Welcome to 9 Esther Pond Lane is situated in one of East Lyme, CT premier locations. The spectacular Mediterranean villa is perched high on a hill offering 5+ beautiful acres overlooking Esther Pond. This beautiful property offers a stone entrance with automatic gates, to a grand courtyard with fountain. With 5,980 square feet plus 2,963 square feet in the lower level and 10 Rooms, a chef’s kitchen with large butler’s pantry, opening to a family room with marble fireplace and dining area, elegant formal dining room. Gracious living spaces are adorned with stately European details. Custom Brazilian Cherry with detailed inlay and marble flooring. The master bedroom suite consists of a luxurious master bath, master sitting room as well as two walk-in closets. Four bedrooms and a family room complete the second floor with one large bedroom on the main floor. A separate entrance to this family room space provides ideal for an at home office or inlaw. Geothermal heating, cooling & solar panels.The finished basement is set up as a recreation room with a complete fitness set up. A 5-car heated garage and a bluestone patio complete this home. Enjoy the professionally manicured landscaping as you walk out the French doors leading to an open blue stone patio. Enjoy endless games of tennis on the blue asphalt tennis court. Shed with the chef's herb & vegetable garden. Plenty of room for a pool, or helicopter pad. Close to golf courses, beaches, sailing and marina’s.