For $1.35M, Snag This Renovated Midcentury Retreat Nestled in a Hardwood Forest

For $1.35M, Snag This Renovated Midcentury Retreat Nestled in a Hardwood Forest

Sited at the end of a long driveway, the home contrasts an original stone facade with walls of windows and colorful slate flooring.

A recently listed property in the rural town of Washington, Connecticut, comes with a renovated midcentury home and the serenity of 25 acres. Located just down the road from a 1940s cottage also up for sale, the heavily wooded compound is a stark contrast from the concrete jungle of New York City two hours away. The three-bedroom home, originally built in 1957, also benefits from a two-year renovation that allows the home's original features and bucolic surroundings to take center stage.

Located in Washington, Connecticut, about two hours north of New York City, this 1957 home is back on the market after a multi-year renovation. A stone wall caps one end of the structure and provides a focal point for both the interior and exterior.

Inside, understated finishes allow the stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows to stand out. Slate lines the floors while a row of clerestory windows provide additional natural light.

Offering just over 2,300 square feet of living space, the sunlit home features numerous windows throughout the interior. An open floor plan connects the living area with the dining room and kitchen on the main level. All of the bedrooms, as well as the home's two bathrooms, located down a hallway. Downstairs, a walk-out basement and bonus area adds to the earthy feel with more stone walls and flooring.

Crisp, white finishes balance the commanding stone fireplace, which is original to the home. Windows frame views of the natural surroundings while a door provides access to a deck.

The living room flows directly into the dining area and kitchen. The sloping roofline and exposed rafters draw the eye toward the wall of windows.

The all-new kitchen features modern finishes and appliances. Open shelving takes the place of upper cabinetry, adding to the airy feeling.

Outside, multiple patios and a hilltop gunite swimming pool provide opportunities to enjoy the quiet surroundings. While there's plenty to explore without leaving the property, numerous land preserves and hiking trails are just a short drive away. A recent cut of $100K brings the asking price down to $1,350,000. Keep scrolling to see more.

The home's three bedrooms are located down a hallway beside the kitchen. Here, the largest bedroom features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the treetops.

One of the home's bathrooms is located directly adjacent to the bedroom.

The home's other two, sunlit bedrooms are located across the hall.

Original stone walls enclose the surprisingly sunny basement.

A door along one wall provides direct access to the outside.

Lush, natural landscaping envelops the home.

A sunny patio is located on one side of the home, with and the deck on the other. A large lawn extends outward to fill much of the clearing.

A closer look at the stone patio. A door to the right serves as the home's main entrance, leading directly into the open living and dining area.

The gunite swimming pool takes a picturesque position along a hilltop. The surrounding stone patio provides additional space to soak up some sunshine.

A view further back shows the gently sloping hill and long driveway to the right. The property's 24.75 acres offer a private retreat with access to many regional hubs.

238 Roxbury Road in Washington, Connecticut, is currently listed for $1,350,000 by Jonathan Banks of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty.

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