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EXCEPTIONAL COLONIAL RENOVATION IN STOCKBRIDGE YOU WILL NEVER WANT TO LEAVE.
Built in 1796, the present owners masterfully updated & upgraded this historic home in 2010. The result both classic and modern, intimate and grand, sophisticated and functional. Beautifully situated on 1.3 acres this exceptional home is equidistant to Lenox and Stockbridge a perfect location for supporters of the Arts, those who love to entertain, those who want.......done.

The original portion of the house is the perfect example of a classic center chimney colonial with wide plank floors, 5 fireplaces, mantles & other historic details. Main entrance foyer with original staircase opens in to a formal parlor living room with fireplace and on the left in to the dining room with beautifully aged original Rumsford fireplace/mantle & original built-in Shaker clock. A large alternative living space; study/library with fireplace leads off of the parlor living room through paneled sliding glass pocket doors.  This section of the home is completed by a full bathroom with
marble vessel sink & European brass fittings.

The original portion of the house leads into what is now the heart of this home; chef's eat-in kitchen with double volume wood ceilings, original beams, marble counter tops, new stainless appliances, 5 burner Italian gas cook-top, double ovens, Moroccan wall tiles & wide plank wood floors. Conveniently located off of the kitchen is a scullery/utility room with deep wash up sink, stainless dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.
Beyond the kitchen you glimpse the 25' X 25' conservatory/great room. The double volume contemporary conservatory is suffused with light from 12 windows on 3 sides. A contemporary second Rumsford fireplace, paneling and patio with water feature complete this perfect room.

There are two staircases in the 1796 section of the house. The original staircase, located off of the front
foyer, leads to the master bedroom en suite. The back staircase leads from the kitchen to both of the guest bedroom suites perfect for a family or entertaining house guests. The master bedroom suite includes two closets plus walk-in closet and marble bathroom with refinished, original wide plank floors, marble double vanity sink, and a luxurious shower & heated towel warmer. The master bedroom has it's own fireplace.  Across the landing is the first guest bedroom with it's own fireplace. A third guest bedroom is also located on this floor together with a full bathroom.

This home has a huge attic, an over sized heated garage, two new hot water tanks, 3 separate zone
HVAC system, built-in sound system in the kitchen & conservatory, automatic irrigation for the front
garden and herb garden as well as invisible fencing should you have a pet.

Did I mention the decorative man-made pond with a waterfall?
property#
125
Price: $ 1,085,000
Where: Stockbridge, MA, USA
County: BERKSHIRE
Baths: 3
Beds: 3
Rooms: 8
Square Ft: 3450
Acres: 1.30
Style: HISTORIC COLONIAL
Taxes: 5285
Year Built: 1796
Status:
  
Interior: 6 WOOD BURNING FIREPLACES, ORIGINAL WIDE PLANK FLOORS, MARBLE BATH, EXPOSED BEAMS, MOROCCAN TILE, NATURAL LIGHT, ANTIQUE BRICK, HISTORIC DETAILS
  
Exterior: MAN MADE POND WITH WATERFALL, NEW LANDSCAPING AND HERB GARDEN, EXTERIOR LIGHTING. PAVED DRIVEWAY, GUEST PARKING
  
Equipment: HEATED GARAGE, NEW HOT WATER HEATERS, AUTOMATIC IRRIGATION FOR FRONT GARDENS, 3 SEPARATE ZONE HVAC SYSTEM, BUILT-IN SURROUND SOUND, 5 BURNER ITALIAN GAS COOK TOP, DOUBLE OVENS, AIR CONDITIONING