Elyse Harney Real Estate

Magnificent Restored Hilltop Colonial

$825,000 • 3072 sq.ft. • 77.9 acres • 3 BR • 2 BA • 1 Half BA
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Located on 77.9 secluded acres atop Ward’s Hill in Winchester is a genuine surprise, a home serving as a family farmhouse since 1760 that has been reinvented for the next generation.  Both the home and grounds have been restored with thought and care.  Four fireplaces, exposed beams and original mantels, a soaring dining room with a balcony… Read More

Located on 77.9 secluded acres atop Ward’s Hill in Winchester is a genuine surprise, a home serving as a family farmhouse since 1760 that has been reinvented for the next generation.  Both the home and grounds have been restored with thought and care.  Four fireplaces, exposed beams and original mantels, a soaring dining room with a balcony and timeless views, a spacious master bedroom suite, all resulting in a unique property that combines vintage appeal with modern amenities in a spectacular setting. Just minutes from Highland Lake, and equally convenient to all of the recreation of the Litchfield Hills to the west and the shopping and dining of the Farmington Valley to the east.

Please Do Not Enter Property without Appointment.

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Located on 77.9 secluded acres atop Ward’s Hill in Winchester is a genuine surprise, a home serving as a family farmhouse since 1760 that has been reinvented for the next generation.  Both the home and grounds have been restored with thought and care.  Four fireplaces, exposed beams and original mantels, a soaring dining room with a balcony and timeless views, a spacious master bedroom suite, all resulting in a unique property that combines vintage appeal with modern amenities in a spectacular setting. Just minutes from Highland Lake, and equally convenient to all of the recreation of the Litchfield Hills to the west and the shopping and dining of the Farmington Valley to the east.

Please Do Not Enter Property without Appointment.

In the Community of:

Winchester, CT・Litchfield County

EH# 3196 MLS# L10063419

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Residence Description

First Floor

Entry Foyer:  oak flooring, closet
Living Room:  (12’6” x 26’5”)  oak flooring, picture window to gardens, French doors to Dining Room, brick fireplace with marble tile and original wooden mantel and trim
Dining Room:  (14’6” x 14’10”)  two story ceiling, open to balcony area above with native pine rail and trim, oak flooring, picture window with views, ceiling fan, stone fireplace with marble tile and wooden mantel
Den:  (12’9” x 15’10”)  wide pine flooring, French doors, brick fireplace with wood mantel and marble tile
Rear Foyer:  (8’8” x 12’10”)  oak flooring, door to covered Porch
Office:  (9’6” x 10’3”)  birds eye maple flooring, picture window to gardens, French doors on two sides
Kitchen:  (L shaped, 10’ x 15’ plus 8’9” x 10’)  oak flooring, hickory cabinets, two separate Formica counters, track lighting, tile back-splash and wall, double stainless steel sink, stainless prep sink, double coat closet
Pantry:  oak flooring, Formica counter, hickory cabinets
Laundry/Half Bath:  tile flooring, Kohler vanity
Porch:  covered stone rear Porch looking over gardens and views to the Litchfield Hills

Second Floor

Balcony:  oak flooring, large windows with views
Master Bedroom Suite:  (13’ x 30’)  random width maple flooring, walk in closet, linen closet
Master Bath:  marble flooring and half wall, glass shower with marble walls and floor, tub, heated towel rack, cherry vanity
Bedroom:  (12’2” x 12’5”)  maple flooring, closet
Full Bath:  tile flooring, tub/shower
Bedroom:  (10’ x 15’9”)  oak, flooring, double closet
Hallway:  two cedar closets
Family Room:  (16’ x 19’)  vaulted pine paneled ceiling, gas fireplace, random width pine flooring, wet bar, double closet

Garage

1 ½ bay attached, automatic door, hot and cold water hook ups, double doors to rear yard, plus additional 2 car attached with automatic doors

Features

recessed lighting throughout, exposed posts and beams, whole house fan, outdoor lighting, all new windows, wooden storm doors, fully waterproofed basement

Land

77.9 acres of peace and privacy, featuring wooded hillsides, open meadows, classic views, fruit trees and mature gardens and landscaping.  Old stone walls run throughout the property, and granite hitching posts and pillars are reminders of the history that surrounds you.  Stone paths, entry porches, and the covered porch complement the landscaping.

Pertinent Facts

Location:  276 Pratt Street, Winchester, Connecticut
Land Size:  77.9 acres    Map:  33   Lot:  158/046
Volume:  272       Page:  779
Survey:  available   Zoning:  RU-1, residential
Frontage:  800
Easements:  none known, see deed
Year Built:  1760, with complete renovation since 1998
Square Footage:  3,072
Total Rooms:  10     BRs:  3    BAs:  2.1
Basement:  full, concrete floor, field-stone walls, fully waterproofed
Foundation:  stone
Hatchway:  access to yard
Attic:  walk up, floored, windows on all sides, ideal studio space
Laundry Location:  first floor
Floors:  oak, random width pine, maple, tile
Windows:  all new thermopane windows, full screens
Exterior:  vinyl siding
Driveway:  asphalt
Roof:  asphalt shingle, new in 2013
Heat:  oil fired hot water baseboard, Burnham boiler
Oil Tank:  two 330 gallon tanks in basement
Air-Conditioning:  individual units, whole house fan
Hot water:  Burnham Alliance indirect water heater
Plumbing:  mixed
Sewer:  septic
Water:  private well
Electric:  200 amp service
Generator:  propane fired, separate circuit panel
Alarm System:  installed
Appliances:  4 burner gas oven/range, NuTone hood, GE Profile refrigerator, Kenmore dishwasher, Kenmore compactor, garbage disposal, Amana industrial washer and dryer, Magic Chef beverage refrigerator
Exclusions:  none known
Mil rate:  $31.91   Date:  2014-15
Taxes:  $5,814       Date:  2014-15
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agent:  Brian Ciardi & David Taylor
Listing Type:  exclusive

