Privacy and Views

Norfolk—$1,600,000

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Elegant, private estate made up of 4 parcels, totaling 156.6 acres, all or some of which may be selected for purchase – see the break out under the Land section below. The property is bounded by Dennis Hill State Park to the north and has long, open views of the rolling, picturesque Litchfield hills and the Naugatuck River valley to the south. The 6,100 sq. ft. Colonial was built in 1958 and has been updated and very well-maintained ever since. There are multiple out-buildings, a heated swimming pool, and small roads and trails traverse the property. Lovely, well-tended gardens surround the house accenting the natural landscape.

Contact us by email or call (860-542-5020) for an appointment to view Privacy and Views on 156 acres.

Style: 1958 Colonial Square Feet: 6,107 (town assessor)
Bedrooms: 4-5 Baths: 4 full and 1 half
Fireplaces: 3 (one in barn-room) Roof: Asphalt shingle. 1997
Windows: New tilt-out, thermal-pane. 2013 Electricity: 200 amps.  Circuit breakers.
Exterior: Wood clapboard Driveway: Asphalt.  Most new in 2009. 
Heat: Viessmann boiler. 6/09.  Multiple zones.  Hot water baseboard heat. Hot Water: Off the boiler.
Oil tanks: Two 330 gallon tanks in heated crawl space. Well: Drilled 1962 by Allyn.  New pump ’04. Water treatment system.
Septic: 1000 gallon capacity.  Pumped bi-annually. Generator: Automatic 20 kw, propane fueled.
A/C 4-zone central air for 2nd floor with circulation system for 1st fl. Alarm: Full smoke, fire and burglary with cellular connection.
Internet: Satellite Taxes: $20,517 (2017 – house and 67.9 acres.) Additional parcels currently have very low taxes as they are classified PA490 farmland or forestland.
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General Information

Front Entry: Two story entry hall features main staircase with windowed gallery on 2nd floor level. Oak floor, coat closet, powder room and once upon a time telephone room with closet.
Dining room: 14’ x 17’. Oak floor, 2 built-in corner cabinets, wide-board wood paneling, exposed beams.
Den: 14’ x 20’. Fireplace with stone hearth, oak floor, wood paneling, wall of bookshelves, bay window, door to terrace, two doorways to kitchen.
Living room: 24’ x 15’. Fireplace, oak floor, crown moldings, French doors to stone terrace, doorway to first floor bedroom.
Private 1st floor bedroom suite: 13’ x 16’. Oak floor. Linen closet and walk-in closet. Through-the-wall air conditioner. Full bath with tiled tub/shower, fan and overhead heater, linoleum floor.
Kitchen: 26’ x 18’. Quartz counter tops, wood laminate floor, recessed ceiling lighting, under cabinet lighting, Sub-zero, gas range, microwave with exhaust fan, Bosch dishwasher, stainless steel sink, desk, bookshelves, French doors to gardens. Back stairs.
Laundry Area: 10’ x 9’. Off kitchen. New Bosch washer and dryer, clothes hanging closet, cleaning closet, cabinets and built-in ironing board.
Screened porch: 15’ x 15’. Elevated, three-sided, built of solid mahogany with bead-board ceiling, removable screen panels and overlooking the gardens and the view.
Pantry: 8’ x 14’. Old-fashioned, glass-front wooden china cabinetry, stainless steel sink, Formica countertops, under cabinet lighting, door to cellar.
Back entry hall: 6’ x 11’.
Mudroom: 11’ x 11’. 2 large closets and bench. Side door to garage.
2nd floor: Windowed gallery landing open to and around the main staircase.
Bedroom Suite: 16’x 13’. Oak floor, 2 closets. Full bath: 9’ x 6’. Tiled tub/shower. Fan and overhead heater.
Master Suite: Master bedroom: 18’ x 14’. Oak floor. Sited for the view. Full bath: 10’ x 9’. Tile floor, cast iron tub, walk-in shower, Corian vanity, cabinetry and clothes hamper, fan and overhead heater. Dressing room area: many (8) his and hers closets.
Bedroom/Study: 15’ x 14’. Oak floor, wood paneling, shelving on two walls, large hanging closet with lock, second large storage closet.
Hall: Linen closet and pull-down attic stairs (insulated).
Bedroom Suite: 14’ x 15’. Oak floor, 2 closets, built-in bureau. Full bath: 11’ x 6’. Tiled tub/shower, linoleum floor, fan and overhead heater. Second door to hall.
Basement: Partial. Poured concrete floor, fieldstone walls. Wine cellar. Sink and clothing drying tables.
Attic: Whole house fan, clothes hanging rack, lots of built-in shelving and storage space. Central air conditioning equipment.
Garage: 3-car garage. Automatic door openers. Poured concrete floor with radiant heat. Dormered roof. Spacious project room (35’ x 22’) above the garage which is heated and air conditioned.
Attached barn- room: 16’ x 20’. Bluestone fireplace, oak floor, forced hot air heat off the main boiler, no plumbing.
Work shop: 24’ x 13’. Forced hot air heat off main boiler. Extensive floor and wall-mounted cabinets. Attached barn with 2 additional garage bays.
Pool: Gunite pool with granite edging and walk-around. Fenced. Dual heat: propane heater and barn roof solar.
Tractor barn: 546 sq. ft. tractor and equipment barn with stairs to attic storage space.
Land: 4 parcels: The total of these 4 parcels is 156.6 acres. The house may be purchased with one or more parcels. Parcels not sold with the house will be available for sale after the house is sold.

67.9 acres are included with the house at a purchase price of $1.6M. Beautiful perennial gardens, specimen trees & shrubs, woods and open land surround the house and from the house there are long, uninterrupted southerly views of the Litchfield hills.

20.6 acres of mostly meadow are in the view shed directly to the south of the house and have an asking price of $300,000.

55 acres, fondly called “little round top,” have an asking price of $175,000.

13.1 acres on the corner of Bruey and Old Goshen roads and adjacent to “little round top” have an asking price of $50,000.