Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in the coveted Avenel neighborhood, 7017 Mountain Gate Drive is set back on a large, almost 1 acre lot. This updated 5 bedroom, 5 full bath and 3 half bath home has been meticulously maintained and features hardwood floors, 4 fireplaces, built-in whole house speaker system, three-car garage, and a whole house generator.The impressive two-story marble entryway leads to a step-down formal living room and has access to the oak-paneled library with fireplace. The gourmet kitchen, renovated in 2011, with top of the line appliances, a large center island, and breakfast area is open to the light-filled family room with fireplace. A dining room, two powder rooms, large walk-in pantry, and laundry room complete the main level.The second level has 4 bedrooms, each with an en-suite bath and generous closets. Included on the second level is the notable primary suite with fireplace, sitting area, two walk-in closets, dressing area, large primary bath and exercise room.The fully finished lower level includes an extensive recreation room with fireplace, built-in bar with beverage refrigerator, and generous closets and storage space. A bedroom with en-suite bath, office with French doors and a powder room round out the lower level.