Lyme, CT 06423 (MLS # 170095092)

Lyme, CT 06423 (MLS # 170095092)

Price $3,800,000
Status Active
Beds 7
Baths 5 baths
Home size 6,470 sq ft
Lot Size 10.72 ac
Days on Market 9
The winding driveway, graced by sweeping lawns and massive stone fences, one enters a place harking back to a slower, more gracious time. Lined by majestic Maples and Copper Beech trees, the drive takes you to a grand Italianate-style manor house overlooking 10 acres of lawns, formal gardens, fields and woodlands all within the rolling hills of Lyme. The three-story, 1870 stone villa is surrounded by covered porches and a porte-cochere. The grand front entry hall with an elegant staircase opens to Dining Room and a warm, inviting Library, each with 19th Century marble fireplaces and 12-foot ceilings. One is struck immediately by the architectural details of moldings, William Morris wallpapers, and gleaming wood floors. The kitchen retains a timeless brightness and functionality with a very handsome butler's pantry. The addition of the family room with fireplace and a two-car garage, are seamlessly integrated into the style and detail of the main structure. The grounds are truly breathtaking, with a stone pergola draped with a riot of wisteria leading to a formal sunken garden with flowering trees and shrubs. There is also a privately sited pool with ogee pavilions housing changing room and pool equipment. In addition, there is a barn with a spacious potting room. The property sits in proximity to protected forests and fields with miles of walking and equestrian trails. This is a truly magnificent estate situated in "one of the last great places in the Western Hemisphere."
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 6/13/2018 Year Built 1870
Garage Spaces 5.0 County New London


Elementary School Lyme Consolidated
High School Lyme-Old Lyme

Additional Details

AIR None
APPLIANCES Dishwasher, Dryer, Electric Range, Gas Cooktop, Microwave, Refrigerator, Subzero, Washer, Wine Chiller
BASEMENT Partially Finished, Yes
EXTERIOR Awnings, Barn, French Doors, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Lighting, Porch-Wrap Around, Stone Wall, Underground Sprinkler
GARAGE Attached Garage, Barn, Yes
HEAT Hot Water, Radiator
INTERIOR Auto Garage Door Opener
LOT 10.7200 acre(s)
LOT DESCRIPTION Dry, Fence - Partial, Level Lot, Open Lot, Professionally Landscaped
POOL DESCRIPTION Pool House,In Ground Pool
SEWER Septic
STYLE Antique
TAXES 25738
UTILITIES Private Well; Septic;
WATER Private Well

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