Saturday, September 17, 2011

Handsome Greenwich Georgian: $5,200,000

This home is listed at $5,200,000 with David Ogilvy & Associates.

DESCRIPTION: Belgian block lines the driveway leading to the entrance circle. The columned portico shelters the front door with a lovely fanlight and divided sidelights opening to the 2 story center hall with beautiful wainscoted paneling, a curved balcony at the upstairs landing and 1 of 2 powder rooms. The formal living room with a fireplace adjoins the richly paneled library also with a fireplace--these rooms each with 2 exposures and long windows open to each other for easy flow while entertaining. The formal dining room is very generous and it opens to the butler's pantry with a wine cave. The fabulous family room with a fireplace, elaborate built-ins and a high tray ceiling adjoins the very large country kitchen with a center island with stools and a casual dining area--both rooms with french doors to a terrace overlook the garden and the pool with wonderful western afternoon light and ideal vantage points for watching children at play. The mudroom has an entrance to the service door and it adjoins the laundry room and the 3 car garage. Upstairs is the beautiful master suite with a sitting room, 2 walk-in, fitted closets and a luxurious airy bathroom with a whirlpool tub and a separate glass-walled shower. There are 4 additional en suite bedrooms, including a sumptuous guest suite, also with a sitting room, secondary back stairs access and a stairway to the 3 floor with a playroom, an en suite 6th bedroom, a huge cedar closet and a hidden office. The basement is enormous with a high ceiling, plumbing connections for a future bathroom and ample area for a home theater, an exercise room, wine cellar and great storage. Decorated with flair and style, this superb home with high ceilings, large-scale windows and lovely detailing is in move-in condition in the ideal location for schools and town.

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