A rustic-inspired stone and clapboard colonial offers backcountry Darien living minutes from town.

Privately set on a 2-acre site, the property features stone walls, a granite patio and numerous mature maple and ash trees, augmented by landscape lighting.

Inside the nearly 5,000 square feet of living space, the home has four bedrooms, bluestone-floor bathrooms and endless storage space.

An oversized foyer is outfitted with bluestone flooring and two double coat closets.

Formal living and dining rooms are off the foyer as well as a first-floor en suite guest room, perfect for an in-law suite or for use as an office.

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ABOUT THIS HOUSE
ADDRESS: 1776 Boston Post Road
PRICE: $2,095,000
STYLE: Colonial
YEAR BUILT: 1979
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 4,926
ACRES: 2.04
NUMBER OF ROOMS: 11
BEDROOMS: 4
FULL BATHROOMS: 3
HALF BATHS: 2
FEATURES: two fireplaces, sunroom, tool shop, three car attached garage, sauna, hot tub, patio, elevator shaft
SCHOOLS: Hindley, Middlesex Middle School, Darien High School
ASSESSMENT: $1,180,620
TAXES: $17,721

A spacious kitchen outfitted with granite countertops, three separate pantries and top of the line appliances like a Subzero side by side refrigerator and freezer, Jenn Air dishwasher and five-burner Wolf cooktop and Wolf double oven. The kitchen opens to a rustic breakfast room with a fieldstone wall that is plumbed for use as an indoor grill. The breakfast room features random width peg flooring and additional counter space housing a Marvel wine refrigerator.

An interior elevator shaft providing access to all four levels of the home offers storage on each level and serves as a walk-in pantry in the kitchen.

A floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace warms the great hall-styled family room with beamed cathedral ceilings. A bay window with a window seat overlooks the woodsy retreat and sliding doors open to a sunroom.

Bathed in light, the sunroom has two walls of windows plus sliders accessing a private patio.

Upstairs, a lodge-inspired master bedroom features a fieldstone wood burning fireplace with a rustic wooden mantle, a cedar closet and oversized dressing closet. The wood paneled en suite features a frameless glass step-in shower, dual vanity and bluestone flooring.

The lower level includes an indoor sauna and hot tub, perfect for use in the home gym.

An oversized garage with custom diamond tread flooring features 11-foot ceilings, three bays, one of which is 27 feet deep perfect for storing bikes, canoes or boats. The garage also includes a tool storage room and mini workshop area.

For more information or to set up an appointment to see the house, contact Eileen Hanford of Halstead Property at 203-253-0995 or email her at Eileen@eileenhanford.com

ABOUT THIS HOUSE

ADDRESS: 1776 Boston Post Road

PRICE: $2,095,000

STYLE: Colonial

YEAR BUILT: 1979

SQUARE FOOTAGE: 4,926

ACRES: 2.04

NUMBER OF ROOMS: 11

BEDROOMS: 4

FULL BATHROOMS: 3

HALF BATHS: 2

FEATURES: two fireplaces, sunroom, tool shop, three car attached garage, sauna, hot tub, patio, elevator shaft

SCHOOLS: Hindley, Middlesex Middle School, Darien High School

ASSESSMENT: $1,180,620

TAXES: $17,721