856 Boston Post Road

Madison, Connecticut

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Welcome to "the ledges" an in-town, south of the post road private estate like no other on the ct shoreline. Referred to as the "flagship property" of downtown madison, this turn of the century house, built in 1903 by a member of the scranton family, sits proudly on top of a hill on 1. 81 acres offering convenience yet total privacy. The house is an architectural gem w/high ceilings, hand-carved period moldings, french doors, bay windows, balconies a large porch and beautiful bluestone terrace. As you enter the front door, the 'piece de resistance' is a two-story spiral staircase. Light filled rooms w/plaster walls exude old world charm throughout. The four of 4. 5 bathrooms have all been custom designed w/marble floors, imported tiles & waterworks fixtures. Large eat-in kitchen w/original tall glass front cabinets w/ a butler's pantry & wet bar. The greenhouse has french doors w/north & south access to the yard. Comfortable study/sitting rm has views of the property from its large bay window. Elegant south facing dining & living room to the right & left of the foyer. Finished attic rooms for studio/office/storage. This is a gardeners dream property which includes topiary gardens, specimen plantings, sprawling stone walls & terraced yard. The 4 car detached carriage house/garage & workshop includes a caretaker's apart. A 2nd apartment in the old "servants quarters" creates au pair quarters/ or in-home office. The present annual income is $40,800 amazing property! Agent/owner
Property Detail
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4.5
Property Type Single Family Home
Year Built 1903
Home Size 5,586 sqft
Lot Size 1.8100 Acres
MLS# 170237367
Neighborhood N/A
County New Haven County
Features
Attic Room
Basement
Dishwasher
Elevator
Fireplace
Sep Laundry Room
Oil Heating
Security Feature
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Listing Agent: Faith C. Whitehead Broker: William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l Broker Phone: 2032456700
Location

New Haven County Madison 856 Boston Post Road

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Madison - 06443

The vacancy rate of homes in 06443 is 11.56% with 75.99% of homes being owner-occupied. The median household income in 06443 is $114599 per year with those between 45 and 64 having the highest median income at $144912.

School in Madison, CT
School Type Grade Distance
Walter C. Polson Upper Middle School Public 7-8 5322.89 mi
Kathleen H. Ryerson Elementary School Public K-4 5323.91 mi
Island Avenue Elementary School Public K-4 5321.63 mi
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Demographic in Madison - 06443

Median Income $114599
Avg Household Size 2.601
Median Age 49.41
White Collars 40%
College Grad 78%
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Home TypeSingle Family Home
Year Built1903
Lot Size1.8100 Acres

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