Hermitswood

148 Taunton Hill Road, Newtown, CT, 06470, USA
USD|2699000USD $2,699,000
MLS 170500847
Web code SLXO
Status Active

Key Details

Size
6,321 ft2
Total Beds
4
Total Baths
6
Year Built
1900
Room Count
14
Lot Size (Acres / ft2)
8.4

Overview

Known as Hermitswood, the home a 6321 Sq Ft award winning estate sitting on 8+ acres in the historic Taunton area of Newtown, CT. A 2018 renovation was designed by Charles Hilton Architects in the French Norman style. The property features two gated entrances, numerous gardens, and two sets of grand steps that lead to the pool area. Featuring Connecticut's second natural, 'non-chemical' pool that measures 30 x 95' of swimming area, in addition to multiple pool-side patios, and lily pond. In 2015 it was awarded First Price in landscape design bestowed by CT Cottages and Gardens. The chefÆs kitchen...
is like no other, having won the 2018 Connecticut IDA (Innovation in Design Awards), it features two 11-foot Calcutta marble islands, inset banquette, custom plaster moldings that carry from the kitchen through the main hall. All fixtures are Waterstone, and the custom-built stove and oven range is by the French manufacturer, Lacanche. The two-story family room, features clearstory windows, with a 17th century fireplace of French origin. Other features: imported Greek origin stone flooring, custom oversized laundry room, home gym, home office, wine cellar, espresso room, 4 car garage, chicken coop/potting shedûûThis is truly a property not to be missed!

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