Home for Sale Norfolk CT EH1772 | Elyse Harney Real Estate
Elyse Harney Real Estate

Robin Hill

$6,250,000 • 9838 sq.ft. • 20 acres • 10 BR • 6 BA • 2 Half BA
Sold Closing Price: $3,950,000 • Closing Date: 01/12/2012
Beautiful and unique 1929 Colonial, exquisitely restored with light flooding through Palladian windows the full 140 ft length of house, from grand Living Room to Garden Room. Seven antique fireplaces, high ceilings, detailed moldings, old floors, all in mint condition. Set on 20 private and utterly quiet Norfolk, CT acres with established gardens,… Read More

Beautiful and unique 1929 Colonial, exquisitely restored with light flooding through Palladian windows the full 140 ft length of house, from grand Living Room to Garden Room. Seven antique fireplaces, high ceilings, detailed moldings, old floors, all in mint condition. Set on 20 private and utterly quiet Norfolk, CT acres with established gardens, cobblestone courtyard, terraces with pool; close to 5,000 acres of private, protected forest land with paths and ponds. Norfolk, populated by many artists and writers, is the home of Yale Summer School of Music and Arts.

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Beautiful and unique 1929 Colonial, exquisitely restored with light flooding through Palladian windows the full 140 ft length of house, from grand Living Room to Garden Room. Seven antique fireplaces, high ceilings, detailed moldings, old floors, all in mint condition. Set on 20 private and utterly quiet Norfolk, CT acres with established gardens, cobblestone courtyard, terraces with pool; close to 5,000 acres of private, protected forest land with paths and ponds. Norfolk, populated by many artists and writers, is the home of Yale Summer School of Music and Arts.

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Norfolk, CT | Litchfield County

EH# 1772 MLS# L138240

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Listing Location

281 Mountain Road Norfolk, CT 06058


Residence Description

First Floor

Front Entry: 2″ doors with air lock, demilune leaded glass window, closets
Foyer: (15’4″ x 15’3″) octagonal shape, quarter-sawn oak parquet floor, with telephone room, flower arranging room with antique sink, 4 arched doorways, windowed door to South terrace
Sunken Office: (11’5″ x 11′) original pine paneling, stairs and original brass railing, skylight, windowed door to outside, Comcast WiFi hub
Powder Room: Thassos marble floor
Guest Suite:
Bedroom: (14’7″ x 14′) windows on boxwood herb garden
Sitting Room: (11’4″ x 11′) original pine paneling, windows on boxwood herb garden
Full Bath: tub/shower, tile, Thassos marble floor
Hall to Living Room: Steps with original brass railing, French doors to copper-domed terrace (can be screened), bookshelves, large storage closet with plumbing on left (originally darkroom)
Sunken Living Room: (39’6″ x 19’11”), 11′ ceiling, parquet floor, 19th century American chestnut fireplace, detailed mouldings, chair rail, 8′ windows to South slate terrace, 8′ French doors to East terrace, rose garden (originally reflecting pool), and semicircular steps to lap pool
Library: (18’10” x 15’7″) with fireplace, vaulted ceiling, antique paneling, pegged wide board floor, bookshelves, niche for desk, arched doorways with demilune
Rear Hall: octagonal shape, French doors to South terrace, French doors to spiral staircase, arched doorways with demilune to Library and Dining Room
Dining Room: (12’2″ x 18’10”) 9’5″ ceiling, 1730 English marble fireplace, parquet floor, arched doorways with demilune, two swing doors to Kitchen, leads to
Garden Room: (21′ x 20′) Octagonal shape, fireplace, original black slate floor, fountain, planters, storage closets, two windowed doors to South terrace, one windowed door to white garden at West end of house
Butler’s Pantry: (16’2″ x 12’4″) black English slate floor, stainless counters, original double stainless sinks, Miele dishwasher, original windowed cupboards, full-size silver safe, two swing doors to Dining Room, leads to
Kitchen: (26′ x 15’2″) stainless counters, 2 deep stainless sinks, Viking cooktop, 2 Gaggenau wall ovens, Subzero refrigerator/freezer, Miele dishwasher, white subway tile walls, black English slate floor, stovepipe for woodburning stove, baking area with Thassos marble counters, laundry with Miele washer and dryer, floor plumbed for radiant heat, door to West brick terrace, back stairs to second floor Servants’ Quarters, stairs to basement, hall to Potting Room and Garage
Breakfast Room: (14’2″ x 10′) utility closet, pantry storage, black English slate floor, windowed door to boxwood herb garden
Potting Room: (10’4″ x 9’8″) skylight, brick floor

