A custom Georgian Colonial featuring elegant details throughout its four floors is on the market for the first time.

The handsome brick home on South Avenue was custom designed by architect Alex Kaali-Nagy, with living spaces featuring five custom designed mantles, 10-foot ceilings, quarter sawn oak floors and a Vantage lighting system.

A gate opens to beautiful Belgium block courtyard in front of the stately townhouse with a portico-covered entry with custom sidelights.

Inside, the home features hand-painted walls throughout each of the four levels and elegant details like its solid brass hardware and fixtures and deep moldings.

The oversized formal dining room, perfect for entertaining large dinner parties, is warmed by a gas fireplace with a custom mantel.

A lovely formal living room features yet another custom fireplace, detailed window moldings and custom wood shutters.

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ABOUT THIS HOUSE
ADDRESS: 354 South Ave.
PRICE: $4,950,000
STYLE: Georgian Colonial
YEAR BUILT: 2006
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 7,505
ACRES: 0.37
NUMBER OF ROOMS: 18
BEDROOMS: 6
FULL BATHROOMS: 5
HALF BATHS: 4
FEATURES: four car garage, five fireplaces, Vantage lighting system, exercise room, potting room, wine cellar, elevator
SCHOOLS: South Elementary, Saxe Middle School, New Canaan High School
ASSESSMENT: $2,893,240
TAXES: $46,589.84

The living room opens into a cozy oak-paneled library wrapped in built-ins that opens to a romantic covered brick terrace with a herringbone design surrounded by an ivy-covered knee wall.

Designed to accommodate upscale entertaining, the first floor offers an easy flow to each living space.

The kitchen, with a vaulted tray ceiling, is outfitted with antique pine custom cabinetry, Ubatuba granite counters and top-of-the-line appliances like a SubZero refrigerator, six-burner Wolf range and Thermador wall oven.

Perfect for entertaining, the kitchen flows seamlessly into a breakfast area for everyday dining and into family room with a built-in entertaining area with a wet bar, ice maker and two beverage drawers.

The kitchen and family room open to a herringbone brick terrace with a built-in brick fireplace and grill, perfect for al fresco entertaining in summer months.

The second level of the home continues the elegant design of the first-floor living spaces with hand-painted walls and detailed millwork in its two en suite guest bedrooms and master suite wing.

The private master suite includes a home office, large his-and-hers closets with custom storage and his-and-hers baths with heated marble basketweave floors.

A third floor features three additional guest bedrooms, a third floor laundry room and plenty of added storage space.

The lower level of the home offers an additional 1,200 square foot family room with a coffered ceiling, entertaining area with beverage drawers and an ice maker and a custom fireplace flanked by built-in bookshelves.

An exercise room, wine cellar, second laundry room, two powder rooms and a heated four-car garage with a potting room are also located on the lower level.

For more information or to make an appointment to see the house, contact Judy Dunn of Brotherhood & Higley at 203-801-5330 or judy@bhrealestate.com.

ABOUT THIS HOUSE

ADDRESS: 354 South Ave.

PRICE: $4,950,000

STYLE: Georgian Colonial

YEAR BUILT: 2006

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 7,505

ACRES: 0.37

NUMBER OF ROOMS: 18

BEDROOMS: 6

FULL BATHROOMS: 5

HALF BATHS: 4

FEATURES: four car garage, five fireplaces, Vantage lighting system, exercise room, potting room, wine cellar, elevator

SCHOOLS: South Elementary, Saxe Middle School, New Canaan High School

ASSESSMENT: $2,893,240

TAXES: $46,589.84