17 Rose Hill Road Fairfield, CT 06890

$1,245,000  
2,651 Sq.Ft. On Site: 9 Days
3 Beds
3 Baths
Built: 1856
Rose Hill offers the best of Southport Village living! This gracious 1856 home, built by a prominent Southport sea captain in the Italianate style, is steps from all village amenities (shops, restaurants, pubs, Pequot Library and Metro North) and the incomparable beauty of Southport Harbor. Large original windows and 9-foot ceilings draw natural light into each room. Well-maintained .41-acre property with mature maples, old stone walls, and lovely, level backyard. Wonderful ground-floor plan yields to double outdoor patios for easy al fresco dining and entertaining. Cedar shake roof, copper gutters, wide plank flooring, arched doorways and other stunning 19th century details. LR and FR both have working fireplaces. Mudroom/Kitchen with new stainless appliances and butcher block counters leads to elegant DR with boxed window and access to charming front porch with views of the sunset over the village. Beautiful second floor landing with custom floor-to-ceiling bookcases. All bedrooms have multiple windows and amazing light - Master with en-suite bath. Finished basement with exposed brick walls and fireplace could be used as an additional bedroom or home office. Golf, sailing, beach, the most beautiful walks anywhere - it's all here. This home is the epitome of storybook charm and comfort. Make it your own.
Status:Active
Property Type:Single Family
MLS #:170160524
Year Built:1856
Sq. Feet:2651
On Site:9 Days
Lot Size:0.41 Acres

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Community Information

Address:17 Rose Hill Road Fairfield, CT 06890
County:Fairfield
Subdivision:Southport
Zip Code:06890

School Information

High School:Fairfield Ludlowe
Middle School:Roger Ludlowe
Elementary School:Mill Hill

Architecture

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1856
Stories:0
Style:Colonial, Antique
Construction Description: Frame
Occupied By: Owner
Roof Information: Wood Shingle
Foundation: Brick, Stone
Basement Description: Full, Partially Finished, Walk-out
Garage Parking Information: Off Street Parking

Features / Amenities

Total Sq. Ft.:2651
Appliances Included: Gas Cooktop, Wall Oven, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
Fireplace Number: 3
Laundry Room Information: Main Level
Laundry Room Location: Laundry is in mudroom
Rooms Additional: Foyer, Mud Room
Exterior Features: Garden Area, Gutters, Patio, Porch, Shed, Stone Wall
Exterior Siding: Clapboard, Wood
Attic Description: Pull-Down Stairs
Color: White
Heat Fuel Type: Natural Gas
Heat Type: Hot Air
Cooling System: Central Air
Total Rooms:7

Rooms

SizeLevelDescription
Living RoomMain9 ft+ Ceilings,Fireplace,Hardwood Floor
Dining RoomMain9 ft+ Ceilings,Hardwood Floor,Wide Board Floor
KitchenMain9 ft+ Ceilings,Hardwood Floor,Wide Board Floor
Family RoomMain9 ft+ Ceilings,Fireplace,Hardwood Floor,Wide Board Floor
Master BedroomUpperFull Bath,Hardwood Floor,Wide Board Floor
BedroomUpperHardwood Floor,Wide Board Floor
BedroomUpperHardwood Floor,Wide Board Floor
Rec/Play RoomLowerFireplace,Wall/Wall Carpet

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.41 Acres
Lot Description: Historic District, Treed, Fence - Partial, Fence - Stone
Waterfront Description: Water Community, Beach Rights, Walk to Water
Water Source: Public Water Connected
Hot Water Description: Natural Gas
Sewage System: Public Sewer Connected
Zoning:R3
Directions:Pequot Ave or Harbor Rd to Rose Hill Rd

Tax and Financial Info

Property Tax: $20,840
Possession Availability: Negotiable

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