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SALISBURY ESTATE: the ideal family compound

$4,950,000 • 6037 sq.ft. • 61.09 acres • 6 BR • 4 BA • 2 Half BA
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A magnificent Salisbury estate with beautiful mountain views, a spring-fed Pond and an orchard on 61+ acres. Enjoy your own oasis of year-round outdoor recreation. Fish in your own pond and stream; swim in the heated pool; hike and Cross-country ski on your own trails; camp in your own secluded cabin! This prominent property has it all and is ideally… Read More

A magnificent Salisbury estate with beautiful mountain views, a spring-fed Pond and an orchard on 61+ acres. Enjoy your own oasis of year-round outdoor recreation. Fish in your own pond and stream; swim in the heated pool; hike and Cross-country ski on your own trails; camp in your own secluded cabin! This prominent property has it all and is ideally situated near Salisbury’s Twin Lakes – boat, water ski, kayak, fish, or enjoy breakfast at O’Hara’s Marina.

This timeless 6-Bedroom Farmhouse with heated Gunite pool has been meticulously restored and expanded to 6,000sq.ft. of living space which exudes warmth & comfort for country living.  A gracious wrap around porch entry greets the home’s gourmet Kitchen with Butler Pantry; Family Room with casual Dining Area; separate Living & Dining Rooms; Screened Porch; and Media Room. Antique, wide-board chestnut floors, 3 fireplaces, and an authentic tin ceiling highlight the character of this classic home.

Sunset views add warmth to the private Master Suite with Porch overlooking gardens, an orchard, and the Taconic Mountain Range.  Three floors of living space, plus a finished Lower Level allow a seamless blend of privacy and entertaining space – all accentuated by the surrounding views of this prominent Taconic Road property.

A 3-stall Barn thoughtfully constructed with the ability to be converted to a Guest House or Party Barn. Private trails are woven throughout the property, along with Moore Brook and leading to an enchanting Cabin which exemplifies peacefulness & solitude.

This premier location is only five minutes from town, surrounded by other large estates, and conservation land.

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A magnificent Salisbury estate with beautiful mountain views, a spring-fed Pond and an orchard on 61+ acres. Enjoy your own oasis of year-round outdoor recreation. Fish in your own pond and stream; swim in the heated pool; hike and Cross-country ski on your own trails; camp in your own secluded cabin! This prominent property has it all and is ideally situated near Salisbury’s Twin Lakes – boat, water ski, kayak, fish, or enjoy breakfast at O’Hara’s Marina.

This timeless 6-Bedroom Farmhouse with heated Gunite pool has been meticulously restored and expanded to 6,000sq.ft. of living space which exudes warmth & comfort for country living.  A gracious wrap around porch entry greets the home’s gourmet Kitchen with Butler Pantry; Family Room with casual Dining Area; separate Living & Dining Rooms; Screened Porch; and Media Room. Antique, wide-board chestnut floors, 3 fireplaces, and an authentic tin ceiling highlight the character of this classic home.

Sunset views add warmth to the private Master Suite with Porch overlooking gardens, an orchard, and the Taconic Mountain Range.  Three floors of living space, plus a finished Lower Level allow a seamless blend of privacy and entertaining space – all accentuated by the surrounding views of this prominent Taconic Road property.

A 3-stall Barn thoughtfully constructed with the ability to be converted to a Guest House or Party Barn. Private trails are woven throughout the property, along with Moore Brook and leading to an enchanting Cabin which exemplifies peacefulness & solitude.

This premier location is only five minutes from town, surrounded by other large estates, and conservation land.

In the Community of:

