266 Umpawaug, Redding CT – Redding CT Real Estate Listing
Welcome to this delightful and charming country french colonial with one of the most desirable street addresses in Redding, CT. From the moment you arrive, you realize that this property is something very special. The stone walkway, lush landscaping and inviting covered front porch is just the beginning of what makes this house feel like a home. You will soon discover why everything about this home says “stay awhile and enjoy the comfort and ease of “country-like” living.” The perfect city escape, summer home or full time residence, this light and bright 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home boasts 3,800 finished square feet that flows seamlessly from one room to another. With two recent additions and thoughtful planning, this home is designed to take full advantage of the serenity and beauty of the outdoors.
Whether you enjoy formal or casual entertaining, large or intimate gatherings, this home can accommodate any occasion. The spacious living room, with its fireplace, grand mantle and comfortable seating area is an elegant space to gather before heading into the inviting country french dining room for a meal of good food and great conversation. Easy access to the large open style kitchen with granite countertops, gas range and ample counter space makes serving any elegant meal a breeze.
If your style is more towards casual entertaining, then the open floor plan from the kitchen to the warm and inviting family room with exposed brick is perfect for those occasions. The wood burning fireplace nicely warms this oversized room on a cold winter night as you snuggle up to watch a great movie with family and friends. The spacious sunroom, overlooking the beauty of the backyard, provides a great space for more casual meals or visiting with friends as you sit along the window seat. From here you can also gaze upon the cardinals, bluebirds and finches as they feed at one of the many birdhouses scattered around the property.
But the REAL heart of this home is the outdoor living space in the gorgeous backyard that overlooks the CT Ridges. The main living areas of the home spill out onto the large bluestone patio adorned by a pergola covered with blooming wisteria. The spectacular sunsets, blooming perennials and stone walls leading down to the 20×40 gunite pool make this an outdoor paradise in the warmer months. With over 2 acres of trees and lush landscaping, this property offers complete privacy. “Butterfly hill” is located near the back of the property and the wide variety of blooming perennials provide fresh cut flowers and attract monarch butterflies all season long.
After a long day in the sunshine, you can retire to your master suite with sitting room and updated full bath. Three additional bedrooms, a full bathroom and french doors leading out to a terrace overlooking the grounds round out the accommodations. Should you need a home office, this house has that too. Double french doors provide total privacy or open the doors to the bluestone terrace and take in the fresh morning air while you enjoy your cup of java. After a busy work schedule, head down the spiral stairs to the exercise room and work off the stress of the day.
Simplicity, easy living, charm …. this home has it all. Don’t miss the opportunity to grab your piece of paradise and make this home yours.