Stone pillars & iron entrance gates transport you to a world of serenity and refined sophistication. This customized home with spectacular gunite pool/spa on over 4 acres w/frontage on a small lake is a slice of paradise, right near the town center, school campus & with easy access to the Merritt Parkway and area amenities. The excellent condition of this stone & clapboard home is apparent from first approach; numerous recent upgrades & updates include roof, heating system, kitchen & more. The charming foyer leads to a study w/exposed stone, built-ins & lake-facing porch - or step the other way into the soaring Great Room w/two walls of double-height windows which fill the space w/sunshine & views of the estate grounds, pool and lake, and an incredible stone fireplace. Post and beam accents add character throughout the home. An open flow between the kitchen/family room or dining area is great for entertaining. The newer gourmet kitchen is cheerful and sunny, with white cabinetry, marble counters, Sub Zero/Miele/Bosch appliances. The master bedroom wing has a balcony with lake views and the adjacent room can be either the 5th BR or a part of this primary suite. Upstairs, two dramatic BRs w/window seats gaze at either the pool or sweeping lawn. The finished, walk-out lower level has a bedroom w/full bath & private entry, ideal for nanny/au-pair or guests, and a fantastic playroom. Great storage space. 2 car garage. Enjoy access to Westport's Compo Beach.