The Eli Welton Property: Fifty years of continuous renovations with museum quality finishes and effect...
Year built: 1794
Location: Bridgewater, CT
Living area: 2722
Land: 11 acres
Horse facilities: Barn with caretakers /guest quarters
This traditional early New England Colonial was built in 1794 and has been authentically restored and expanded with the finest quality materials, craftmanship and attention to detail.
It features exposed beams, wideboard floors, plaster walls and 5 fireplaces.
An exact replica of the cage bar in Longfellow's Wayside Inn has been installed in the gathering room.
The main floor master suite has a fireplace, stenciled floors, large spa bath, walk-in closets, and French doors opening to the patio.
The dining room has the original cooking fireplace with beehive oven.
The parlor and separate study offer more intimate spaces.
Upstairs are three guest bedrooms.
The main has 2,722 square feet of living space.
There is a deck and stone patio to enjoy the spectacular distant views.
The finished barn includes two garage bays, storage and an apartment with kitchenette ,full bath and newly refinished chestnut board floors.
The 11 +/- acres include a separate 6 acre building lot.
The landscaped grounds boast cobblestone paths and boxwood gardens.
Bridgewater has 1800 residents including artists, actors, writers, and Wall Street, as it is only a 90 minute drive to New York City and 3 hours to Boston MA.
Bridgewater's sister Hamlets include Roxbury and Washington CT. The close proximity to those cities has made Bridgewater a weekend retreat as well as fulltime residence.
Perfect equestrian property.
Rolling hills and barn with caretakers /guest quarters.
Bridgewater is home of the Fairfield County Hunt Club, Shallowbrook Farm, and the esteemed Trowbridge Arabians.
The are many riding trails that meander through this quintessential New England town.