Looks can be deceiving ...
Not your typical Colonial, this 3894 sq. ft. historic home has been updated from top to bottom and offers exceptional living and entertaining space. Sitting on 23 acres with sweeping views, lots of privacy (dead end road!), and nature, this home is still close to all amenities. From the back patio of the house you can see for miles, or focus your attention on the 60x100 riding arena and pond.
When you walk into the side door of the house, you enter into a mudroom (with closet) connected to a bath (with a washer and dryer) before entering a den with exposed beam accents. The spacious den has a large built in bookcase with an area for a television hidden behind bi-fold doors. The area also has a hearth that includes a woodstove and wood burning pizza oven! The den connects via two sets of French doors to an enclosed three season porch that overlook the pond and riding ring, and the mountain view.
The kitchen is light filled with a wall of windows and French doors leading to an outdoor bricked patio and barbeque area complete with expansive views. The cooks PDream KitchenP has a double island with plenty of area for large gatherings, bar sink, restaurant sized stainless steel main sink, gas range complete will grill and griddle, a double wall oven, three dishwasher drawers, two refrigerator drawers, and a large sub-zero main refrigerator. The cherry cabinets provide lots of storage, complete with two sections with glass doors and lights. There are two pantry cupboards and a pantry closet.
The kitchen opens to a gathering area with raised panel walnut woodworking, connecting to a large dining room with a fireplace and also a formal sitting room with a fireplace that is the perfect spot to gather with friends and family.
The second floor offers a newly added expansive master bedroom suite with large windows, lots of the light, and a spectacular view. The main part of the bedroom has a sitting area, built in bookcases and desks.
The master bath boasts a 12 foot long multi-level custom counter with double sinks and antiqued granite, pull out laundry baskets, 3 linen closets and an 8x10 storage closet (with washer / dryer hookups). There is also a freestanding claw foot tub, and shower unit.
The custom designed walk in closet has built in dressers, open shelving, 8 feet of top hanging space over pull out racks for pants and a built in ironing board. The master bedroom area has its own staircase, yet is interconnected to the other bedrooms
In addition to the master there is a second wing offering three large bedrooms - one with a fire place P and one with cathedral ceilings and exposed beams (currently used as a Pguest denP). There are multiple closets including a 6x8 cedar closet and the hallway offers a built in bookcase. In this wing of the house there is also an office area and bath. The bedrooms are accessed from two staircases.
Utilities / Infrastructure
There is a full walk out basement on one side of the house and a utility basement under the other side of the house. Each wing of the house has its own heating system. The entire house is fed by an onsite well and whole house water filter. There is a house alarm system. A full service auto transfer generator, on a separate propane tank, is located in the garage.
Outbuildings P Garage P Animals - Hobbies
The garage is an oversized two bay garage which can house multiple cars on the main floor, the walk out basement floor is large enough for a tractor, and the ample attic space is accessible from inside. The garage could easily be turned into an in-law space or large office.
The barn has multi levels. On the first level there are five horse stalls and a tack room along with two stalls appropriate for smaller animals. The main level of the barn has stalls on one side, an open aisle and two closed storage areas and a large open area. On either side of the aisle there is hay storage on the third level. There are several paddocks adjacent to the barn. DonPt have animals? This space is a great location for boats, jet skis, snowmobiles, antique cars, woodworking shop, or can easily house your favorite hobby.
There is a sugar shack complete with evaporator.
There is a 60x100 outdoor riding ring (with an electric panel for lighting or music) with a stone dust base and rubber overlay. DonPt need a riding ring? This is a perfect spot for kids to use as a practice field for their sporting endeavors or turn it into an area for an infinity pool.
Landscaping and Recreation
The house is landscaped with shrubs and flowering plants offering year round color, attracting birds and butterflies. Pears, plums, apples, peaches, grapes and various berries grow on the property. A maple grove supplies plenty of sap for making maple syrup. Relax by or fish in the spring feed pond. There is also a brook on the far end of the property.
You can snowshoe, hike, or ride right off the property to numbers trails and class VI roadways.
- 4 bedrooms
- 2.5 bathrooms
- 4 Garages
- 3,849 sq. ft.
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