This contemporary home sits on a sunny knoll in a park-like setting, a country retreat buffered from development by surrounding forest. Drive up the private gated driveway to this private country oasis. The exterior is recently painted, with newer 750 sq. ft. wrap-around deck and inset spa, perfect for entertaining, or simply relaxing. Walk into the tiled entry to the living room, with open-beam ceilings, walls of windows that overlook the countryside, off-white Berber carpet, two skylights, a built-in cherry wood media center, four built-in speakers, and Vermont Castings wood burning stove on a stone hearth. The oak hardwood floors run throughout most of the home. Eight skylights scattered through the house bathe you in light. The country kitchen has tiled counters, oak cabinets, a greenhouse window, and stainless refrigerator & work island. The family room has dramatic walls of windows that wrap around the room, perfect for entertaining or an open office. It features a pellet stove, built-in bookshelves, and built-in desk area. The formal dining room is conveniently near the kitchen. The master bedroom has lots of light, walk in closet, French door that opens to the deck & spa. The other bedrooms have raised ceilings and skylights. One bedroom features a wall of custom built-in walnut bookcases. Newer roof, gutters & downspouts. The attached 2 car garage has extra storage and a work area. There is a fully fenced, paved and sheltered dog run. This gracious property gives you the feeling of privacy yet is located just minutes to the beach & town.