After Colleen McCullough wrote her best selling novel, "The Thorn Birds" she designed and built a house to fulfill her dreams. Near her publishers in New York, yet with the seclusion of forested hills and brook where she could work in an ideal setting. From the imposing entrance at the end of a winding drive, one faces a long and beautiful foyer, opening on one side to the enormous atrium terrace. On opposite sides of the terrace are two wings containing the master suites, virtually separate apartments in themselves. $2,300,0006 bd5 ba9,418 sqft Built in 1980 Forced air, heat pump, electric, gas, propane / butane, solar Central, solar 3 Parking spaces 10.66 Acres $244 price/sqft A light marble stairway rises from the foyer to a small gallery and beyond is the utterly breathtaking living room, 72 feet long, encompassing the sylvan vista to the south. The irregular shape of this room lends itself to intimate groupings around the fireplace or on the raised music alcove, on the small marble dancefloor at the other end, and on the 920 sq foot open deck outside.
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