A long private drive leads you to this extraordinary residence nestled in your own private forest. The south-facing sunny view over Ore Hill makes this ideal for a holiday/vacation home as well as a principal residence.  The open floor plan with classic details, high-end finishes, and materials centers around the expansive living room with a massive fireplace that connects to your dining room and kitchen. The main level has a primary bedroom suite with a primary bath you dream about. The upper level has two En- Suite bedrooms with a shared sitting area. The garden level has a private entrance room along with a media and laundry room. Beautiful saline, heated, gunite pool, gardens, specimen trees, stone walls, and a detached barn/garage make this a wonderful oasis. This residence has been created with relaxation and enjoyment at the forefront of its design.

Residential Info

GARDEN LEVEL

Entrance: (26.5’x9’) Tiled floor, white oak wall with recessed window, closet, LED recessed lighting, custom staircase with iron railing to main level.
Media Room: (23’x11’) entire wall of custom built-in bookcases, tiled floor. LED recessed lighting, steps down to laundry room.
Laundry Room: (16’x8’) tiled floor, soaking sink, cedar closet, built storage closets

MAIN LEVEL

Living Room: (31’x19’) 12’ ceilings, massive wood-burning fireplace with a wall of white oak with bluestone surround and seating, wall of windows facing east with seasonal views to Ore Hill, and two doors leading to a bluestone terrace
Dining Room: (18’x11’) wall of windows with custom 10” oak doors leading to kitchen
Kitchen: (20’x13’) Gourmet kitchen with tiled floor, custom painted white oak cabinets and oversized island with 2” Caesarstone countertops throughout, deep farm sink with entrance to mudroom/pantry
Mudroom/Pantry: (11’x6’) tiled floor, floor to ceiling painted white oak stage closets
Half Bath: white oak walls
Primary Bedroom: (18’x12’) bright and light-filled, white oak floors, wood-burning fireplace with a wall of white oak and bluestone surround leads to a hallway with doors to a private outdoor bluestone terrace
Study/sitting Room: (16’x13’) entire wall of painted white oak bookshelves, wood-burning fireplace
Bathroom: (various) octagon shape all windowed, venetian plaster walls, (2) Porcelanosa vanities, (2) private closets, tiled walk-in shower and oversized porcelain soaking tub
Walk-in Closet: (9’x6’) cedar walls, (3) built-in bureaus

UPPER LEVEL

Sitting Room: (8’x6’)
Bedroom (2): (23’x13’) white oak floors, closet, sitting area
En Suite Bathroom: (9’x8’) tiled floor and shower, vanity (to be renovated Spring 2021)
Bedroom (3): (23’x13’) white oak floors, closet, sitting area
En Suite Bathroom: (9’x8’) tiled floor, soaking tub, vanity (to be renovated Spring 2021)

FEATURES

Pool: heated In-ground gunite with bluestone sitting area
Detached Barn/Garage: 2 bay garage with insulated glass automatic doors. 2nd level with heat and A/C, pine ceiling and walls with select grade white oak floors, excellent for studio/ yoga. Bluestone walkway to forest
Bluestone Terrace: off living room under honey locust tree with south and east-facing view
Specimen trees, landscaping, stone walls

Property Details

Location: 53 Falls Mountain Rd. Salisbury, Ct.
Land Size:  14.16 +/- ac            Map: 08         Lot: 71
Additional Land Available:  no
Vol.: 260                    Page: 521
Zoning: RR1
Year Built: 1961 (town) renovated 2020
Square Footage: 2625 (town) 2203 (town/lower level)
Total Rooms: 8    BRs: 3        BAs: 4
Basement: full(partial) remainder crawl space
Laundry Location: lower level
Number of Fireplaces: 3 woodburning
Floors: white oak (select grade) and tile
Windows:  Marvin push-out casement (new2020)
Driveway: crushed stone (new 2021)
Roof: copper on main house; seamless meal on barn/garage
Heat: Hydro-Air 3 zones (new 2020)
Propane tank size and location: 1000 gal. buried (new 2020)
Air-Conditioning: central air 3 zones (new 2020)
Sewer: septic
Water:  well
Generator: Kohler (entire house and pool new 2020)
Alarm system: motion detectors/remote access (new 2020)
Mil rate: $ 11.60           Date:    July 2020
Taxes: $ 9,897              Date: July 2020
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Agent: Thomas Callahan
Listing Type:  Exclusive


Property Features

  • Country Setting
  • Gardens
  • Pool
  • Private Location
  • With Views

Location: 53 Falls Mountain Road, Salisbury, CT 06068