Salisbury, Connecticut – Litchfield County

EH# 3410 MLS# 170079299 370970

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Listing Location

168 Taconic Road, Salisbury, CT 06068


Residence Description

First Floor

Foyer: (20×13) coat closet, staircase to Second Floor
Living Room:   (18’3×14) 9’ ceiling, original fir floors, fireplace with soapstone surround and antique mantle
Dining Room:  (19×14) bow window-wall, built-in china cabinets, Victorian raised molding, door to wrap-around porch
Half Bath: pedestal washbasin
Kitchen:  (21×19) wide-board antique chestnut floors, soapstone island with farm sink, bay sitting area, Thermador stainless steel 6-burner cooktop with grill and decorative tile backsplash, stainless hood, stainless Sub-Zero refrigerator, double GE stainless wall ovens, stainless Bosch dishwasher, painted decorative tin ceiling, Pantry alcove with second refrigerator and closet, door to stone Terrace, door to Front Porch
Mudroom: (16×14) door to driveway, wall of closets, ¾ door, window seat
Bar: marble sink, dishwasher, built-in wine racks and glass-doored cabinets
Butler’s Pantry: maple counter, built-in flush-mounted wood cabinets with glass doors
Dining Area: (15×12’6) bow window-wall, stairway to Second Floor and to Lower Level
Family Room: (24’5×18) step down, 9’ ceiling, fieldstone fireplace with antique cypress mantle and surround, wide-board antique chestnut floors, built-in bookcases and cabinets, double French doors to stone Terrace, French doors to:
Screened-in Porch: (21×13) bead-board ceiling, ceiling fan, built-in speakers,  trap/hatchway to Basement, view of orchard and gardens
Terrace:  fieldstone with stone wall surround

Second Floor

Large landing with hallway and 2 closets to:
Master Bedroom Suite:  (18’6×18) 9’ ceiling, antique wide-board pine floors, English gas fireplace with antique mantle and brick surround, two walk-in closets (13’7×7 and 8’3×7) with built-in shelves and drawers, French doors to:
Porch facing due West with mountain views
Coffee Bar: (6’6×6) ceramic tile counter, under-counter refrigerator, small sink
Master Bath:  (18’8×11’3) bead-board wainscoting, ceramic tile double vanity with flush-mounted cabinets, cast iron claw foot tub with European hand-held shower,over-sized stall steam shower with seat, door to WC
Back staircase
Study: (11×9) arch opening from hallway, built-in desk and shelving, maple counter
Laundry Room:  (10×9’5) painted wide-board wood floor, Whirlpool washer and dryer, wash sink, counter, flush-mounted cabinets
Bedroom:  (18×12’8) painted wood floor, closet, built-out cabinet
Full Hall Bath: (10×6) subway tiled tub/shower, bead-board wainscoting, built-in cabinets
Bedroom:  (15’3×14) corner room with 3 windows, painted wide-board wood floors, closet
Bedroom:  (18×14’8) bow window, closet, carpet
En-Suite Bath:  subway tiled tub/shower, marble floor, bead-board wainscoting, built-in cabinets
Staircase to:

Third Floor

Hallway: (8’7×7) access to mechanicals
Bedroom: (21’8×18’8) carpet, window seat, two double closets, built-in bookcase
Full Hall Bath: tiled stall shower, window seat, bead-board wainscoting, carpet
Bedroom: (18’9×17) L-shaped, carpet, eave storage, door to:
Attic: cathedral ceiling

Lower Level

Media Room: (24×12) good natural light, carpet, heating zone, surround sound, closet, hatch access to Screened-in Porch
Half Bath: maple counter, bead-board wainscoting
Potential Wine Cellar

Garage

Dutch Colonial shake roof
Detached 4-Bay, includes separate heated bay
Second Floor of full length

Stable & Garage

3 two-sided Stalls: (12×12 each) with windowed Dutch doors for extra ventilation
Wash Stall: heated, with hot and cold water
Feed Room
Tack Room with Laundry: Roper heavy duty washer and dryer, sink, electric heat
Drive-in Hayloft
Half Bath
Garage:  2 Oversized Bays, concrete floor
Second Floor: plans drawn for Apartment

Detached Garage

3 Bays:  (1 heated) cement floors
Unfinished loft space with Outside staircase

Features

Crabapple Orchard
Pool: (50×20) heated gunite with bluestone surround, stone walls, outdoor shower
Cable and Satellite Dish
Kitchen Garden: boxwood surround
Irrigation System: up to, and around, Pool and Barn
Two fenced paddocks – 10 acres
Dressage Ring: (140×70) Athletex footing
Cross-Country Course: with ditch, banks, and natural fences
Grass Stadium Jump Field
Pond: spring fed, stocked with large-mouthed bass
Trails: Old railroad bed and 3 trail heads that loop through wooded land and meet
Moore Brook: running through
Cabin:  with woodstove and screened-in Sleeping Porch

Land Information

28 Acre West Parcel on the West side of Moore Brook: trails, no further building permitted
20.72 Acre Middle Parcel: Agriculture only, horse fencing, run-in barns, cabin
4.91 Acre East Parcel:  Agriculture only, horse fencing, run-in barns,
7.47 Acre Front Parcel:  building envelope – includes home, garages, stable, pool. Room for Guest House and tennis court

