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453 Carter Street, New Canaan, CT 06840

$1,725,000

  • Sold
  • Closed
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Full Baths
  • 4,134 Sq. Ft.
  • 2 Car Garage
453 Carter Street, New Canaan, CT 06840View this property at 453 Carter Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
453 Carter StreetNew CanaanCT06840
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Property Description
Own a piece of New Canaan history, the Benedict-Eells-Thatcher home built circa 1724. This great American Homestead is the oldest standing home in New Canaan & is considered its first "mansion". The current owners have lovingly restored this home, keeping true to its antiquity and enhancing it with modern day mechanicals. The 2011 addition maintains the home's historical character & includes an inviting family room, a master bedroom suite with soaring ceilings, and walk in closets. Three additional bedrooms & two luxury bathrooms complete the spacious upper level. The home is situated on an outstanding 2 acre flat, grassy lot with an apple orchard, heated in-ground pool & heated barn with guest quarters for the ultimate country experience.

Full Property Details for 453 Carter St

General

  • Sold For: $1,725,000
  • Taxes: $21,308 (July 2017-June 2018)
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 99170738
  • Added: 577 day(s) ago

Interior

  • Number of Rooms: 13
  • Appliances: Cook Top, Dishwasher, Dryer, Freezer, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer

Rooms

Bathrooms

  • Total Bathrooms: 4
  • Full Bathrooms: 4

Bedrooms

  • Total Bedrooms: 4
  • Master Bedroom: Master Bedroom - Built-Ins, Fireplace, 23.00 x 15.00, Main
  • Bedroom 1: Bedroom - Full Bath, 15.00 x 14.00, Upper
  • Bedroom 2: Bedroom - Built-Ins, 16.00 x 15.00, Upper
  • Bedroom 3: Bedroom - Fireplace, 18.00 x 12.00, Upper

Other Rooms

  • Living Room: Living Room - Fireplace, 25.00 x 13.00, Main
  • Family Room: Family Room - Built-Ins, Fireplace, 23.00 x 17.00, Main
  • Kitchen: Kitchen - Granite Counters, 31.00 x 12.00, Main
  • Dining Room: Dining Room - Fireplace, 19.00 x 13.00, Main
  • Library: Library - Built-Ins, Full Bath, Fireplace, 16.00 x 15.00, Main
  • In-Law/Au Pair Suite: Yes

Additional Information

  • Pool: Yes
  • Pool Description: Heated, In Ground Pool

Exterior

  • Exterior Features: Porch, Shed, Underground Sprinkler
  • Color: red

Parking

  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Parking: Detached Garage
  • Garage Description: Detached Garage

Location

  • County: Fairfield
  • Driving Directions: Merritt Parkway Exit 38 North on Carter St House on left

School Information

  • Elementary School: East
  • Middle School: Saxe Middle
  • High School: New Canaan

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Central Air, Zoned
  • Heating Type: Hot Air, Zoned, Propane
  • Heating Fuel: Propane

Utilities

  • Sewer: Septic
  • Water: Private Well

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Antique, Saltbox
  • Exterior Const.: Frame, Shingle, Wood
  • Basement Desc.: Fully Finished, Full, Unfinished, Walk-out
  • Roof: Wood Shingle
  • Attic: Yes
  • Square Feet: 4,134
  • Year Built: 1724

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 2
  • Zoning: 200
  • Lot Description: Treed

Water Features

  • Water Front Desc.: Not Applicable

Financial Considerations

  • Assessment Amount: $1,278,200
  • Tax Amount: $21,308
  • Tax Year: July 2017-June 2018

Disclosures and Reports

  • Exclusions: Chandelier in the barn.
  • Property ID: 189850

Listed by Halstead Property, John Engel
Sold by William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l, Bonnie Sztam

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Schools serving 453 Carter St

School District:New Canaan School District
Score
Name
Grades
Distance
9
54 Little Brook Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
K-4
0.7 mi
9
468 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840
5-8
1.4 mi
NR
New Canaan High School
11 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
9-12
1.7 mi
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Price & Sales History

Price & Sales History for 453 Carter St

Date
Details
Price
Change
Source
6/12/2018
Sold
$1,725,000
-1.37%
MLS
5/22/2017
Price Reduced
$1,749,000
-7.7%
MLS
1/18/2017
Listed
$1,895,000
MLS
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Community Info

Community Info for 453 Carter St

Listed by Halstead Property, John Engel
Sold by William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l, Bonnie Sztam

453 Carter Street, New Canaan, CT 06840 (MLS# 99170738) is a Single Family property that was sold at $1,725,000 on June 12, 2018. Want to learn more about 453 Carter Street? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in New Canaan? You can browse all New Canaan real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.