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70 Limekiln Road

Redding, CT 06896
  • $949,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 25 Days
  • MLS #: 24028721
$949,000
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 2.05
    ACRES
  • 3
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1730
County:
Area:

School Information

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Middle School:
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Description

Once in a lifetime opportunity to own the enchanting estate of the iconic & beloved Mary Travers, part of the legendary trio, Peter, Paul & Mary, famous for such songs as the 1963 hit "Puff the Magic Dragon" & "Leaving on a Jet Plane". Mary found peace, tranquility & inspiration in this historic 1730 farmhouse, where she lived from 1966 until her death in 2009. This artistic antique will delight with authentic wide board floors, exposed beams, & 2 original fireplaces, plus magnificent post & beam great room addition with soaring vaulted ceilings, massive stone fireplace, built-in book shelves, & French doors to the "secret gardens". There is beauty to behold in all directions with abundant perennial flowers & mature trees; steps up to the in-ground pool & pool shed; delightful "summer house" with stone fireplace; stone walls, walkways, & more. Total 2,323 sf in the main home with 1st floor primary suite featuring fireplace, full bath, WIC, & French doors opening to a secluded wisteria covered porch with magical views of the recirculating waterfall & pond; plus second floor with 3 additional inviting bedrooms & shared hall bath. The main level also features the bright kitchen with beamed/vaulted ceiling, AGA stove, & whimsical soapstone sink, plus light filled breakfast area, built-ins & adjoining butler's pantry/laundry. This rambling estate also boasts a 1,058 sf, two story, 1 BR guest cottage with kitchen, sitting room & full bath, currently rented. Estate being sold as-is.

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70 Limekiln Road Redding, CT 06896

  • Price: $949,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 25 Days
  • MLS #: 24028721
4
Beds
3
Baths
0
½ Baths
2.05
Acres
1730
Built
Neighborhood:
West Redding
County:
Fairfield
Area:
Redding
Elementary School:
Redding
Middle School:
John Read
High School:
Joel Barlow
Property Description
Once in a lifetime opportunity to own the enchanting estate of the iconic & beloved Mary Travers, part of the legendary trio, Peter, Paul & Mary, famous for such songs as the 1963 hit "Puff the Magic Dragon" & "Leaving on a Jet Plane". Mary found peace, tranquility & inspiration in this historic 1730 farmhouse, where she lived from 1966 until her death in 2009. This artistic antique will delight with authentic wide board floors, exposed beams, & 2 original fireplaces, plus magnificent post & beam great room addition with soaring vaulted ceilings, massive stone fireplace, built-in book shelves, & French doors to the "secret gardens". There is beauty to behold in all directions with abundant perennial flowers & mature trees; steps up to the in-ground pool & pool shed; delightful "summer house" with stone fireplace; stone walls, walkways, & more. Total 2,323 sf in the main home with 1st floor primary suite featuring fireplace, full bath, WIC, & French doors opening to a secluded wisteria covered porch with magical views of the recirculating waterfall & pond; plus second floor with 3 additional inviting bedrooms & shared hall bath. The main level also features the bright kitchen with beamed/vaulted ceiling, AGA stove, & whimsical soapstone sink, plus light filled breakfast area, built-ins & adjoining butler's pantry/laundry. This rambling estate also boasts a 1,058 sf, two story, 1 BR guest cottage with kitchen, sitting room & full bath, currently rented. Estate being sold as-is.
Exterior Features

Direct Waterfront YN No Exterior Features ShedGuttersGarden AreaLightingGuest HouseStone WallFrench DoorsPatio Exterior Siding Wood Garage And Parking None Lot Description Level LotProfessionally LandscapedRolling Pool Description VinylIn Ground Pool Roof Information Asphalt Shingle Style AntiqueFarm House Swimming Pool YN Yes Waterfront Description Not Applicable

Interior Features

Appliances Included Gas RangeRefrigeratorDishwasherWasherDryer Attic YN No Basement Description PartialUnfinished Cooling System Window Unit Fireplaces Total 3 Heat Type Hot Air In Law Access Detached In Law Apartment Yes Laundry Room Info Main Level Rooms Primary BR Suite (Main Level Balcony/DeckBeamsFireplaceFrench DoorsFull BathWalk-In Closet) Bedroom (Upper Level Vaulted CeilingWide Board Floor) Bedroom (Upper Level Vaulted CeilingWall/Wall Carpet) Dining Room (Main Level BeamsFireplaceWide Board Floor) Bedroom (Upper Level Vaulted CeilingWide Board Floor) Great Room (Main Level Vaulted CeilingBeamsBuilt-InsFireplaceFrench DoorsWide Board Floor) Eat-In Kitchen (Main Level Bay/Bow WindowVaulted CeilingBeamsBreakfa Rooms Additional FoyerLaundry Room Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade 2323 Sq Ft Total 2323 Total Rooms 7

Property Features

Agent Owner YN No Bank Owned Property No Foundation Type ConcreteStone Fuel Tank Location Above Ground Heat Fuel Type Oil Home Owners Assocation No Home Warranty Offered YN No Hot Water Description Domestic New Construction Type No/Resale Potential Short Sale No Sewage System Septic Tax Year July 2024-June 2025 Water Source Private Well Zoning R-2

Listing information © 2024 Smart MLS
Listing provided courtesy of Laura Ancona of William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l: (203) 438-9531.


The data relating to real estate for sale on this website appears in part through the SMARTMLS Internet Data Exchange program, a voluntary cooperative exchange of property listing data between licensed real estate brokerage firms, and is provided by SMARTMLS through a licensing agreement. Listing information is from various brokers who participate in the SMARTMLS IDX program and not all listings may be visible on the site. The property information being provided on or through the website is for the personal, non-commercial use of consumers and such information may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale on the website may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold or are no longer being offered for sale. Property information displayed is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. Copyright 2024 SmartMLS, Inc. Data last updated: 2024-07-23T00:10:43.16.
 
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