This quintessential converted barn perched on a hill with protected views on 40 pristine acres is now available for sale. Located one mile from the Litchfield green and on one of the best streets in the county with abutting land in Litchfield Land Trust, this home offers all the advantages of in-town living but in a private and bucolic setting. Enter through the main entrance to a grand staircase facing 20-foot-high windows with major views. The living room, bathed in natural light, boasts hardwood parquet floors, high ceilings, and a wood-burning fireplace. The cozy den has an additional fireplace and built-in shelves and cabinets with an entrance to a generous-sized dining room with sliding doors to the bluestone patio. The eat-in kitchen has a large center island and a propane stove. A heated gunite pool, pond, and a fruit tree orchard complete this spectacular property. Close to White Memorial Conservation Area, Bantam Lake, Mohawk Ski Mt and everything beautiful Litchfield County have to offer.

Residential Info

MAIN FLOOR

Entrance: Enclosed with slate flooring, unheated
Main Landing: Slate flooring, dramatic Western pastoral views, carpet hallway to 2 coat closets, built-in desk built-in bookcases, entrance to the garage, elegant staircase to lower level Living Room
Powder Room
Primary Suite
Bedroom: carpet- 2022, AC from Mini-Split,2 walk-in closets, built-in bookcases & cabinets
Bath: Jacuzzi tub, ceramic tile and glass door, double vanity with walnut counter
Office: Hardwood floors, built-in bookcases, mini-split for heat & AC
Laundry: Double utility sink, washer & dryer, folding table, and 3 storage closets, linoleum floor
Ensuite Bedroom: Off Entrance-- Private suite, carpet, closet
Full Bath: Tub/ shower, vanity, and closet

LOWER LEVEL

Living Room: Parquet floor, 2 stories, wood-burning fireplace with Hartford marble surround, exposed original stone foundation painted,18' wood sliding doors with louvered panels French doors to terrace
Den: Raised hearth brick fireplace -wood burning with wood storage, rustic barn wood siding on walls and built-in cabinets, large wood pocket doors from Livingroom, carpet, sliders to the terrace, door to utility room
BlueStone Terrace: off Livingroom, dining room, and den
Dining Room: parquet floor, rustic barn siding for walls, exposed stone foundation, Built-in Buffet, Sliders to the terrace
Kitchen: Breakfast area with views of the back yard from a bay window, propane stove, island with gas cooktop, wood cabinets, countertops Formica & butcherblock, 2 refrigerators, dishwasher, gas cooktop, wall oven, large walk-in food pantry
Mudroom: Off Kitchen door from the back yard, vinyl flooring
Powder Room

SECOND FLOOR

Bedroom: Closet
Full Bath: tub/shower, vanity
Attic storage: Plus walk-in Cedar Closet, unfinished attic space-- once the hayloft

GARAGE

2 car attached with electric garage doors with built-in workbench, steel trap door for a wood drop to utility room, heated

BARN

Workshop with built-in workspace, electric & water, gas heater, Insulated, loft
Lower level car storage or tractor storage - 4 bays

FEATURES

Pool: heated gunite pool with spa fieldstone terrace
Beautiful western views and of the fruit orchard
Orchard: Apple, pear, peach trees
Mature planting with stone walls

Property Details

Location: 275 N Lake Street, Litchfield, CT 06759
Land Size: 40+/- acres
Zoning: RR
Conservation Easement: Yes on 25+/-
Road Frontage: 580'+/-
Year Built: 1800-Town converted to a residence in 1970/1971
Square Footage:  4,338 sq.ft.
Total Rooms:   8    BRs: 3 BAs: 3 full 2 half
Foundation: stone foundation
Attic: yes, unfinished
Laundry Location: Main level- washer & dryer, double utility sink, closets, and folding table
Number of Fireplaces or Woodstoves:2 wood-burning fireplaces and 1 propane stove
Type of Floors: wood, linoleum & carpet
Windows: thermopane with screens
Exterior: vertical board-painted
Driveway: paved
Roof: asphalt roof-- year...... with lightning rods; 7-8 years old
Heat: Radiant heat on lower level & forced hot air; 5 years old
Oil Tanks: 2 tanks - located in the utility room
Propane tanks: 2;  1 tank for Stove, & pool, 1 tank for generator
Air-Conditioning: In the Primary suite
Hot water: off the boiler
Alarm: Yes
High-Speed Internet & Cable: Yes- Optimum
Sewer: Updated in 2015
Water: Town
Electric: 200 amps, buried utilities from the road
Generator: Auto testing Whole House, generator 2021
Appliances: 2 refrigerators, gas stove, wall ovens, dishwasher, washer & dryer
Exclusions: None
Taxes: $ 9,933.00 Date: 2021
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.


Location: 275 N Lake Street, Litchfield, CT 06759