Welcome to a magnificent lovingly cared for estate. This stunning stone getaway has a warm and natural European feel, an ideal place to raise a family, entertain friends or just relax. Only 90 minutes to NYC or MA. This resort like environment has 6/7 bedrooms and was first built in 1928, the original stone house has been expanded in recent years with matching exterior elements, gardens, state-of-the art swimming pool and tennis court. The interior has been extensively renovated. as well, making this a wonderful place to live. The inviting entry leads you right into the 900 sq ft, heated radiant floor family room with a gas fireplace & 2 sets of French doors to the extensive patios. Walk through the beautiful breakfast room/sunroom right into the most well thought out kitchen designed with the chef in mind. New double convection ovens, a full size sub zero refrigerator and a separate full size sub zero freezer, 2 dishwashers, 6 burner stove, a walk in pantry. Loads of open shelving and great cabinet space. 2 islands and a breakfast bar that easily seats 7. The Dining room can be as formal or informal as you desire. Large enough to seat 25 at the table yet cozy enough for a romantic dinner by the gas fireplace. Handsome custom built ins gives you plenty of room to store many sets of dishes and collectibles. The eye catching living room with quarry tile and oversized wood burning fireplace is the perfect spot to cozy up on a cool evening. Down the hall in a private wing is a first floor full bath suite that works well as an in-law, nanny quarters or with its additional private entrance, can also be a home office or oversized library.
A rear staircase leads you to an incredible bonus room over the 3 car garage. The second floor boasts a Master bedroom suite with lots of closets, dressing room and limestone full bath. This floor is also home to 3 additional bedrooms, laundry and full bath. The third floor is beautifully finished as well, hosting a full bath, 2 bedrooms, and a fabulous study in between.
This country estate is on almost 3 acres of total privacy yet minutes to the highways, shopping, library, trains and Yale. Enjoy your summer vacation without every leaving home. The home flows gracefully between indoors and out making this the perfect spot to entertain. The asphalt tennis court is quietly set just an ear shot from the STATE OF THE ART heated saltwater, self cleaning pool. Wait there’s more… A half court basketball court connected to a free standing heated building that is currently used as a gym, but can easily be a yogo studio or work from home office. Extensive patios, flower beds and an amazing row of raised bed gardens to grow your own veggies and herbs. This is a one-of-a-kind lifestyle opportunity for the right buyer.
Walking distance to Connecticut’s award winning, blue ribbon Amity School System.
Come and see this special paradise for yourself.
Pre-approved, serious buyers only.