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260 Middlesex Ave, Chester, CT 06412
3 Beds   |   5 Baths   |   3,876 Sqft

$1,450,000
16 Days on Market

This remarkable country home becomes available for the first time in over 30 years. until recently the rural retreat of a renowned journalist, it is located in the charming small town of chester, connecticut. new york city and boston are just over two hours by car or train. spread over 7 private park-like acres, the landscape is filled with such diverse decorative elements as a bermudian moon gate, an italian garden grotto, and prides of terracotta and stone lions. the center of the house is the original early 20th c eclectic cottage with its multiple architectural styles ranging from medieval to arts and crafts. surrounding the original cottage, a totally reconceived home now has a large stone patio, a spacious family room/kitchen, 2 fireplaces, 4 full baths, a classic english greenhouse, and a first-floor master suite with beamed cathedral ceiling and a huge closet/dressing room/storage area. separated from the main house, an ample writer's studio, with wood-burning fireplace, a fifth full bath with steam shower, and a covered porch overlooks a heated swimming pool and gazebo. the 19th c. barn incorporates a new four-car garage. all this is just a mile from downtown chester, home to artists and writers, a theater, some of connecticut's finest restaurants and a celebrated sunday farmers market in the town center from may through october. and when it’s time to leave, your full house generator, security system and irrigation system will keep watch until you return.


Details
8 Rooms | 7.08 Acres | 4 Garage(s) | Built in 1908

Additional Details
Cottage  | Farm House  | 3 Fireplaces | Pool

Location
Corner Lot

Utilities
Baseboard  | Heap Pump  | Central Air  | Private Well  | Oil Hot Water

Taxes
$239,440 Assessment | 28.79 Mill Rate | $6,893 Taxes

Schools
Chester Elementary | Winthrop Middle | Valley High

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Listing Agent
William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l | Tim Boyd | (860) 304-5524

This real estate listing for sale at 260 Middlesex Ave has 3 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and was built in 1908. It is located in the Chester, CT area with the 06412 zip code. For more info about the property at 260 Middlesex Ave, Chester, CT 06412 or if you would like to schedule a showing, please contact the listing agent above.

Data sourced from CT_SMARTMLS and was updated October 21, 2020.


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