In the living room, the fireplace is flanked by a Picasso and a Matisse study, as well as William Kent side tables. Walls in a custom color, Donald Kaufman color; end table, Jansen; antique mirror.
The living room offers multiple seating areas for gatherings small and large. A dark-lacquered antique Chinese cabinet, lit from within, holds Roman glass. Above a sofa hangs a huge 17th-century Flemish painting, a phantasmagorical image of nymphs. Floor lamps, Formations; table lamps, Mrs. MacDougall; sisal rug, Stark.
Chinese vases on floor, Gerald Bland.
A mirrored cabinet glitters amid the dining room's soft, pale hues. Walls paneled in a Raoul Textiles fabric; flatware, Tiffany & Co.
Slipcovers and a breezy print tablecloth offset the dining room's formal touches.
Fanciful prints lend an exotic air. Custom mirror, Markham Roberts; antique chandelier, Baguès; wallpaper, Muriel Brandolini.
18th-century French armchairs and coral accents in the hallway.
Curtains and a matching canopy in a Fortuny fabric envelop the master bedroom. Screen, John Rosselli Antiques; 18th-century French bench in a Lulu DK fabric; carpet, Stark; walls in a custom color, Fine Paints of Europe.
Bed linens, Pratesi; wallpaper, Clarence House.
Inlaid seashells embellish the loggia's French doors. Furniture with cushions in Donghia and Perennials fabrics, Walters Wicker.
The garden is imbued with an old-world spirit.
The Palladian-style house was built by John Volk.
What the globe-trotting owners love most about the property is the fact that you can't tag it to any one locale. "It might be a beautiful house of the same period in Italy or the south of France," she says. "It has a sense of permanence without seeming mired in time." Click here to read more about this exquisite home in Veranda magazine, or pick up a copy on newsstands today.