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The Escapes

Washington, CT —
An Autumnal Escape

Washington Depot, CT, my home for over 30 years, is a rural community in Litchfield county, known for it’s picturesque views and ties with New York City, for many have weekend homes here. It’s for that reason, the ultimate escape, because who knows best what soothes them than the sometimes stressed New Yorker? Here’s a few tips for a fall weekend in Washington, CT.

Featured Listings

112 Sentry Hill Road, Roxbury (Mine Hill), CT

A chance to own a piece of American history - the Remember Baker House c1733 is remarkable in so many ways. Preserved and adapted thru time, gently cared for by the current family for over 53 years. Rolling land with large lawn, pond, brook and frontage on the Shepaug River. The house maintains many original features and has very high ceilings for its time - close to 9' on the main level. Original paneling in living room, flooring which has been left unstained or altered in many parts of the house. Very tasteful den/great room addition off the kitchen with vaulted wood ceiling, fireplace, built in shelving with TV cabinet and windows overlooking the gardens. Many recent upgrades to mechanical systems and kitchen appliances. Full bath off the living room allows for overflow guests if needed. 5 bedrooms in total, 3 on the second floor, 1 on the third floor, and 1 in the entertaining-guest barn. Guest barn has spacious screened porch overlooking pond and hot tub. Tennis court discretely tucked in rear gardens, meandering pathways around the pond and to the Shepaug River. With a small sand beach, current owners spent generations swimming in the dredged pond. Multiple sheds and a 30KW generator. Also includes 1 acre parcel across road not in acreage calculation. Fun fact - Ethan Allen's parents married in the house, and Remember Baker Jr was one of 3 Roxbury connected Green Mountain Boys along with Allen and Seth Warner.

37 Old North Road, Washington, CT

Privately sited amongst magnificent estates & tucked behind rolling stone walls just off the highly coveted Washington Green. Renowned designer/owners have spent 10 years crafting this home/grounds into a truly magical place. Enter from the gracious gravel motor court with sculpted boxwoods into the paneled living area with carved mantle & wood burning fireplace. The dining room with antique wood ceiling & oak herringbone floors seats 12. It leads to a gourmet kitchen with breakfast nook, box set window, center island, top-of-the-line appliances including 2 dishwashers. The library/media room sits off the kitchen, an ideal spot for cozying up around the 2nd fireplace w/ a good book or favorite show. Upstairs, the primary suite with raised ceiling provides ample room for king bed & multiple sitting venues. It also encompasses a walk-in closet & bright en-suite bathroom & takes in the long views over tree tops & terraces below. 2 additional bedrooms share the 2nd bath. Main floor rooms all have walls of windows/French doors out to the entertaining perch. This spectacular bluestone terrace is lined with creeping thyme & dotted with lichens which creates a glorious patina. Wind down the stone path to the pool with antique stone coping & chic cabana (fridge/ice maker/outdoor shower). The immaculate basement hosts the main laundry room, dry storage, & cedar closet. Front lawn with manicured pond. Established gardens. Generator. 2 Car garage. Published in multiple magazines.

22 Parsonage Lane, Washington, CT

This charming Parsonage Lane home sits atop the prestigious Washington Green with mature gardens & spacious lawns for play. Walk directly from the house to The Washington Club, The Mayflower Inn, The PO Cafe & into 1000+ acres of Steep Rock Land Trust. The home has been fully renovated to perfection, adding geothermal heat, solar array, a top of the line chef's kitchen. The office is just off the kitchen for easy access and can double as a breakfast nook. The primary bedroom is on the main level & walks out to the terrace and pool. The additional two bedroom suites are located on the 2nd floor & each boasts its own private sitting room. Currently they share a bath but it would be easy to add another ensuite. There are multiple living spaces incl: a sun room w/ French doors overlooking the pool, family room/media room, formal living room w/ fireplace, & formal dining room. The lower level offers a walk-out game room/gym/potting station/workshop with extensive built-in storage. Additional amenities incl: sound system, wide board white oak floors, Marvin windows, 40 year roof, whole house generator. Gorgeously landscaped grounds - complete with Gunite heated pool, stone terraces & specimen trees. Only 2 minutes into Washington Depot for chic shoppes & markets. 90 miles to NYC. Enjoy privileges at the Washington Town Beach on Lake Waramaug.
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