102 Melius Road, Warren, CT 06754 (MLS # 170086449)


Price $5,750,000
Status Active
Beds 7
Baths 7 baths
Home size 6,844 sq ft
Lot Size 88.89 ac
Days on Market 198
Historically rich 1799 residence on 89 acs. Cleve Gray, a prominent artist moved here in 1949. Francine du Plessix, the renowned author, joined him when they married in 1957. Their respective studios are on either side of the driveway. The current owner began a total restoration/preservation in 2015: gorgeous kitchen, baths, and new systems (heat, A/C, electric, plumbing). Tennis court. The main house has a living room w/beamed ceiling & fpl, dining room w/fpl, family room w/fpl, and library. The kitchen features high-end appliances/finishes & breakfast nook. Main floor guest suite with fpl & bath. Screened-in porch overlooks the heated swimming pool. 5 BRs, 3 full baths including the master w/fpl, sitting area, dressing room and bath and a den are on the upper level. Wide board floors. One wing houses the original farm office with vaulted ceilings & fpl repurposed as a bar on the main level. Above is a guest apt. with a separate entrance with a living room, kitchen, BR, bath & laundry. The acreage includes gardens, pond, fruit trees. The old barn with silo, Cleve Grey's studio. includes a huge open space with high ceilings and an apt. Across the drive was Mrs. Grey's writing studio. Above the garage is a caretaker's apt with 3 BRs, living room, kitchen and bath. A newly renovated 3-BR guest house lies beyond the main house. The property is 3 parcels: 49+ acs surround the house and outbuildings and 2 parcels across the road of 20.4 and 18.8 acs.
Property Type(s): Single Family
Last Updated 5/27/2018 Year Built 1799
Garage Spaces 4.0 County Litchfield

SCHOOLS

Elementary School Warren
High School Per Board of Ed

Additional Details

AIR Central Air
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
APPLIANCES Dishwasher, Dryer, Freezer, Gas Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Subzero, Washer
AREA N/A
BARN/EQUESTRIAN Yes
BASEMENT Full, Unfinished, Yes
CONSTRUCTION Other, Stone, Wood
EXTERIOR Barn, Garden Area, Guest House, Patio, Porch-Enclosed, Porch-Screened, Tennis Court, Terrace
FIREPLACE Yes
GARAGE Detached Garage, Yes
HEAT Hot Air
INTERIOR Cable - Pre-wired, Security System
LOT 88.8900 acre(s)
LOT DESCRIPTION Cleared, Farm Land, Fence - Partial, Fence - Stone, Level Lot
POOL Yes
POOL DESCRIPTION In Ground Pool,Heated
SEWER Septic
STYLE Antique
TAXES 27593
WATER Private Well
WATERFRONT DESCRIPTION Pond,Beach Rights
ZONING residential

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