Authentic Reproduction of 18th Century Farmhouse situated on a private oasis of 7 plush acres of gorgeously manicured grounds in Historic Birchrunville. The architectural detailing is spot on, includes antique hardware, reclaimed wide plank hardwood flooring, old chestnut beams seamlessly blended inside yet an open floor plan with the feel of yesteryear but the amenities of the 20th Century. Beginning with the country charm of period stonework step up to covered front porch(8' x 46') with beautiful new flooring and raised seam metal roof . The custom millwork throughout is representative of work from an earlier period. There are 2 Count Rumford designed wood-burning fireplaces that boast legendary thermodynamics attractive for energy efficiency and with the traditionally tall blueprint it blends well with the tall 9' ceilings on first floor. Waterbury designed open kitchen with huge cutting block top center island(5' x 7'), SubZero fridge, Thermador and Bosch appliances, soapstone counters and 9 deep sink which easily allows serving the adjoining breakfast area. The Chef can cook while conversing into the dramatic, wide open, cathedral ceiling Family Room with 20'6 center peak, classic Stone fireplace(6' x 7') with antique chestnut mante. There's access to high ceiling screened side porch(12' x 19') and south facing covered open porch(7' x 19') in rear with brick floors and wide brick stairs down to bluestone patio(17' x 20'). Off the Dining room is another covered open porch(5' x 14') and walk out to new sunken 8' diameter Firepit for nightime gatherings. Original design has the 2nd floor master suite and adjacent reading area/office(9' x 19') with balcony overlook to Family room. Later the 1st floor Master suite was added with sitting room entry into bedroom with cathedral ceiling, hand-hewn beams and efficient gas fireplace. Large Master bath has dramatic cathedral ceiling with clerestory windows, custom marble & limestone, electric radiant heat floor, walk-in closet and through to yet another screen/glass porch(7' x 15') also accessed from Living room. The free-standing bank barn boasts an oversized 3 car garage below and heated workshopabove has 900 sf(27' x 33') which could easily be converted to studio or living space, the perfect he/she cave! Both house and barn have lightning protection systems and the grounds are complimented with extensive colorful gardens. Close to Birchrunville, a sense of place still strong in this crossroads village that has a past that extends behind and ahead. Seasoned visitors call this hamlet the Switzerland of America, the contours of the land with rugged hills, deep valleys, pristine streams taking you back into history,...a very cool place to live!!!
|8/27/2019 3:00:00 AM||New Value: $1,025,000|
|8/15/2019 4:57:22 PM||New Value: PENDING|
|6/19/2019 6:11:56 PM||New Value: ACTIVE UNDER CONTRACT|