Elegance, privacy & sophistication can be found in this 10+ room french country style home (stone walls/slate roof) on 4.22 wooded acres w/quick access to I-91. Quality construction throughout featuring granite, hardwood & ceramic floors. Cherry raised-paneled cathedral 2-door grand entry foyer (17'x15') w/granite flooring frames a dramatic floor-ceiling stone chimney separating it from the large cathedral ceiling Great Room. This open concept continues thru a large eat-in area (12'x9') to a gourmet kitchen w/massive center island that includes a breakfast bar. Features include granite counters w/tumbled marble back-splash, stainless steel appliances, gas cook-top & floor-ceiling custom cabinets. The kitchen connects to the dining room & upstairs bonus room via a butler's pantry (8'x7') that also includes granite counters & custom cabinets. A stairway ascends to an over-sized second floor 4th (mother-in-law/au pair) bedroom suite w/attached 3-piece bath. Features include 3 skylights, a carpeted floor & large storage area. The dining room flanks the left side of entry foyer thru double 8-paneled cherry doors. Features include patterned hardwood flooring, a trey ceiling & crown molding. Opposite the dining room flanking the right side of the foyer thru double 8-paneled cherry doors is the formal living room w/patterned hardwood floors & a trey ceiling. A hallway leads to the bedroom wing. Off of the hallway is a large foyer closet & entry to the library/office. Library features include 3 walls-custom mahogany open shelves topside w/raised mahogany-paneled cabinets below & raised mahogany side panels framing a back wall window. Ten recessed ceiling lights are encased in 10 raised mahogany panels opposite patterned hardwood floors. Bedroom wing includes large master bedroom w/double door entry, crown molding, floor-ceiling window wall, hardwood flooring, 3 closets one of which is a cedar-lined walk-in. Attached is a large master bath w/partial cathedral ceiling that includes a roof window above a wall-to-wall 9-foot shower w/glass door-entry trimmed in quartz w/end bench & dual-side shower heads & hand-held sprayer units. Large back-wall cabinet run w/dual sinks, heated towel bar & quartz countertop. Deep soaking tub & 1-piece stylish low-flush commode. Floors are large patterned ceramic tiles w/radiant heat. The bedroom wing also contains a 3-piece main bath w/granite-topped vanity & granite floors, a tub/shower combo (tiled walls-glass sliding shower doors). Two large bedrooms containing hardwood floors & ample closet space complete the wing. Opposite the kitchen is a large dream laundry/mudroom w/custom upper/lower cabinets, a granite counter-top, plenty of light & ceramic flooring. Next to the laundry room is a 2-piece half-bath. A hallway leads to a heated/cooled 2-bay upper garage & to a staircase descending to a 2,100+ sq. ft. partially-finished walk-out basement. Features include an additional 2-bay lower garage, a utility room (27'x18'), an extremely large recreation room w/stone fireplace & 3 framed rooms waiting to be finished. Attached is a 242 sq. ft. (22'x11') greenhouse. Ext. features include (26'x24') detached stone (slate roof) out-bldg. containing a vehicle bay, work bench, two storage rooms, & a staircase leading to an unfinished attic. Generous yard/stone walls compliment a concrete driveway that decends to the street thru a stone/iron gate. A detailed profile sheet may be requested. Additional Info: Owner built/occupied-1988; Taxes: 2016-17 $12,975; Style-Ranch; Stories-1.5; Electric Service-200+ amps; Parking-5 garage spaces (2-heated/cooled); Fireplaces-2; Heat type: oil-hot air (2 furnaces); 60 gal. HWH-oil fired; Cooling-Central A/C w/4 zones; Windows-thermopane; Cooking-Propane Gas; Roof-Hip with slate tiles; Exterior-Stone; Lot-4.22 acres w/potential for lot subdivision; Water-drilled well (municipal water available); engineered septic system; House Size: 4033 sq. ft.; Walk-Out Basement (partially finished): 2,100+ sq. ft. plus 486 sq. ft. Utility Room; attached 242 sq. ft. Greenhouse; Driveway-reinforced concrete, some stone; numerous stone walls. Ten rooms plus Grand Foyer: 17'x15' & Butler's Pantry: 8'x7'. Appliances & washer/dryer included. Nearby golf courses. Minutes to: Hartford-15, New Haven-20, Connecticut River-10; Long Island Sound-30. By appointment only to qualified buyers; credentialed buyers agents welcome.
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