William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Lists Unique Private Retreat

Compound property offers Colonial-style home and waterfront guest cottage

Danbury, Conn. – May 26, 2015 – William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realtyannounced today that the firm has listed a private Colonial estate, complete with a waterfront cottage nestled on the property’s surrounding woods in the town of Sherman, Conn. Danbury agent Patty McManus has the listing, which is now for sale and offered at $899,000.

The 3,250 square-foot home, which rests on over 5 acres of private land, was constructed in 1940, and has been well-maintained over the years. The main house of this unique property features various details and architectural work including exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, two wood burning fireplaces and hardwood flooring throughout. Moravian tiles, a spiral staircase, areas of stonework on the walls and more grace the residence with a rustic, yet up-to-date, luxurious atmosphere.

On the property, an in-ground gunite pool, organic gardens, a professional horseshoe pit and more reside, in addition to a nearby stone path, which leads residents and visitors on a bridge across the compound property’s babbling brook to a secluded waterfront guest cottage. This small chalet-style residence situated in the property’s surrounding woods overlooks the brook and waterfall, offering a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and overall retreat-like living space.

“This property, which offers the ultimate New England tranquil retreat, is a true sanctuary,” said McManus. “Not only does this home embrace the wonderful natural qualities of Sherman, Connecticut, it is also conveniently located close to the New York border, allowing for easy access to highways and transportation. I am proud to be representing such a treasured property that presents so many opportunities to both its residents and lucky guests, especially during the summer months.”

A five-car garage with an above space for various potential uses, including a professional office, completes the property.

For more information on the property, located at 43 Route 37 South, visit the firm’s website here.

About William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty

Founded in 1949, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $3.3-billion-plus portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 26 brokerages spanning Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Westchester County, New York. William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, combined with partner firm Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, is the largest Sotheby’s International Realty(R) affiliate globally and the 28th-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States. A full-service real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty provides ancillary services including commercial services through its affiliation with Building and Land Technology, a second-generation development company based in Stamford, Connecticut; William Pitt Insurance Services; and an award-winning global relocation division.  For more information, visit the website at williampitt.com.

Sotheby’s International Realty’s worldwide network includes more than 16,570 sales associates located in 760 offices throughout 60 countries and territories.

William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Contact:

Patty McManus

Real Estate Agent




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