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Posted on 08/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 1277 Smith Ridge Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Set back from the main road sits an inviting and stylish classic colonial renovated and decorated beautifully. Almost 2.5 acres of park-like property offers beauty and privacy. Chef’s eat-in kitchen with professional appliances, granite counters, and an adjoining breakfast room. Formal living and dining rooms and a bright sunroom with coffered ceiling and French doors leading to a pool site. Five spacious bedrooms including the master with spa bath and balcony overlooking the property. Modern amenities including a finished recreation room, mudroom with cubbies, library with fireplace and built-ins, hardwood floors and stunning moldings...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
How to Transform Your Room and Stay in Budget
Photo by Dominika Roseclay via Pexels Giving your space a much-needed makeover doesn't have to take a lot of time or money. Whether you want to recreate the space for a party, prepare for a sale, or simply make an old room look new, here's a solution for you. Use these tips to completely transform your room in...
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Posted on 08/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 713 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Character and scenic storybook setting are hallmarks of this totally renovated charming Colonial located on bucolic private property. Featuring a spacious living room w/fireplace, private library w/fireplace perfect for home office, gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, family room with beams and exposed brick fireplace leading to sunroom opening to terrace. The second floor features a separate master suite with marble bath and walk in closet and three additional bedrooms and full bath. There is a finished playroom on the lower level and also separate storage space if wine cellar is desired. Start building memories in this truly special home...
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Posted on 08/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 50 East Maple Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
Walk to everything including the train from this quality built 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath Colonial featuring 9' ceilings, detailed moldings, sparkling stainless steel kitchen w/over-sized eating island adjacent to family room w/stone fireplace. French doors open to blue stone terrace w/built-in grill & professionally landscaped fenced rear yard perfect for play or garden parties. The spacious living room & dining room is ideal for entertaining. There is a private home office on the 1st floor. The 2nd floor features a large office w/built-ins along with a luxurious master suite & sitting rm. This perfectly sized home offers unlimited...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Housing Trends to Watch in 2020
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay So what will 2020 bring to the real estate market? While market trends can, and do, change on a whim, some activity seems to be easier to predict. If you’re entering the market this year as a buyer or seller, having a better understanding of these trends will help you make informed...
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Posted on 08/01/2020
5 Edgerton Street, Darien, CT 06820 is now new to the market!
Totally renovated classic home with professionally landscaped level fenced yard and garages for 3 cars, Gourmet kitchen with quartzite counters, white cabinetry and heated limestone floor opens to sun filled breakfast room, family room plus welcoming rear yard and over sized terrace with fire pit perfect for outdoor entertaining. The formal living with fireplace is adjacent to dining room . There is a spacious master bedroom suite with luxurious marble bath, three additional bedrooms with marble hall bath and a finished third floor perfect for office, studio or play. Recent improvements include new windows in master bedroom, new air...
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Posted on 07/29/2020
Video Tour - 229 Woodridge Circle, New Canaan, CT 06840
Stunning 6 BR Colonial with heated salt water pool privately located in a convenient neighborhood ideal for walking and biking. Perfect floor plan offers formal and informal living areas including a spacious library/office with fireplace on the first floor. Hi-tech kitchen with quartz counters opens to family room with stone fireplace and over sized terrace with grill. Amazing walk out lower level with complete gym, 2nd family room with stone fireplace, media room , bar and 1 1/2 baths. Convenient to town with shops, restaurants and...
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Posted on 07/29/2020
229 Woodridge Circle, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Stunning 6 BR Colonial with heated salt water pool privately located in a convenient neighborhood ideal for walking and biking. Perfect floor plan offers formal and informal living areas including a spacious library/office with fireplace on the first floor. Hi-tech kitchen with quartz counters opens to family room with stone fireplace and over sized terrace with grill. Amazing walk out lower level with complete gym, 2nd family room with stone fireplace, media room , bar and 1 1/2 baths. Convenient to town with shops, restaurants and...
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Posted on 07/28/2020
Another Property Sold - 34 Marshall Ridge Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Total renovation & expansion in 2015, this In-town farm house offers an open floor plan sited on a corner lot. Large yard featuring new & tasteful landscaping, inclusive of mature trees, border shrubs, flowers & ornamental trees; all automatically watered by in-ground irrigation system. Fantastic outdoor entertaining with built-in barbecue, flatscreen & fireplace plus Basketball court. Freshly painted kitchen woodwork & updates throughout. Spacious family room with coffered ceiling with french doors, 2 fireplaces on the first floor & a home office. Gracious master with walk-in closet, spa-like bath with soaking &...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Make Your Home Appealing to Millennial Buyers
Image by fancycrave1 from Pixabay Those men and women from the millennial generation are now the largest segment of first-time home buyers. A full 66 percent of people who are purchasing their first home fall into this age group. Not only that, but millennials also comprise more than one-third -- 34 percent -- of the overall home buying...
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Posted on 07/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 716 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
The ultimate Country Estate meticulously renovated by current owners features new custom-designed white chef's kitchen open to breakfast & family room welcomes endless years of entertaining. Unwind in the generous master suite w/spectacular new bathroom w/soaking tub, spacious vanities & shower/spa. Private guest/au pair suite, carriage barn w/heated garages & fully equipped studio/office w/full bath, walk-out finished lower level w/full bath, heated pool, outdoor gas grill, stone exterior fireplace, terraces, apple/pear orchard & historic barn on gorgeous level property. Garages for 5 cars. Can be available largely...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Low on Yard Space? Try a Vertical Garden
Photo by Alex from Pexels Have you been fantasizing about giving your green thumb free rein but are dealing with a limited amount of room in your outdoor living space? Perhaps you've got active children in the household who need backyard space to work off all that energy, or maybe your yard is just small. If so, you'll...
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