Asking $675K, This Eccentric Connecticut Midcentury Is a World Unto Its Own

The secluded 1960s residence experiments with soaring spaces that unabashedly combine wood, stone, and glass.
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Location: 71 Highridge Rd, West Simsbury, Connecticut

Price: $675,000

Year Built: 1961

Footprint: 2,719 square feet (five bedrooms, four bath)

Lot Size: 4 acres

From the agent: "This midcentury-modern property sits on four acres in a picturesque neighborhood. The home has expansive rooms with natural light and enchanting vistas. Envision captivating sunrises and tranquil sounds of nature as you welcome a new day from the stone patio or decks. The main level features an open floor plan, which houses an updated Chef’s Kitchen with dual sinks, dual induction cooktops, Subzero appliances, and maple cabinets. This level also includes an attractive solarium. The property is trimmed with beautiful stone walls and elaborate gardens, where you can pick your own fruit, vegetables, herbs, and bouquets."

Extensive decks stretch across the rear facade and overlook the landscaped backyard.

Inside, the home offers a sprawling, open-plan layout. Large windows wrap around the dining room which is located just steps from the kitchen.

A more formal dining area sits adjacent to the lower level's Great Room, allowing for easy entertaining. Original slate and brick line the floors.

Upstairs, a custom-built door extends a warm welcome into the primary suite, complete with a wood stove and glass-walled bathroom.

Floor-to-ceiling shelves line the walls in the library, which can also double as an office.

71 Highridge Rd in West Simsbury, Connecticut, is currently listed for $675,000 by Diane Barry and Caitlyn Cleary of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty.

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