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Benjamin Tallmadge House

$1,175,000 • 5683 sq.ft. • 0.9 acres • 4 BR • 3 BA • 2 Half BA
Sold Closing Price: $975,000 • Closing Date: 05/22/2014
A Harmonious Mix of Old and New. The house was built by Thomas Sheldon in 1775. The property is commonly associated with Benjamin Tallmadge who served as George Washington’s head of espionage. The central part of the home has a gambrel roof and three dormers. Tallmadge altered his Georgian home with the addition of two columned porches on the… Read More

A Harmonious Mix of Old and New. The house was built by Thomas Sheldon in 1775. The property is commonly associated with Benjamin Tallmadge who served as George Washington’s head of espionage. The central part of the home has a gambrel roof and three dormers. Tallmadge altered his Georgian home with the addition of two columned porches on the North and South ends after a visit to Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Secluded on 1 acre in the historic village of Litchfield, this mid-18th Century 3 story wood frame house has been sensitively restored through the use of authentic materials in conjunction with the convenience of surprisingly subtle introduction of 21st Century living. This magnificent and historic home has a classical layout of traditional rooms with 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths and an attached 3-car garage. Agent/owner. SUBSTANTIAL PRICE REDUCTION

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A Harmonious Mix of Old and New. The house was built by Thomas Sheldon in 1775. The property is commonly associated with Benjamin Tallmadge who served as George Washington’s head of espionage. The central part of the home has a gambrel roof and three dormers. Tallmadge altered his Georgian home with the addition of two columned porches on the North and South ends after a visit to Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. Secluded on 1 acre in the historic village of Litchfield, this mid-18th Century 3 story wood frame house has been sensitively restored through the use of authentic materials in conjunction with the convenience of surprisingly subtle introduction of 21st Century living. This magnificent and historic home has a classical layout of traditional rooms with 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths and an attached 3-car garage. Agent/owner. SUBSTANTIAL PRICE REDUCTION

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Litchfield, CT・Litchfield County

EH# 2750 MLS# L148482 B205059

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Listing Location

47 North Street Litchfield, CT 06759


Residence Description

First Floor

Front Entrance: columned portico invites you into the main hallway
Grand Foyer: (26' x 6') original moldings and paneling; recessed lighting leads to gracious staircase
Greeting Room: (16'7" x 15'10") original wide floor boards; paneled corner fireplace; antique glass doorway
Formal Parlour: (26' x 19') original wide board floors, windows with original Indian shutters, paneled fireplace
Office: (16'9" x 15') wood floors, corner fireplace
Dining Room: (25' x 14'10") Dining Room: (25'x14'10") original paneling; two corner cupboards, fireplace
Kitchen: (25' x 16'6") custom white oak cabinets with 2 ½ soapstone countertops; 6x5 foot Island, oversized soapstone sink, Tuscan fireplace
Butler's Pantry: (11' x 8'11") original zinc sink, Carrera marble surround , built-in glass cabinets and additional storage
Laundry Room: (8'9" x 5') Bosch washer and dryer and large utility closet
Family Room: (25'7" x 21'3") fireplace, built-in bookcases and entertainment area, wood ceiling with original beam, French doors leading to screened-in porch and deck entertaining area
Screened Porch: (12'5" x 8'6") recessed lighting, ceiling fan overlooking stone steps to open lawn
Terrace: (35' x 20') teak wood with railing perfect and expansive for outdoor entertaining
Half Bath: (6' x 6') custom made vanity with separate WC

Second Floor

Master Bedroom: (28' x 16'5") original wide board floors, paneling around fireplace, Indian shutters with four custom made closets
Master Bath: (19'4" x 9'6") Italian porcelain tub; separate glass enclosed stone shower with rainforest shower head; Duravit vanity (double) with fireplace
Bedroom #2: (16'7" x 15'7") original wide board floors; corner fireplace with original shutters; closet
Bedroom #3: (14'9" x 12'9") original wide board floors, Indian shutters, fireplace with walk-in closet
Sitting Room: (15'4" x 9'4") original wide board floors, paneled wall, access to very large storage closet
Full Bath: (7'9" x 5'4") slate tiled glass enclosed shower with Rainforest shower head, Duravit vanity and shutters on windows
Summer Room: (18'4" x 9'4")) recessed lighting; six oversized windows overlooking open Western views

Guest Wing

Bedroom: (24' x 16'3") paneled wall, rounded dormer windows, shutters, three closets
En Suite Bathroom: (11'7" x 7'9") slate tiled glass enclosed shower with Rainforest shower head, Duravit vanity
Third Floor Studio: (25'8" x 25'9") open beamed loft space with three original dormer windows, original wide board floors with staircase leading to outdoor Widow's Walk

Garage

3-car steel reinforced beamed construction with entrance on lower level of home

Features

Original post and beam tea house
North and South columned porches
Entertaining Deck
Entertaining Deck Mature trees and open Western views

