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5/15/2019 - $1,595,000 | 1/8/2019 - $1,995,000
262 Umpawaug Road, Redding, CT, Connecticut 06896. Wouldn't you like to own this fabulous HOBI AWARD designer home? This is it! Don't look any further. Sited on a designated "scenic" road in town, this modern country living home has all that one desires. Meticulously designed for family living & entertainment. Sun-filled w/open floor plan is functional yet incredibly beautiful while blending traditional elegance w/casual country living. Carefully & thoughtfully designed with wonderful surprises at each turn. When entering the driveway, the newer section of the house is set back. From here you enter the most breathtaking space: a magnificent expansive double height gallery/atrium. This area serves as a side entrance which leads you to a flower potting room, a large mud room, then up to an expansive art gallery, a professional gym w/vaulted ceiling, home office & more! In the center of the split staircase is where you enter the centerpiece of the home: the kitchen. With is crescent shaped island, desk area, fireplace, breakfast area & more, this is the heart of the home. Open, inviting and practical. When entering the main entrance you are taken from a grand foyer into a spacious dining room and living room area. The millwork throughout is exquisite. One is immediately struck by the custom designed staircase with swirling cherry rail and wrought iron railings that leads to the 2nd floor. Next to the living room is the music room with steps leading to special media room. (Read addendum for additional info.&view video link above) This cozy space with built in cabinetry contains a wet bar, a fireplace and is perfect for viewing your favorite movies. Adjacent to this room is the library, with wall-to-wall built in cherry cabinets. On the upper level is a family room area w/fireplace where all 5 bedrooms open to this space. The master suite--the 6th bedroom-- is a true haven: a stunning retreat for relaxation with soaring windows and its own balcony looking out over the pool and the vast gardens. The pool area, flanked with soaring arborvitae, feels as if you are vacationing in the South of France. The end results of this totally renovated home is a relaxed yet modern sanctuary. This home was designed by Neil Hauck Architects.
Just 55 miles from NYC, Redding is the Vermont of CT. The house is a mile from a Metro North Train stop; perfect for NYC commuting and visitors. Stroll down the road to New Pond Farm for freshly pasteurized milk and yogurt, hiking, lectures, classes, special events or just a peaceful place to meditate. Enjoy the town beach a short hike down Topstone Rd to Topstone Park. Hike the numerous trails around the pond, dogs also have a special dog park. The beach is staffed in the summer with lifeguard. The area boasts a history of storytellers, artists and creative geniuses: the likes of Mark Twain, Edward Steichen and Charles Ives. Redding maintains 7,500 acres of open space with trails and gorgeous landscapes. It is the perfect getaway for all. Come make it your home.
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Res Brokerage