Details of the Home

Entrance 

  • Picket fence encloses a manicured lawn and custom brick-paved pathway to an arched portico entrance; a paneled front door is flanked by leaded glass sidelights designed by Charles K. Sumner

Foyer

  • Beneath period-style lighting, a gorgeous all-wood staircase and beautifully carved handrail lead to the upper level; fine hardwood floors are introduced here and extend throughout the home

Office

  • Just off the foyer, custom-made leaded glass double doors matching the entry open to the office. This room has ample IT infrastructure and is wired for floor standing speakers linked to the multi-zone Sonos system. This room is also flexible as a music room, library, or 6th bedroom, with extensive built-in glass-front cabinetry and shelving, tray ceiling with recessed lighting, and elevated bay windows. There is also a hidden safe. 

Living Room

  • Grand in scale, this room is designed for gracious entertainment with a gas fireplace with carved wood mantelpiece illuminated by sconce lighting, a coffered ceiling, detailed wall paneling, and bay windows with a banquette window seat. Double French doors lead to the dining room and a side door leads to the side yard for excellent entertainment flow.

Dining Room 

  • Classically elegant, the formal dining room features hand-painted textured wall coverings, custom window coverings, and a coffered ceiling with Sonance Invisible in-ceiling sound speakers, all crowned by a sparkling custom chandelier; there is a large glass window with sweeping views to the rear yard and two sets of French doors open to the rear patio, as well as a French door that opens to the side garden; a butler’s pantry with sink, storage, and Sub-Zero wine cooler serves the room

Kitchen

  • Chef’s kitchen beneath a paneled ceiling showcases custom cabinetry including concealed organization systems, double-honed granite countertops with white “Calacatta Gold” marble slab backsplashes, prep sink with water filtration system, and marble-topped center island; bar stools face the kitchen for casual family dining; the kitchen also has its own in-ceiling speakers connected to the multi-zone Sonos system

Family Dining Area

  • The expansive casual dining area connects kitchen and family room to create an open-concept gathering area ideal for hosting family and friends; a paneled barrel-vaulted ceiling with custom-made glass pendant lights and transom window, built-in china cabinet and banquette seating, two sets of French doors to the rear patio with custom screens, and a built-in workstation finish the space

Appliances

  • Wolf 48-inch side-by-side gas double oven with 6-burners, griddle, and pot filler; Panasonic microwave; concealed KitchenAid Energy Star dishwasher; 48-inch Sub-Zero refrigerator; two Sub-Zero refrigerator drawers

Family Room

  • Just off the kitchen and separated from the casual dining area by a marble-topped half-wall with elegant column, the family room has built-in media cabinetry plus wiring for 7.1 surround sound via left, right, and center ceiling-mounted speakers and subwoofer speaker infrastructure (also connected to the multi-zone Sonos system); a custom chandelier and large rear-facing window illuminate the room 

Main-Level Bathrooms

  • Serving the main level, with direct access from the hallway and guest room, is a full bath with frameless glass shower; a formal powder room has a marble-topped vanity

Main-Level Bedroom Suite

  • Convenient main-level room with en suite bath, ideal for guests, has a private wing entrance and is surrounded in paneled wainscoting and features an uplit cathedral ceiling, drum chandelier, sconce lighting, and wardrobe closet; network infrastructure and wired for TV

Master Bedroom Suite 

  • Spacious upper-level master bedroom boasts paneled wainscoting, custom blackout drapes, in-ceiling speakers, a customized walk-in closet, hardwiring for telephone, cable, and internet, plus French door access to the rear balcony; a marble-appointed en suite bath has separately zoned speakers, frameless glass-enclosed steam shower, tub, two pedestal sinks, and private commode room

Bedroom Suite 

  • Additional upper-level suite has three windows, a center light, wardrobe closet, and pocket door access to the en suite bath, also accessible from the hallway, with tub and overhead shower 

Bedrooms and Bath

  • Two additional bedrooms, each with a frosted-glass center light and customized wardrobe closet, plus shared access to a bathroom with a contemporary marble-topped dual-sink vanity and frameless glass-enclosed extra-deep tub

Theatre/Media Room & Wine Cellar

  • Lower-level room with built-in infrastructure for 4K projector, descending cinema screen, and 9.1 Dolby surround sound; temperature and humidity-controlled wine cellar, professionally installed by Thomas Warner, refrigeration system designed by John Grant and installed by Phil Finer Refrigeration, with an artist-produced reclaimed wood door including wrought iron speakeasy window, holds ~1,000 bottles

Recreation Room & Bath

  • Lower-level flexible room, ideal as a play area, teen lounge, office, or gym, with lofty ceilings, broad windows, built-in workstations, and multiple French doors to the lightwell patio; served by a full bath with frameless glass shower

Pool House

  • Adjoining the detached 1-car garage with its own dedicated tankless water heater, the pool house, designed to cater rear yard entertainment, features marble tile floors, a beverage center with sink and refrigerator, and full bath plus changing/storage area

Other Features

  • Mudroom with outside entrance, sink, bench, shoe storage, and cabinetry, as well as a Pentair control system for the pool, spa, and outdoor lighting, also houses the solar PV control panel
  • Upper-level laundry area with washer/dryer, sink, and closet
  • Upper-level landing features skylight, built-in cabinetry, and French door access to the rear balcony
  • Multi-zone Sonos sound system is wired in-ceiling speakers and subwoofers
  • Extensive storage including immaculate attic space with easy whole-house systems access and extra-deep front hall closet
  • All-new systems in 2007 include wiring, plumbing, insulation, network and media infrastructure, and steel beam seismic reinforcement; new air conditioning installed in 2016
  • Three-zone HVAC system with high-efficiency furnaces and air conditioning, plus 3.5kW PV system, solar hot water heater with two 90-gallon tanks and attic-pool heat exchange
  • Tankless hot water heater with extra tank for plentiful shower capacity; hot water circulation system with timer
  • Commercial-grade hardwired alarm system at every door and window plus smoke and fire alarms; designed for POTS or wireless communication
  • Detached 1-car garage with custom-designed and manufactured stainless steel storage system and electronic-gated driveway with indoor/outdoor controls 
  • Gas-heated pool with automated pool cover, plus spa (with cover) and remote-controlled lighting, jets, and temperature; variable speed pump and recently upgraded filter 
  • Gorgeous landscaped grounds, featuring Japanese maple, dogwood, crabapple, and gingko trees, designed by Stephen Suzman with contractor work by SiteWorks Landscape, includes Connecticut bluestone patio, new irrigation and controls, and extensive outdoor lighting; rear patio with 4-speaker stereo surround sound plus 4 stereo speakers by pool
 

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