MLS® ID: 170238723

159 Poverty Hollow Road

Newtown, Connecticut, 06470

$699,000 Active
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2758 SQFT
Welcome to your dream home: Very, very special 1767 Farmhouse immaculately redone and restored including an extraordinary Master Bedroom Suite - an 1857 structure moved from Massachusetts and attached to the main house. The home belongs to Nora Murphy of "Nora Murphy's Country House Style" and Connecticut Country House Blog. It. Is. Spectacular. LR/Parlour w/cooking fireplace, Kitchen w/checkerboard patterned painted floor, cathedral ceiling, 19th century beams original to the barn on the property & high end appliances. Antique wood cabinetry crafted from floorboards of the barn. Formal DR w/fireplace and oversized SunRoom has views of the gardens, stonewalls, woods. One of a kind MBR Suite (1857 re-imagined chicken coop) w/cupola, library shelving, a piece of old fencing as shower enclosure and double hung window from the NYC Flatiron Bldg now fitted w/mirrored glass. Beautiful natural light flows in thruout. Sits on 2 lovely pastoral acres on prestigious Poverty Hollow Rd surrounded by Aquarian and state forest - right on Redding line - minutes to both Newtown & Redding centers. Shady glens, sunny fenced in kitchen garden, stone patios and Barn w/loft that will double as 2 car detached garage. Extensive perennial gardens frame the property. This extraordinary home welcomes antique lovers, weekenders and anyone longing to live in the perfect Country House.
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Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage


  • Full baths
  • Half baths
  • Full Baths Range
    3 Baths
  • Total Baths
  • Zip
  • Office name
    Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  • SQFT
  • Bedrooms
  • Property type
    Single Family For Sale
  • Zoning type
  • Elementary school
    Head O'Meadow
  • Junior high
    Per Board of Ed
  • High school
  • Year built
  • Lot size
  • Heating
    Hot Air
  • Tax year
    July 2019-June 2020
  • Agent name
    Margi Esten
  • Tax amount
    $ 9919.0
  • Purchase Type
  • Price Range
  • Square Feet Range
    2500-3000 sq ft.
  • Bedrooms Range
    4 Beds
  • Year Built Range
    1989 (and earlier)
  • Office ID
  • Agent ID


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