Many buyers entering the market may check the category “perfect for entertaining” when considering their most important criteria for a new home. Whether they are looking for a space ideal for hosting large gatherings or just spending a quiet evening enjoying the company of family, a new property in Easton,Connecticut, offered at $1,175,000, invites potential buyers to imagine the possibilities.
Approached from a cul-de-sac in the prestigious community of Eden Hill Estates, this distinctive stone Colonial-style residence, constructed in 2000, presents some of those possibilities before one even ventures inside. The professionally landscaped, 3.6-acre grounds offer several outdoor seating areas for guests, surrounded by extensive exterior lighting fixtures. A deck is outfitted with built-in stereo speakers, while a gorgeous patio offers an excellent spot for grilling. The best scenario for exceptional entertaining could not be complete without a swimming pool, and this property has a natural free form gunite pool with spa that is perfect for summer afternoons and evenings. The private, fenced grounds also include a dog run with dog house, a three-car garage and a security system.
The spacious 7,000 square-foot interior begins with a double-height foyer featuring tile flooring, custom millwork, leaded glass doors and a Palladian window that brings in the sun. From there, visitors can enter the over sized chef’s kitchen, the heart of the house and the ideal central area for those large-scale events. Offering granite counter tops cherry cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and a center island, the kitchen offers an elegant gathering area from which to explore the home’s other rooms. These include a formal dining area with hardwood floors, a large family room with a stunning stone fireplace and French doors leading outdoors to the deck, and a living room with hardwood floors and wainscoting. The home also features four bedrooms and four full and two half baths, including a beautiful master suite boasting a bath with double granite vanity, thermostatically controlled shower and built-in stereo speakers.
The lower level offers still more entertaining options in the form of a home theater with 100-inch screen, game room, fully equipped gym and 1,000-bottle, temperature-controlled wine cellar. Truly, those who are looking for a turnkey home that meets that “perfect for entertaining” criteria need look no further.
To schedule a private viewing, please contact listing agent Laura Sydney-Pulton at (203) 256-7700.