Enhanced by Alfredo Taylor in 1926 enchanting English “Cotswold Cottage” offering over 5,500 square feet sited on just under three lush acres with an in-ground Scott pool on a profound street just three blocks from the Historic village. The spacious foyer creates an open flow to both the living room and the library presenting a grand space for entertaining. Cherry woodwork surrounds the library fireplace enhancing the spacious light-filled room. The fireplace in the formal living room provides a focal point for this grand room which opens via twin French doors onto a spacious enclosed porch spanning the width of the house offering a variety of uses. The dining room offers a fireplace, coffered ceiling, windows overlooking the rear grounds, and the 3rd pair of French doors opening to the aforementioned porch. The fully applianced kitchen with stunning custom solid cherry cabinets is ideal for creating enticing culinary delights. It is enhanced with the adjoining butler’s pantry and rear staircase. The second floor offers a grand en suite master bedroom with a fireplace, walk-in closet, and a large dressing room with a soaking tub. A second en suite master bedroom is light-filled offering complete privacy.  A third large bedroom with the home’s 5th wood burning fireplace is adjacent to a hall bath awaiting your finishing touches, opens to a large light-filled sleeping porch. A second-floor wing offers two bright bedrooms, a full bath, and a large laundry room. The third floor offers abundant choices including additional bedrooms, a hobby room, or a game room. The grounds offer specimen plantings, a pool, and room for a tennis court.  There is an oversized two-bay garage, a glassed roofed, rear entry porch leading to a mudroom, and a private home office completing this rare estate.

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Land Size:  2.72 acres      Map: 6-12     Lot: 47
Vol.:  82        Page:  365       Zoning: Residential
Easements: always check the deed
Year Built: 1895 1996 renovation/system updated
Square Footage:  5573
Total Rooms:   12         BRs:  6       BAs:  4.5
Basement: Full/unfinished
Foundation:  stone
Laundry Location: upper
Number of Fireplaces or Woodstoves:  5
Floors: hardwood
Windows: storms and screens
Fireplaces: 5
Exterior: stucco/masonry
Driveway: asphalt
Roof: Wood shake/asphalt
Heat: oil/steam
Air-Conditioning:  none
Generator: yes
Hot water: domestic
Plumbing: mixed
Sewer:  city connected
Water:   city connected
Electric: circuit breakers 200 amps
Cable/Satellite: available
Appliances: gas range, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer, dryer
Mil rate: 25.98        Date: 2019-2020
Taxes: $15,555        Date:  2019-2020
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agent: Thomas McGowan
Listing Type: Exclusive


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