Handsome shingle-style farmhouse with covered porch on over 7 acres located along a scenic country road in Roxbury. Architecturally stunning post-and-beam construction flooded with natural light, 9-foot ceilings, bay windows, gleaming hardwood floors, formal dining room, formal living room with wood-burning fireplace, eat-in kitchen with center island that accesses an expansive brick patio overlooking the private grounds. A lovely office, family/media room, separate laundry and half-bath complete the main floor. Jaw-dropping owner’s suite with vaulted ceiling and generous seating area; and two large guest bedrooms which share a full bath comprise the second level . A 1,700± square-foot finished lower level boasts two generous rooms currently functioning as a game room and gym, and offers walkout to pool, second patio and gardens. Other highlights include attached 2-car garage, and full house generator.
Outdoor amenities include a heated gunite pool and pool house with half-bath and sitting area, bluestone perimeter patio for dining, lounging, and grilling. Lovely and expansive flat lawn with elevated viewing pergola and fenced garden area, and a third stone patio with hot tub and fire pit. The property offers multiple tiered options for outdoor enjoyment: entertaining, grilling, dining, lounging, or simply soaking in the sun and surrounding nature.
A separate barn provides additional parking, workshop space, and a large finished loft that is currently used as a recreation room with bath. The barn is set beside a fenced sport rubber basketball court with adjacent private deck/grilling nook.
Walking distance to the property are miles of picturesque riding trails, and the nearby Shepaug River plays host to a natural waterfall and an old fashion swimming hole permitted for Roxbury residents only. Minutes from the historic towns of Woodbury, Washington, the Mayflower Auberge Resort, and the historic shopping village of New Preston.
About the town of Roxbury, Connecticut
The unspoiled and scenic town of Roxbury, located in beautiful Litchfield County, was incorporated in 1796. Roxbury was long known as a mining town, as silver was mined here as well as iron for steel making and granite used to construct, among other landmarks, the Brooklyn Bridge and Grand Central Station. Roxbury is also known as a picturesque farming town with its beautiful rolling hills and open fields, and its location within the watershed of the Shepaug River. The area is as diverse as its residents, which include actors, artists, writers and local tradesmen who help to keep the ambulance and fire department a volunteer service. Nearly 3,000 acres, or about 15 percent, of Roxbury’s total area is conserved as open space under the stewardship of the Roxbury Land Trust. The Trust was established in 1970 and continues its mission to protect the natural beauty and rural character of the town, providing space for hiking, fishing, cross country skiing and biking.
Bridgewater Village Store - Bistro Bridgewater1.83 mi
Battiston's of Simsbury36.16 mi
Sportime USA45.43 mi
Roxbury Kitchen Fusion Cuisine1.82 mi
Greca Mediterranean Kitchen Bar5.58 mi
Roxbury Market & Deli2.42 mi
The Rustic Country Barn6.43 mi
The Safari Collective5.36 mi
Elephant's Trunk Flea Market4.9 mi
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