Welcome to this stately French Country Cottage sited on over ¾ of an acre in a private enclave of custom homes in the foothills of North Claremont. Set back from the road on a gentle rise, this nearly 2700 square foot home conveys a sense of timeless luxury with traditional simplicity, successfully blending rustic and refined characteristics. Grand formal living room with fireplace and dining room with china closet with a pop of color, a legacy from the past. Kitchen with nook, shaker style cabinets, glass hardware, granite counters, farmhouse sink, Viking 6-burner stove with copper style hood, stainless appliances and walk-in pantry. Family room with a wall of windows, built in bookcase, planked ceiling. Master bedroom with fireplace, sitting area and large master bath. Spacious secondary bedroom with en-suite bath, large laundry room and basement complete the interior. The grounds offer, private retreats, hidden nooks, gardens, grass area and majestic oaks. The custom brick fireplace and covered patio are perfect for family dinners to large parties. An architecturally significant colonnade adjoins the residence with one of 2 detached structures, one with 2-car plus garage, office and potting room, the other stand-alone structure features a workshop, 1 car garage and upstairs loft for additional creative space. A private gated rear entrance lined with fruit trees completes your outdoor experience. Country living only minutes from the Claremont Village!