Elyse Harney Real Estate

Taconic Farm

$5,450,000 • 6037 sq.ft. • 61.09 acres • 6 BR • 4 BA • 2 Half BA
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A magnificent property with beautiful mountain views and lakefront land additionally available! The original timeless Salisbury Farmhouse has been completely, and classically, expanded and renovated into an exceptional 6 Bedroom home that was impeccably created for today’s sophisticated comfort and life-style. Features include: wide-board… Read More

A magnificent property with beautiful mountain views and lakefront land additionally available! The original timeless Salisbury Farmhouse has been completely, and classically, expanded and renovated into an exceptional 6 Bedroom home that was impeccably created for today’s sophisticated comfort and life-style. Features include: wide-board antique chestnut floors, 3 beautiful fireplaces, formal Living Room and Dining Room plus Family Room off the Kitchen and Family Dining Areas, a Media Room, Screened-in Porch, a total of 6 Garage bays, 3 Stall Stable, heated gunite Pool, spring-fed Pond,  Orchard, and extensive Perennial Gardens. 61+ extraordinary acres, a Dressage Riding Ring, Cross-Country Course, Moore Brook, and an enchanting antique Cabin in the woods. A prominent property!

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A magnificent property with beautiful mountain views and lakefront land additionally available! The original timeless Salisbury Farmhouse has been completely, and classically, expanded and renovated into an exceptional 6 Bedroom home that was impeccably created for today’s sophisticated comfort and life-style. Features include: wide-board antique chestnut floors, 3 beautiful fireplaces, formal Living Room and Dining Room plus Family Room off the Kitchen and Family Dining Areas, a Media Room, Screened-in Porch, a total of 6 Garage bays, 3 Stall Stable, heated gunite Pool, spring-fed Pond,  Orchard, and extensive Perennial Gardens. 61+ extraordinary acres, a Dressage Riding Ring, Cross-Country Course, Moore Brook, and an enchanting antique Cabin in the woods. A prominent property!

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Salisbury, Connecticut – Litchfield County

EH# 3410 MLS# L10144819 352501 99156541

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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


Listing Location

168 Taconic Road, Salisbury, CT 06068


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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