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'20 River Rd, Essex, CT 06426

20 River Rd, Essex, CT 06426
6 Beds   |   6 Baths   |   2,705 Sqft

$990,000
242 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.


Details
12 Rooms | 5.46 Acres | 2 Garage(s) | Built in 1750

Additional Details
Colonial  | Antique  | 5 Fireplaces

Location
Direct Waterfront

Utilities
Hot Water  | Radiant  | Radiator  | Zoned  | Private Well  | Electric Hot Water

Taxes
$500,600 Assessment | 21.65 Mill Rate | $10,838 Taxes

Schools
Per Board of Ed Elementary | Per Board of Ed Middle | Per Board of Ed Intermediate | Per Board of Ed High


Listing Agent
William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l | Colette Harron | (860) 304-2391