Second Floor

Master Bedroom: (27′ x 17’9″) with antique wooden fireplace, mouldings, chair rail, windowed door to private slate terrace with outdoor shower, doors to two Master Baths
Sitting Room: (16’6″ x 14’6″) with antique wooden fireplace, bookshelves, elaborate mouldings
Master Bath #1: (11’11” x 8′) with open shower (could install glass surround), Thassos marble floor
Master Bath #2: (9’11” x 9’8″) tub/shower, Thassos marble floor, original brass fixtures
Hall: bookshelves, storage, fire closet, parquet floor
Guest Suite:
Living Room: (15’5″ x 11’7″) with fireplace, windows to second floor South terrace
Bedroom: (21’4″ x 12’5″) with door to balcony and S terrace, Ya-Ya-Ho lighting
Bath: open Thassos marble shower (could install glass surround), Thassos marble floor
Hall: with utility closet and sink, cedar closet, file room

Hall to Servants’ Quarters: Long transitional space with linen closet, large storage closet

Servants’ Quarters
Bedroom #1: (12’2″ x 9’6″) with Half Bath, balcony
Laundry Room: with toilet, washer and dryer
Bedroom #2: (12′ x 10’3″) with plumbing for kitchen fixtures (sink and stove)
Bedroom #3: (18′ x 14′) North, East, West exposures, private entry door and staircase to outside
Bath: metal shower, slate floor
Hall: with utility closet and sink

Third Floor

Game Room: (17’9″ x 16’7″) mirrored wall, closets
Bedroom: (16’7″ x 14’2″)
Full Bath: tub, sink, toilet, wood floor

Garage

attached, heated, storage, workbench with sink, kiln, space for small car

Grounds

Courtyard: Belgian stone, brick walls

Gardens: established perennial gardens with stone walls, pergola, sundial garden, boxwood herb garden, fenced vegetable garden, circle garden with reflecting pool, orchard

Paths: lead directly to Tobey Pond

Irrigation System: throughout lawns and gardens

Pool: 50′ gunite lap pool 2004

Outbuildings: upper shed, garden shed, playhouse

Pertinent Facts

Location: 281 Mountain Road, Norfolk
Land Size: +/- 20 acres; Map ID 8-12/9
Road Frontage: 840′ +/-
Vol. 90 Page 099 Easements: none known
Zoning: RU
Age: 1927
Square Footage: 9838 (town assessment card)
Total Rooms: 18; 6-10 BRs, 6 full BAs, 2 half BAs; additional toilet in Servants’ Quarters
Basement: full
Hatchway: yes
Floors: wood, marble, slate
Windows: mostly storms & screens, all refurbished 2008
Exterior: brick, some brick & stucco, all painted surfaces refurbished 2008
Interior walls: mostly plaster
Roof: gabled slate, refurbished
Heat: oil-fired steam, concealed radiators, 2 Weil-McLean boilers, new 2001, oil storage tanks in basement
Plumbing: copper replacing original brass in 2001
Sewer: septic
Water: town
Hot water: Bock 150 gallon oil tank
Electric: 400 amps, total rewiring 2001, new low voltage fixtures throughout New Panasonic system with 10 telephones, intercom
Comcast WiFi: hub on first floor, range can be extended
Generator: ONAN Generator new in 2002, refurbished 2009
Security System: Berkshire Alarm
Appliances: Viking cooktop, Gaggeneau ovens, 2 Miele dishwashers, Miele washer and dryer
Taxes: $30.742 Date: 2009
Mil rate: 19.42 Date: 2009
Taxes change; please verify current taxes
Offered at: $6,250,000
Closing Price: $3,950,000
SOLD

Residence

First Floor

Front Entry: 2″ doors with air lock, demilune leaded glass window, closets
Foyer: (15’4″ x 15’3″) octagonal shape, quarter-sawn oak parquet floor, with telephone room, flower arranging room with antique sink, 4 arched doorways, windowed door to South terrace
Sunken Office: (11’5″ x 11′) original pine paneling, stairs and original brass railing, skylight, windowed door to outside, Comcast WiFi hub
Powder Room: Thassos marble floor
Guest Suite:
Bedroom: (14’7″ x 14′) windows on boxwood herb garden
Sitting Room: (11’4″ x 11′) original pine paneling, windows on boxwood herb garden
Full Bath: tub/shower, tile, Thassos marble floor
Hall to Living Room: Steps with original brass railing, French doors to copper-domed terrace (can be screened), bookshelves, large storage closet with plumbing on left (originally darkroom)
Sunken Living Room: (39’6″ x 19’11”), 11′ ceiling, parquet floor, 19th century American chestnut fireplace, detailed mouldings, chair rail, 8′ windows to South slate terrace, 8′ French doors to East terrace, rose garden (originally reflecting pool), and semicircular steps to lap pool
Library: (18’10” x 15’7″) with fireplace, vaulted ceiling, antique paneling, pegged wide board floor, bookshelves, niche for desk, arched doorways with demilune
Rear Hall: octagonal shape, French doors to South terrace, French doors to spiral staircase, arched doorways with demilune to Library and Dining Room
Dining Room: (12’2″ x 18’10”) 9’5″ ceiling, 1730 English marble fireplace, parquet floor, arched doorways with demilune, two swing doors to Kitchen, leads to
Garden Room: (21′ x 20′) Octagonal shape, fireplace, original black slate floor, fountain, planters, storage closets, two windowed doors to South terrace, one windowed door to white garden at West end of house
Butler’s Pantry: (16’2″ x 12’4″) black English slate floor, stainless counters, original double stainless sinks, Miele dishwasher, original windowed cupboards, full-size silver safe, two swing doors to Dining Room, leads to
Kitchen: (26′ x 15’2″) stainless counters, 2 deep stainless sinks, Viking cooktop, 2 Gaggenau wall ovens, Subzero refrigerator/freezer, Miele dishwasher, white subway tile walls, black English slate floor, stovepipe for woodburning stove, baking area with Thassos marble counters, laundry with Miele washer and dryer, floor plumbed for radiant heat, door to West brick terrace, back stairs to second floor Servants’ Quarters, stairs to basement, hall to Potting Room and Garage
Breakfast Room: (14’2″ x 10′) utility closet, pantry storage, black English slate floor, windowed door to boxwood herb garden
Potting Room: (10’4″ x 9’8″) skylight, brick floor

