73 Sunrise Ave. New Canaan, CT

Location, location, location!

A home worth falling in love with! Vintage charm AND modern luxury AND location! In-Town living at its best in an amazing quiet and quaint West School neighborhood with annual block parties, trick-or-treating, walking and jogging.

Only the best of everything in this picture perfect colonial. Just unpack and enjoy a 5 min walk to the New Canaan Train station, the new Pine Street Concessions, Zumbach’s Coffee, South End Restaurant Mead park and shops.

A recent 2 story addition and exquisite renovations (2011-2015) were carefully designed to stay in character with the original home and are classic and tasteful.  They include only the best finishes, fixtures and materials: For example Statuarietto, Carrera, Thassos marbles, Lefroy Brooks, Sunrise Specialty Bath, Restoration Hardware light fixtures, Baldwin hardware.

As you drive up to this South facing colonial with a red door, you will notice the charm and curb appeal right away.  The entrance foyer has a formal coat closet.  Enter the living room, where you can enjoy wood-burning fires all through the season.  The original 1939 built-ins that adorn each corner of the dining room are wonderful for china and glassware storage.

The bright new white kitchen with breakfast bar features top-of-the-line appliances, 2 Fisher Paykal dishwasher drawers, a Subzero fridge and GE profile convection and microwave oven, and farmhouse sink that overlooks the private bluestone patio and fenced in yard.  The original spice cabinet from 1939 is still in tact!  In the back of the home, where the addition took place, is a full bath with shower and a large family room.  This family room (which is counted as the 4th bedroom by The Town of New Canaan) can be converted back to a 1st floor master suite, which is what it was before it was extended by 8 feet with a new 2nd floor master suite built above.  The office has wonderful built-ins and tv hook up.  This room can also fit a day bed for lounging or guests.  There is also a heated mud-room with built-ins attached to the kitchen and garage for unloading groceries and storing items to grab on your way in and out.

Upstairs, there are 3 generous bedrooms, including a 5 star master suite you will never want to leave.  Enjoy the morning sunrises from the master bath with all the bells and whistles: hand-fired cast iron soaking tub, polished chrome fixtures, heated Carerra floors, an oversized seamless glass shower with rain shower, hand-held and wall mounted fixtures, double vanity with plenty of storage and 2 oversized medicine cabinets.  The master suite boasts 3 custom millwork closets, including 1 large walk-in, perfect for the shoe and handbag collector.  There is a laundry closet on the 2nd floor and 2 more generous bedrooms for queen beds or more and 1 full bath, as well as the original linen closet.

The list of improvements goes on and on with New Central AC, installed throughout the home by ENCON, New windows, New roof, New electrical, New recessed lighting throughout the house, New oversized bluestone patio, New generator cutover panel and hook-up which operates the essentials during a storm, New pressurized sump pump backup, New Sonos sound system with Bose speakers indoors and outdoors. The entire home was recently painted inside and outside.  The oversized double driveway is a rarity for in-town locations. The single garage door can be changed out for a double.  This is a special home in a sought-after location.

Don’t miss it!!

Best deal in town!  Now offered at: $1,199,000

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