This classic West Cornwall country estate is now for sale. The 11.57-acre parcel, which abuts conservation land,  is landscaped with mature plantings and gardens and has stone patios, and an outdoor fireplace. The 1750’s home with 2 fireplaces and 1 woodstove has 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths as well as 1 half bath. Exposed antique wood framing and flooring exemplifies the charm and craftsmanship of this authentic country home. Also included on the property is a large one-bedroom guest cottage with an exquisite great room with imported antique English paneling and fireplace. An art studio and a three-car garage complete the property. A scenic drive from the shopping and entertainment in Kent, Litchfield, Salisbury, Sharon, and the Southern Berkshires. Cornwall itself is home to great local skiing at Mohawk Ski Area, hiking, biking, and gorgeous views at Mohawk State Forest, scenic Cream Hill Lake, incredible Housatonic River fly fishing, & the famous Cornwall Covered Bridge.

Residential Info

RESIDENCE

FIRST FLOOR

Entrance: stone floor, door out to the patio, two coat closets, stairs up to the bedroom, radiant heat floor, barn siding closets
Kitchen: wood floor, wood cabinets, glass door pantry, new Corian and stone countertops, wood wainscot, exposed wood framing, a mix of forced hot air
Dining Room: wood floors, stone fireplace, stone hearth with wood stove insert,  exposed wood framing, hot water radiator
Office/Study: wood floor, electric heat, built-in bookcases
Foyer: wood floor, wood ceiling, door to the second floor, door to the basement, door to covered porch
Covered Porch: stone floor, door from the dining room
Drawing Room: wood floor, stone surround fireplace, stone hearth, beehive oven, wood storage,  original wood paneling and mantel, gun powder closet
Living Room: wood floor, fireplace, stone hearth, oven, exposed brick and stone chimney, exposed wood framing, radiator and forced hot air, original front door
Laundry/Half Bath: wood floor, wainscot, single vanity, door out to the patio, built-in cabinetry
Patio: stone floor, stone walls, outdoor stone fireplace

SECOND FLOOR

Master Bedroom: wood floor, vaulted ceiling, built-in storage and closets, exposed wood framing
Master Bathroom:  marble floor, tiled shower, vanity, towel warmers, no heat
Bedroom: painted wood floor, vaulted ceiling, built-in bookcases, closet
Full Bath: painted wood floor, single vanity, porcelain tub/shower, exposed beams, built-in cabinetry
Reading Loft: wood floor, electric heat, built-in bookcases, walk-in closet, additional eave storage, exposed wood framing
Bedroom: wood floor, electric heat
Full Bath: tub/shower, wood floor, vanity with Corian countertop

COTTAGE

Foyer: stone floor, coat closet, door to the living room, kitchen and bedroom
Great Room: wood floors, imported antique English wall paneling, fireplace, marble surround and hearth, 10’+ ceilings, French doors out to a stone terrace, south facing with long distance views
Bedroom: wood floor, vaulted ceiling
Bathroom: stone tile floor, tiled shower, vanity and wainscot, laundry Frigidaire washer and dryer
Kitchen: wood floor, wood shelving, and cabinets, farm sink, waterworks, Fisher Paykel Refrigerator, Fisher Paykel dishwasher, hookup for electric stove
Terrace: bluestone terrace, overlooking the property

STUDIO

Great Room: carpeted floors, built-in bookcases, two walk-in cedar closets,

GARAGE

Three car garage, with walk-in storage above, electric

FEATURES

Gardens
Two fireplaces, one woodstove

Details

Land Size: 11.57 acres      Map: D09      Lot: 3/12
Vol.: 106      Page: 358
Survey: # 763A      Zoning: R5- Residential – Five Acre
Road Frontage: 450’+/-      Water Frontage: none
Year Built: 1740    (town)
Square Footage: 2,483 sf main house, 838 sf cottage
Total Rooms: 9       Main House: BRs: 3      BAs: 3.5
     Cottage: BRs: 1      BAs: 1
Basement: stone foundation, gravel floor, hatchway
Foundation: stone foundation
Hatchway: yes
Attic: none
Laundry Location: main floor
Number of Fireplaces or Woodstoves: 3
Floors: 2
Windows: mix double hung,  6 over 6,
Exterior: clapboard
Driveway: gravel
Roof: cedar shake (2014), metal standing seam
Heat: mix oil, electric, Weil McLean Gold Oil boiler
Oil Tank(s) – size & location: 2 – 275 gal tanks in basement
Air-Conditioning: window units, central air American Standard Air Handling Unit
Hot water: propane Navien tankless (2018)
Plumbing: mixed
Sewer: septic
Water: well
Electric: 200 amps
Cable/Satellite Dish: cable
Generator: Kohler Generator (propane)
Alarm System: ADT
Appliances: gas 4 burner range/oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, washer and dryer
Exclusions: chandelier in master bedroom sitting room, chandelier in cottage foyer, fire back in Drawing Room fireplace
Mil rate: $ 16.7           Date: 2020
Taxes: $ 12,165.95      Date: 2020
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Type: Exclusive


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Property Features

  • Country Setting
  • Gardens
  • In Town
  • Private Location
  • With Views
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Location: 332 Sharon-Goshen Turnpike, West Cornwall, CT 06796