Residence

First Floor

Entry Foyer:  oak flooring, closet
Living Room:  (12’6” x 26’5”)  oak flooring, picture window to gardens, French doors to Dining Room, brick fireplace with marble tile and original wooden mantel and trim
Dining Room:  (14’6” x 14’10”)  two story ceiling, open to balcony area above with native pine rail and trim, oak flooring, picture window with views, ceiling fan, stone fireplace with marble tile and wooden mantel
Den:  (12’9” x 15’10”)  wide pine flooring, French doors, brick fireplace with wood mantel and marble tile
Rear Foyer:  (8’8” x 12’10”)  oak flooring, door to covered Porch
Office:  (9’6” x 10’3”)  birds eye maple flooring, picture window to gardens, French doors on two sides
Kitchen:  (L shaped, 10’ x 15’ plus 8’9” x 10’)  oak flooring, hickory cabinets, two separate Formica counters, track lighting, tile back-splash and wall, double stainless steel sink, stainless prep sink, double coat closet
Pantry:  oak flooring, Formica counter, hickory cabinets
Laundry/Half Bath:  tile flooring, Kohler vanity
Porch:  covered stone rear Porch looking over gardens and views to the Litchfield Hills

Second Floor

Balcony:  oak flooring, large windows with views
Master Bedroom Suite:  (13’ x 30’)  random width maple flooring, walk in closet, linen closet
Master Bath:  marble flooring and half wall, glass shower with marble walls and floor, tub, heated towel rack, cherry vanity
Bedroom:  (12’2” x 12’5”)  maple flooring, closet
Full Bath:  tile flooring, tub/shower
Bedroom:  (10’ x 15’9”)  oak, flooring, double closet
Hallway:  two cedar closets
Family Room:  (16’ x 19’)  vaulted pine paneled ceiling, gas fireplace, random width pine flooring, wet bar, double closet

Garage

1 ½ bay attached, automatic door, hot and cold water hook ups, double doors to rear yard, plus additional 2 car attached with automatic doors

Features

recessed lighting throughout, exposed posts and beams, whole house fan, outdoor lighting, all new windows, wooden storm doors, fully waterproofed basement

Land

77.9 acres of peace and privacy, featuring wooded hillsides, open meadows, classic views, fruit trees and mature gardens and landscaping.  Old stone walls run throughout the property, and granite hitching posts and pillars are reminders of the history that surrounds you.  Stone paths, entry porches, and the covered porch complement the landscaping.

Pertinent Facts

Location:  276 Pratt Street, Winchester, Connecticut
Land Size:  77.9 acres    Map:  33   Lot:  158/046
Volume:  272       Page:  779
Survey:  available   Zoning:  RU-1, residential
Frontage:  800
Easements:  none known, see deed
Year Built:  1760, with complete renovation since 1998
Square Footage:  3,072
Total Rooms:  10     BRs:  3    BAs:  2.1
Basement:  full, concrete floor, field-stone walls, fully waterproofed
Foundation:  stone
Hatchway:  access to yard
Attic:  walk up, floored, windows on all sides, ideal studio space
Laundry Location:  first floor
Floors:  oak, random width pine, maple, tile
Windows:  all new thermopane windows, full screens
Exterior:  vinyl siding
Driveway:  asphalt
Roof:  asphalt shingle, new in 2013
Heat:  oil fired hot water baseboard, Burnham boiler
Oil Tank:  two 330 gallon tanks in basement
Air-Conditioning:  individual units, whole house fan
Hot water:  Burnham Alliance indirect water heater
Plumbing:  mixed
Sewer:  septic
Water:  private well
Electric:  200 amp service
Generator:  propane fired, separate circuit panel
Alarm System:  installed
Appliances:  4 burner gas oven/range, NuTone hood, GE Profile refrigerator, Kenmore dishwasher, Kenmore compactor, garbage disposal, Amana industrial washer and dryer, Magic Chef beverage refrigerator
Exclusions:  none known
Mil rate:  $31.91   Date:  2014-15
Taxes:  $5,814       Date:  2014-15
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agent:  Brian Ciardi & David Taylor
Listing Type:  exclusive

Listing Location

276 Pratt Street Winchester, CT 06098


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Agent Contact Information

Brian Ciardi
bciardi@harneyre.com
(518) 789-8800
(201) 247-0961
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Dave Taylor
Dave Taylor
DTaylor@HarneyRE.com
860-824-4384
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