MLS® ID: 170266220
7 Bishop Lane
Avon, Connecticut, 06001 $569,000
Rich history, timeless character & thoughtful renovations blend exquisitely in this 1755 Colonial. Built by the Bishop family, this home was one of Avon’s 1st lending libraries & was passed down through 6 generations. Set in coveted east side nbhd on 2 idyllic acres w/stone walls, rolling lawns, bluestone patio, amazing specimen trees & colorful gardens. Over the years this home has been lovingly expanded & beautifully updated w/modern amenities while retaining its original charm. A phenomenal cathedral ceiling kitchen features painted shaker cabinets, soapstone counters, Viking appliances, farm sink & cozy fireplaced breakfast area. Swinging drs open to a generously sized great rm addition w/trussed ceiling & exposed beams complimented by wide board pine flrs. Adjacent to the kitchen a butler’s pantry leads to the sundrenched dining rm w/lovely millwork & antique French drs that open to the patio & yard. A delightful library has pocket privacy drs, built-in bookcases & a sunfilled bay window seat. Exceptional woodworking details highlight the fireplaced living rm w/distinguished wide board flrs & continue into the foyer & up the stairs where 3 lovely BRs each have their own stylish modern bath and a 3rd flr bonus/4th BR offers unlimited options & space for an additional bath. Three garage bays & a private 600+SF two rm studio w/deck offer endless possibilities for work, exercise, gardening or hobbies. An incredible opportunity spend your future in a unique piece of the past.