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Posted on 07/03/2020
245 Long Close Road, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Modern masterpiece on a coveted pvt road w other stunning homes set on 3-to-5-acs near the Greenwich border. Designed by an architect for his family, he sited the house to maximize views of the lush/verdant setting, while inviting sunshine in through 13-skylights, strategically placed Pella windows & French doors leading to balconies, decks & a serene stone patio. Thoughtfully designed w custom finishes & materials-Feature Sheet tells all! Skylit vestibule entry opens to dramatic 2-story granite foyer w spectacular open sightlines. Gracious LR boasts marble fpl & cove lighting, while formal DR has a modern stainless steel...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Home Buyer: Inspection or No Inspection
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay As you move forward with your home purchase, your real estate agent may recommend that you have your home inspected. Sometimes the inspection is required by the lender or insurance company, but sometimes it’s an optional step. Buyers who have the option sometimes consider skipping the inspection to save a little cash....
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Tips to Start your New Town Veterinarian Search
Photo by David Mark via PixabayPicking the right veterinarian for your pets matters. It will put you at ease every time they need a healing touch. Whether you're new in town, or your pet has a specific issue you'd like carefully tended, here's how to find a vet who will offer you a high standard of care. Finding...
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Posted on 06/19/2020
50 Wyndover Lane, Stamford, CT 06902 now has a new price of $1,499,000!
Young majestic stone Col combines understated grandeur w a hint of chic European splendor, then skillfully adds fab spacious floorplan w open concept family rm/EIK, main flr playrm PLUS back staircase off the secondary entrance. Crowned w high ceilings+detailed moldings, embraced by lg windows & fine millwork, it’s ideal for relaxing, enjoying family life & entertaining friends. Gracious 2-story main entry foyer w herringbone wood flrs, wainscoting + detailed crown molding welcomes you. LR has the same floor, millwork & molding + marble fpl w wood mantel, while holiday-sized formal DR enjoys wainscoting, too. Stunning coffered...
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Posted on 06/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 74 Laurel Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Sun-filled 5 BR colonial on quiet cul-de-sac, close to town. French doors in Living room, Dining room and Family room open onto expansive brick terrace. Level backyard surrounded by stone walls and beautiful grounds. 1st Floor BR with Full Bath. Gourmet Kitchen with Bosch, Dacor appliances and built-in breakfast area. Family room features a Cathedral ceiling, large fireplace and built-in bar/desk with bar refrigerator. Convenient Playroom/Office over garage. House Generator. Shows...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Remodeling with a Larger Budget: Expanding Your Kitchen
Image by ElasticComputeFarm from Pixabay Your house is perfect except for one thing: The kitchen is not even close to being large enough. Those who love to entertain and cook will probably agree that even a 15-foot wide by 20-foot long kitchen isn’t large enough, especially if you don’t have an open floor plan. Once you decide how...
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Posted on 06/12/2020
1038 Westover Road, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
Superb Westover Col, stunning blend of dynamic style & authentic character, complemented by splendid updates, amenities & sophisticated systems-feature sheet tells all. On a glorious pvt level acre w circular drive, brick front porch+expansive 2-tier deck, part of a c-d-sac enclave of fine homes. The home has been well cared for, freshly painted & is ready for you to move right in! Great room has cathedral ceiling w skylts+handsome antique wood beams-one is the Great room’s fpl mantel. Perfect for easy living/entertaining, there’s a wet bar & 2-French doors to the sprawling deck. Gourmet EIK has abundant cabinetry, lg...
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Posted on 06/11/2020
48 Diamondcrest Lane, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
Beautifully updated, this freshly painted charmer has loads of style, natural light & lots of options! On gorgeous usable property w/stunning deck, it's on a cul-de-sac of picture-perfect homes just 2-mins. from the Merritt Pkwy & Stamford Museum. You'll love living here & enjoy entertaining, both indoors & out, when family & friends can again visit! Light/bright LR features a fpl flanked by attractive built-ins & pretty picture window views, while holiday-sized DR, complete w chandelier, can hold 16 or more; both have the golden hardwds you'll enjoy in the FR as well. The EIK's been transformed w granite countertops,...
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Posted on 06/11/2020
53 Bud Lane, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
This grand Colonial, beautifully transformed so its gracious potential is fully realized, offers the space, layout and features you want for how we live today. It combines a true sense of traditional grandeur with a versatile floor plan offering exceptional opportunities that provide choices for how YOU and YOUR FAMILY want, and need, to live. Generous-sized rooms include a handsome living room with fireplace, spacious formal dining room, lg granite gourmet EIK, appealing Family rm+delightful screened porch for perfect relaxing and when we can, for entertaining, too. Detailed molding & wainscoting, high ceilings, hardwoods, French...
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Posted on 06/10/2020
236 South Lake Drive, Stamford, CT 06903 is now new to the market!
"Magazine Worthy" splendor & unrivaled value! Spoil yourself & your family, year 'round, in this brilliant brick colonial on 2-glorious acres w refreshing pool, stunning patios – even a putting green! Crafted to the highest specifications there are 4-fpls for chilly nights, beautiful high & tray ceilings, rich hdwds, exquisite moldings AND home office options on 3-levels! 2-story foyer w elegant main staircase introduces graceful design+grand windows for sweeping views & natural light. Gourmet custom EIK w center island, top-of-the-line appliances & more (see feature sheet) flows into impressive Family Rm w raised hearth...
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Posted on 06/08/2020
Another Property Sold - 8 West Trail, Stamford, CT 06903
Fresh, sunny, spacious & so well-priced ... here's the Colonial you've been waiting for! It's filled w style & updates and it's pristine, so pack up 'cause you can move right in! Enjoy a host of updates - beautifully finished wood floors throughout, 2-totally renovated upstairs baths, outfitted closet interiors, window treatments, granite/stainless EIK+upgraded systems - feature sheet tells all! Added to that there's an expansive versatile floorplan that is sure to fit all your needs! Gracious LR has French door entry, marble fpl & crown molding, while formal DR w/molding & chair rail trim is holiday-size. EIK has an array...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Why Is Curb Appeal Important?
Believe it or not, curb appeal can make or break the home selling journey. If a house has a pristine front lawn, flawless siding and clutter-free walkways, it may make a positive first impression on potential buyers. And once buyers walk through this home, they may be ready to submit an offer to purchase the residence right away. As...
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