361 Brooklawn Avenue
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Lot Size

.51 Accre.

Description

An elegant 1918 Colonial Antique situated in the Historical enclave community of Brooklawn. A sense of history and old world tradition surrounds you as you enter this landmark home. You can almost envision the many guests whom may have celebrated the rooms and hallways of this proud home. The architecturally distinguished home reflects the hand and influence of a master builder, along with the pride of ownership of its current residents. The property reveals fascinating layers of history and the culture of its time. Spectacular gardens and old growth trees welcome you to this quintessential 5,100 sq. ft. home on .51 acres of the Brooklawn Association community. This home offers all the comforts of today’s lifestyle yet maintaining the elegance of a bygone era intact.

Foyer –; As you enter this grand foyer, you instantly feel the old world charm that surrounds this gracious space. The chandelier, gleaming hardwood floors and deep dental crown molding exhibit the craftsmanship of a past period. The elegant banister and staircase reach’s up to the second floor to a soaring 20 foot plus ceiling. While streams of light enter through the large palladium window with its classic window seating below. The foyer also features a Guest Powder Room.
–; As you enter this grand foyer, you instantly feel the old world charm that surrounds this gracious space. The chandelier, gleaming hardwood floors and deep dental crown molding exhibit the craftsmanship of a past period. The elegant banister and staircase reach’s up to the second floor to a soaring 20 foot plus ceiling. While streams of light enter through the large palladium window with its classic window seating below. The foyer also features a .
Formal Living Room –; Immediately to your left as you enter this home, sits the formal living room. Also featuring gleaming hardwood floors, custom molding, a warm and inviting fireplace and dramatic fabric walls. The many large windows allow the outdoor sunlight to enter this gracious space. The living room also features French doors that lead directly on to the terrace. Within all the formal rooms, you will note in both height and width the oversized French doors.
–; Immediately to your left as you enter this home, sits the formal living room. Also featuring gleaming hardwood floors, custom molding, a warm and inviting fireplace and dramatic fabric walls. The many large windows allow the outdoor sunlight to enter this gracious space. The living room also features French doors that lead directly on to the terrace. Within all the formal rooms, you will note in both height and width the oversized French doors.
Library or Music Room –; Conveniently adjacent to the formal living room is another natural gathering place, the library or music room. Once again, this room also features the hardwood floors, large windows and the joinery and finishes of a master builder.
Dining Room –; To the right of the foyer as you enter the home, is the formal banquet size dining room. Exhibiting hardwood floors, high ceilings as with the other rooms, a period chandelier, dental crown molding, custom fabric walls, French doors and again the large bright windows with custom window coverings. Conveniently located between the dining room and the kitchen sits a fully functional Butlers Pantry with granite counters and custom cabinetry.

Kitchen –; Through the butlers pantry you will enter into a bright sunny chefs’ kitchen remodeled in 2004. Featuring; stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, beautiful stone floors, crown dental molding and a large eat-in casual dining area. One very special feature of this wonderful kitchen is the “brick oven BBQ” that will challenge the creative chef in your family.
–; Through the butlers pantry you will enter into a bright sunny chefs’ kitchen remodeled in 2004. Featuring; stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, beautiful stone floors, crown dental molding and a large eat-in casual dining area. One very special feature of this wonderful kitchen is the “brick oven BBQ” that will challenge the creative chef in your family.
Master Bedroom –; Located on the second floor this wonderfully decorated spacious room features hardwood floors, a full bathroom, large windows with custom window draperies and custom fabric walls.
–; Located on the second floor this wonderfully decorated spacious room features hardwood floors, a full bathroom, large windows with custom window draperies and custom fabric walls.
Additional rooms and home features:

· The second floor features four large family or guest bedrooms, one with a fireplace.
· Two full bathrooms on the second floor.
· A second floor day room or sunroom is featured off of one rear bedroom.
· Two spacious balcony terraces beckon you outside.
· An old world “dumbwaiter” offers efficient access to each floor.
· A formal front as well as a casual back staircase, reminiscent of an earlier time.
· The third floor features three additional bedrooms with another full bath.
· A very large studio/playroom or potential media room sits at the end of the hall on the third floor.
· The third floor offers large storage spaces as well as a pull down attic above.
· The full unfinished basement offers plenty of dry storage, 220 amp electric, a new burner and water heater.
· This home features a large covered outdoor terrace, setting a nostalgic mood, for breakfast in the morning sun, or casual dining during a warm summer’s eve.
· Brick walkways lead you through the wonderful gardens on this property.
· A new circular driveway with ample parking for your many guests.
· The home also features a three car detached carriage garage with loft, studio or au pair quarters above.
· The home has an interior intercom system as well as a security system.

Many original details throughout, the homeowners have perfectly blended the elegance and quality of pre-war construction with all the modern amenities.

“Expect the Unexpected”


–; Conveniently adjacent to the formal living room is another natural gathering place, the library or music room. Once again, this room also features the hardwood floors, large windows and the joinery and finishes of a master builder.–; To the right of the foyer as you enter the home, is the formal banquet size dining room. Exhibiting hardwood floors, high ceilings as with the other rooms, a period chandelier, dental crown molding, custom fabric walls, French doors and again the large bright windows with custom window coverings. –; Through the butlers pantry you will enter into a bright sunny chefs’ kitchen remodeled in 2004. Featuring; stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, beautiful stone floors, crown dental molding and a large eat-in casual dining area. One very special feature of this wonderful kitchen is the “brick oven BBQ” that will challenge the creative chef in your family.–; Located on the second floor this wonderfully decorated spacious room features hardwood floors, a full bathroom, large windows with custom window draperies and custom fabric walls.

3 Car Garage, Assessment: $411, 740, Water: City, Sani. System: Sewer, Heat: Hot Water, Oil.

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