If you are looking for a for a home with character and style that also offers the opportunity to personalize to your own taste, this charming cape conveniently located between Routes 80 and 148 on a quiet country road in picturesque Killingworth is a must-see. At just over 1,700 square feet, this delightful three bedroom, two bath home sits on 2.4 wooded acres and offers privacy and seclusion without sacrificing convenience and accessibility. Built in 1977, this quaint home has been carefully maintained with a country flair and features rustic barn board siding, beautiful wide-plank pine flooring with coordinating stained moldings and trim, traditional wood-burning brick fireplace, cozy three-season sun porch and the attractive ceiling lines and alcoves that cape-style homes are known for.
Surrounded by mature trees, the rural charm of this appealing home begins with the view from the road, with bucolic tiered gardens and country-style details that help set it apart. Inside, an abundance of windows lends to a light and airy feel that is accented by the warmth of the wood floors and moldings. Flanked by built-in bookcases, the fireplace is a focal point in the living room, where one can imagine pulling a book off the shelf and relaxing in the quiet solitude. The warm country feel continues into the large eat-in kitchen, which features sliders to a deck overlooking the backyard, natural wood cabinets and newer appliances that are sure to bring out your inner chef. The adjacent three-season porch boasts vaulted ceilings, barn-board siding and exposed brick and is the perfect place to take in beautiful views of the yard from its floor-to-ceiling windows. The first-floor master has a separate sitting room and is situated across the hall from one of two full bathrooms. On the second level, there are two additional bedrooms and a full bathroom, all with the quaint ceiling lines that are the hallmark of cape-style homes. The bedrooms also feature the same beautiful floors as on the main level. The two-car garage provides access to a large unfinished basement, offering plenty of space for storage.
Despite the country setting, this desirable home is accessible to both New Haven and Hartford and just two hours from New York and Boston. Killingworth also enjoys Clinton beach rights, offering access to Connecticut’s beautiful shoreline and the best in New England living!