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Chestnut House

Washington, CT – Welcome to Chestnut House, a gracious Georgian Colonial privately sited on 7.12 acres, encompassing fourteen rooms (6458sf) over three floors with pool, generator, monitored alarm system, central air, central vac and three car garage. This meticulously, maintained home features a main floor primary suite, stunning Cook's kitchen, hardwood floors, custom carpentry, six bedrooms, three fireplaces, five full bathrooms and two powder rooms. As you enter through the front door a two-story foyer welcomes you with views to the family room ahead and flanked on either side by the formal living room and dining room. The main level rooms (living room, dining room, family room, kitchen, primary bedroom suite) are sunlit with oversized windows and high ceilings and flow effortlessly into another allowing for casual living or easy entertaining. You will enjoy the large Cook’s kitchen, a natural gathering place with custom cherry cabinets, top stainless appliances, granite countertops, walk-in pantry, breakfast bar and breakfast room area with French doors to the mahogany deck. This room opens to the family room with fireplace, Cathedral ceiling and a bank of French doors also opening to the deck. The formal dining room can comfortably seat eight, and features French doors, chair rail and crown molding. The Living room has two sets of French doors, built in bookcases, a woodburning fireplace and crown molding. The spacious, primary bedroom suite on the main floor will become your haven, it features a sitting area with gas fireplace, French doors to the mahogany deck, bathroom with double vanity, walk in shower, jetted tub, water closet and dressing room. The second-floor features, four bedrooms (one is ensuite), three bathrooms, a laundry room, an expansive office space and upstairs lounge with a back staircase to the kitchen area. This area is ideal for an in-law suite, home office, playroom for younger children, teenagers, or staff. The carpeted, walkout lower level (direct access to the pool area) features a kitchenette, full bathroom, a large main area, media/gym room and bedroom. Very flexible space, ideal for playroom, teenagers, offices, in-law suite or staff. The owner is a Master Gardener, and you will be delighted by the garden plan she has created and carefully tended. From April through October a continual succession of beautiful perennials bloom around the house and the pool area. This home is perfect for fulltime living (10 minutes to local private schools; Washington Montessori and Rumsey Hall) or a weekend retreat, just 90 minutes to NYC. Nearby attractions: Lake Waramaug, Mohawk Ski Area, The Mayflower Inn and Spa, shops and restaurants located nearby in New Preston Village, Washington Depot, Kent, and Litchfield.

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Diane Stevens

Diane Stevens

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson