On Heavenly Sandy Brook—Colebrook—$550,000

Beautifully restored 1850 Colonial Cape on lightly traveled Beech Hill Road plus heated studio building with garage, another 2-car garage, and a stable/barn all on 13 +/- acres along both sides of pristine Sandy Brook.  2,458 square feet plus 1,158 sf studio, 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, 3 working fireplaces, large re-built screened porch, hand built stone walls and stone paths, level lawn area, flower gardens and considerable river frontage.

Contact us by email or call (860-542-5020) for an appointment to view On Heavenly Sandy Brook.

Entry: Through 12’ x 9’ stone and glass porch.  Small hall to half bath (tub is there but is now underneath a closet) and laundry room: 7’ x 12’ with glass door to the back yard.
Kitchen: 12’ x 12’.  Soap stone counter tops, birch cabinets, recessed lighting.  Kitchen windows are able to be wide open to the screened porch creating great air flow and easy dining on the porch.  Hallway from kitchen to the living room.
Living room: 32’ x 11’.  Faces south with views of the river.  Fireplace, carpet, reading alcove (5.5’ x 10’), dining area and door to the large screened porch.
Screened porch: 30’ x 13’.  Completely rebuilt in 2008.  Two-way center stairs to the back yard.
Den: 17’ x 15’.  Fireplace, wide pine flooring, windows on 3 sides, closet and shelving.  Located at the west end of the house. 
Bedroom: 10’ x 12’.  2 closets and shelving.  Wide pine flooring.
Full Bath: 7’ x 6’.  Tiled tub/shower, pedestal sink, linoleum floor.
2nd floor: Stairs up from original front hall off living room.
Master Bedroom: 17’ x 12’.  Fireplace, wide pine floors, 3 closets, raised ceiling, windows on 3 sides, sleep to the sounds of the brook.
Full bath: 9’ x 6’.  Walk-in tiled shower with glass partition, pedestal sink, cabinets, linoleum floor. 
Bedroom: 15’ x 9’.  2 closets, desk and shelving.
Dressing room: 9’ x 7.5’.  Once a bedroom, now a dressing room with 2 large closets and access to the attics.  Sink.  Wide pine floor.
Basement: Partial with crawl areas.  Concrete floor, fieldstone walls, bulkhead door.
Studio building: 1,158 square feet of heated living space plus a 2-car garage.  Large exercise studio:  24’ x 17’ with track lighting, 2 sets of sliding glass doors, 8-9 foot ceiling, rubber flooring over concrete.  Pool room:  22’ x 12’ plus 12’ x 11’.  Vaulted ceiling, track lighting, wood floor.  Various other rooms including a wine cellar.  Electric heat.  Has the potential to be a guest house. 
Garage Building: 450 square feet.  2 garage bays with electric door openers plus room for storage. 
Stable: 336 square feet.  On a level piece of land across the river.  Now used for storage.
Land: A total of 13+/- acres on both sides of Sandy brook.  Stone walls, flower and shrubbery gardens, level lawn area, picnic spot on the river’s edge.  An additional 146 +/- acres are available for sale.
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General Information

Age: 1850 Colonial Cape, renovated barn and new garage. Square feet: House:  2,458.  Studio: 1,158. 
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 2 and a half
Fireplaces: 3 Exterior: New wood clapboard
Heat: Forced hot air in house.  Oil-fired.  Electric in the studio.  Used 1026 gallons 2017-2018 heating season. Electricity: House:  200 amps with circuit breakers.  Studio: separate electric service. 
Windows: New thermal pane. Roofs: Asphalt shingle.  Some areas 7 years, some 15 years.
Septic: 1500 gallon concrete tank. Pumped every 2-3 years.  Russ. Well: Drilled. 
Internet: Comcast cable Alarm: Yes.  ADT
Hot water: Electric.  80 gallon tank.  2013. Insurance: Owners have flood insurance by choice.  House is above the 100 year flood plain.
Oil tank: 275 gallon tank in basement. New tank April of 2018. Taxes: $10,002