Pertinent Facts

Location:  168 Taconic Road, Salisbury, CT 06068
Land Size:  61.09 acres          Map:  19         Lot: 20
Vol.:  196                    Page:   1020
Survey:  yes            Zoning:   RR1
Additional Land Available:  19.03 acres directly across Taconic Road with lakefront, dock, and Gazebo
Frontage:  1,925’ on Taconic Road
Easements:  Conservation and Agricultural Easements, 7.47 acre building envelope
Year Built:   1880 (Town) with 1996 renovation and addition
Square Footage: 6,037 sq ft (Town) plus Screened-in Porch and finished Basement Area
Total Rooms: 17             BRs:  6         BAs:  4 full, 2 half
Basement:  yes, partially finished
Foundation: original (stone), addition (poured concrete)
Hatchway:  yes
Attic: yes – Third Floor Level
Laundry Location:  Second Floor
Floors: fir, antique chestnut, wide-board pine, ceramic tile, carpet
Windows: Thermopane
Exterior: painted shingles and clapboard, copper gutters and leaders,
Driveway:  crushed stone
Roof:  cedar shakes – all buildings
Heat:   SMART Hydro 5 zones
Propane:   buried
Air-Conditioning: 4 zones
Hot water: off boiler
Plumbing: copper
Sewer:   two septic systems: house and barn
Water:   3 wells (house and barn, alternate for house and barn, access to dug well)
Water Softening System: yes
Electric:  400 amps
Generator: whole house and Barn – behind Garage
Alarm System:  yes
Appliances:  as described
Exclusions:  Kitchen chandelier
Mil rate: $10.7            Date:  2016
Taxes: $24,638.46       Date:  2016
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agents:
Elyse Harney Morris
Tom Callahan
Juliet W. Moore

Residence

First Floor

Foyer: (20×13) coat closet, staircase to Second Floor
Living Room:   (18’3×14) 9’ ceiling, original fir floors, fireplace with soapstone surround and antique mantle
Dining Room:  (19×14) bow window-wall, built-in china cabinets, Victorian raised molding, door to wrap-around porch
Half Bath: pedestal washbasin
Kitchen:  (21×19) wide-board antique chestnut floors, soapstone island with farm sink, bay sitting area, Thermador stainless steel 6-burner cooktop with grill and decorative tile backsplash, stainless hood, stainless Sub-Zero refrigerator, double GE stainless wall ovens, stainless Bosch dishwasher, painted decorative tin ceiling, Pantry alcove with second refrigerator and closet, door to stone Terrace, door to Front Porch
Mudroom: (16×14) door to driveway, wall of closets, ¾ door, window seat
Bar: marble sink, dishwasher, built-in wine racks and glass-doored cabinets
Butler’s Pantry: maple counter, built-in flush-mounted wood cabinets with glass doors
Dining Area: (15×12’6) bow window-wall, stairway to Second Floor and to Lower Level
Family Room: (24’5×18) step down, 9’ ceiling, fieldstone fireplace with antique cypress mantle and surround, wide-board antique chestnut floors, built-in bookcases and cabinets, double French doors to stone Terrace, French doors to:
Screened-in Porch: (21×13) bead-board ceiling, ceiling fan, built-in speakers,  trap/hatchway to Basement, view of orchard and gardens
Terrace:  fieldstone with stone wall surround

Second Floor

Large landing with hallway and 2 closets to:
Master Bedroom Suite:  (18’6×18) 9’ ceiling, antique wide-board pine floors, English gas fireplace with antique mantle and brick surround, two walk-in closets (13’7×7 and 8’3×7) with built-in shelves and drawers, French doors to:
Porch facing due West with mountain views
Coffee Bar: (6’6×6) ceramic tile counter, under-counter refrigerator, small sink
Master Bath:  (18’8×11’3) bead-board wainscoting, ceramic tile double vanity with flush-mounted cabinets, cast iron claw foot tub with European hand-held shower,over-sized stall steam shower with seat, door to WC
Back staircase
Study: (11×9) arch opening from hallway, built-in desk and shelving, maple counter
Laundry Room:  (10×9’5) painted wide-board wood floor, Whirlpool washer and dryer, wash sink, counter, flush-mounted cabinets
Bedroom:  (18×12’8) painted wood floor, closet, built-out cabinet
Full Hall Bath: (10×6) subway tiled tub/shower, bead-board wainscoting, built-in cabinets
Bedroom:  (15’3×14) corner room with 3 windows, painted wide-board wood floors, closet
Bedroom:  (18×14’8) bow window, closet, carpet
En-Suite Bath:  subway tiled tub/shower, marble floor, bead-board wainscoting, built-in cabinets
Staircase to:

