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MILL NECK. Carved out of over five acres of pristine woodland, only 1500 feet from the sparkling waters of Oyster Bay, is a magical retreat far from the stress of todays world behind tall, ornate, iron gates off a quiet wooded country lane. Parisian streetlights illuminate your way along a tree-lined 400-foot drive to a stately six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bath, stone-and-stucco chateau with courtyard encircling a babbling fountain. Lion statues welcome you to an imposing nearly-three-story bluestone portico with Corinthian columns, a perfect introduction to the palatial interior that would impress Louis IV himself. Flooded with sunlight from soaring walls of windows and adorned with exquisite moldings, delicate boiserie, supreme finishes, and oversized rooms, this regal masterpiece would hold its own with the great mansions of the Long Islands early Twentieth Century Golden Age. However, built in 1993, it was designed and furnished with all the high-tech and luxury comforts that the Rockefellers and Vanderbilts could only dream of. Secluded by acres of mature woodland, you will love summer entertaining and relaxing on your expansive bluestone veranda and patios overlooking an Olympic-sized inground pool and delightful pool house. Formal gardens, sweeping emerald lawns, and flowering shrubs offer a multiplicity of seasonal color and inviting areas for quiet strolls.Located in the tiny community of Mill Neck, surrounded on three sides by bodies of water (Oyster Bay, Mill Neck Creek, and Beaver Lake), the estate is encircled by grand estates and beautiful properties housing approximately 800 residents and with no commercial establishments. However, just two scenic miles from this stunning estate, is charming Oyster Bay Village, which offers a waterfront park, beach, Waterfront Center, with docks, rentals, and many programs, plus delightful village shops, restaurants, and train station providing a comfortable commute to Manhattan, 24-miles away.As you enter through oversized mahogany doors, you will be enthralled by the elegant and sun-drenched foyer where sunlight, entering through three stories of glass, dances across the exquisite, heated, inlaid marble floors. All around you, incredible ornate moldings and fielded panels carry your eye up to the second-floor balcony rimmed by a spectacular brass-and-bronze filigree balustrade. A wide hallway, with guest closet and striking onyx powder room, leads to the rear foyer featuring a custom hand-carved fireplace, conversation areas, a staircase to the second-floor landing, and towering rear wall of windows with French doors opening to the rear portico, patio, and pool. Expansive public rooms include a sunken, ballroom-sized, living room with inlaid hardwood floors, see-through fireplace with elaborate hand-carved mantel flanked by French doors into a spacious library with similar floors, marble fireplace, and ornate coffered ceiling. The banquet-sized formal dining room is perfect for grand dinner parties with its inlaid marble floors and ceiling enhanced with gorgeous ornate moldings. A sunny and spacious family room off the rear foyer provides a more intimate venue for relaxing and informal visiting. It opens to the rear patio through French doors with arched transom light. Across the foyer, the magnificent eat-in gourmet French Provincial kitchen is as beautiful as it is functional. Extensive custom cabinetry resembling fine furniture includes granite countertop, mosaic onyx backsplash, a large center island with seating and prep sink, plus a planning center, all enfolding high-end appliances. These include a DCS professional grade gas range with oven, six burners, and pot filler; a KitchenAid wall double oven; three dishwashers; wine cooler; and two refrigerator-freezers. Travertine floors flow into a walk-in pantry and the sunny breakfast area that opens to the patio. A service area provides access to the laundry room, a full bath, a bedroom, the garage, coat closet, basement, patio, attached three-car garage, and service parking area. On the second floor, the main suite enjoys a wing of its own that includes a foyer, three walk-in closets, a sitting room, and a huge bedroom with private balcony and fireplace shared with the main bath. This lavish, sky-lit, marble spa boasts a whirlpool tub, two marble-topped console vanities, shower, and water closet with bidet. Across the landing are four additional lovely bedrooms, each with ample closet space and gorgeous bath en suite (either marble or onyx). They share a hall with linen closet and attic access. The full finished basement is perfect for entertaining with a huge tiled great room, high ceilings, access to the pool area, a home theater, powder room, and plenty of storage space. With all the grandeur and charm of a French provincial chateau that you might find outside of Paris, this spacious, pristine, and palatial estate is a fairytale come true.