PROPERTY DETAILS

PRICE :    Reduced from $1.5 million to a "priced to sell" $800,000.  

As the economy improves, the price will begin to increase back to normal levels.

Don't miss this opportunity to own an amazing full-time residence or weekend getaway!    

See also:  Keller Williams Platinum Properties dedicated website for Harmony Farms

HOUSE:    3,401 sf (includes 425 sf storage) plus 2,551 sf walk-out basement;  3 bedrooms;  3 full baths; 

built in1991

Ground floor - one-level living:   Great Room (living, dining);  Kitchen, eating area, butler's pantry;  Full bath;  Foyer with wood-burning stove;  Mud/utility/craft room with sink;  Screened porch leading to deck and heated poolMaster Suite (bedroom, full bath, office/study, exercise, walk-in laundry room, his and hers walk-in closets).  Candlewood Lake visible from all main rooms, porch, pool, and entire length of back deck.

Second floor:   private family/guest area (2 bedrooms; full bath) overlooks Squantz Pond

Garage:   2 car;  connected to house;  separate automatic doors

Walk-out basement:   with utility sink, power, and expansive storage

Style:   Contemporary, with ship-lap treated vertical cedar siding;  34' x 8' prow window wall on lake side of living room;  Andersen® High-Performance double-pane casement and awning windows with screens (high energy efficiency)

Utilities:   propane water heater and furnace (dual-zoned downstairs, plus upstairs bath; electric heat upstairs bedrooms);  central air;  Connecticut Light and Power electricity;  Charter Communications digital cable

Amenities:   living room has vaulted ceiling with 2 functional Andersen® skylights;  office/study has 3 walls of glass and also overlooks lake;  central vacuum;  maple hardwoods, carpet and tile throughout;  windows have "top-down, bottom-up" blinds;  power awning on rear windows;  granite countertops;  built-in wine racks in butler's pantry;  storage organized by professional;   has always been non-smoking, gently-used house

OUTDOORS:  shed with propane-powered generator (powers more than half the house);  pottery shed with wood-burning stove;  carport;  above-ground 500 gallon propane tank;  engineered septic tank;  250' private freshwater well;  compost tumbler and equipment;  acres of trees = your personal supply of firewood

Land:    5.43 acres;  mature landscaping;  unobstructed lake views;  front, rear and side yards virtually level;  sloping at perimeter

Broad rear deck:   overlooking Candlewood Lake

Above-ground heated pool:  with solar and winter covers, lighting, pool heater, and extensive decking

Elevation:   approximately 1,000' (Candlewood Lake is 429' above sea level)

Accessed:   by mile private, dead-end road, asphalt driveway

COMMUNITY:  Town Hall, Schools, Police, Post Office, Library, supermarkets, pharmacy within 10 minutes; several restaurants in easy driving distance; nearby dinner theater

COMMUTE:    20 minutes from I-684;  8 minutes from town center;  5-15 minutes from Rts. 22, 37 and 39;  90 minutes to Manhattan (or, starting March 2009, a shuttle will take you from the center of town to the Metro North railford station)


PROPERTY TAXES:    2008-09:  $9,535.  According to Town officials on April 27, 2009, the taxes should decrease for 2009-2010.


 

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