Private 24+ acre estate bordering Lyme and embracing both sides of the nationally acclaimed Eight Mile River. Created by a world renown art director and designer noted for 5-star destination resorts worldwide with an estimated $2.5 million of improvements. 2 recent appraisals considerably higher than listing price, available upon request. Located minutes from Fox Golf Club & Hamburg Cove's deep-water yacht basin. The compound's French & English influenced architecture is composed of 6 unique unrivaled structures including the Main house proper, Guest house, Greek inspired 2 floor Pool house, Gazebo, 6 auto chambers and large two floor barn. The primary residence was inspired by the estates of the late 19th century Mauritius Island land barons in the Indian Ocean. A private detached lounge/club with sophisticated state of the art professional lighting, music, and control room with director station. Multiple field stone terraces blend indoor and outdoor living. The guest house adoringly known as the Calcutta Residence featuring unique designs inspired by 19th century antebellum mansions of Charleston. New heated saltwater pool complex, complete your guest experiences. Whimsical and delightful destination walkways, abundant stone walls & foot bridges, rolling open fields, pastures, scenic vistas, sculpted gardens, ancient tree specimens, all in a setting of landscaped woodlands, manicured open rolling fields, and stone walls, all reminiscent of earlier iconic New England.