856 Boston Post Road

Madison, CT 06443 Directions
$2,250,000
  • 5Bed
  • 4/1Baths
  • 5,586Sqft
  • 1.81Acres
  • 1903Built
  • $403Price/Sqft

Property Highlights

  • Style: Colonial,European
  • Days on Market: 256
  • MLS: 170237367

"The Ledges"

Property Highlights

  • Style: Colonial,European
  • Days on Market: 256
  • MLS: 170237367

Welcome to "The Ledges" an INTOWN, south of the Post Road PRIVATE estate/family compound like no other on the Ct Shoreline. Referred to as the "flagship property" of downtown Madison, this turn of the century house, built in 1903 by a member of the Scranton family, sits proudly on top of a hill on 1.81 acres offering convenience yet total privacy. The house is an architectural gem w/high ceilings, hand-carved period moldings, French doors, bay windows, balconies a large porch and beautiful bluestone terrace. As you enter the front door, the 'piece de resistance' is a two-story spiral staircase. Light filled rooms w/plaster walls exude old-world...

"The Ledges"

Property Highlights

  • Style: Colonial,European
  • Days on Market: 256
  • MLS: 170237367

Welcome to "The Ledges" an INTOWN, south of the Post Road PRIVATE estate/family compound like no other on the Ct Shoreline. Referred to as the "flagship property" of downtown Madison, this turn of the century house, built in 1903 by a member of the Scranton family, sits proudly on top of a hill on 1.81 acres offering convenience yet total privacy. The house is an architectural gem w/high ceilings, hand-carved period moldings, French doors, bay windows, balconies a large porch and beautiful bluestone terrace. As you enter the front door, the 'piece de resistance' is a two-story spiral staircase. Light filled rooms w/plaster walls exude old-world charm throughout. The four of 4.5 bathrooms have all been custom designed w/marble floors, imported tiles & Waterworks fixtures. Large eat-in kitchen w/original tall glass front cabinets w/ a butler's pantry & wet bar. The greenhouse has French doors w/north & south access to the yard. Comfortable study/sitting rm has views of the property from its large bay window. Elegant south facing dining & living room to the right & left of the foyer...elevator. 4 beautiful bedrooms on the 2nd floor. Finished attic rooms for studio/office/storage.A gardener's dream property includes topiary gardens, specimen plantings, sprawling stone walls & terraced yard. 4 car detached carriage house includes a caretaker's/in law apart. 2nd apart creates au pair quarters/ or in-home office. Sub-divide poss-Owner/agent Amazing in town, yet private property!

"The Ledges"

Welcome to "The Ledges" an INTOWN, south of the Post Road PRIVATE estate/family compound like no other on the Ct Shoreline. Referred to as the "flagship property" of downtown Madison, this turn of the century house, built in 1903 by a member of the Scranton family, sits proudly on top of a hill on 1.81 acres offering convenience yet total privacy. The house is an architectural gem w/high ceilings, hand-carved period moldings, French doors, bay windows, balconies a large porch and beautiful bluestone terrace. As you enter the front door, the 'piece de resistance' is a two-story spiral staircase. Light filled rooms w/plaster walls exude old-world charm throughout. The four of 4.5 bathrooms have all been custom designed w/marble floors, imported tiles & Waterworks fixtures. Large eat-in kitchen w/original tall glass front cabinets w/ a butler's pantry & wet bar. The greenhouse has French doors w/north & south access to the yard. Comfortable study/sitting rm has views of the property from its large bay window. Elegant south facing dining & living room to the right & left of the foyer...elevator. 4 beautiful bedrooms on the 2nd floor. Finished attic rooms for studio/office/storage.A gardener's dream property includes topiary gardens, specimen plantings, sprawling stone walls & terraced yard. 4 car detached carriage house includes a caretaker's/in law apart. 2nd apart creates au pair quarters/ or in-home office. Sub-divide poss-Owner/agent Amazing in town, yet private property!

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  • Additional Information
    • Exclusions: marble bench, outdoor garden decor
    • Handicap Features: Hard/Low Nap Floors
    • High School: Daniel Hand
    • Living Area SqFt: 5,586
    • Middle School: Per Board of Ed
    • Sewer: Septic
    • Style: Colonial, European
    • Tax Amount: $18,637
    • Tax Year: July 2019-June 2020
    • Year Built: 1903

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