183-3 Joshuatown RoadLyme, CT 06371MLS Number 170085141

  • Price: $925,000
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  • 3Bedrooms
  • 12.97Acreage
  • 4Bathroom
  • 1995Year Built

Sited in GREAT PRIVACY this HANDSOME reproduction saltbox features a stone centered chimney with 3 fireplaces. The family room fireplace is a massive stone construction with an old brick beehive oven and antique crane. The kitchen boasts a vaulted beamed ceiling. Off the back of the home is a fieldstone floored Sunroom. The upper level features 3 bedrooms, 2 are en-suite. Additionally, there is a first floor study. The architect and the builder specialized in restoring 18th century dwellings, built the house in 1994-1995 using craftsmen who worked on and shared a love of colonial structures, creating the ambience of an 18th century saltbox with the conveniences and efficiencies of new construction. Re-cycled materials were widely used: beams from an old barn in Litchfield, weathered barn board siding, chestnut hand rails, old interior doors, etc. Skim coated plaster walls, hand planed wide board old growth wood paneling, handmade reproduction sconces and lighting fixtures throughout. The lower level features an exercise/TV room, in-home office, & full bath. A 2 story Post & Beam barn & potting shed complete this incredible property. 12.97 acres of secludued woods and meadows, abutting the Pickwick's Preserve, protected by a conservation easement. It in turn, abuts conservation land with hiking trails through five connecting preserves out to MacIntosh Rd almost to Route 156. Over 1,000 acres for outdoor enjoyment! 20 acres are protected south out to Joshuatown Rd.

Listed by Evan Griswold and Jodi Strycharz of Coldwell Banker Res Brokerage

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Basic Information

  • MLS Number170085141
  • StatusACT
  • List Price$925,000
  • Square Feet3,366
  • Property TypeSingle Family For Sale
  • HoaNo
  • ColistofficenameColdwell Banker Res Brokerage
  • Lease purchaseNo

Property

  • Acreage12.97
  • Building ConstructionFrame
  • Lot DescriptionOpen Lot, Dry, Secluded, Lightly Wooded, Treed
  • Driveway TypeCrushed Stone
  • Garages2
  • Parking spaces per 1000sqft
  • Parking spaces uncovered
  • Parking Spaces
  • Parking spaces covered
  • FloodzoneNo
  • SwimmingpoolNo

Amenities

  • AmenitiesGolf Course, Lake, Library

Tax Information

  • Assessed value$537,730
  • Milrate base17
  • Milrate total18.6
  • Taxes$10,002
  • Tax YearJuly 2018-June 2019

Building

  • Full Bath3
  • Half Bath1
  • BasementFull, Partially Finished, Liveable Space
  • Attic descriptionWalk-up, Partially Finished, Floored
  • AtticYes
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathroom4
  • Year Built1995
  • Property StyleColonial
  • Energy FeaturesGenerator
  • Fireplaces3
  • FoundationConcrete
  • Garage Parking InfoBarn
  • New construction typeNo
  • Inlaw apartmentyNo

Water Body

  • Waterfront DescriptionNot Applicable

Other

  • Appliances IncludedGas Cooktop, Wall Oven, Refrigerator, Dishwasher
  • Fha approvedNo
  • SubletableNo
  • Space is leasedNo
  • Remarks addendumHANDSOME warm & welcoming reproduction saltbox that features a stone centered chimney that serves 3 Rumsford fireplaces. The family room fireplace is a massive stone fireplace with old brick beehive oven and antique crane. Perfectly sited off the back of the home is a fieldstone floored Sunroom with radiant heat & flooded with light. There is extensive hand planed wood paneling throughout. The upper level features 3 bedrooms, 2 are en-suite. there is a first floor study as well. To fully appreciate this property, one must also consider the land on which the house sits as well as the house itself. Almost thirteen acres of woods and meadows. The location is private and secluded. The adjoining property to the north and northeast, Pickwick's Preserve, is protected in perpetuity by a conservation easement. It in turn, abuts conservation land owned by the Town of Lyme, the Nature Conservancy and the Lyme Land Trust with hiking trails through five connecting preserves out to MacIntosh Rd almost to Route 156. Over 1,000 acres for outdoor enjoyment! On the other side, between the house and Joshuatown Rd, over 20 acres are under the protection of the Lyme Land Trust. The architect and the builder specialized in restoring 18th century dwellings. It was built in 1994-1995 by craftsmen who worked on and shared a love of old structures. The goal was to capture the ambience of an 18th century saltbox with the conveniences and efficiencies of new construction. They succeeded in creating a spacious and secluded country home that expresses 18th century character through quality craftsmanship. Re-cycled materials were widely used: beams from an old barn in Litchfield, weathered barn board siding, chestnut hand rails, old interior doors, reclaimed old bricks in a beehive oven etc. Skim coated plaster walls and wide board old growth wood paneling hand planed to provide a more authentic appearance. To further convey the aura of the period, handmade reproduction sconces and lighting fixtures can be found inside and out. The lowest level features an exercise/TV room, in-home office, & full bath. A 2 story Post & Beam barn & potting shed complete this incredible property.
  • View Count17

School Information

  • Elementary SchoolLyme Consolidated
  • High SchoolLyme-Old Lyme

Rooms

  • Laundry room infoLower Level

Location

  • StateCT
  • Zip06371
  • CountyNew London
  • Middle Junior High SchoolLyme-Old Lyme
  • Short SaleNo

Interior

  • Rooms9
  • Interior featuresOpen Floor Plan
  • RoofWood Shingle
  • Room count11

Exterior

  • ColorRed
  • Exterior featuresBarn, French Doors, Garden Area
  • Exterior sidingClapboard, Wood

Utilities

  • Waters ourcePrivate Well
  • Cooling SystemCentral Air
  • Hot water descriptionDomestic
  • Heating FuelOil
  • Fuel tank locationIn Basement
  • Heat SystemHot Air
  • Septic approvalNo
  • Septic plan availableNo
  • Sewage systemSeptic

Rooms

Room LevelRoom TypeRoom WidthRoom LengthRoom Features
LowerOffice10.314.6
LowerRec/Play Room13.822.7Wall/Wall Carpet
MainDining Room1418Fireplace,Wide Board Floor
MainFamily Room1318Fireplace,Wide Board Floor
MainKitchen1516Beams,Cathedral Ceiling,Country,Granite Counters,Wide Board Floor
MainLiving Room1520Fireplace,Wide Board Floor
MainStudy1013Wide Board Floor
MainSun Room1720Beams,French Doors,Stone Floor,Vaulted Ceiling
UpperBedroom1117Beams,Built-Ins,Vaulted Ceiling,Wide Board Floor
UpperBedroom1420Beams,Full Bath,Wide Board Floor
UpperMaster Bedroom1520Beams,Built-Ins,Full Bath,Wide Board Floor

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