Sitting on the border of New Canaan and Darien, this six-bedroom, custom-built home offers the best of both worlds.

The 7,800-square-foot Colonial on Charter Oak Lane gives its residents entry to New Canaan public schools while offering Darien beach rights.

The beautifully kept 1.66 acres are situated between two private cul-de-sacs, with a circular drive that rises to the property's grand entry.

Inside the Herman Teylan-designed home is finished with exquisite details like its deep moldings, Brazilian cherry floors and wainscoting throughout.

A formal living room features a wood-burning fireplace with a marble surround and a crystal chandelier.

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ABOUT THIS HOUSE
ADDRESS: 49 Charter Oak Lane
PRICE: $3,199,000
STYLE: Colonial
YEAR BUILT: 2004
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 7,834
ACRES: 1.66
NUMBER OF ROOMS: 13
BEDROOMS: 6
FULL BATHROOMS: 6
HALF BATHS: 1
FEATURES: conservatory, three car attached garage
SCHOOLS: South Elementary School, Saxe Middle School, New Canaan High School
ASSESSMENT: $1,865,500
TAXES: $28,993

An adjacent cherry study wrapped in built-ins offers a quiet reading nook.

The European-inspired formal dining room is entered through French doors and Venetian plastered walls with crisp white paneling.

An oversized butler's pantry offers plenty of storage and prep area with ample cabinetry and a walk-in closet.

The 350-square-foot Edwardian kitchen features Madura gold granite counter tops and coffee-stained Lyptus cabinetry.

Outfitted in top-of-the-line appliances like a Wolf six-burner range, the kitchen features added details like its aged bronze fixtures, coffered ceiling and timeless farmhouse sink.

The breakfast room opens into a family room through a pretty arched doorway flanked by two interior cutout windows.

An attached solarium is drenched in light through its three walls of windows and skylights. The space boasts unmatched views of the stunning property and its professionally landscaped English gardens.

The second floor features three generously sized en suite guest bedrooms addition to the master.

The master suite features pretty details like its crystal chandelier, double doors and fireplace. Its dressing room includes his and hers walk in closets and the elegant master bath with a dual vanity, polished nickel fixtures and a step-in shower.

A bonus room could lend itself as a private fifth bedroom, perfect for an in-law or guest, is full of charm with its dormers and its full bath with wainscoting.

The third floor includes an additional two guest bedrooms, and three multi-functional spaces that could be used as a playroom, office or recreational room.

For more information or to see the property, contact April Kaynor at 203.216.2194 or April.Kaynor@raveis.com, or Kelly DeFrancesco at 203-966-0339 or kelly.defrancesco@raveis.com of William Raveis Real Estate.

ABOUT THIS HOUSE

ADDRESS: 49 Charter Oak Lane

PRICE: $3,199,000

STYLE: Colonial

YEAR BUILT: 2004

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 7,834

ACRES: 1.66

NUMBER OF ROOMS: 13

BEDROOMS: 6

FULL BATHROOMS: 6

HALF BATHS: 1

FEATURES: conservatory, three car attached garage

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

ASSESSMENT: $1,865,500

TAXES: $28,993