870 Pequot Avenue

Fairfield, CT, 06890

$2,750,000

$552 per ft²
$2,750,000
$552 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
5 Beds
baths
5 Baths
carpenters-square
4,977 ft²
property_type
Residential
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Built 1848
This converted Victorian carriage house situated on 3.44 acres epitomizes privacy in the heart of Southport village. Complemented by lush, show-stopping gardens, this place is truly enchanting. Entering through the front door one is delighted by a large scale, paneled living room with a corner fireplace & French doors that open to a brick walled garden surrounding a sparkling swimming pool. An office with access to the garden & the dining room w/large framed windows over-look the back terrace & pool. The eat-in kitchen w/colorful Mediterranean-styled tiles connects to the family room w/built-ins & two sets of original 54 inch double stable doors. Large 10' x 28' screen porch is the perfect place to dine, read & rest after a swim. An ensuite guest bedroom is on the main level as well. Upstairs is a sizable master bedroom w/cathedral ceiling & connects to the 20' x 24' library w/floor-to-ceiling bookshelves & balcony w/views of the property(could be Bdrm 5). Down the hall sits two more identical bdrms & full bath. A separate and wonderful garden cottage complements the property offering a one-car garage w/garden rm, workshop, fbath & two studios on the second flr, ideal for a work-at-home space or perfect for guests. Landscaped gardens feature an assortment of flowering shrubs, specimen trees, perennials, bulbs, clematis, & ground covers...a gardener's dream. Walk to beach, village center, harbor, library & train station. City sewer, city water & gas heat! A Southport treasure!
MLS® ID:
170402121
Listed:
6/14/21
Updated:
8/18/22

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Gas Cooktop, Wall Oven, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer
Total Bedrooms
5
Full Bathrooms
4
Half Bathrooms
1
Interior Features
Cable - Available
Cooling
Central Air
Heating
Zoned

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
3.44 acres lot
Exterior Features
Cabana, Garden Area, Gutters, Lighting, Porch-Enclosed, Terrace
Architectural Style
Colonial, Victorian
Lot Details
Some Wetlands, Level Lot, Professionally Landscaped
Roof
Asphalt Shingle
Sewer
Public Sewer Connected

School Information

High School
Fairfield Ludlowe
Middle/Jr High
Roger Ludlowe
Elementary School
Mill Hill

Other Property Details

Taxes
$34731
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
1
Parking
Detached Garage, Unpaved, Off Street Parking
View
N
County
Fairfield
Water Source
Public Water Connected
Pool
Yes
Pool Description
In Ground Pool, Gunite
Zoning
R3

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
9/8/21
Price Change
$2,750,000
-6%
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