Real estate: Nestled in a cul-de-sac near downtown Darien
Updated 4:19 pm, Monday, October 5, 2015
A custom-designed 2010 Colonial on Mansfield Place in Darien offers three floors and 5,000 square feet of new construction.
Situated at the end of one of Darien’s most desirable cul-de-sacs off Mansfield Avenue, the home is minutes from the quaint downtown shopping district, trains and area schools.
Built in 2010 for the current owners, the home features 9-foot ceilings throughout with a vaulted ceiling in the entrance hall.
With three fireplaces, custom moldings, hardwood floors and radiant heated floors in each of the four full bathrooms, the house offers nearly every amenity for a 2015 buyer.
The clapboard-sided Colonial features classic black shutters, a covered portico entry and 3-inch solid Mahogany exterior doors.
The house offers high-energy efficiency with low maintenance construction, including Marvin Integrity extruded Fiberglas windows with wood interiors, a whole house Generac generator and an Electrolux central vacuum system.
A chef’s kitchen features custom-built cabinetry with top-of-the-line appliances, including a Wolf range, grill and double ovens, and a Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer. A large granite center island offers space for everyday seating and a pantry wall offers plenty of storage.
ADDRESS: 9 Mansfield Place
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 5,000
YEAR BUILT: 2010
NUMBER OF ROOMS: 13
FULL BATH: 4
HALF BATH: 2
NOTABLE FEATURES: Three fireplaces, balcony, 9-foot ceilings, mudroom, two-car attached garage, whole house humidification/dehumidification, whole house vacuum system, dual sump pumps, Lutron dimmable lighting, radiant heated tile in full bathrooms, brick paver driveway, stone patio.
SCHOOLS: Royle, Middlesex Middle School, Darien High School
TAX RATE: 15.35
The kitchen opens into a sun-filled breakfast room and a large family room with coffered ceilings, a wood-burning Dark Emperador marble fireplace flanked on either side with built-ins for displaying photographs and collections and a set of French doors leading to the terrace.
A formal dining room is wrapped in white paneling and features a tray ceiling with cove lighting and a drum pendant light. The formal dining room includes a modern chic design with a tall Calcutta gold marble fireplace flanked by arched built-ins with classic chair rail and crown molding.
The second floor of the house features four generously sized family bedrooms sharing three full bathrooms with imported Italian tile and a convenient second floor laundry room.
A private master suite features a vaulted ceiling with cove lighting, a gas fireplace and French doors leading to a teak balcony overlooking the private wooded lot.
The master includes his and hers walk-in California closets and a spa-like master bath with Crème and Bursa beige marble tile, an oversized frameless glass step shower and a sunken tub.
A third level offers a great entertaining space with a billiards area and media space with plumbing for a wet bar.