159 Poverty Hollow RoadNewtown, CT 06470MLS Number 170238723

  • Price: $699,000
  • Est. Mortgage of $/month
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Federal 30-year interest rate: 3.66% last updated on Nov 21, 2019
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  • 4Bedrooms
  • 2.05Acreage
  • 3Bathroom
  • 1767Year Built

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Welcome to your dream home: Very, very special 1767 Farmhouse immaculately redone and restored including an extraordinary Master Bedroom Suite - an 1857 structure moved from Massachusetts and attached to the main house. The home belongs to Nora Murphy of "Nora Murphy's Country House Style" and Connecticut Country House Blog. It. Is. Spectacular. LR/Parlour w/cooking fireplace, Kitchen w/checkerboard patterned painted floor, cathedral ceiling, 19th century beams original to the barn on the property & high end appliances. Antique wood cabinetry crafted from floorboards of the barn. Formal DR w/fireplace and oversized SunRoom has views of the gardens, stonewalls, woods. One of a kind MBR Suite (1857 re-imagined chicken coop) w/cupola, library shelving, a piece of old fencing as shower enclosure and double hung window from the NYC Flatiron Bldg now fitted w/mirrored glass. Beautiful natural light flows in thruout. Sits on 2 lovely pastoral acres on prestigious Poverty Hollow Rd surrounded by Aquarian and state forest - right on Redding line - minutes to both Newtown & Redding centers. Shady glens, sunny fenced in kitchen garden, stone patios and Barn w/loft that will double as 2 car detached garage. Extensive perennial gardens frame the property. This extraordinary home welcomes antique lovers, weekenders and anyone longing to live in the perfect Country House.

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Basic Information

  • MLS Number170238723
  • StatusACT
  • List Price$699,000
  • Square Feet2,758
  • Property TypeSingle Family For Sale
  • HoaNo
  • Lease purchaseNo


  • Acreage2.05
  • Building ConstructionFrame
  • