Privately located with 800′ of direct water-frontage, and stunning views overlooking crystal clear private Doolittle Lake. The property offers seven lush acres surrounded by hundreds of acres of private forest, trails, and hidden vignettes. The home offers 4,836 sq. ft. 4 bedrooms, 4 and one-half baths, spacious light-filled rooms with soaring ceilings, a balcony and abundant custom details throughout, and a chef’s kitchen. Doolittle Lake offers seclusion, privacy, fresh air, and the best of country living. The property offers a serene environment, yet just a short drive to the historic village of Norfolk CT with Yale Summer Music and Art campus, dining, shopping, and recreational activities. The lake is one of the most pristine in the state of Connecticut and provides a variety of activities or complete seclusion, and is filled with abundant wildlife, doe and fawns, and the occasional moose. FAWN CREST is a world unto itself.

This listing is being offered solely to the Doolittle Association until 8-10-22. The general public may view the property prior to the said date with offers being reviewed after 8-10-22 if no Association offers have been accepted.

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Residential Info

FIRST FLOOR

Travertine tile flooring, 9' ceilings, transom windows, solid core mahogany doors, and
radiant heat throughout the 1st floor
Entrance: Stone stairs lead down through the gardens to the Covered Porch and Entry Foyer
Living Room: balcony, mahogany cathedral ceiling, fieldstone fireplace, built-in bookcase and reading nook, stained glass transom, picture window overlooking lake
Dining Room: octagon-shaped room, views to lake, stained glass transoms, mahogany ceiling
Kitchen: marble center island, breakfast bar, fieldstone fireplace, glass front maple cabinets, marble counters, deep farm sink, pantry cabinets, opens to covered Porch and Patio above lake
Porch: two covered Porches facing the lake
Terrace: stone terraces, walkways, and staircases surround the home
Half Bath: Powder Room off if Kitchen
Laundry Room: off of Kitchen
Family Room: French doors, window seat, built-in bookcases, gas fireplace/stove, opens to covered Porch

SIDE ENTRY DOOR FROM LAKE TO GUEST/OFFICE WING

Office/Guest Bedroom
Full Bathroom: tiled, glass shower

SECOND FLOOR

Stone walkway and patio with hot tub lead to a covered Porch, with entry to the upper hallway and interior balcony. Mahogany flooring and dumb waiter from Kitchen on this level.
Primary Bedroom Suite: vaulted ceiling, balcony overlooking lake, stone hearth fireplace with wood mantel, patterned wood floor
Dressing Room: walk-in closet
Reading Room: octagonal shaped with mahogany tower ceiling, views to lake
Master Bath: tiled floors and walls, glass shower, soaking tub, heated towel rack, marble vanity
En Suite Bedroom: with tiled Full Bathroom, glass shower, marble vanity
Bedroom: opens to Balcony
Bedroom: opens to Balcony
Full Bath: tiled walls and floor, tub/shower

GARAGE

two car detached garage with auto doors, storage level above

FEATURES

stone Patios and Terraces, gardens, a trail down to the year-round dock, hidden lawn areas tucked into the
woods

Property Details

Location: 152 Tower Hill Road, Norfolk, Connecticut
Land Size: 7.0 acres M/B/L: 5-14/2
Vol./Page: 127/397
Survey: #748 Zoning: RU - rural residential
Water Frontage: 800'
Year Built: 2002
Square Footage: 4,836
Total Rooms: 10 BRs: 4 BAs: 4.1
Basement: crawl space
Foundation: concrete
Hatchway: none
Attic: pull-down access, eaves storage
Laundry Location: Laundry Room on main floor
Number of Fireplaces or Woodstoves: 3 wood fireplaces, one gas FP/stove
Type of Floors: Travertine tile, mahogany
Windows: full storms and screens
Exterior: cedar
Driveway: gravel
Roof: faux slate
Heat: propane fired Weil McLain boiler, radiant on 1st floor, warm air on 2nd floor
Propane tank: buried tank
Air-Conditioning: central a/c
Hot water: Bradford White gas hot water heater
Sewer: private septic
Water: private well
Electric: 400 amp service
Generator: propane-fired generator
Central vacuum: yes
Audio: wired speakers throughout
Appliances: double wall ovens, gas cooktop with hood, refrigerator, dishwasher, wine chiller, washer, dryer
Exclusions: none known
Mil rate: $27.84 Date: 2022-23
Taxes: $31,520 Date: 2022-23
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.

Location: 152 Tower Hill Road, Norfolk, CT 06058