Elegance Personified
 
Elegance Personified
 

Instead of downsizing as many empty nesters do after the children leave home, a couple who were long-time Bergen County residents decided to build a home that would accommodate not only their needs as they grow older, but also be a welcoming, comfortable place for their ever-expanding family to enjoy. It would be a home that would cater to both the needs of their aging parents and visits from their numerous grandchildren who ranged in age from toddlers to teenagers.

They built a palatial 20-room, 15,000-square-foot, center-hall Colonial with six bedrooms and seve