Spectacular Mediterranean style home located on an incredibly beautiful lot with mature trees and landscaping. The stucco exterior has decorative iron work, exquisite entry, tile roof, and romantic secret patios and terraces. The gracious front entry hall has archways and classic columns that lead to a large living room with a wall of windows, 2 sets of glass French doors, beamed cathedral ceiling, oversized fireplace and even more character than you can imagine. The elegant, good size dining room has beamed ceiling, a built-in hutch and two sets of French doors that lead to a sparkling heated sun room with elaborate columns and three walls of glass. There is a cozy library/study, good work space kitchen, laundry room, and full bath to complete this floor. The grand turned staircase has a skylight and leads to three excellent sized bedrooms and two well designed full baths. One of the bedrooms has French doors that lead to an upper terrace and another bedroom has a window seat and a door way leading to a Romeo and Juliet balcony that overlooks the living room. The finished lower level has a giant rec room, a wine cellar for a wine enthusiast, and a full bath. This solid house has steel beam construction, a newer self-venting gas boiler, 200 amp electric, and an attached two car garage. You’ll feel like you’re in the country, bit it is an ideal location close to Yale, downtown New Haven, highway access, East Rock Park, schools, and neighborhood shops and cafes.