Third Floor

Hallway: (8’7×7) access to mechanicals
Bedroom: (21’8×18’8) carpet, window seat, two double closets, built-in bookcase
Full Hall Bath: tiled stall shower, window seat, bead-board wainscoting, carpet
Bedroom: (18’9×17) L-shaped, carpet, eave storage, door to:
Attic: cathedral ceiling

Lower Level

Media Room: (24×12) good natural light, carpet, heating zone, surround sound, closet, hatch access to Screened-in Porch
Half Bath: maple counter, bead-board wainscoting
Potential Wine Cellar

Garage

Dutch Colonial shake roof
Detached 4-Bay, includes separate heated bay
Second Floor of full length

Stable & Garage

3 two-sided Stalls: (12×12 each) with windowed Dutch doors for extra ventilation
Wash Stall: heated, with hot and cold water
Feed Room
Tack Room with Laundry: Roper heavy duty washer and dryer, sink, electric heat
Drive-in Hayloft
Half Bath
Garage:  2 Oversized Bays, concrete floor
Second Floor: plans drawn for Apartment

Detached Garage

3 Bays:  (1 heated) cement floors
Unfinished loft space with Outside staircase

Features

Crabapple Orchard
Pool: (50×20) heated gunite with bluestone surround, stone walls, outdoor shower
Cable and Satellite Dish
Kitchen Garden: boxwood surround
Irrigation System: up to, and around, Pool and Barn
Two fenced paddocks – 10 acres
Dressage Ring: (140×70) Athletex footing
Cross-Country Course: with ditch, banks, and natural fences
Grass Stadium Jump Field
Pond: spring fed, stocked with large-mouthed bass
Trails: Old railroad bed and 3 trail heads that loop through wooded land and meet
Moore Brook: running through
Cabin:  with woodstove and screened-in Sleeping Porch

Land Information

28 Acre West Parcel on the West side of Moore Brook: trails, no further building permitted
20.72 Acre Middle Parcel: Agriculture only, horse fencing, run-in barns, cabin
4.91 Acre East Parcel:  Agriculture only, horse fencing, run-in barns,
7.47 Acre Front Parcel:  building envelope – includes home, garages, stable, pool. Room for Guest House and tennis court

Pertinent Facts

Location:  168 Taconic Road, Salisbury, CT 06068
Land Size:  61.09 acres          Map:  19         Lot: 20
Vol.:  196                    Page:   1020
Survey:  yes            Zoning:   RR1
Additional Land Available:  19.03 acres directly across Taconic Road with lakefront, dock, and Gazebo
Frontage:  1,925’ on Taconic Road
Easements:  Conservation and Agricultural Easements, 7.47 acre building envelope
Year Built:   1880 (Town) with 1996 renovation and addition
Square Footage: 6,037 sq ft (Town) plus Screened-in Porch and finished Basement Area
Total Rooms: 17             BRs:  6         BAs:  4 full, 2 half
Basement:  yes, partially finished
Foundation: original (stone), addition (poured concrete)
Hatchway:  yes
Attic: yes – Third Floor Level
Laundry Location:  Second Floor
Floors: fir, antique chestnut, wide-board pine, ceramic tile, carpet
Windows: Thermopane
Exterior: painted shingles and clapboard, copper gutters and leaders,
Driveway:  crushed stone
Roof:  cedar shakes – all buildings
Heat:   SMART Hydro 5 zones
Propane:   buried
Air-Conditioning: 4 zones
Hot water: off boiler
Plumbing: copper
Sewer:   two septic systems: house and barn
Water:   3 wells (house and barn, alternate for house and barn, access to dug well)
Water Softening System: yes
Electric:  400 amps
Generator: whole house and Barn – behind Garage
Alarm System:  yes
Appliances:  as described
Exclusions:  Kitchen chandelier
Mil rate: $10.7            Date:  2016
Taxes: $24,638.46       Date:  2016
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agents:
Elyse Harney Morris
Tom Callahan
Juliet W. Moore



Agent Contact Information

Elyse Harney Morris
elyse@harneyre.com
(860) 435-2200x102
(860) 318-5126
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Juliet Moore
JMoore@HarneyRE.com
(860) 435-2200, Ext. 112
(860) 480-0546
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Thomas M. Callahan
tcallahan@harneyre.com
860-435-2200 Ext 108
(860) 671-9901
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