CHANCE OF A LIFETIME TO LIVE A CONTEMPORARY LIFESTYLE THAT EMBODIES THE MEMORIES/SPIRIT OF HISTORIC DARIEN IN THE FORMER WEE BURN CLUBHOUSE (CIRCA 1890 ) SITED ON A CUL DE SAC CLOSE TO LIBRARY/DOWNTOWN DARIEN AND TOKENEKE ELEMENTARY. The home's charm is evident as one first steps into the entrance hall or ‘interior piazza’ and finds the welcoming warmth of a vaulted fireplace on direct axis with the front door. Ceilings are 10' ceilings on 1st and 9' on 2nd. Wainscot paneling, crown molding and trim casings are in perfect scale to the spaces and exhibit a craftsmanship and understanding of classical design elements rare in contemporary traditional homes. The elegant Dining Room features custom built-ins with a new open wet bar intermediating between the modern ‘SubZero/Wolf Eat-in Kitchen. A ten foot deep covered porch wraps around the house including a porch swing to catch sunsets facing west. The kitchen is filled with modern amenities a genuine modern ‘foodie’ will appreciate and opens to a casual Family Room that opens to a rear porch and large stone patio with an outdoor kitchen featuring Lynx appliances, dual grills, refrigeration and storage capacity to serve a large gathering plus extensive masonry seating walls. Expanded Master Suite features Spa Bath w/ shower and soaking tub, walk-in CA closet and built-in library or home office. Addl 4 upper BRs and 2 BAs. Over $500,000 of recent improvements incl CAIR, Kitchen by Deane, outdoor terrace and kitchen, finished LL.
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Res Brokerage.