DARIEN CT: EXTRAORDINARY WATERFRONT RESIDENCE WITH DOCK IN PREMIER TOKENEKE ASSOCIATON. This architectural masterpiece is perfectly sited on 5+acres of magnificent landscape overlooking a bucolic, natural salt water estuary with direct access to Long Island Sound. Surrounded by beautiful mature specimen plantings and privy to full southern exposure capturing sweeping lawns, stone walls, gracious terraces and full-size pool area are all integrated as part of this home’s noteworthy neo-classical design and of course focused on its amazing water front views. Perfect for both tranquil living and entertaining, it has been meticulously renovated / upgraded throughout to ensure its owner a high standard of current modern luxuries with a tasteful eye toward maintaining it’s warm and welcoming character.
The main floor centers on the large, wonderful Chef's Kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances including: two ovens, two dishwashers, a warming drawer, double sinks and a wonderful double-sided Viking cook-top! Also included are custom granite countertops, wonderful dining space, plenty of storage, and a built-in desk area. Beautiful full windows guarantee this kitchen wonderful natural light as well as outstanding views of both the property, water and shared dock ! Oversize sliding glass doors allow access to full deck, making this kitchen space perfect for relaxing, dining and/or entertaining!
The Kitchen flows effortlessly to a large Dining and Family Room, gracious / comfortable Living Room with beautiful field stone fireplace, and private Den/Office/Media Room. AlLL with wonderful water views as well as direct access to the large decks overlooking the lawns and water.
Also on the main floor is a charming Master Suite complete with a large dressing room and Master Bath with double sinks, Carrara marble countertops and flooring. Over-size glass sliding doors from the Master Suite lead to a private deck that overlooks the beautiful marshes and inlets. What a perfect quiet spot to enjoy your morning coffee! Three wonderful additional bedrooms, a large laundry room, a second entrance and mudroom space. Not To Mention... a fabulous in-law/au pair apartment (private entrance) with kitchen and private patio and deck, completes this fabulous first level of living space.
A large "Cabana" Media/Living Room is conveniently located on the lower level and has direct access through oversize glass sliding doors, to beautiful expansive double patios, professionally landscaped gardens AND to the wonderful heated and fenced pool area... perfect for entertaining, perfect for family fun, or perfect for a quiet area to work, or relax. A wonderful workshop and plenty of storage space completes this amazing lower level!
Up a charming staircase to the third level, past a new reading/desk nook, is a space not to be missed! TWO Large rooms along with a full bath, offers AMAZING possibilities... office space, fabulous gym, overnight bunk room, media/movie room. How will you take advantage of this space AND the amazing views?
This remarkable home is totally private yet just minutes to town and train, and a short bike or walk to school, is sited on spectacular property, is located in the heart of a coveted private association, AND even includes a shared dock for your new or coveted boat!
Don't miss out on this rare chance to own a fabulous waterfront home in one of the most beautiful spots in Darien!