284 Black Rock Turnpike, Redding CT
Offered at $899,000
Down a long private drive, tucked away among majestic native trees and lush green landscapes, sited on 2.37 pristine acres this grand residence is a breath of fresh air for anyone seeking expansive natural surroundings and an elegant custom home. The stately brick and clapboard Colonial is thoughtfully updated with a perfect balance of formal and casual spaces.
“Redding, CT – More woods and fewer people” – NY Times. Also referred to as “the Vermont of Connecticut”. Twenty minutes from downtown Westport or Ridgefield. 62 miles to NYC via the New Haven Metro-North line at West Redding or Branchville stations. Five minutes from Joel Barlow High School, ranked #18 amongst Connecticut public schools. Redding elementary has been named a National PTA School of Excellence.
4 Full, 1 Half Baths
4,765 Sq Ft
The Great Room
High on the relaxation scale, with an open flow from the kitchen, the ultra cozy sitting area invites you to put your feet up, cue up Netflix and enjoy the warmth of a crackling fire. The custom entertainment center includes the flat screen TV, wiring for surround sound and premium Polk speakers.
The main level is comprised of a grand foyer, dining room, living room with a beautiful custom bar inc. a Sub-zero wine chiller & beverage center and ice maker. The eat-in-kitchen has a breakfast bar, granite counters, gas cooktop, double wall ovens, under-counter lighting and a warming drawer. There is also a custom planning center and a generous walk-in pantry.
The ultra-cozy family room flows off the kitchen. This comfy space ranks high on the relaxation scale. The custom entertainment center includes the flat screen TV, surround sound wiring and in ceiling premium Polk speakers. Off the great room through glass French doors there is a stately home office with custom library shelving built-in.
Through the breezeway there is a bonus wing which includes a vaulted media/great room with a Sub-zero beverage center, laundry hookup and a private bedroom suite. The spa quality bath offers a steam shower, double sinks, a BainUltra tub, walk-in and cedar closets. This versatile space could be a master wing, in-law studio, spacious media/play room or a luxurious guest suite.
Grand formal spaces for gathering & entertaining.
As well as plenty of comfy spaces to relax.
The kitchen great room combination ranks high on the relaxation scale.
First floor office with French doors.
Versitile Bonus Room or In-law
The upper level offers a master suite with a spacious full bath, laundry room, walk-in closet and a separate sitting room with a fireplace. Additionally, there are three generously sized bedrooms. Two share a roomy Jack-and-Jill bath and one offers a private bath en-suite.
Lush, private landscapes.
The lush, private back yard is fully enclosed, surrounded by mature trees and offers new post & rail fencing with double gates on each side, raised garden beds, acres of flat lawn with plenty of room for pool and endless outdoor adventures.
Additional improvements: automatic whole-home 20K Generac generator, 1,000 gallon underground propane tank, custom built-ins throughout, led bulbs, Baldwin hardware, 2 Sub-Zero beverage centers, reverse osmosis purified water & ice, radiant floors in all bathrooms.
For the car or hobby enthusiast in addition to the 2-car attached garage off the mud room there is a third 900 sq. ft garage under – perfect for a collector or a workshop. Both have radiantly heated floors.
CARRIE KLEIN, Partner
Luxury Specialist & Accredited Buyers Agent
Affiliated with RE/MAX Heritage Real Estate
20 Saugatuck Avenue, Westport, CT 06880
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