A Chic Blend—Norfolk—$495,000

A chic blend of Colonial and contemporary design.  This 1880 Colonial was redone from top to bottom in 1990 and written up in Architectural Digest at the time.  Native cherry wood floors, hand-carved heavy weight doors, bowed-glass windows, duplex master suite with sunset deck, marble baths, library with fireplace, chef’s kitchen and sunny breakfast room, wrap around and screened porches, private garden, 2-car garage with garden-level pergola on top.  Quiet neighborhood spot within walking distance to the village.

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Age: 1880 and 1998-90. Exterior: Wood clapboard, painted.
Acres: .51  Lawns, gardens. Roof: Asphalt shingle.  22 years old
Square feet: 2600 Heat: Buderus. 2-3 years old.  4 zones
Bedrooms: 3-4 Oil tank: In basement.  Old tank properly removed.
Baths: 2 full, 2 half Electricity: 200 amps.  Circuit breakers.
Fireplaces: One Hot water: Off furnace.
Floors: Hardwood throughout. Sewer: Town. 
Basement: Full.  Laundry.  Storage.  Hatch. Water: Town
Foundation: Stone walls, concrete floor. Taxes: $7016  (2019)

General Information

Open porches: 54’ x 6’ and 10’ x 20’.  Railings, pillars and painted wood floors.
Foyer: Opens to living room, dining room and library.  Open stairway to 2nd floor.
Library: 15’ x 10’.  Built-in bookshelves, fireplace, native cherry floor.
Living room: 14’ x 20’ and 10’ x 15’ one step down with eight custom windows facing the back gardens.  Door to screened porch.
Screened porch: 10’ x 15’.  Steps to the back garden with wading pool.
Dining room: 12’ x 14’.  Built-in shelving, swinging door to kitchen.
Hall to exterior: Lavatory, shelving, closet, door to bluestone side terrace:  18’ x 30’. 
Kitchen: 15’ x 15’.  Garland range, sub-zero, green Italian marble counter tops, hand-made wooden cabinets, 2 stainless steel sinks, dishwasher, painted hardwood floor, pantry cabinets.  Access to basement.
Breakfast room: 10’ x 15’.  Bowed-glass windows and curved French doors open to side porch.
Second floor: Cherry and pickled wood floors. 
Bedroom: 14’ x 14’.  Bowed glass windows, bookshelves, etched glass doors.  Great office.
Full bath: 6’ x 8’.  Gray granite tile on floor and walls, claw foot tub/shower.
Bedroom: 14’ x 14’.  Bookshelves, closet, storage nook.
Bedroom/office: 15’ x 12’.  Shelving and cupboards, built-in desk.  Bowed-glass windows.
Dressing room: 12’ x 11’.  Two closets, shelves, window seat.  Stairs up to 3rd floor master bedroom. 
Master Bath: 15’ x 7’.  Rose marble tile on floor, walls and walk-in shower.  Tub.  Closet.
Third floor: Master bedroom: 12’ x 20’.  WC and sink.  Closets, bookshelves, dramatic windows and doors to rounded deck: 15’ x 15’ w/ decorative rail, wood slats over copper floor. 
Garage: Back drive to 2-car detached garage with garden-level pergola on top.