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April 2014 Home Personality: Homes with gourmet kitchens

April 2014 Home Personality: Homes with gourmet kitchens

8 Brandon Circle, Wilton, Conn. $1,995,000 Lorraine Winsor, Realty Seven, Inc., 203-762-5548 x33 Our feature home this month: 8 Brandon Circle’s gourmet kitchen is a chef’s oasis. Designed by Deane, it features all the bells and whistles a homeowner could want, including a 6-burner Viking gas cooktop, Dacor double convection ovens in stainless steel finish,...
Darien property offers rich history and legend

Darien property offers rich history and legend

William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty has listed the renovated and updated historic John Waterbury House in the heart of Darien. The historic home is set on more than two acres overlooking a land trust meadow with mature trees and manicured lawns. It was once the dwelling of Lt. John Waterbury, who fought in the American...
Home Personality: Homes with Brick Exteriors

Home Personality: Homes with Brick Exteriors

246 Mansfield Avenue, Darien, CT $3,749,500 Ingrid Hess and Debbie Previte, William Pitt Sotheby’s Our feature home of the month: Built in 1995 on over 4 acres in the neo-Georgian style of the English country home, this stately brick, 5 bedroom, 8 bath, 8,000+ sq. ft. modern manor underwent a $2.5mm renovation in 2007, creating...
Home Personality: Homes with multiple/unique fireplaces

Home Personality: Homes with multiple/unique fireplaces

  27 Country Club Rd., Ridgefield, CT 14 Fireplaces $3,995,000 Karla Murtaugh, Neumann Real Estate, 203-856-5534 Our feature home this month: Built in 1865 for George C. Haven, President of the Corn Exchange National Bank, this estate home sits on 3.22 acres just minutes from Silver Spring Country Club and is the epitome of refined...
Buying and selling

Buying and selling

After flatlining during the economic downturn that began around 2008, housing markets in many regions of the United States have shown signs of recovery. Those in the market to buy and sell may find this year presents an ideal opportunity to do just that. According to the real estate listing website Zillow, home values rose...
Preparing your home for sale and the holidays

Preparing your home for sale and the holidays

A recent stop to a local drugstore made my head spin. As I tried to make my way to the pharmacy area in the back, I was deluged with holiday items. I proceeded down an aisle that literally squeezed me with all the red and green paraphernalia combined with some very strong scents. Phew! I...
Home Personality: Homes built before 1900, Part II

Home Personality: Homes built before 1900, Part II

  4 Fox Run Road, Redding, CT, circa 1790 $2,499,000 The David Everson Group, 203-431-8850 We’re continuing last month’s “Homes built before 1900” category with four more spectacular entries, including this month’s Home Personality of the Month: the Noah Lindley House. Situated on five acres in Redding, this antique home was built for a shipping...
Home Personality October 2013: Homes Built Before 1900, Part I

Home Personality October 2013: Homes Built Before 1900, Part I

  407 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, circa 1876 $1,899,900 JoAnne E. Fisher , William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, 203-762-0103 x317 October, and the leaves are starting to turn, people are spending more time inside, cozy throws are being laid across the backs of sofas and the scent of apples, cinnamon and mulled cider is starting...
Homes with Standby Generators

Homes with Standby Generators

Please contact agency for address, New Canaan, CT $10,800,000 Arlene Bubbico, Coldwell Banker Previews International 203-984-2327 Hurricane season is upon us, and no matter the weather, this 1990 Georgian Colonial home with its standby generator will continue to provide nearly every possible amenity and comfort through virtually any storm (the standby generator powers 75% of...
Home Personality August 2013: Homes with Water Views

Home Personality August 2013: Homes with Water Views

24 Brush Island Road, Darien, CT $7,600,000 Becky Munro, Halstead Property, 203-656-6511 323 Florida Hill Road, Ridgefield, CT $9,975,000 The David Everson Group/William Raveis R.E, 203-431-8850 Westcott Cove, 61 Seaview Avenue, Unit 73, Stamford, CT $760,000 Mary Kay Daughters, Hoffman International Properties, 203-325-1281 86 Delafield Island Road,Darien, CT $5,950,000 Sheree Frank and Doug Milne, Kelly...
Home Personality: Homes with Outdoor Entertaining Areas

Home Personality: Homes with Outdoor Entertaining Areas

751 Weed Street, New Canaan, CT $4,950,000 Christine Saxe, Halstead Property, 203-966-7800 31 Hemlock Ridge, Weston, CT $2,795,000 Sandy Edwards, Halstead Property. 203-221-0666 121 Skunk Lane, Wilton, CT $1,299,000 Pam Cole, Realty Seven Real Estate, 203-223-2182 2 Bote Court, Greenwich, CT $1,699,000 Leslie Carlotti, Greenwich Fine Properties, 203-983-7451 401 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT $2,695,000...
Local towns named "Top Booming Suburbs in America"

Local towns named “Top Booming Suburbs in America”

Trumbull, Westport, Ridgefield and Newtown are among the top booming Connecticut suburbs, according to the “Top Booming Suburbs in America” survey by Coldwell Banker Real Estate. The “Booming Suburbs” ranking rated 1,500 communities across the country based on increased year-over-year levels in employment and unemployment percentages below the national norm, along with a range of...