Experience the magic of Floralia. Own a piece of history in town with this 6 bedroom 6 ½ bath home sited on 1.82 acres surrounded by over 50 acres of Highlands Biological property. Many upgrades and improvements have been made to this historic home and its beautiful grounds. Some of the interior features include European cremone bolt windows, hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, 4 fireplaces - the original stone fireplace in the living room, fireplace in the formal dining room, fireplace in the lower level family room, and a fireplace on the covered porch. The dining room has been updated with new built in shelving, wet bar and wine cooler. The lower level has a second kitchen, family room, bedroom suite and patio. A new tin roof has been added to the covered deck and side porch to enhance the look of the home and the sounds of raindrops on a misty day. A Juliet covered Balcony has been added off the master looking out over the formal gardens. Some of the exterior features includes a new 2 car garage, a noisy stream, boxwood gardens and labyrinth, wrought iron gazebo, playhouse for kids, footpaths and bridges with trails throughout which connect to the nature center trails. A footpath and arbor lead you to a private lawn which is perfect for badminton or croquet. An arched, covered patio area has been added for guests to enjoy watching the kids – young and old. Further along the path, you come to a spring fed pond and covered pavilion. The driveway has been expanded to allow parking for many guests.