Waterford, CT 06385
Location, amenities, and quality fantastically fuse into this expansive, 3-level custom home with room for all. Peacefully tucked into the quiet Oswegatchie community of Connecticut’s coveted shoreline and minutes from area beaches, state parks, marinas, casinos, shopping, fine dining, Groton airport, ferries, train station, and so much more. Your own backyard pool oasis, sparkling water views at every turn, and a leisurely walk to the beach make this an exceptionally special offering.
This pristinely maintained, move-in ready, Nantucket-shingle residence stylishly unfolds into a flexible open floor plan designed for daily comfort and celebratory entertaining. The grand foyer welcomes with a soaring 2-story ceiling, main staircase, double coat closets and exquisite millwork. Magnificent crown moldings and mahogany inlaid hardwood floors flow into a generously scaled first level, illuminated by large, transom-topped windows. A formal dining room invites festive gatherings and family dinners alike. French doors open off of a front living room into a dream kitchen with fine handcrafted wood cabinetry, large center island, granite countertops, and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances. A pair of sinks look out to stunning water views just beyond. The elegant finishes continue with seeded glass door cabinets, ambient lighting, built-in desk, and built-in wine cooler. A spacious informal eat-in dining area is sun drenched with a sliding door opening out to one of many expansive, multi-tiered, maintenance-free decks. The great room is both dramatic and cozy with cathedral ceilings, exposed beams, high windows, 2-story brick fireplace, and second staircase. A main level guest suite invites friends and family to stay awhile with a spacious bedroom, walk-in closet, and ensuite full bathroom. A powder room, with pocket door, and laundry room, with utility sink, amply complete the first floor.
The upper level welcomes with expansive spaces at every turn. A lofted, open hallway overlooks the cathedral height great room, further accentuating the graceful flow of the home. The primary bedroom suite is a restful retreat with large sitting area and sliding glass door flowing out to a private deck and sweeping views of the Niantic River. The spa-like primary bathroom is well appointed with jacuzzi tub, large walk-in shower, and double sink vanity. A walk-in closet, with rich built-ins, is prepped for storage and organization. An additional two spacious bedrooms are serviced by another turnkey full bathroom. There is a vast third floor unfinished space that can be imagined as a fabulous recreational room, home theatre, or fitness area. Rough plumbing is complete for the future addition of a full bathroom if even more space is desired.
The finished lower level is a true extension of the home with a 1,140sf FULL IN-LAW SUITE with second complete kitchen. A private entrance from the attached, heated 3-car garage gives way to a bright, spacious living room with a sliding glass door that flows right out to the lower patio and back yardscape. French doors provide separation and privacy to a 5th bedroom arera. The kitchen is completely equipped with cabinetry, granite countertops, oven/range, refrigerator, and breakfast bar. All features are thoughtfully designed with handicap accessibility in mind, including a 4th full bathroom.
A separate stairway leads from the garage to the main level for completely separated living spaces if preferred. Also ideal for an at-home professional with need to service clientele without necessity of walking through more personal spaces.
In addition to the gleaming water views and just a 1/2 mile stroll to the beach, enjoy your own backyard sanctuary with in-ground, heated gunite pool, surrounding patio, and safety fence. Exterior stairs lead to main level deck for tremendous indoor/outdoor living flow. This sensational home is well-sited on .85 acres, professionally landscaped with beautiful masonry stone walls, lush lawns, and a circle drive that adds both form and function for easy access and tremendous parking for several vehicles.
Additional notable features include cedar shingle siding, extensive interior sound system with in-laid speakers throughout, alarm system with cameras, multi-zone HVAC system, central vacuum, generator ready, underground utilities, city water and sewer, and high-speed fiber optic available on street. 50-YEAR ARCHITECTURAL SHINGLE ROOF plus RECENT UPDATES - NEW Buderus on-demand hot water heater (2022), NEW A/C handlers (2020), resurfaced pool and patio surrounds (2023), decks replaced (2010), and more. Wishlist complete!