227 OLD KINGS HIGHWAY SOUTH, DARIEN, CT 06820

227 Old Kings Highway South
Darien, CT 06820

$7,995,000

Beds: 5
Baths: 5 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 8,820
Type: Single Family Home
Listing #99182541
Embrace the seclusion of this hillside storybook scene and the European villa that awaits. Originally built for composer Frank LaForge, this home has been masterfully renovated over the years, seamlessly blending original details with modern elements. The recent kitchen featuring an AGA stove, is evidence of the flawless transition between old and new. The glass enclosed atrium soars three stories high and invites the landscape into daily life. Host lavish parties in the palatial living room, or savor intimate evenings on the terrace, with a natural oasis as your backdrop. From antique beamed ceilings to stone pillars, custom fireplaces and original pipe organ, every detail has a story in this architectural masterpiece.
Property Features
Location Information
County: Fairfield
Neighborhood: Darien
Directions: Call listing agent. No entry without confirmed appointment.
Interior Features
Total Rooms: 11
Interior: Security System
Full Baths: 5
1/2 Baths: 1
Has Dining Room: yes
Dining Room Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings, Balcony/Deck, Fireplace, Hardwood Floor
Living Room Description: Beams, Built-Ins, Fireplace, French Doors, Hardwood Floor, Vaulted Ceiling
Nearby Amenities: Health Club, Library, Park, Public Transportation
Has Fireplace: yes
Number of Fireplaces: 8
Heating: Hot Air, Radiant, Zoned
Heating Fuel: Oil
Cooling: Ceiling Fans, Central Air, Zoned
Water Heater: Oil
Appliances: Cook Top, Oven/Range, Counter Grill, Microwave, Refrigerator, Freezer, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
Attic Description: Walk-up
Basement Description: Partial, Partially Finished, Heated, Garage Access
Has Basement: yes
Exterior Features
Style: European, Mediterranean
Construction: Frame, Stone
Exterior: Balcony, French Doors, Grill, Gutters, Lighting, Patio, Porch, Terrace, Underground Sprinkler
Roof: Tile
Water Source: Public Water Connected
Septic or Sewer: Septic
Has Garage: yes
Garage Spaces: 2
Parking Spaces: 0
Has a Pool: No
Lot Size in Acres: 5
Energy Features: Generator, Thermopane Windows
Waterfront Description: Direct Waterfront, Frontage, Pond, Walk to Water
Has Waterfront: yes
School
Elementary School: Tokeneke
Middle School: Middlesex
High School: Darien
Additional Information
Property Type: SFR
Year Built: 1936
Status: Active
Is an REO: No
Is Short Sale: No
Tax Year: July 2017-June 2018
Tax Amount: 60, 984


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Seller's Representative: William Raveis Real Estate - Suzette Kraus
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