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Exceptional 1939 country estate set on two scenic acres located right on the Redding border, just across from Putnam Memorial State Park with 183 acres of hiking trails. This classic New England home seamlessly blends country charm with the sophistication and provenance of a grand estate, originally custom built for Dr. Clilan B. Powell, editor and publisher emeritus of The New York Amsterdam News and prominent civil leader. Retaining its timeless elegance, this home was updated in 2000 with all new copper pipes; 200-amp electrical; top-of-the-line Thermopride® furnace; hot water heater(2014); central AC; plus the 2 upstairs baths were completely remodeled with radiant heated floors plus custom tile, marble, and Waterworks fixtures, while the original tubs, sinks and toilets (dating to 1938) were painstakingly restored to their original grandeur. Total 3,458 sf with 4-5 BRs, including main level option; elegant wide-board floors; 3 fireplaces; plaster walls; gracious foyer with spiral staircase plus back stairway; main level library with floor to ceiling built-ins; expansive living room with French doors to sunroom featuring hand crafted tiles; charming front porch & covered side porch; custom shutters; generous closets throughout including elegant MBR suite with custom shoe closet; new gravel drive (2019); plus two car detached garage with cupola. Most convenient location, on Redding line, just 3 miles to Bethel center for shopping restaurants, and only 67 miles to Midtown.

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  • Description: Exceptional 1939 country estate set on two scenic acres located right on the Redding border, just across from Putnam Memorial State Park with 183 acres of hiking trails. This classic New England home seamlessly blends country charm with the sophistication and provenance of a grand estate, originally custom built for Dr. Clilan B. Powell, editor and publisher emeritus of The New York Amsterdam News and prominent civil leader. Retaining its timeless elegance, this home was updated in 2000 with all new copper pipes; 200-amp electrical; top-of-the-line Thermopride® furnace; hot water heater(2014); central AC; plus the 2 upstairs baths were completely remodeled with radiant heated floors plus custom tile, marble, and Waterworks fixtures, while the original tubs, sinks and toilets (dating to 1938) were painstakingly restored to their original grandeur. Total 3,458 sf with 4-5 BRs, including main level option; elegant wide-board floors; 3 fireplaces; plaster walls; gracious foyer with spiral staircase plus back stairway; main level library with floor to ceiling built-ins; expansive living room with French doors to sunroom featuring hand crafted tiles; charming front porch & covered side porch; custom shutters; generous closets throughout including elegant MBR suite with custom shoe closet; new gravel drive (2019); plus two car detached garage with cupola. Most convenient location, on Redding line, just 3 miles to Bethel center for shopping restaurants, and only 67 miles to Midtown.
  • Appliances Included: Oven/Range, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer

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Listed by Laura J Freed Ancona and Kristi Vaughan of William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l

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