Pertinent Facts

Location: 47 North Street, Litchfield, CT
Land Size: .90 acre
Vol.: 337
Page: 645
Zoning: R-30H Litchfield Historic District
Year Built: 1775
Square Footage: 5,683
Frontage: 146.9
Easements: Refer to Deed
Total Rooms: 12; BRs: 4, BAs: 3 full, 2 half
Basement: Electrical Room; Mechanical Room; Storage Room; Mudroom (with heating and cooling as well as ½ bathroom)
Foundation: stone
Attic: finished
Laundry Location: 1st floor
Floors: yellow pine
Windows: double hung, many original with interior and exterior storms
Exterior: wood clapboards; painted 2012
Driveway: new asphalt paved with oil and stone crescent; new 2012 Roof architectural shingle; new 2012 -- lifetime warranty
Heat: Hydro Air - 5 zones; New 2012
Oil Tanks: (1) 275-gallon and (1) 325-gallon in basement; New 2012
Air-Conditioning: Central Air, 5 zones, new 2012
Hot water: electrical; new tank 2012
Plumbing: copper, updated 2012
Sewer: town
Water: town
Electric: 400 amps, new 2012 with buried line to street
Alarm System: Frontpoint security
Appliances: LaCornue 43 inch 5-burner gas stove and oven, Bosch refrigerator, Miele dishwasher
Exclusions: none
Mil rate: $22.2 Date:2012
Taxes: $10,008 Date:2012 Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Offered at: $1,175,000
Residence

First Floor

Front Entrance: columned portico invites you into the main hallway
Grand Foyer: (26' x 6') original moldings and paneling; recessed lighting leads to gracious staircase
Greeting Room: (16'7" x 15'10") original wide floor boards; paneled corner fireplace; antique glass doorway
Formal Parlour: (26' x 19') original wide board floors, windows with original Indian shutters, paneled fireplace
Office: (16'9" x 15') wood floors, corner fireplace
Dining Room: (25' x 14'10") Dining Room: (25'x14'10") original paneling; two corner cupboards, fireplace
Kitchen: (25' x 16'6") custom white oak cabinets with 2 ½ soapstone countertops; 6x5 foot Island, oversized soapstone sink, Tuscan fireplace
Butler's Pantry: (11' x 8'11") original zinc sink, Carrera marble surround , built-in glass cabinets and additional storage
Laundry Room: (8'9" x 5') Bosch washer and dryer and large utility closet
Family Room: (25'7" x 21'3") fireplace, built-in bookcases and entertainment area, wood ceiling with original beam, French doors leading to screened-in porch and deck entertaining area
Screened Porch: (12'5" x 8'6") recessed lighting, ceiling fan overlooking stone steps to open lawn
Terrace: (35' x 20') teak wood with railing perfect and expansive for outdoor entertaining
Half Bath: (6' x 6') custom made vanity with separate WC

Second Floor

Master Bedroom: (28' x 16'5") original wide board floors, paneling around fireplace, Indian shutters with four custom made closets
Master Bath: (19'4" x 9'6") Italian porcelain tub; separate glass enclosed stone shower with rainforest shower head; Duravit vanity (double) with fireplace
Bedroom #2: (16'7" x 15'7") original wide board floors; corner fireplace with original shutters; closet
Bedroom #3: (14'9" x 12'9") original wide board floors, Indian shutters, fireplace with walk-in closet
Sitting Room: (15'4" x 9'4") original wide board floors, paneled wall, access to very large storage closet
Full Bath: (7'9" x 5'4") slate tiled glass enclosed shower with Rainforest shower head, Duravit vanity and shutters on windows
Summer Room: (18'4" x 9'4")) recessed lighting; six oversized windows overlooking open Western views

Guest Wing

Bedroom: (24' x 16'3") paneled wall, rounded dormer windows, shutters, three closets
En Suite Bathroom: (11'7" x 7'9") slate tiled glass enclosed shower with Rainforest shower head, Duravit vanity
Third Floor Studio: (25'8" x 25'9") open beamed loft space with three original dormer windows, original wide board floors with staircase leading to outdoor Widow's Walk

Garage

3-car steel reinforced beamed construction with entrance on lower level of home

Features

Original post and beam tea house
North and South columned porches
Entertaining Deck
Entertaining Deck Mature trees and open Western views
Pertinent Facts
Location: 47 North Street, Litchfield, CT

Land Size: .90 acre

Vol.: 337

Page: 645

Zoning: R-30H Litchfield Historic District

Year Built: 1775

Square Footage: 5,683

Frontage: 146.9

Easements: Refer to Deed

Total Rooms: 12; BRs: 4, BAs: 3 full, 2 half

Basement: Electrical Room; Mechanical Room; Storage Room; Mudroom (with heating and cooling as well as ½ bathroom)

Foundation: stone

Attic: finished

Laundry Location: 1st floor

Floors: yellow pine

Windows: double hung, many original with interior and exterior storms

Exterior: wood clapboards; painted 2012

Driveway: new asphalt paved with oil and stone crescent; new 2012 Roof architectural shingle; new 2012 -- lifetime warranty

Heat: Hydro Air - 5 zones; New 2012

Oil Tanks: (1) 275-gallon and (1) 325-gallon in basement; New 2012

Air-Conditioning: Central Air, 5 zones, new 2012

Hot water: electrical; new tank 2012

Plumbing: copper, updated 2012

Sewer: town

Water: town

Electric: 400 amps, new 2012 with buried line to street

Alarm System: Frontpoint security

Appliances: LaCornue 43 inch 5-burner gas stove and oven, Bosch refrigerator, Miele dishwasher

Exclusions: none

Mil rate: $22.2 Date:2012

Taxes: $10,008 Date:2012 Taxes change; please verify current taxes.

Offered at: $1,175,000



Agent Contact Information

Thomas M. Callahan
tcallahan@harneyre.com
860-435-2200 Ext 108
(860) 671-9901
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