MLS® ID: 170241486
148 Taunton Hill Road
Newtown, Connecticut, 06470 $2,999,000
Known as Hermitswood, the home a 9500 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!