Real estate: Modern amenities with a timeless look
Published 6:32 pm, Monday, July 13, 2015
Situated in the heart of the West Road estate section of New Canaan, a custom-built Colonial designed by Nordic Builders has been tastefully designed to meet the 2015 standards.
With 8,500 square feet of custom-designed living space, the home offers six bedrooms, six bathrooms and a four-car heated garage.
Inside, a two-story foyer has an inlaid herringbone hardwood floor, graceful staircase and layers upon layers of detailed moldings.
A formal living room, wrapped in a classic paneling, opens seamlessly to a spacious family room making for a great entertaining space.
The family room features coffered ceiling, raised paneling and a stone fireplace flanked by two sets of built-ins.
ABOUT THIS HOUSE
ADDRESS: 375 West Road
YEAR BUILT: 2014
SQUARE FEET: 8,579
NUMBER OF ROOMS: 15
FULL BATH: 6
HALF BATH: 2
SCHOOLS: West Elementary, Saxe Middle School, New Canaan High School
A set of French doors lead to a covered outdoor space the builder refers to as an “outdoor living room” that is just waiting for a couple of chairs for enjoying summer evenings al fresco.
Steps down from the living room area is a lower dining terrace with a freestanding stone fireplace for entertaining in the evenings.
Back inside, a custom chef’s kitchen was designed with state-of-the-art appliances timeless materials such as its Carrara marble center island offering everyday seating and plenty of prep space.
The kitchen features honed Jet Mist counters, a basket weave marble backsplash and classic white inset cabinetry outfitted with latch-style hardware.
Appliances include a six-burner plus griddle Wolf range with a custom-built hood, a Subzero refrigerator and a Shaw’s Original Fireclay Sink with an Axor faucet.
A walk-in food pantry offers custom storage that was built on site and a butler’s pantry comes fully equipped with a Subzero wine refrigerator, additional dishwasher and glass cabinetry for displaying stemware.
The first floor also features Mahogany paneled library with a coffered ceiling, gas fireplace and access to a small stone terrace.
A wainscoted mudroom with four built-in cubbies and two double coat closets accesses the four-car heated garage.
On the second floor, a private master suite wing features his and hers custom walk-in closets, a private deck overlooking the two acres of property and a wood burning fireplace with a Carrara marble surround.
A luxurious master en suite features his and hers marble vanities, a frameless glass step-in shower and a slipper soaking tub with polished nickel claw feet.
The second floor includes four generously sized guest bedrooms each with a walk-in closet and custom en suite bath featuring marble vanities and faux wood tile floors that are as aesthetically appealing as they are durable.
A rear second floor landing opens to a computer station with two built-in desks for an easy homework spot and a spacious second-floor laundry room features dual washer and dryers, built-in storage and a faux barn wood tile floor.
A third floor offers a fifth en suite guest bedroom and large multifunctional space that could easily lend itself as a playroom, recreational space or family room.
An unfinished lower level offers 2,200 square feet of potential living space if needed.