148 Taunton Hill Road $2,699,000

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    148 Taunton Hill Road Newtown, CT 06470

    • 4 Beds
    • 6 Baths
    • 6,321 sq. ft.
    • Single-Family
    • MLS# 170500847
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    Known as Hermitswood, the home a 6321 Sq Ft award winning estate sitting on 8+ acres in the historic Taunton area of Newtown, CT. A 2018 renovation was designed by Charles Hilton Architects in the French Norman style. The property features two gated entrances, numerous gardens, and two sets of grand steps that lead to the pool area. Featuring Connecticut's second natural, 'non-chemical' pool that measures 30 x 95' of swimming area, in addition to multiple pool-side patios, and lily pond. In 2015 it was awarded First Price in landscape design bestowed by CT Cottages and Gardens. The chef's kitchen is like no other, having won the 2018 Connecticut IDA (Innovation in Design Awards), it features two 11-foot Calcutta marble islands, inset banquette, custom plaster moldings that carry from the kitchen through the main hall. All fixtures are Waterstone, and the custom-built stove and oven range is by the French manufacturer, Lacanche. The two-story family room, features clearstory windows, with a 17th century fireplace of French origin. Other features: imported Greek origin stone flooring, custom oversized laundry room, home gym, home office, wine cellar, espresso room, 4 car garage, chicken coop/potting shed&&This is truly a property not to be missed!

    • General Features
      • Acres 8.4
      • Bank Owned Property Y/N 0
      • County Or Parish Fairfield
      • Neighborhood Taunton
      • Property Tax $25,840
      • Sq Ft Total 6,321
      • Style Antique,European
      • Year Built 1900
      • Zoning R-2
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Included Gas Range, Wall Oven, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
      • Attic Description Pull-Down Stairs, Access Via Hatch, Storage Space
      • Basement Description Full With Walk-Out, Crawl Space, Unfinished, Concrete Floor, Interior Access
      • Baths Full 4
      • Baths Half 2
      • Construction Description Stucco
      • Cooling System Central Air, Zoned
      • Exterior Features Balcony, French Doors, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Lighting, Patio, Stable, Stone Wall, Underground Sprinkler
      • Exterior Siding Stucco
      • Heat Fuel Type Propane
      • Heat Type Hot Air, Steam, Zoned
      • Interior Features Auto Garage Door Opener, Security System
      • Pool Description In Ground Pool,Ramp Entrance,Safety Fence,Alarm,Auto Cleaner,Gunite
      • Room Count 14
      • Room s Total 14
      • Swimming Pool Y/N 1
    • Property Features
      • Direct Waterfront Y/N 0
      • Driveway Type Private,Circular,Gravel
      • Flood Zone Y/N 0
      • Garage Parking Info Attached Garage, Paved
      • Lot Description Some Wetlands, Secluded, Rolling
      • Sewage System Septic
      • Water Source Private Well
      • Waterfront Description Not Applicable
    • Schools
      • Elementary School Head O'Meadow
      • Middle Jr High School Newtown
      • High School Newtown

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    06470 (Newtown) Demographics

    46 Median Age
    433 Population Density (per sq. mile)
    58% College Educated
    $126,821 Estimated Median Income
    5,066 Estimated Total Home Owners
    682 Estimated Total Renters
    88% / 12% Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
    3 Estimated Average Household Size
    16,359 Total Population
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        6/20/2022 11:35:00 AM New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $2,699,000

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