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Posted on 10/24/2020
Another Property Sold - 201 Leroy Avenue, Darien, CT 06820
This very special property has been lovingly expanded and updated, seamlessly blending the charm and character of the 1926 Mediterranean-style home with today’s modern amenities. The cooks kitchen, with plenty of storage & prep space, opens to a spacious family room with vaulted & beamed ceiling, and a fireplace flanked by built-ins. Open the French doors and enjoy the private yard from the terraces off the family room, breakfast room, and formal living & dining rooms. Need to work from home? There is both a paneled den and private office. The master suite features a renovated bathroom with steam shower, soaking tub and radiant...
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Posted on 10/23/2020
Video Tour - 51 Lambert Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Extraordinary custom stone & shingle estate offering acres of unparalleled vistas situated along The Five Mile River. Impassioned with style & all the amenities of modern day living, this home features a gracious open floor plan with abundant entertaining spaces and 5 generous en suite bedrooms with an additional full bath in the lower level. The first floor master wing includes library/office, dressing room with walk in closets, extra laundry room & more. Your own personal retreat, the soaring floor to ceiling views & landscape captivate you in every room! French doors & sweeping terraces open to the outside throughout...
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Posted on 10/23/2020
51 Lambert Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Extraordinary custom stone & shingle estate offering acres of unparalleled vistas situated along The Five Mile River. Impassioned with style & all the amenities of modern day living, this home features a gracious open floor plan with abundant entertaining spaces and 5 generous en suite bedrooms with an additional full bath in the lower level. The first floor master wing includes library/office, dressing room with walk in closets, extra laundry room & more. Your own personal retreat, the soaring floor to ceiling views & landscape captivate you in every room! French doors & sweeping terraces open to the outside throughout...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Real Estate Trends for 2020
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay With the new decade comes new trends in real estate. Strong economic growth and more millennials making moves will likely keep the market strong. However, it pays to take note of all trends affecting buyers, sellers, investors, and renters. Here are a few real estate trends and predictions for 2020. Most Buyers...
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Posted on 10/17/2020
Video Tour - 1745 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840
Stone pillars lead to this impressive & sprawling Tudor with open spacious floor plan & oversized rooms. Light-fiilled windows provide an airy feeling throughout this exclusive property. The living room flows into library & family room with vaulted ceiling & fireplace opening to an inviting breakfast room with a spacious updated kitchen w/eating island. A few steps above the kitchen is a great room/recreation room with additional fireplace & built-ins. Four bedrooms including a relaxing master bedroom suite with balcony overlooks the expansive yet private yard with Koi pond & room for a pool. This exceptional home...
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Posted on 10/17/2020
1745 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Stone pillars lead to this impressive & sprawling Tudor with open spacious floor plan & oversized rooms. Light-fiilled windows provide an airy feeling throughout this exclusive property. The living room flows into library & family room with vaulted ceiling & fireplace opening to an inviting breakfast room with a spacious updated kitchen w/eating island. A few steps above the kitchen is a great room/recreation room with additional fireplace & built-ins. Four bedrooms including a relaxing master bedroom suite with balcony overlooks the expansive yet private yard with Koi pond & room for a pool. This exceptional home...
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Posted on 10/15/2020
Video Tour - 235 Canoe Hill Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Return to another era in this solidly built and grand structure awaiting its next owner to transform it into their own story book home. Located in a two acre zone with almost 5 rolling acres and a tennis/sport court, this private retreat is only minutes from town. The great room is magnificent and perfect for entertaining or game room/recreation. There is an entire suite of rooms on the third floor. Wide hallways, leaded glass windows, French doors with brass hardware and a host of other amenities and details including a spacious master suite with sitting room,, bath and walk in closet. A true opportunity at an affordable price for the...
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Posted on 10/15/2020
235 Canoe Hill Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Return to another era in this solidly built and grand structure awaiting its next owner to transform it into their own story book home. Located in a two acre zone with almost 5 rolling acres and a tennis/sport court, this private retreat is only minutes from town. The great room is magnificent and perfect for entertaining or game room/recreation. There is an entire suite of rooms on the third floor. Wide hallways, leaded glass windows, French doors with brass hardware and a host of other amenities and details including a spacious master suite with sitting room,, bath and walk in closet. A true opportunity at an affordable price for the...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
The Basics of Staging
Photo by ProgrammingIBC via Pixabay One of the most important things you can do before you list your home for sale is to stage it. Home staging refers to arranging the home’s furnishings and decor so it looks as good as possible. In other words, you use the decor and furnishings to make the home look like a...
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Posted on 10/10/2020
Video Tour - 165 Weeburn Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840
Welcome to this stylish and sophisticated showcase 6 BR Colonial w/en-suite baths & gorgeous level property, pool,/spa, exterior fireplace, covered outside eating, built -in cooking center, professional landscaping, lighting and audio system for everyday living & entertaining. Step into a 2-story foyer to formal Dining Room, Living Room with fireplace opening to oversized family Room with coffered ceiling and two-way fireplace adjacent to enormous breakfast room with two carrera marble eating islands. The sun filled kitchen is a cook's delight & overlooks the expansive terraces, and property. There is a paneled library on the...
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Posted on 10/10/2020
165 Weeburn Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Welcome to this stylish and sophisticated showcase 6 BR Colonial w/en-suite baths & gorgeous level property, pool,/spa, exterior fireplace, covered outside eating, built -in cooking center, professional landscaping, lighting and audio system for everyday living & entertaining. Step into a 2-story foyer to formal Dining Room, Living Room with fireplace opening to oversized family Room with coffered ceiling and two-way fireplace adjacent to enormous breakfast room with two carrera marble eating islands. The sun filled kitchen is a cook's delight & overlooks the expansive terraces, and property. There is a paneled library on the...
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Posted on 10/09/2020
Video Tour - 5R Edgerton Street, Darien, CT 06820
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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