Set in a cul-de-sac of pristinely maintained and highly manicured New England-charmed homes, this 3-floor, 14-room colonial sits on 1.05 acres of rolling lawn in one of Stamford's most highly sought-after enclaves of fine homes. Its open design and generous amount of glass make way for an abundance of sunlight. There are hardwood floors throughout and carpeted staircases.
Walk through the front door to a grand two-story marble foyer with 20' ceiling, an elegant chandelier, and a sweeping main staircase. French doors open to a library with a custom cherry wall unit and track lighting. The formal living room is painted in Venetian plaster, and warmed by a marble fireplace with a carved mantel. It leads to a spacious dining room with tray ceiling, chair rail and bay window with recessed lighting for dramatic ambience. Crown molding throughout both rooms provides an elegant touch.
Swing the door into a country kitchen with granite countertops and center-island, ceramic floor and backsplash, double ovens, gas stove, sub-zero refrigerator, over-sized sink, disposal and walk-in pantry. The breakfast room looks out bay windows and it sliding glass doors open to a deck spanning 20 feet above a private back yard.
Beyond the breakfast room and through two columns is a large family room with another set of sliding doors to the deck, custom window treatments and Hunter Douglas shades, majestic vaulted ceiling with recessed lighting, a marble gas-powered fireplace and private back stairwell.
The mudroom sits off the family room and leads to a 3-car garage and an extra large laundry room with custom designed cabinetry, broom closets and built-in clothing rod.
The main level is completed with a quaint powder room with a pedestal sink and a wall-mounted cabinet.
Follow the back stairwell to 5 spacious bedrooms. The master suite sits under a tray ceiling and enjoys the third marble surround fireplace with carved mantel, above which is mounted a flat-screen TV. The walk-in closet is custom designed and adjacent to an elegant marble bathroom with marble vanity and scalloped under-mount twin sinks, over-sized linen closet, double whirlpool tub and glass enclosed marble shower with marble bench.
The second bedroom was custom painted by an artist and features tray ceiling and bay windows, and custom walk-in closet. Its remodeled bathroom contains a free standing vanity and two green glass vessel sinks, a glass-enclosed shower with ceramic tiled walls and glass tile inlays, and marble bench and shelves. The room is finished with wainscoted walls. This bathroom is shared with a third bedroom situated outside the master, which may serve as a nursery or a sitting room.
The fourth and fifth bedrooms are over-sized, have walk-in customized closets and share a third large bathroom with twin-sink vanity and full shower/bathtub. Custom designed closets and Hunter Douglas blackout blinds (top-down / bottom-up function) are installed throughout the upper level.
Descend from the main level to a fully finished, custom designed basement featuring 4 rooms and 1 bath, and cherry wood flooring, under 10.5-foot drop-down ceilings. At the foot of the stairwell is a gym with mirrored wall and pass-thru window to a recreation room. This rec. room is designed with a loft, built-in shelving and desktop, and a window seat with additional storage beneath.
Walk out it's glass French doors to a large center recreation room and a wet bar. The curved wood bar features track lighting, shelf lighting, mirrored shelves, custom installed stemware racks, under-cabinet lighting, corian countertops, sink with bar faucet and pullout hose, wine fridge, beverage refrigerator, dishwasher, plenty of storage beneath the bar, 2 storage cabinets beneath the counters, 2 storage cabinets above the counters, and a built-in Miele brand espresso maker and steamer.
Accessible from this rec. room via glass French-door walkout is a lower deck paved with flagstone and spanning the length of the house.
A home theatre room features a 100" wall-mounted screen, ceiling mounted projector, 4 wall-mounted speakers plus sub-woofer, equipment cabinet and DVD pullout, raised "stage" floor, custom carpeting and theatre-style seating with 6 recliners and pull-out cup holders.
The bathroom features a steam unit, sauna, slate walls and flooring, and access to rear of theatre room equipment cabinet. Plus, there's also ample finished storage space with built-in shelving.
This lower level is a paradise for entertaining family and friends from age 1 to 99!
This home offers a package of additional amenities scarcely found in most other homes in the area. It includes:
Natural gas forced air, heating system
3-zone central air conditioning
Gas powered generator system (outdoor unit)
Central vacuum system
City sanitation pickup
2 miles from 2 different metro-north train stations
Location provides minimal traffic and maximum privacy
Close to everything, yet set apart
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