If you are looking for the perfect home in a country setting with all the modern touches and a cul-de-sac location convenient to New Haven, New London and Hartford, your search ends here! This exceptional, move-in ready 3,550 square foot farmhouse-style colonial was originally built in 1991 and completely remodeled in 2017 and offers an additional 500 square feet of finished living space in the walkout basement. Featuring five bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, eat-in chef's kitchen, attached three-car garage, expansive three-and-a-quarter acre park-like backyard with built-in swimming pool and hot tub, this extraordinary home has the space and amenities to live and entertain in style!
The view from the road foretells the distinctiveness of this exquisite home, with beautiful stone walls, manicured gardens and touches of natural wood on the garage doors and front porch posts that hint at how special this home is. Inside, the custom features continue, with gleaming oak floors, three-panel wood doors with black metal hardware, wide moldings and trim, vaulted ceilings, central vacuuming and surround sound system. The first floor features a formal living room with wood-burning fireplace, family room, office, half bath and large chef's kitchen with separate dining area. The kitchen boasts white cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, large contrasting-color island with prep sink and oversized sliders to the deck and backyard.
All five bedrooms are located on the second floor, including the master, which boasts a second wood-burning fireplace, walk-in closet and attached bath. The second floor also features an additional full bath with double-sink vanity, a well-equipped laundry room and a large bonus room with a rustic barn door and sliders to a small deck with stairs down to the backyard. The partially-finished basement features a large open area, full bath and walk-out, providing easy access to the bathroom from the pool. The yard is to die for, and features a large lawn with steps down to a backyard oasis complete with pool and hot tub, all surrounded by mature trees for privacy. A separate garage-style outbuilding provides space for outdoor toys and equipment.
Located in picturesque Higganum, this magnificent home is close to state parks and hiking trails while just two hours from New York and Boston. The search for your perfect home begins and ends here!