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453 Carter Street, New Canaan, CT 06840

$1,749,000 Sale Pending

  • For Sale
  • Pending
  • 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

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 Detailsfor 453 Carter Street


  • Price: $1,749,000
  • Taxes: $21,308 (July 2017-June 2018)
  • Status: Pending
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 99170738
  • Updated: 2/20/2018
  • Added: 487 day(s) ago


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



  • Total Bathrooms: 4
  • Full Bathrooms: 4


  • Total Bedrooms: 4

Other Rooms

  • In-Law/Au Pair Suite: Yes

Additional Information

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


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


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


  • 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


  • 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

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Schoolsserving 453 Carter Street

School District:New Canaan School District
School Name
East Elementary School, New Canaan, CT
54 Little Brook Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
0.7 mi
Saxe Middle School
468 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840
1.4 mi
New Canaan High School
11 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
1.7 mi
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Listed by Halstead Property, John Engel

453 Carter Street, New Canaan, CT 06840 (MLS# 99170738) is a Single Family property with 4 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms. 453 Carter Street is currently listed for $1,749,000 and was received on January 18, 2017. 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.