The highly detailed and decorative portal with etched glass sidelights and transom fanlight opens into the dramatic foyer with 14' ceilings, original wide plank floors and impressive architectural details. To the right of the foyer is a reception parlor with fireplace and beautiful recessed window overlooking the gardens. Wood paneled double doors lead into the drawing room with fireplace. To the left of the foyer is the spacious eat-in kitchen with granite countertops, center island, double ovens, two dishwashers, stainless steel refrigerator, gas range and charming beehive fireplace. The butler's pantry with a classic zinc sink offers multiple cabinets for storage. The formal dining room with fireplace and French doors lead out to the covered veranda, which spans the entire length of the house. The impressive center living room is truly spectacular with French doors leading out to the veranda with its breathtaking views. To the right of the living room is the warm wood paneled library with wet bar and French doors providing access to the veranda. There is also a powder room on this level, located in the foyer.