A welcoming walkway leads to a slate covered front porch with Dutch door entrance and inviting front hall of this delightful country home.
Renowned architect, Richard Moisan thoughtfully designed the additions added in 1991 to the original good circa 1835 bones. Very unique and comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces with a total of 2700 sq. ft. inside and 2.5 acres of surrounding property. Clapboard siding, brick and stone chimneys, 12/12 true divided light windows complete with interior custom raised panel shutters on the front windows, and wide board wood floors throughout.
A secluded 2nd floor large master suite has a fireplace with antique mantle, French doors to an intimate balcony with sunrise view, adressing room with ample custom quality closet/storage space and a convenient 2nd floor laundry area. The master bath has a separate soaking tub and tiled walk-in shower. The soaking tub is surrounded by eye level multi-paned windows (privacy abounds) to look out over theproperty andallow for sunlit or moonlit bathing. There are two additional bedrooms with their own full bath also on the 2nd floor.
On the first floor the country kitchen with breakfast peninsula opens to the family room, which has a Rumford style fireplace. The dining room is generously sized and adjoins the light-filled den with stone fireplace and built-in bookcases. Multi-paned antique French pocket doors separate the dining room and den. A formal living room allows for a home office. The flow of rooms on the main floor lends itself to easy, everyday living and/or entertaining.
A large back porch provides exterior space for ample gatherings. There are several original outbuildings on the property. The restored 1300 sq. ft. two-story barn with electricity has room for two cars and a workshop. The 300 sq. ft. chicken coop with pergola would make a perfect studio, if not accommodating chickens. A windowed garden shed with potting shelf and a well house with stone foundation add to the captivating exterior spaces with numerous areas for sitting and enjoying the surrounding hills, ledge and laurel, rock walls and seasonal creek. Mature plantings and paths tumble down the sloped terrain to a fenced vegetable garden, old apple orchard and meadow beyond.
This private property is just minutes from the vibrant town of Woodbury with galleries, specialty and antique shops and great restaurants. A wonderful home in a lovely location within 1-1/2 hours of NYC. Priced to sell.Asking $409,000. Please feel free to contact by phone, email or text with any questions or additional information. Must see to appreciate all the charming subtleties of this property.
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Woodbury, Connecticut 06798