Situated adjacent to the winding Niagara River Parkway and bordering the Niagara Heritage Walking and Cycling Trail sits this French chateau inspired estate home on a private 200ft by 220ft lot. Form meets function in this 9,000 + square foot home of both grand and intimate living spaces. The magnificent great room with its imposing scale anchors the home and provides a stunning setting for large or small scale entertaining. An abundance of windows and doors, oversized ceiling heights, dramatic arches, hardwood, imported Italian marble and fireplaces anchor the space. The large scale kitchen with views of the Niagara River speak to cuisine adventuring. The main floor master suite is one of 5 bedrooms in this one-of-a-kind property. A self-contained 2 bedroom apartment above the garage is ideal for extended family, friends or as a nanny suite. The library is spectacular, featuring a fireplace and spiral stairway to the study above but most notable is the secret office behind the wood panelling ! Recreational buffs will be drawn to the over-sized billiard room flanked with a bar and fireplace. Wine lovers will enjoy the 15 ft wine cellar. Outdoor living is enhanced with the lovely gardens, covered and uncovered patios as well as an in-ground swimming pool and outdoor kitchen. Two oversized garages and ample parking for a great many cars will please family and guests. An easy drive to amenities and the Niagara Region’s many attractions add to the property’s irresistible appeal.