$2,699,000 ($426.99 per sqft)

Est. Mortgage $14,365/mo *

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148 Taunton Hill Road, Newtown, (Taunton), CT, 06470

148 Taunton Hill Road, Newtown, (Taunton), CT, 06470

14 rooms

4 beds

4 Full / 2 Half baths


Antique, European

6,321 sqft

Known as Hermitswood, the home a 6321 Sq Ft award winning estate sitting on 8+ acres in the historic Taunton area of Newtown, CT. A 2018 renovation was designed by Charles Hilton Architects in the French Norman style. The property features two gated entrances, numerous gardens, and two sets of grand steps that lead to the pool area. Featuring Connecticut's second natural, 'non-chemical' pool that measures 30 x 95' of swimming area, in addition to multiple pool-side patios, and lily pond. In 2015 it was awarded First Price in landscape design bestowed by CT Cottages and Gardens. The chef’s kitchen is like no other, having won the 2018 Connecticut IDA (Innovation in Design Awards), it features two 11-foot Calcutta marble islands, inset banquette, custom plaster moldings that carry from the kitchen through the main hall. All fixtures are Waterstone, and the custom-built stove and oven range is by the French manufacturer, Lacanche. The two-story family room, features clearstory windows, with a 17th century fireplace of French origin. Other features: imported Greek origin stone flooring, custom oversized laundry room, home gym, home office, wine cellar, espresso room, 4 car garage, chicken coop/potting shed––This is truly a property not to be missed!






Single-family residential

Laundry Remarks:

Main Level




4-car Attached Garage, Paved


Hot Air, Steam, Zoned


Central Air, Zoned


Full With Walk-Out, Crawl Space, Unfinished, Concrete Floor, Interior Access



Est. Taxes:




Lot Description:

Some Wetlands,Dry,Cleared,Secluded,Rolling

Elementary School:

Head O'Meadow

Middle School:


High School:


Days on Market:



Gas Range, Wall Oven, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer


In Ground Pool, Ramp Entrance, Safety Fence, Alarm, Auto Cleaner, Gunite

MLS #:


Community Info

School Info

Housatonic Valley Waldorf School

Enrollment: 100

Distance: 0.47 Miles

Community Rating:

St. Mary Elementary School

Enrollment: 159

Distance: 1.85 Miles

Community Rating:

Head O'Meadow Elementary School

Rating: 7/10

Enrollment: 283

Distance: 2.15 Miles

Kindercare Learning Center

Enrollment: 30

Distance: 2.23 Miles

Newtown Middle School

Rating: 8/10

Enrollment: 681

Distance: 3.39 Miles

Community Rating:

Hawley Elementary School

Rating: 8/10

Enrollment: 310

Distance: 3.42 Miles

Community Rating:

St. Rose of Lima School

Enrollment: 280

Distance: 3.65 Miles

Community Rating:

Reed Intermediate School

Rating: 7/10

Enrollment: 624

Distance: 3.7 Miles

Community Rating:

Fraser Woods Montessori School

Enrollment: 206

Distance: 3.96 Miles

Community Rating:

Country Kids Club

Enrollment: 90

Distance: 4.44 Miles

Middle Gate Elementary School

Rating: 6/10

Enrollment: 361

Distance: 4.47 Miles

Community Rating:

St Peter School

Enrollment: 147

Distance: 4.82 Miles

Community Rating:

Colonial Hills Christian Academy

Enrollment: 70

Distance: 4.96 Miles

Community Rating:

Colonial Hills Christian Academy

Enrollment: 50

Distance: 4.98 Miles

Immaculate High School

Enrollment: 440

Distance: 5.02 Miles

Community Rating:

St Gregory The Great School

Enrollment: 223

Distance: 5.14 Miles

Community Rating:

Christian Life Academy

Enrollment: 80

Distance: 5.25 Miles

Community Rating:

Pathways Academy

Enrollment: 39

Distance: 5.36 Miles

St Joseph Elementary School

Enrollment: 227

Distance: 5.4 Miles

Community Rating:

St. Joseph Elementary School

Enrollment: 154

Distance: 5.74 Miles

Community Rating:

Immanuel Lutheran School

Enrollment: 72

Distance: 5.95 Miles

Community Rating:

St Dominic's Academy

Enrollment: 15

Distance: 6.56 Miles

Community Rating:

Kids Castle Child Care Learning Center

Enrollment: 5

Distance: 6.98 Miles

Community Rating:

Maimonides Academy

Enrollment: 48

Distance: 7.5 Miles

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