Second Floor

Master Bedroom: (27′ x 17’9″) with antique wooden fireplace, mouldings, chair rail, windowed door to private slate terrace with outdoor shower, doors to two Master Baths
Sitting Room: (16’6″ x 14’6″) with antique wooden fireplace, bookshelves, elaborate mouldings
Master Bath #1: (11’11” x 8′) with open shower (could install glass surround), Thassos marble floor
Master Bath #2: (9’11” x 9’8″) tub/shower, Thassos marble floor, original brass fixtures
Hall: bookshelves, storage, fire closet, parquet floor
Guest Suite:
Living Room: (15’5″ x 11’7″) with fireplace, windows to second floor South terrace
Bedroom: (21’4″ x 12’5″) with door to balcony and S terrace, Ya-Ya-Ho lighting
Bath: open Thassos marble shower (could install glass surround), Thassos marble floor
Hall: with utility closet and sink, cedar closet, file room

Hall to Servants’ Quarters: Long transitional space with linen closet, large storage closet

Servants’ Quarters
Bedroom #1: (12’2″ x 9’6″) with Half Bath, balcony
Laundry Room: with toilet, washer and dryer
Bedroom #2: (12′ x 10’3″) with plumbing for kitchen fixtures (sink and stove)
Bedroom #3: (18′ x 14′) North, East, West exposures, private entry door and staircase to outside
Bath: metal shower, slate floor
Hall: with utility closet and sink

Third Floor

Game Room: (17’9″ x 16’7″) mirrored wall, closets
Bedroom: (16’7″ x 14’2″)
Full Bath: tub, sink, toilet, wood floor

Garage

attached, heated, storage, workbench with sink, kiln, space for small car

Grounds

Courtyard: Belgian stone, brick walls

Gardens: established perennial gardens with stone walls, pergola, sundial garden, boxwood herb garden, fenced vegetable garden, circle garden with reflecting pool, orchard

Paths: lead directly to Tobey Pond

Irrigation System: throughout lawns and gardens

Pool: 50′ gunite lap pool 2004

Outbuildings: upper shed, garden shed, playhouse

Pertinent Facts

Location: 281 Mountain Road, Norfolk
Land Size: +/- 20 acres; Map ID 8-12/9
Road Frontage: 840′ +/-
Vol. 90 Page 099 Easements: none known
Zoning: RU
Age: 1927
Square Footage: 9838 (town assessment card)
Total Rooms: 18; 6-10 BRs, 6 full BAs, 2 half BAs; additional toilet in Servants’ Quarters
Basement: full
Hatchway: yes
Floors: wood, marble, slate
Windows: mostly storms & screens, all refurbished 2008
Exterior: brick, some brick & stucco, all painted surfaces refurbished 2008
Interior walls: mostly plaster
Roof: gabled slate, refurbished
Heat: oil-fired steam, concealed radiators, 2 Weil-McLean boilers, new 2001, oil storage tanks in basement
Plumbing: copper replacing original brass in 2001
Sewer: septic
Water: town
Hot water: Bock 150 gallon oil tank
Electric: 400 amps, total rewiring 2001, new low voltage fixtures throughout New Panasonic system with 10 telephones, intercom
Comcast WiFi: hub on first floor, range can be extended
Generator: ONAN Generator new in 2002, refurbished 2009
Security System: Berkshire Alarm
Appliances: Viking cooktop, Gaggeneau ovens, 2 Miele dishwashers, Miele washer and dryer
Taxes: $30.742 Date: 2009
Mil rate: 19.42 Date: 2009
Taxes change; please verify current taxes
Offered at: $6,250,000
Closing Price: $3,950,000
SOLD



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Elyse Harney
eharney@harneyre.com
(860) 435-2200 x 101
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