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New Canaan , CT —
48 Hours in New Canaan, CT

Just over an hour’s ride from New York City by car or by Metro North, New Canaan offers a terrific escape from the city. Two days will offer you ample opportunities to take advantage of New Canaan’s many offerings. New Canaan offers a bounty of opportunities to unwind with its culinary, cultural and recreational treasures.

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113 Brushy Ridge Road, New Canaan, CT

$2,475,000
Beautiful Classic Colonial, near heart of downtown New Canaan. This stunning 5800+ sqft home is a perfect retreat with abundant space for comfortable living & entertaining. Renovated to the studs & expanded in 2000, the home provides luxury conveniences of 4 ensuite bedrooms, high-end custom finishes throughout, an elevator to all floors, pool w. spa, generator & 3-car garage. The village of New Canaan with exceptional amenities (shopping, dining, library & train to NYC) is just minutes away. The centrally located kitchen with custom cabinetry, high-end appliances, kitchen island, 2 subzero refrigerated drawers, 2 dishwashers, warming drawer, pantry, laundry chute and spacious eat-in dining area provides convenient access to the backyard, living room, butler's pantry with wine refrigerator, dining room with gas fireplace and the bright and airy family room with cathedral ceiling and wood burning fireplace with a gas starter. The sunroom with a full bath conveniently leads to the beautifully landscaped backyard and stone patio, with pool and spa. The expansive wood paneled library completes the first floor with custom built-in bookcases and desk, wood burning fireplace with gas starter and wet bar. The library's French Doors lead to a stone patio overlooking the koi pond and mature landscaping that provides seasonal interest and privacy. The property offers both a flat yard for outdoor games as well as a famous sledding hill in the backyard. On the second floor... window seating and French Doors lead to the "Martini Sunset Porch" over the main entrance of the home to watch colorful sunsets over downtown New Canaan. The lavish primary suite features a gas fireplace, an expansive walk-in closet, second laundry & chute to the basement laundry, private sitting area, and a spa-like master bathroom with jetted tub and stall shower. The second floor offers 3 additional bedrooms, all ensuite - one features a Juliette Balcony and another has built in book storage and a ladder to climb to a loft play area. The lower level includes a rec room for a home gym or playroom, cedar closet storage, full bath, laundry room with 2 laundry chutes from the upper floors as well as a large storage area with high ceilings, that could be finished into a media room or playroom.
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