Margaret Muir

Madison | 4 bedrooms | MLS 170237367

1 of 30
Madison CT 06443
Single Family For Sale
4 Bedrooms / 5 Bathrooms
Colonial, European, Per Board of Ed, Daniel Hand

Welcome to "The Ledges" an in-town, south of the Post Road private estate like no other on the Ct Shoreline.Referred to as the "flagship property" of downtown Madison, this turn of the century house, built in 1903 by a member of the Scranton family, sits proudly on top of a hill on 1.81 acres offering convenience yet total privacy. The house is an architectural gem w/high ceilings, hand carved period moldings, French doors, bay windows, balconies a large porch and beautiful bluestone terrace. As you enter the front door, the ‘piece de resistance’ is a two story spiral staircase. Light filled rooms w/plaster walls exude old world charm through out. The four of 4.5 bathrooms have all been custom designed w/marble floors, imported tiles & Waterworks fixtures. Large eat-in kitchen w/original tall glass front cabinets w/ a butler’s pantry & wet bar. The greenhouse has French doors w/north & south access to the yard. Comfortable study/sitting rm has views of the property from its large bay window. Elegant south facing dining & living room to the right & left of the foyer. Finished attic rooms for studio/office/storage. This is a gardeners dream property which includes topiary gardens, specimen plantings, sprawling stone walls & terraced yard.The 4 car detached carriage house/garage & workshop includes a caretaker’s apartment. A 2nd apartment in the old "servants quarters" creates an additional INCOME stream, au pair quarters or in-home office. Amazing property! Agent/Owner
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Appliances Included: 
Electric Cooktop, Electric Range, Oven/Range, Counter Grill, Wall Oven, Microwave, Freezer, Subzero, Icemaker, Dishwasher
Attic Description: 
Walk-up, Heated, Floored
Basement Description: 
Partial, Crawl Space, Unfinished, Concrete Floor, Interior Access
Baths Full: 
Baths Half: 
Construction Description: 
Frame, Stone
Cooling System: 
Energy Features: 
Storm Doors, Storm Windows
Exterior Features: 
Balcony, Barn, French Doors, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Guest House, Patio, Porch-Wrap Around, Stone Wall
Exterior Siding: 
Shingle, Wood
Fireplaces Total: 
Foundation Type: 
Masonry, Stone
Heat Fuel Type: 
Heat Type: 
Hot Air, Radiator, Zoned
Hot Water Description: 
50 Gallon Tank, Electric
Interior Features: 
Cable – Pre-wired, Elevator, Security System
Lot Description: 
Historic District, City Views, Lightly Wooded, Rolling, Fence – Stone, Professionally Landscaped
Roof Information: 
Asphalt Shingle
Waterfront Description: 
Not Applicable
Updated: Wednesday, Jun 03 2020
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Listing courtesy of William Pitt Sotheby’s Int’l

856 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT