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20 River Rd, Essex, 06426

Residential - Single Family For Sale


MLS® #: 170287117
Active, 17 Days on Market

This unique twelve room Colonial is sited on five beautiful private acres, surrounded by spectacular mature specimen trees, and wide lawns sweeping down to a spring fed pond from the Falls River. This multi-level five bedroom elegant home is designed for indoor/outdoor living and ideal for entertaining. The wrap around two level stone terrace has an outdoor fireplace, ideal for al fresco dining. The 20x23 Living room has a high wood beamed vaulted ceiling with an oversized beautiful hand carved wood burning fireplace. Opposite is a large bay window looking out to the gardens and French doors open to the stone terrace. From the Living room, steps lead to the sunken formal Dining room with a fireplace and custom designed gold leafed china cabinets. French doors open to the expansive covered terrace overlooking the formal gardens. A bright sunroom, with dramatic floor to ceiling paned windows, accesses the continuing wrap around terrace. The Kitchen has an informal dining area with an arched entrance leading to the wet bar with a brass sink. The sun filled, second floor Master Suite with a fireplace, and has a sitting room and private balcony overlooking the gardens and pond. A private Guest wing is accessed by own stairs to two en suite bedrooms. The property is half way between New York and Boston. A mile to historic Essex Village for shopping, fine dining, art galleries, marinas and Yacht clubs and the majestic Connecticut River.

Essential Information

MLS® #: 170287117
Price: $970,000
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 5/1
Full Baths: 5
Half Baths: 1
Square Footage: 2,705
Acres: 5.46
Year Built: 1750
Type: Residential
Sub-Type: Single Family
Style: Colonial, Antique
Status: Active

Community Information

Address: 20 River Rd
Area: Essex Village
City: Essex
County: Middlesex
State: CT
Zip Code: 06426


Parking: Attached Garage
Garage Spaces: 2
Garages: Attached Garage
Is Waterfront: Yes
Waterfront: Brook, Pond, Walk To


Interior Features: Cable - Pre-wired
Appliances: Electric Range, Refrigerator, Icemaker, Dishwasher, Washer, Electric Dryer
Heating: Hot Water, Radiant, Radiator, Zoned, Oil
Cooling: None
Fireplace: Yes
# of Fireplaces: 5


Exterior: Clapboard, Wood
Exterior Features: Balcony, Covered Deck, French Doors, Garden Area, Gutters, Lighting, Patio, Stone Wall, Underground Utilities
Lot Description: Open, Secluded, Professionally Landscaped, Interior
Roof: Wood Shingle
Construction: Frame
Foundation: Stone

School Information

Elementary: Per Board of Ed
Middle: Per Board of Ed
High: Per Board of Ed

Additional Information

Date Listed: May 11th, 2020
Days on Market: 17
Zoning: Residential

Listing Details

Listing Office: William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l


$/SqFt: $359

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