Margaret Muir

856 Boston Post Road Madison CT 06443 | MLS 170137776

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$2,300,000
856 Boston Post Road
Madison CT 06443
Single Family For Sale
4 Bedrooms / 5 Bathrooms
Colonial, Antique, Per Board of Ed, Daniel Hand

Welcome to “The Ledges”, an in-town, yet private estate like no other on the CT Shoreline, south of the Post Road. Referred to as the “flagship property” of downtown Madison, this turn of the century house, built in 1903 by the prominent Scranton family, sits proudly on top a hill of 1.8 acres, affording convenience yet total privacy. The house is an architectural gem w/ high ceilings, hand-carved period moldings, bay windows, French doors, balconies, a large porch and a beautiful bluestone terrace. As you enter the front door, the “piece de resistance” is a two-story spiral staircase. Large scale rooms w/ plaster walls exude old world charm throughout. The 4 of 4.5 bathrooms have all been custom designed with marble floors, imported tiles, & Waterworks fixtures. Large eat-in kitchen w/ orig tall glass & wood cabinets include a butlers pantry w/wet bar. The “greenhouse” has French doors w/ North & South access to the outside. Comfortable study/sitting room has views of the property from its large bay window. Elegant South facing dining room & living room to right & left of the foyer. Finished attic rooms. 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 second-floor caretakers’ apartment & workshop. A 2nd apartment in old “servants’ quarters” creates an additional INCOME stream or fantastic in-home office. Agent/Owner
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Status: 
Active
MLS: 
170137776
Property Type: 
Single Family
Square Feet: 
5,586 (approx)
Lot Size: 
78,843 sqft / 1.81 acres (approx)
Subdivision: 
no
Listed: 
Jan 29, 2019 (172 days)
Year Built: 
1903
Elementary School: 
Per Board of Ed
High School: 
Daniel Hand
 
Appliances Included: 
Electric Cooktop, Electric Range, Oven/Range, Counter Grill, Wall Oven, Microwave, Freezer, Subzero, Icemaker, Dishwasher, Washer, Electric Dryer
Attic Description: 
Finished, Heated, Storage Space
Basement Description: 
Partial, Crawl Space, Partially Finished, Concrete Floor, Interior Access, Sump Pump
Baths Full: 
4
Baths Half: 
1
Color: 
white
Construction Description: 
Frame, Stone, Masonry
Cooling System: 
None
Energy Features: 
Storm Doors, Storm Windows
Exterior Features: 
Balcony, Barn, French Doors, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Guest House, Porch, Stone Wall, Terrace
Exterior Siding: 
Shake, Cedar, Wood
Fireplaces Total: 
2
Foundation Type: 
Masonry, Stone
Heat Fuel Type: 
Oil
Heat Type: 
Hot Air, Radiator
Hot Water Description: 
Electric, Oil
Interior Features: 
Cable – Available, Cable – Pre-wired, Elevator, Security System
Lot Description: 
Historic District, Dry, Cleared, Rolling, Fence – Stone, Professionally Landscaped
Roof Information: 
Asphalt Shingle
Waterfront Description: 
Water Community, Walk to Water
Updated: Saturday, Jul 20 2019
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Listing courtesy of William Pitt Sotheby’s Int’l

856 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT