Walk to Town from this Historic 1872 build in the Heart of Greenwich near the Water. The Captain William Morrell house, solidly constructed in 1872, seamlessly blends the charm of colonial times with today's modern amenities and is nestled in Smith Cove Mews among a row of registered Greenwich historic houses. This four level gem boasts many stunning architectural details that are trademarks of Italianate style homes including a low-pitched hipped roof with elaborate jigsaw-cut supports, curvilinear brackets and a welcoming front porch graced with ornamental trim including intricately carved railings and balustrades, which wraps all the way around the house to a fabulous back deck affording picturesque views of the Long Island Sound and water access. The double brick red front doors open to reveal a bright and airy living room and dining room, hallmarked by the original main staircase with exquisitely turned balusters as well as massive, turned and battered newel posts. An inviting brick surround gas fireplace adds to the warm glow of the main living space enhanced by the extra wide plank floors and exposed wood beams, which add to the allure of this significant residence. The crisp white walls and lustrous windows offset the rich wood tones. Two sets of French doors flank the fireplace and lead onto the side porch, with steps to the lovely stone patio embraced by lush plantings and mature trees. The delightful eat-in kitchen features light wood cabinets, a Delft tiled backsplash, state of the art stainless appliances, granite countertops and an efficient workstation with a desk. A powder room and pantry complete this first floor of fine living.The second floor showcases the comfortable, light-filled master suite outfitted with an ample walk-in closet and a sumptuous bathroom, complete with radiant heated floors and a spa tub. A second generous en-suite bedroom and the well placed washer and dryer round out this level. The lower level provides a generous versatile room, anchored by a fireplace, with a wall of built-in bookcases and cabinetry which is well suited for use as a home gym, family room, playroom or office with a wine cellar, private backdoor entrance and access to the one car garage. The enticing top floor offers additional space, perfect for a playroom or craft area, accentuated by the exposed wood beams of the hipped roof. Recent updates include new windows and doors, including internal screens, on the two main living levels as well as new decking and ornamental trim. Conveniently located with in walking distance to town for exceptional shopping and exceptional dining, and to the train. A wonderful opportunity to own a piece of Greenwich history, close to it all.
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