Most enchanting private retreat on 5.1 stunning acres featuring picturesque pond and dock (with electricity/lights) bordered by Redding Land Trust for idyllic tranquility. Custom built in 2000/2001 by the builder and his wife, a notable fashion designer, incorporating a small portion of the original 1938 cottage with state of the art new construction. This truly one of a kind shingle style home will enthrall with its understated elegance, open flow, and playful sensibility throughout the indoor and outdoor living spaces including the multiple porches, cheery awning and pergola, built-in spa, and stone terraces leading to the sweeping lawn and pond vistas. Total 4,326 square feet including the main home with 3,596 square feet, 3 bedroom, 3/1 bath plus the detached barn featuring lower 3 car garage/workshop plus 730 square feet above for ideal studio/home office. Exquisite form and function: energy efficient, extremely tight construction; 165 btu Weil McLean boiler and air handlers new in 2001 plus 2 zones radiant heat (family room and Master Bath); Lutron lighting; Marvin and Lincoln exterior doors/windows; whole house generator; 50 year roof; copper leaders and gutters; and all Grohe or Broadway brass faucets. Incredible attention to detail throughout with custom mill-work/built-ins; 3 fireplaces including great room, breakfast room, and living room; all ensuite bedrooms with patio or balcony; master bedroom suite with sauna plus custom tile soak tub and open shower; 260 bottle climate controlled wine storage; and outdoor shower complete this dream home. Top West Redding location, approximately 1 hour to NYC.