Margaret Muir

856 Boston Post Road Madison CT 06443 | MLS 170237367

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856 Boston Post Road
Madison CT 06443
Single Family For Sale
5 Bedrooms / 5 Bathrooms
Colonial, European, Per Board of Ed, Daniel Hand

Welcome to "The Ledges" an INTOWN, south of the Post Road PRIVATE estate/family compound 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 throughout. 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…elevator. 4 beautiful bedrooms on the 2nd floor. Finished attic rooms for studio/office/storage.A gardener’s dream property includes topiary gardens, specimen plantings, sprawling stone walls & terraced yard. 4 car detached carriage house includes a caretaker’s/in law apart. 2nd apart creates au pair quarters/ or in-home office. Sub-divide poss-Owner/agent Amazing in town, yet private property!
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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: Friday, Jul 10 2020
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856 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT