856 Boston Post Road,  Madison CT, 06443

(Active)
$2,850,000
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6 beds, 4 Full/1 Half baths, 5,586 sqft
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MLS# 170137776
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Description for 856 Boston Post Road Madison, CT 06443
Welcome to "The Ledges", an in-town, yet private estate like no other on the CT Shoreline, south of the Post Road. Referred to as the "flagship property" of downtown Madison, this turn of the century house, built in 1903 by the prominent Scranton family, sits proudly on top a hill of 1.8 acres, affording convenience yet total privacy. The house is an architectural gem w/ high ceilings, hand-carved period moldings, bay windows, French doors, balconies, a large porch and a beautiful bluestone terrace. As you enter the front door, the "piece de resistance" is a two-story spiral staircase. Large scale rooms w/ plaster walls exude old world charm throughout all 3 floors. The 4 of 4.5 bathrooms have all been custom designed with marble floors, imported tiles, & Waterworks fixtures. The large eat-in kitchen w/ orig tall glass & wood cabinets include a butlers pantry w/wet bar. The "greenhouse" has French doors w/ North and South access to the outside. Comfortable study/sitting room has views of the property from its large bay window. Elegant South facing dining room & living room to right & left of the foyer. This is a gardeners' dream property which includes topiary gardens, specimen plantings, sprawling stone walls, & terraced yard. The 4 car detached carriage house/garage & workshop includes a second-floor caretakers' apartment & large workshop. A 2nd apartment in old "servants' quarters" creates an additional income stream or fantastic in-home office. Agent/Owner
Price
$2,850,000
N/A
New Haven
6
4 Full/1 Half
5,586 (approx)
170137776
Active
Description
Welcome to "The Ledges", an in-town, yet private estate like no other on the CT Shoreline, south of the Post Road. Referred to as the "flagship property" of downtown Madison, this turn of the century house, built in 1903 by the prominent Scranton family, sits proudly on top a hill of 1.8 acres, affording convenience yet total privacy. The house is an architectural gem w/ high ceilings, hand-carved period moldings, bay windows, French doors, balconies, a large porch and a beautiful bluestone terrace. As you enter the front door, the "piece de resistance" is a two-story spiral staircase. Large scale rooms w/ plaster walls exude old world charm throughout all 3 floors. The 4 of 4.5 bathrooms have all been custom designed with marble floors, imported tiles, & Waterworks fixtures. The large eat-in kitchen w/ orig tall glass & wood cabinets include a butlers pantry w/wet bar. The "greenhouse" has French doors w/ North and South access to the outside. Comfortable study/sitting room has views of the property from its large bay window. Elegant South facing dining room & living room to right & left of the foyer. This is a gardeners' dream property which includes topiary gardens, specimen plantings, sprawling stone walls, & terraced yard. The 4 car detached carriage house/garage & workshop includes a second-floor caretakers' apartment & large workshop. A 2nd apartment in old "servants' quarters" creates an additional income stream or fantastic in-home office. Agent/Owner
Listing Information
Property Type: Single Family, Colonial
6 4 Full/1 Half
15 1.81 Acres 5,586 (approx)
1903 Yes-4 spaces Frame, Stone, Mason, Shake
N/A
Masonry, Stone
Community Water
Septic
Oil
Neighborhood
School Information
PER BOARD OF ED PER BOARD OF ED DANIEL HAND
Room Information
Main Floor
16.90X14.50
20.00X11.50
26.00X19.11
24.10X6.70
Upper Floor
16.90X12.80
12.90X12.10
16.10X14.10
14.60X10.11
Bathrooms
4 1
Foyer
Interior Features
Electric Range/Cooktop, Range-Oven, Wall Oven, Microwave, Freezer, Ice Maker, Dishwasher, Washer, Electric Dryer
None
Oil, Radiators
Heated, Partial, Crawl, Partially Finished, Concrete
Guesthouse
Storm Door, Storm Window
2
Security System
French Doors, Elevator
Exterior / Lot Features
4 Garage Spaces, Garage
Shakes, Stone, Frame
Balcony, Porch
Shake, Asphalt Shingle
R-2
Rolling
Walk to Water, Barn, Fruit Trees, Garden, Guesthouse, Historic Area, Golf Course, Shopping Mall, Clear lot, Rolling
Community Features
Community Tennis, Shopping Mall
Driving Directions
Route 79 South, left on Boston Post Road. Go through first light (across from Movie Theatre) immediately bear right onto small road that runs parallel w/ Route One. Driveway on right, through stone pillars up drive. Turn left into circle at top of hill.
Financial Considerations
1155962
$19,359
Listing Price History

Madison Real Estate

Madison is located in Connecticut. Madison, Connecticut 06443 has a population of 18,223.

The median household income in Madison, Connecticut 06443 is $108,231. The median household income for the surrounding county is $61,646 compared to the national median of $53,482. The median age of people living in Madison 06443 is 46.9 years.

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