148 Taunton Hill Road

Newtown, CT 06470

  • $2,699,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 4/2 Baths
  • 6,321 Sqft
  • 8.4 Acres
  • 1900 Built

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 chef’s 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 shed––This is truly a property not to be missed!

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Property Highlights
  • ELEMENTARY : Head O'meadow
  • JR. HIGH SCHOOL : Newtown
  • HIGH SCHOOL : Newtown
  • NEIGHBORHOOD : Taunton
  • PRICE/SQFT : $427
  • DAYS ON MARKET : 706
  • MLS : 170500847

Additional Information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • ATTIC DESCRIPTION: Pull-Down Stairs, Access Via Hatch, Storage Space
  • AVERAGE DAYS ON MARKET: 617
  • BASEMENT DESCRIPTION: Full With Walk-Out, Crawl Space, Unfinished, Concrete Floor, Interior Access
  • DAYS ON MARKET: 706
  • ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Head O'Meadow
  • ENCUMBRANCES: Inland-Wetland Restrictions
  • GARAGE: Attached Garage, Paved
  • GARAGE COUNT: 4
  • HAS POOL?: Yes
  • HIGH SCHOOL: Newtown
  • IS OCCUPIED?: Owner
  • JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL: Newtown
  • LIVING AREA SQFT: 6,321
  • NEIGHBORHOOD: Taunton
  • PROPERTY TAX: $25,189
  • RESTRICTIONS: Inland-Wetland Restrictions
  • SEWER: Septic
  • STYLE: Antique, European
  • TAX YEAR: July 2023-June 2024
  • TYPE: Single Family For Sale
  • YEAR BUILT: 1900
  • YEAR BUILT DETAILS: Public Records
  • ZONING: R-2
AMENITIES
  • Health Club
  • Lake
  • Library
  • Medical Facilities
  • Park
  • Stables/Riding
  • Auto Garage Door Opener
  • Security System
INTERIOR/EXTERIOR FEATURES
  • AIR CONDITIONING: Central Air, Zoned
  • APPLIANCES INCLUDED: Gas Range, Wall Oven, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
  • ATTIC: Yes
  • BEDS: 4
  • COOLING: Central Air, Zoned
  • EXTERIOR FEATURES: Balcony,French Doors,Fruit Trees,Garden Area,Lighting,Patio,Stable,Stone Wall,Underground Sprinkler
  • EXTERIOR SIDING: Stucco
  • FIREPLACES: 7
  • FULL BATHS: 4
  • FURNACE TYPE: Propane
  • HALF BATHS: 2
  • HEAT: Propane
  • HEAT FUEL: Propane
  • HOT WATER: Other
  • LAUNDRY ROOM: Main Level
  • POOL DESCRIPTION: In Ground Pool, Ramp Entrance, Safety Fence, Alarm, Auto Cleaner, Gunite
  • ROOF: Wood Shingle
  • ROOMS: 14

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