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Clear Out the Gunk
Posted on 09/22/2019
Clear Out the Gunk
If you've lived in your home for very long, you know that lots of places collect dust, lint, grime, hair, fuzz and, well, gunk. Often, we become so busy in our daily lives that we neglect to remove the gunk until it causes a significant problem such as a clogged drain or even a fire in the dryer...
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Another Property Sold - 35 Very Merry Road, Stamford, CT 06903
Posted on 09/21/2019
Another Property Sold - 35 Very Merry Road, Stamford, CT 06903
Vintage Grandeur! This gracious ranch offers all that only a home w/a pedigree dating from 1930 could offer/generous-sized rooms, abundant windows, handsome wood flrs & the perfect floor plan for living/entertaining on a grand or intimate scale PLUS so much more! Majestically sited atop a circular drive that embraces the deep front lawn, it's on 2-parklike acres w/fragrant, colorful garden, deck+expansive screened porch. Lg entry foyer sets the tone as it sweeps you into the sun-filled living room w/fireplace flanked by custom built-ins. LR is warm & welcoming, yet lg enough to comfortably accommodate 40+guests & the baby grand piano that’s...
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49 Crofts Lane, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $894,900!
Posted on 09/18/2019
49 Crofts Lane, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $894,900!
This splendid Colonial, NEWLY PRICED & beautifully transformed w/designer flair Is perfect for today’s style of living! It offers generous-sized rms with high ceilings, lg windows, rich hdwds, Palladian-style windows & gracious versatile design. There’s a dynamic family rm with soaring stone fpl open to the chef’s white EIK with center island; both have sliders to lovely deck…ideal layout for easy living-entertaining! Eleg 2-story entrance foyer filled with light from 2-skylts has a graceful wall echoing the sweeping lines of the staircase. Spacious dining rm with wainscoting is bright, airy, freshly painted–imagine your holiday meals–while...
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266 Shelter Rock Road, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $645,000!
Posted on 09/18/2019
266 Shelter Rock Road, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $645,000!
Your own private retreat, tucked away on the cul-de-sac in a delightful neighborhood of homes! This spacious Colonial is one of just 9-lucky homes set on a picturesque lake where you can enjoy swimming, kayaking or canoeing in summer, skating in winter ... or simply relax & enjoy the views whether inside or out! The house has grand space/flow & the floors are hdwd, even under the carpets. The EIK was designer renovated in 2017 & now boasts white cabinetry, granite countertops, center island, dbl undermount stainless sink, French door refrigerator+Bosch wall ovens, cook-top & dishwasher. Bamboo floors, decorative tile backsplash, recessed...
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70 Erickson Drive, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Posted on 09/16/2019
70 Erickson Drive, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
This handsome 4BR, 3.1B Col on a c-d-sac of lovely homes, sits w commanding presence on a lush acre w stunning deck that views professionally landscaped plantings. Designed for easy living & entertaining on a grand or casual scale, the graceful entrance foyer w sweeping staircase capped by soaring ceiling is the perfect introduction. Imagine holidays in the lg LR w crown molding & formal DR w chair rail trim + molding; both have deep windows that fill them w light + the hdwd flrs you’ll enjoy throughout … even under BR carpets. Entertain or relax in the charming beamed FR w fpl, built-ins incl wet bar & French doors that open onto the deck –...
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Ways to Make Your Small Bath Appear Bigger
Posted on 09/15/2019
Ways to Make Your Small Bath Appear Bigger
There's no getting around it — and no getting around in it! A small bathroom is just, well, small! If you've got a tiny bath and no way to enlarge it, do the next best thing, give it some of the Alice in Wonderland magic with mirrors and glass. Subtle reflections A standard, builder’s grade bath typically has...
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385 Erskine Road, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $895,000!
Posted on 09/10/2019
385 Erskine Road, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $895,000!
The one you’ve waited for is NEWLY PRICED - NOW's THE TIME TO MAKE IT YOURS! This gracious colonial, thoughtfully expanded, renovated & enhanced by the owners to meet their high standards, resonates w quality. It's perfect for entertaining! There are gleaming oak flrs throughout-wide plank in several rms, finely detailed moldings/millwork-includes stunning door & ceiling trim, 2-marble fireplaces-1 in elegant formal LR/1-in the Great rm, generous-sized rms - splendid dining rm is holiday-sized w dramatic ceilings+abundant deep windows that fill it w/natural light. Welcoming ”L” entry foyer leads from French door @front to stunning back patio...
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737 Rock Rimmon Road, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $775,000!
Posted on 09/10/2019
737 Rock Rimmon Road, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $775,000!
NEWLY PRICED OPPORTUNITY! Serene Splendor awaits in this elegant gated country home, custom constructed/appointed for the way we live today w the best of everything, in & out! It's on 1.64-woodland acres magnificently landscaped & staged w/specimen plantings & 2-water features you can enjoy from the deck or stone patio. Inside is superb w/impressive use of wood, stone, glass & marble. The floor plan has wonderful flow for easy living & entertaining, where wide board Brazilian cherry flrs sweep through the main flr, while lg windows, walls of sliders & skylights add natural light & provide unsurpassed views. "Must see" custom EIK boasts...
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Give Your House a New Look Without Spending a Lot of Money
Posted on 09/08/2019
Give Your House a New Look Without Spending a Lot of Money
Everybody loves the feel of a new home, or in the absence of that, an old home with a new look. If you truly want to give your home a new look, you could try out some of these ideas. They are well within budget range and are sure to give your home that wow factor for at...
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Downsizing to What Works for You
Posted on 09/01/2019
Downsizing to What Works for You
People downsize their living-space for all kinds of reasons. Making the decision to downsize shouldn't be a negative experience and shouldn't feel like your downgrading your home. Follow these tips to level up your lifestyle and home enjoyment while downsizing your accommodations. Find a space that works for you. You might be moving from a large home with...
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96 Skymeadow Drive, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/29/2019
96 Skymeadow Drive, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Masterfully crafted majestic Col w warmth & grace that’s hard to match - available for rent or sale! It boasts exquisite millwork, rich hdwds & high ceilings, introduced in the grand 2-story entry foyer, PLUS deep windows & French doors that fill it w/natural light ... & a layout that’s created for the comfortable living/easy entertaining you want for today. Formal living & dining rms are complemented by stunning, step-down family rm that flows into the casual dining area of the designer kitchen. Family rm has flr-to-ceiling fpl, while French doors from both rms access the stone patio at back. The kitchen is simply superb - equipped to...
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193 Dogwood Lane, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/26/2019
193 Dogwood Lane, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Gracious 5BR, 4.5B ranch w/4-c garage & welcoming front porch was created by a fine homes' builder for his own family w/wonderful design for entertaining or relaxing. Sunny rms are generously proportioned w/grand-sized windows: several rms boast vltd ceilings/skylts-some have graceful bow windows. There's extensive hdwd flooring, while crown molding, granite & marble adorn many of the rms. Granite entry foyer w/skylts soars ... vaulted/beamed Family rm is "Great rm size" & features built-ins, dramatic fpl wall+door out to stone patio. Elegant step-down LR has a marble fpl & the DR is perfect for holiday meals. The EIK is very spacious...
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