A rare opportunity to own a 9.6 acre estate on the shore of the largest recreational lake in Massachusetts with breathtaking westerly views over the water to Tolland State Forest. Like a private resort, the compound has its own secluded beach, a floating raft, a new dock for mooring your boat and jet skis, as well as a waterfront gazebo, tennis/basketball court and an old softball diamond.
Built in 2003, the contemporary timber-framed house with traditional details has seven bedrooms and eight-and-a-half bathrooms. The open-flowing 3,800 square-foot first floor has exquisitely crafted cherry floors, vaulted wood and cathedral ceilings, handsome beams and water views from nearly every room. The public spaces include a cook's kitchen, formal dining room and library with built-in bookcases plus a great room and den both with massive stone fireplaces Two first-floor masters plus an en suite guest room open onto a waterside deck that runs the length of the house. Designed for large-scale entertaining, the 3,480 square foot lower level features a media room/movie theater, sauna, weight room and game room with a fireplace and wet bar. Four additional en suite bedrooms have walk-out access to a hot tub and lawn that slopes down to the lake.
Built on the highest point of the Land's End peninsula that was formerly the Simchak Blueberry Farm, the property still has hundreds of blueberry bushes along with apple trees, stone walls, mature gardens and several tree houses. Five outbuildings include an oversized two car-garage next to the house, a four- car pole barn with an unfinished second level, an antique barn and two small equipment sheds.
One of the largest properties on Otis Reservoir, this compound is both an arcadian summer camp and luxurious year-round retreat.
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