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Stunning and Unique Estate Located in Coleytown
Rare and unique Westport estate compound with stunning, park-like property! Its history includes renowned owners from Morris Ketchum to current owner, pianist Frederic Chiu, and their famous guests from Abraham Lincoln to Joshua Bell! This stately gem is set up perfectly for 2023 living with generous rooms, walls of windows, extensive built-ins, European trim work, 5 large ensuite bedrooms, 2nd fl laundry and tons of storage. The Main House large Chef’s kitchen is the center hub, surrounded by a large family room with fireplace, mudroom, large office and full-length patio. Just beyond is an elegant, stately space with a grand dining room and step-down round music room with surrounding terrace. The expansive main bedroom suite with curved walls & dressing room leads to a new grand balcony overlooking the gardens, part of the $300K in improvements made by the current owners. Third floor contains a finished attic and 5th bedroom en suite. A wow-factor, 2000sf beamed, legal rental carriage house, heated 3-car garage and studio w/full bath complete the compound. Wonderful pool site options. The grounds are as spectacular as the house, abounding with mature, rare specimen trees including the home's heart, an awe-inspiring 400-year-old copper beech, one of only 4 in CT. Walking paths, low maintenance perennial gardens, 4 patio/terraces and the embracing branches of the Copper Beech make this place like no other, relaxing and exploring. Bonus: natural gas connection in street!