Marsha Charles' Blog

Posted on 06/21/2020
How To Tell if Your Roof Needs a Little TLC
Photo by Joel Dunn via Pixabay Your roof is an important part of your home, and for something of its size, it is surprisingly delicate. Even minor problems can have a lasting impact on the integrity of your home. Learning how to spot some of the most common problems allows you to seek out help when you need...
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Posted on 06/19/2020
317 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT 06840 now has a new price of $2,195,000!
In town custom built stunner On Elm Street with vaulted ceilings, open floor plan and first floor master suite on magnificent professionally landscaped acre. Set at end of private lane yet close enough to train, stores, shops and restaurants, this solidly built stone and shingle home has everything you can imagine including a pool site. Sliding french doors with transom windows across the back of the house offer amazing light and access to terraces perfect for entertaining or family living. Vaulted and nine foot ceilings or higher add to the modern day feeling of this special home. There are two oversized bedrooms with ensuite baths on the...
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Posted on 06/17/2020
Video Tour - 1457 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840
Masterfully built six bedroom Colonial on scenic Oenoke Ridge Road set on gorgeous open property with pool site & picturesque landscape. A spacious chef's kitchen/island totally open to breakfast & family room offers the perfect gathering space for casual daily living & fabulous entertaining. Many extra features include sun-filled solarium, recreational/game room over three car garage, bedroom & full bath on first floor, five bedrooms all with en-suite baths & an enormous walk out lower level. The master suite has a luxurious bath, fireplace, sitting room, & balcony overlooking expansive lush back yard. The private...
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Posted on 06/15/2020
1457 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Masterfully built six bedroom Colonial on scenic Oenoke Ridge Road set on gorgeous open property with pool site & picturesque landscape. A spacious chef's kitchen/island totally open to breakfast & family room offers the perfect gathering space for casual daily living & fabulous entertaining. Many extra features include sun-filled solarium, recreational/game room over three car garage, bedroom & full bath on first floor, five bedrooms all with en-suite baths & an enormous walk out lower level. The master suite has a luxurious bath, fireplace, sitting room, & balcony overlooking expansive lush back yard. The private...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Make the Most of Selling Your Home
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay You’ve finally decided to sell your home and now you want the REALTOR® to show you the money! While that sounds like it can happen at the snap of a finger, there are a few things to consider. Are you selling for a profit or is your goal to make the biggest profit...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
5 Home Improvements That Will Boost Your Home’s Value
Photo by Eddie Zhang on Unsplash Whether you’re putting your home on the market or planning to sell down the road, the right home improvements have the power to boost your home’s value. Of course, big home improvement projects add up fast, but you don’t have to spend big bucks or dive into a complete kitchen remodel to...
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Posted on 06/06/2020
Video Tour - 106 Dunning Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Totally transformed, renovated and expanded six bedroom Colonial on coveted Dunning Rd cul-de-sac only 1.5 miles from the New Canaan train station, close to Nature Center Trail and Irwin Park . Comparable to new construction with 5 new full baths, creation of new bedroom and spacious laundry room on 2nd floor ,expanded sun filled breakfast room opening to family room and a new finished third floor including a huge sixth bedroom suite that may also be used as media room. Exterior features include new architectural shingle and copper roofs, new clapboard siding, new Marvin windows and extensive new landscaping. A classic home with modern...
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Posted on 06/06/2020
106 Dunning Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
Totally transformed, renovated and expanded six bedroom Colonial on coveted Dunning Rd cul-de-sac only 1.5 miles from the New Canaan train station, close to Nature Center Trail and Irwin Park . Comparable to new construction with 5 new full baths, creation of new bedroom and spacious laundry room on 2nd floor ,expanded sun filled breakfast room opening to family room and a new finished third floor including a huge sixth bedroom suite that may also be used as media room. Exterior features include new architectural shingle and copper roofs, new clapboard siding, new Marvin windows and extensive new landscaping. A classic home with modern...
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Posted on 06/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 33 Sunset Hill Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
A truly exceptional opportunity to own one of New Canaan’s finest residences offering the ultimate in luxurious living combined with a location on Sunset Hill that is unparalleled. Welcomed by an alle of beautiful hornbeam trees and a courtyard of tailored boxwoods, the classic elegance of this 2009 custom built Stone and Clapboard home is immediately apparent. A handsome limestone front entry flanks the lacquered front door with leaded glass above and custom floor to ceiling windows set the tone for what is awaiting inside. Customized design elements by renowned architect and designers blend the spacious formal and informal rooms, creating...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
PMI and Down Payments
Image by Charles 🇵🇭 from Unsplash Part of buying a home is researching the market and your finances. Most lenders require you to put at least 20 percent down or pay private mortgage insurance (PMI). Since PMI is a cost that does not lower your interest rate or principal, it’s almost always better to save up that hefty...
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Posted on 05/30/2020
Video Tour - 27 Turning Mill Lane, New Canaan, CT 06840
A porte cochere entrance welcomes all into a two story foyer highlighting the sleek sophistication of this spacious 5 bedroom home tucked away on the pristine cul-de-sac of 27 Turning Mill Lane. Gracious rooms offer wide open spaces featuring newly designed light-filled kitchen w/islands and counters of quartz and quartzite for both function and beauty. An inviting family room with fireplace and vaulted ceilings enhanced by soaring windows provide the perfect balance between easy modern day living and exceptional entertaining. The expansive master suite is a haven for relaxation with fireplace and walk-in closets/dressing rooms. A...
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Posted on 05/30/2020
27 Turning Mill Lane, New Canaan, CT 06840 is now new to the market!
A porte cochere entrance welcomes all into a two story foyer highlighting the sleek sophistication of this spacious 5 bedroom home tucked away on the pristine cul-de-sac of 27 Turning Mill Lane. Gracious rooms offer wide open spaces featuring newly designed light-filled kitchen w/islands and counters of quartz and quartzite for both function and beauty. An inviting family room with fireplace and vaulted ceilings enhanced by soaring windows provide the perfect balance between easy modern day living and exceptional entertaining. The expansive master suite is a haven for relaxation with fireplace and walk-in closets/dressing rooms. A...
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