Soak Up the Sun and Sky in This Mountaintop Home Listed for $2.4M

Located on Shinar Mountain in Connecticut, this midcentury home is all about the finest views from the largest windows.

Property Details: 

 Location: 87 Shinar Mountain Road, Washington, CT 06794

 Price: $2,450,000

 Footprint: 3,370 square feet (4 bedroom, 3 full baths, 2 half baths)

 Lot size: 3.17 acres

 Year built: 1964

 From the agent: "This midcentury-modern, Breuer-style, recently renovated and expanded home with a new heated saltwater gunite pool is located in a sought-after location in Washington. The four-bedroom residence is large and gracious at 3,370 square feet, located on a private three-plus acres abutting conserved Steep Rock property, and enjoys distant mountain views."

The residence sits on Shinar Mountain, nestled within the protected Steep Rock Preserve.

Large windows frame the backyard landscape and pool.

The entrance to the property is through a glass foyer that connects the public living spaces with more private areas of the home. 

Just off of the kitchen, this daylit sitting area leads to a rear-facing deck. 

A spacious, open-concept living area brings together a small lounge, kitchen, and dining area. 

The kitchen and dining areas enjoy lots of light from large casement windows and loft-like ceilings with exposed redwood beams.

A wide entryway with pivoting doors connects the public and private areas of the home. A long hallway leads toward the bedrooms.  

This corner bedroom with a sliding door accesses a connecting bathroom and the main entry hall. 

Bridging two generously sized bedrooms is a full bath featuring a concrete and wood vanity and a blue tiled walk-in shower.

This bedroom offers a lovely view into the backyard. 

An open-tread staircase and three sizable windows create an inviting transition between floors. 

The lower level features a guest suite with a bedroom, living room, and one and a half baths. 

The primary bedroom suite opens directly to the pool via an oversized sliding door.

An en suite bath is features playful, tile-like wallpaper. The bath is complete with a soaking tub and a walk-in shower. 

Exposed redwood beams compliment white brick and wood panelling, balancing warm and cool tones. A wood-burning stove offers warmth for colder months, while central air floor vents keep things cool.

In the living room, double sliding doors grant access to a front-facing deck with hanging lounge chairs. 

Out back by the patio is an outdoor shower with hot and cold water and a newly installed heated gunite pool. 

87 Shinar Mountain Road in Washington, Connecticut is currently listed for $2,450,000 by Ira Goldspiel and Steve Pener of Sotheby’s International Realty.


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