A winding brick driveway from prestigious Sasco Hill Road opens to a spacious motor court introducing a stately 12 Room Federal Style Colonial where timeless elegance is fused with sophistication, impressive scale and quiet seclusion.
Abutting the fairways of The Country Club of Fairfield the sweeping views from this circa 1929 brick Manor over its own stunning grounds to Long Island Sound and picturesque Southport Harbor are spectacular.
Commanding over 1.5 acres of professionally manicured lawns, perennial gardens and an in ground pool this gracious Six Bedroom Estate, replete with wonderful architectural details, is one of the finest in an enclave of exceptional properties.
A curved glass vestibule entry showcases the impressive front door with its vintage leaded sidelights and fanlight transom. The welcoming front to back Reception Foyer with patterned hardwood flooring, crown moldings and beam ceiling offers access to the home’s principal rooms, formal Powder Room, staircase to the second floor Bedroom Suites and the expansive rear Terrace.
The formal Living Room with raised paneling and marble trimmed fireplace impresses with a captivating picture window providing sensational vistas.
Adjoining the Living Room through solid double doors the cherry paneled Family Room/Library also offers a picture window with Sound and Harbor views along with its own warming fireplace and custom home theater.
Dinner guests will also enjoy the view through double twelve over twelve windows in the formal Dining Room adorned with chair rail raised paneling and fine moldings.
The Country Kitchen/Gathering Room with fireplace and imported stone tile flooring incorporates all gourmet chef appreciated appliances including Sub Zero refrigerator and La Cornue range. A large marble topped island with farm sink provides for meal prep as well as breakfast bar and guest seating. The Kitchen’s generous size and curved window wall with two sets of French Doors to the Terrace provides flexibility for seating, dining and desk spaces. A rear staircase from the Kitchen allows for convenient access to the second floor Bedrooms.
A side entrance from the motor court into a mudroom accesses the Kitchen, and a private Office with built ins and Powder Room. The over sized 3 car Garage includes an exterior entrance to a large storage/studio space above.
A gracious staircase from the Foyer proceeds up to the second floor landing leading to the principal Bedroom Suites. The private Master Wing impresses with a Sitting/Dressing Room offering a fireplace and multiple closets, a marble trimmed Bath with steam shower and a second luxurious Bath with double vanities, custom closets, soaking whirlpool tub and steam shower. The front to back Bedroom beckons with its own picture window to the sound, sunsets and sailing ships. The second floor landing also accesses three additional En Suite Bedrooms with ample closets.
The main staircase proceeds further to the third floor presenting a charming step down Bedroom with transom windows, a second generously sized Bedroom with built-ins, a full Bath and luggage/storage closets. A custom outfitted wardrobe room completes this level.
The home’s lower level is purposefully designed for well-being and entertainment with an exercise room, recreation/TV room and climate controlled wine room. Servicing the house from the lower level are a fully equipped Laundry Room, Powder and Storage rooms as well as the home’s electronics and meticulous mechanicals including a whole house generator for uninterrupted power needs.
Sasco Hill in Fairfield rises up from scenic Southport Harbor offering the homes nestled on it tranquil privacy enhanced with panoramic vistas. Its residents are within minutes to the shopping and dining offerings of Southport Village, Fairfield and Westport Town Centers. The Merritt Parkway, I-95 and commuter rail stations link residents to Manhattan 50 miles away and to nearby New Haven and Stamford. Fairfield and Southport beaches, marinas, country clubs and yacht club present a variety of recreational activities while excellent nearby public and private schools as well as Fairfield and Sacred Heart Universities offer residents exceptional educational and cultural opportunities.