1 Great Elm Drive #1 and 2

Sharon, CT 06069

  • $5,500,000
  • 8 Beds
  • 7/2 Baths
  • 8,072 Sqft
  • 1812 Built
  • $681 Price/Sqft

Capture the history and grandeur of Great Elm, the unparalleled 19th century Georgian colonial estate that was once the childhood home of author and influential political commentator, William F. Buckley Jr. Nestled in the heart of Sharon, Ct, this prestigious property is a rare opportunity to acquire a residence steeped in historical significance and architectural elegance. Great Elm boasts 8, 872 sq ft of luxurious living space, crafted with impeccable design choices throughout. From the art deco bathrooms to the William Morris wallpaper, every room exudes sophistication and meticulous care. William Buckley Sr. purchased the original 1812 house in 1923, expanding it over time to accommodate his growing family. The main level primary bedroom suite and gracious sitting rooms, each with gorgeous detail and wood burning fireplace, open to the dramatic three-story Atrium, a year-round haven reminiscent of New Orleans. Upstairs are 7 beautifully appointed ensuite bedrooms, one of which is used as a gym; another as an office. This property is the anchor of a community of homes joined by an Association that manages the 50 magnificent, park-like acres and amenities, including a heated, Gunite pool, pool house, tennis and paddle/pickle courts. This spectacular property in the beautiful Litchfield Hills is more than just a residence; it's a chance to own a piece of U.S. history. Close to Hotchkiss, Salisbury, Indian Mountain and Millbrook Schools. Only 2 hours to New York City.

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Property Highlights
  • STYLE : Other
  • POOL : Yes
  • EXTERIOR FEATURES : Terrace, Tennis Court, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, French Doors
  • DAYS ON MARKET : 23
  • MLS : 24014504

Additional Information

LOT DETAILS
  • COMPLEX: Great Elm
  • COUNTY: Litchfield
  • GAS DESCRIPTION: Oil
  • LOT DESCRIPTION: Level Lot, Historic District
  • OCCUPANCY: Owner
  • PARKING SPACES: 4
  • WATER DESCRIPTION: Public Water Connected
  • WATER FRONTAGE: Not Applicable
  • WATERFRONT DESCRIPTION: Not Applicable
EXTERIOR FEATURES
  • EXTERIOR FEATURES: Terrace,Tennis Court,Fruit Trees,Garden Area,French Doors
  • EXTERIOR SIDING: Vinyl Siding
  • POOL DESCRIPTION: Gunite, Heated, In Ground Pool
INTERIOR FEATURES
  • AIR CONDITIONING: Ceiling Fans, Central Air
  • APPLIANCES INCLUDED: Electric Cooktop, Convection Oven, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Electric Dryer
  • ATTIC: Yes
  • BEDS: 8
  • COOLING: Ceiling Fans, Central Air
  • FIREPLACES: 7
  • FULL BATHS: 7
  • FURNACE TYPE: Oil
  • HALF BATHS: 2
  • HEAT: Oil
  • HEAT FUEL: Oil
  • HOT WATER: Domestic
  • LAUNDRY ROOM: Upper Level
  • ROOMS: 15
  • STORIES: 2
  • TOTAL BATHS: 9
AMENITIES
  • Health Club
  • Lake
  • Library
  • Medical Facilities
  • Private School(s)
  • Stables/Riding
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • ATTIC DESCRIPTION: Pull-Down Stairs
  • AVERAGE DAYS ON MARKET: 16
  • BASEMENT DESCRIPTION: Partial
  • DAYS ON MARKET: 23
  • ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Sharon Center
  • END UNIT: 1
  • EXCLUSIONS: See inclusions/exclusions list.
  • GARAGE: Carport, Detached Garage, Paved, Off Street Parking
  • HAS POOL?: Yes
  • HIGH SCHOOL: Housatonic
  • HOA DESCRIPTION: Guest Parking, Paddle Tennis, Pool, Tennis Courts
  • HOA INCLUDES: Tennis, Grounds Maintenance, Snow Removal, Property Management, Pool Service, Insurance
  • IS OCCUPIED?: Owner
  • LIVING AREA SQFT: 8,072
  • PROPERTY TAX: $12,722
  • SEWER: Septic
  • STATUS: Active
  • STYLE: Other
  • SUBTYPE: Condominium
  • TYPE: Condo/Co-Op For Sale
  • UNIT COUNT: 5
  • UNIT NUMBER: 1 and 2
  • YEAR BUILT: 1812
  • YEAR BUILT DETAILS: Owner
  • ZONING: 2

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Sharon

Litchfield County, Connecticut

Sharon, a lovely rural Litchfield County community, typifies an 18th-century New England village with its expansive shaded village green and beautifully maintained historic homes. It is home to many respected...

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