In the pastoral privacy of 8.3± acres & 500' on Charles River, across from protected woodlands of Trustees of Reservations, this impressive custom-built Georgian-style brick residence is approached by a long winding drive that inspires the sense of a timeless country estate. Combining the advantages of high-end modern construction with the gracious feel of history, this extraordinary home incorporates rare antique elements including exquisite paneling. Off the marble foyer and graceful gallery, the warmly elegant paneled living room and library both feature fireplaces. Hand-painted landscape murals adorn the dining room. Open to the family room with a fireplace, the Downsview gourmet kitchen also has a breakfast room leading to a terrace by lawns cascading to the riverfront. The large, comfortably elegant master suite has two wardrobe rooms, a luxurious radiant-heated bath, and a deck facing the river. Lower-level game/media room with fireplace; 4-bay garage. Only 20± miles from Boston.