There are many benefits to owning a new construction home. Fresh styles, luxurious amenities, opportunities to make your own unique design plans—the list goes on. If you’re on the search for a new home, perhaps that’s just precisely what you need—a new home. Here are eight residences built within the year that offer all this and then some for any lucky future inhabitant.
89 Walnut Hill Road—East Lyme, Conn.
This charming new construction home boasts a traditional Colonial style and a peaceful location in the town of East Lyme, Conn. The residence, which was once known as the “Tinker House,” has since been completely rebuilt to replicate its original historic exterior, and conveniently resides near a golf course, beaches and public transportation. Inside the 2,384-square-foot home, high quality features including beautiful granite countertops, custom wood cabinets, hardwood floors, a dual-sided, propane fireplace and more offer luxurious, sleek living combined with re-produced styles of yesteryear.
45 Penn Boulevard—Scarsdale, N.Y.
A breathtaking French Normandy-style residence, built in 2015, stands proudly in the highly sought-after Quaker Ridge neighborhood of Scarsdale, N.Y. The estate is truly remarkable, offering 9,352 square feet of beautifully finished, open, modern space, with top-notch amenities and details. A dramatic, two-story entry hall with a spiral staircase and ten-foot, soaring ceilings make a great first impression, while an expansive chef’s kitchen, custom paneling, coffered ceilings, two fireplaces and a spectacular master suite continue the gracious atmosphere of this seven-bedroom, six and a half-bath home.
152 Ponus Avenue—Norwalk, Conn.
This completely re-constructed and expanded Colonial located in the scenic area of West Norwalk, Conn., just minutes from Oak Hills Golf Club, shopping and transportation, is ideal for entertaining and everyday recreation. The one-of-a-kind living opportunity includes various light-filled, formal rooms and spacious main living quarters, as well as a massive, amenity-filled master suite and three additional bedrooms. And to top it off, the builder behind the fresh residential masterpiece happens to be none other than Andrew Allegretta, a sales agent from our Wilton brokerage, whose distinctive expertise lies in general contracting and building.
2620 Boston Post Road—Guilford, Conn.
The first of five custom-built, luxury condo homes tucked away off Boston Post Road in Guilford, Conn., has been built! Surrounded by stone walls and woodland, this completed home boasts natural materials, soft curves and an overall inviting feel inspired by the traditional English country manor. Upon entering the 4,774 square-foot residence, one will find an entrance, kitchen and dining area divided by a curved wall of hewn stone. This gourmet cooking space additionally features a wine tasting alcove, butler’s pantry, butcher-block table and farm sink. French doors that lead to a spacious patio with an outdoor fireplace complete this entertainment-friendly main level. A custom elevator brings residents to the two upper floors, where two grand master suites reside, in addition to a variety of multi-purpose spaces that could be used for an in-home theater, billiards room, grand library, home office, gym and more.
300 Milton Road—Rye, N.Y.
Built in 2015 by the highly esteemed Kells Construction, a firm recognized as one of Westchester County’s top builders by Westchester Magazine, this Rye, N.Y. home unsurprisingly boasts a brilliant style and quality. Displaying a mixture of modern comfort and classic architecture, the residence offers a seamless balance of details and design in each of its rooms and spaces. Key features include formal living and dining rooms with French doors that open to a porch, in addition to a study, open kitchen, breakfast room and family room. A serene master suite as well as four additional bedrooms with en suite baths, and a finished lower level containing a bedroom, bath and storage complete the recently built residence.
9 Rockyfield Road—Westport, Conn.
Just completed in 2016, this quality new construction home, built by HOBI Award-winning builder Connecticut Residential, with trim work done by Westport artisan Erik Malon, is nothing short of fabulous. Resting on over an acre of land in the town of Westport, Conn., the 7,081 square-foot residence is spacious and inviting, as well as ideally situated within close proximity to local shops, businesses, schools and more. As seen above in the blog’s featured image, extraordinary architecture and wide-open spaces allow for ample opportunity to add your own decorative touch, and make this lovingly built house a beloved, vibrant home.
3 Gabriella Court—Bethel, Conn.
This gorgeous Colonial farmhouse-style home is located in Bethel’s newest luxury subdivision, known as “Gabriella Court.” Sited on over 2 level acres of land with room for a pool, the five-bedroom, three and a half-bath residence contains an abundance of stunning features, from granite and stainless steel appliances to vaulted ceilings, a gas fireplace, wet bar, hardwood floors and numerous formal rooms that effectively add to an exquisitely classy home. 5 Gabriella Court, a similarly constructed home located in the same new development, displays comparable high quality details and finishes. The stunning estate, which was recently reduced in price, was even chosen by The New York Times Homes Magazine for a special “Best of the best of Fairfield County” feature.