Private Oasis—Colebrook—$775,000

Built in 1984, this red oak, post and beam house has been meticulously maintained and cared for by the same owners ever since.  The house sits in a 20-acre private oasis surrounded by an open landscape of meadow, native trees, shrubs, stone walls, perennial gardens and overlooks its own private pond with small cabin.   3,152 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2 and a half baths. The primary bedroom is on the main floor.  The living room and dining and main bedroom have views of the pond.  There is a solarium off the living room and a large 720 sq. ft. family room in the walk-out, windowed basement.  All systems are efficient, in good condition and there is room for expansion over the garage if one were to want an additional bedroom or two and bath.

Contact us by email or call (860-542-5020) for an appointment to view Private Oasis.

Style Post and Beam.  Square Feet 3,152 includes the family room in basement
Age 1984-1985 Bedrooms 2
Baths 2 full, 1 half Heat All electric.  ($2,459 total cost over the last 12 moths) Heat pump with 4 mini splits for heat and A/C, electric baseboard as well and a whole house wood-burning furnace.
Well Approximately 60 GPM Septic Yes
Floors – 1st Wide random-width red oak Floors – 2nd oak
Electricity 200 Amps – circuit breakers Driveway gravel
Hot water Electric Water pipes Copper
Roof Cedar shakes - 2005 Internet High speed, Spectrum
Alarm Yes. Includes fire & freeze alarm Exterior Wood clapboard
Foundation: Poured concrete.  Steel i-beams Taxes $10,263  (2023)

General Information

Side entry Into the house from the attached garage.  
Side entry room Coat closet, door to back deck, stairs down to basement.
Back deck 36’ x 8’.  Covered with railing.  Views of the pond and the cabin. Stairs to ground level.
Kitchen 12’ x 10’ plus large pantry area plus a spot for the fridge.  Cherry cabinets, Corian countertops, stainless steel sinks, electric range, dishwasher.
Half bath In the hall leading to the stairs to the second floor
Dining room 14’ x 11’.  Views of the pond.
Living room 21’ x 13’.  Fireplace.
Formal Entry From covered porch into main living area.
Sunroom 11’ x 8’.  Tile floor, French doors to living room.  Provides passive solar heat.
Main bedroom suite Off the living room.  15’6” x 24’.  Fireplace.  Full Bath: 8’6” x 13’. Two sinks, Corian counter tops, stall shower, bidet, Jacuzzi tub, fan, laundry chute.  Walk-in closet: 8’6” x 11’.
2nd Floor  
Landing/Office area 17’ x 10’ with closet. Vaulted ceiling.  Door to the 24’ x 36’ attic space above the garage which could be converted into living space.  Plumbing is close by.
Bedroom 24’ x 28’. Vaulted ceiling, closet.  Access to attic space above the first-floor bedroom suite.
Full bath 12’ x 12’. Tub/shower, fan, closet.
Basement area Full basement.  Family room, root cellar, laundry, furnace room/workshop
Family room 24’ x 30’.  Exterior door to ground level under the back deck, windows, overlooking the pond acoustic ceiling, carpet, lots of bookshelves and cupboards, large closet, wood stove.
Furnace room/workshop 24’ x 24’.  Whole house wood burning furnace, and workshop area and utilities including central vac.
Attached garage 24’ x 36’. Three cars plus room for storage with a full second story above.
Detached barn/garage 26’ x 32’.  Room for 4 cars with storage space above.  Built in 2015.
Land, pond and cabin The house sits on 20 private acres with views of a large swimmable pond beside which is a small cabin in good condition with an old cookstove inside.  The cabin has not been used recently and needs a good cleaning.
Grounds Native specimen trees and shrubs, perennial flower gardens and fieldstone work surround the house.