Real Estate: A 1934 Colonial in New Canaan
NEW CANAAN — A charming 1934 Colonial tucked on a private shared drive on White Oak Shade Road offers a warm and inviting country home on a stunning piece of property.
The four-bedroom home is sited on 2.48 acres of property in a one-acre zone.
Ribboned with stone walls and bucolic split rail fencing, the property has been meticulously maintained and extensively landscaped with flowering perennial gardens in every corner.
Inside, a charming foyer laid with brick pavers unfolds into a classic center hall floor plan.
At left of entry is a grass cloth-lined formal dining room with chair rail molding and a built-in corner hutch for displaying serve ware.
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At right of entry is a formal living room featuring crown molding, built-ins with fluted moldings, a wood burning fireplace and French doors to a sunroom used currently as a home office space.
The sunroom overlooks the surrounding flowering perennial gardens and offers access to the outdoors through sliding doors.
The first of two family rooms features vaulted ceilings, a floor-to-ceiling wood burning brick fireplace and a built-in wet bar with a beverage refrigerator and sink.
A first floor master suite features a walk-through dressing room and a renovated master bath with a dual marble vanity, skylights, marble basket weave flooring and a frameless glass step-in shower.
The master also includes its own access to the backyard through French doors.
ABOUT THIS HOUSE
ADDRESS: 243 White Oak Shade
YEAR BUILT: 1934
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 4,045
NUMBER OF ROOMS: 11
FULL BATH: 4
HALF BATH: 1
NOTABLE FEATURES: Two-car garage, first floor master suite, deck, freeform heated pool, cabana
SCHOOLS: South Elementary, Sax Middle School, New Canaan High School
Renovated by current owners, the eat-in kitchen features marble counters and top-of-the-line appliances like a six-burner Viking range, a Thermador wall oven, Subzero refrigerator and Bosch dishwasher.
A sunny breakfast room features a brick paver floor and wall of windows overlooking perennial gardens and mature trees.
A second family room above the garage is lined with tongue-and-groove paneling, a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams.
The second floor includes two large bedrooms with original twelve-over-twelve windows and their own en suite bath.
A third floor offers a fourth guest bedroom with shiplap paneling and an en suite wainscoted bath with a subway-tiled tub and access to a cedar closet.
Formerly a pony bar, a poolside cabana offers a changing room and dining space that opens to the freeform pool surrounding by flowering rhododendron, azaleas and Japanese Maple trees.
For more information or to see the property call Kathy Lawten of Halstead Property at 203-554-8531 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.