Well-loved by the same family for 78 years, this home pairs the best of vintage quality construction with modern updates and amenities, attractively set on a level 0.75 acre lot.  Fir and maple flooring, bright window seats in many rooms, built-in bookcases, high ceilings, bay windows, a wonderful covered Front Porch, all combining in a gracious, comfortable home. This desirable neighborhood which is in close proximity to everything in town is a place to call home. Pharmacy, post office, library, groceries, a playground, a lifeguarded town pool, restaurants, a brewery – all close by. You are centrally located for all that the Litchfield Hills and Southern Berkshires have to offer. Hiking, biking, world-class fishing, skiing, Yale Summer Music in Norfolk, Tanglewood – this is just the beginning of the list – and a ride to Wassaic train station brings ample parking and a comfortable trip for a visit to NYC. Come see for yourself!

Residential Info

FIRST FLOOR

Covered Front Porch:  beadboard ceiling
Foyer:  fir flooring, center staircase to 2nd level, coat closet
Living Room:  carpet, brick hearth fireplace with wooden mantel, built-in bookcases, bay window, picture window with window seat
Dining Room:  fir flooring, built-in drawers and display shelving, butler’s pass-through from Kitchen
Kitchen:  maple flooring, double sink, center island, breakfast area, walk-in Pantry with cabinets and shelving, entry door from back Porch
Laundry Room:  storage cabinets
Den:  fir flooring, built-in bookcases, window seat, closet, possible Guest Room with Full Bath
Full Bathroom:  tile flooring, shower
Covered Back Porch:  entry to Kitchen from the driveway and side yard

SECOND FLOOR

Upper Hallway:  window seats at front and back, walk-in closet, doorway to a walk-up attic
Main Bedroom:  fir flooring, built-in bookcases, window seat, Venetian Plaster finish on walls
Full Bathroom:  tile flooring, marble vanity, tub/shower
Bedroom:  fir flooring, bookcases, window seat
Bedroom:  fir flooring, bookcases, window seat

BARN/GARAGE

concrete floor, two Garage bays, automatic door openers, staircase to the full upper level – plus an attached outhouse!

LAND

The parcel is a corner lot with 0.75 open and level acres, a large side lawn, gardens, mature plantings, and shade trees.   There is a cozy brick patio off of the back porch.

Property Details

Location:  110 Granite Avenue, North Canaan, CT
Land Size:  0.75 acres    Map: 22    Lot:  306-0
Volume:  67    Page:  953
Survey:  none    Zoning:  residential
Frontage:  290′ (165′ on Granite Avenue, 125′ on Orchard Street)
Easements:  none known, see deed
Year Built:  1869
Square Footage:  2,219
Total Rooms:  7    BRs:  3    BAs:  2.0
Basement:  full, including two partially finished rooms with electric baseboard heat, plus unfinished workshop space
Foundation:  brick and stone, poured concrete floor
Hatchway:  yes
Attic:  walk up, wood flooring, windows at each end
Laundry Location:  main floor off of the kitchen
Floors:  fir, maple, tile, carpet (there is fir flooring beneath in the carpeted rooms)
Windows:  full storms and screens
Exterior:  wood shingles
Driveway:  gravel, two entrances
Roof:  asphalt shingle
Heat:  oil-fired hot water radiators, Buderus boiler
Fireplace:  brick hearth fireplace, wooden mantel
Chimney:  brick, two flues
Oil Tank: 275-gallon tank, in basement
Hot water:  State Select 60 gallon electric water heater
Plumbing:  mixed
Sewer:  town sewer
Water:  town water
Electric:  200 amp service
Generator:  separate panel, wired for a portable generator
Central Vacuum:  installed
Appliances:  Samsung stainless steel side by side refrigerator, GE dishwasher, Maytag electric oven/range with two ovens, Samsung washer, and dryer
Exclusions:  none known
Mil rate: $31.20 (includes 2.2 mil fire district tax) Date:  2021-22
Taxes:  $4,774      Date:  2021-22
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agent:  David Taylor
Listing Type:  exclusive


Property Features

  • Country Setting
  • Gardens
  • Historic

Location: 110 Granite Avenue, North Canaan, CT