtful expansions awaits one in this extraordinary colonial, nestled into its idyllic, manicured property, in the heart of one of Rye's most treasured neighborhoods. The captivating covered porch with slate entrance, wainscoted ceiling, refreshing ceiling fans and two seating areas with warm wood floors will entice one and all. The front to back center hall opens to the many appealing first floor rooms. The gracious living room offers a beamed ceiling and fireplace and opens to the library/sitting room, with its gas fireplace, beamed ceiling, built-ins, and glass doors to the stone patio. The formal dining room is perfect for any size entertaining and opens to both a private office with custom built-ins and to the adjacent Butler's Pantry with its wet bar and ice maker. Prepare to be awed in the expansive and renovated custom kitchen with its inlaid custom cabinetry, granite counters, top of the line appliances, Brazilian cherry floors, breakfast area & workstation...opening into the marvelous & spacious family room with fireplace and built-ins. A side mudroom, with door to yard, a renovated powder room and cozy second office complete the first floor. The second-floor master suite includes a new oversized walk-in closet and newly renovated private bath. Four additional bedrooms and 2 updated baths complete this level. Stairs to the third floor open into a large freshly carpeted room, perfect for play, crafts or relaxation. An additional storage room is also located on this floor. Everyone will enjoy the entertainment room with its wainscoted walls on the lower level, which also includes a separate laundry room, powder room and door to the garage. Walk to the beach & park, schools, village, and train from this exceptional and enchanting home.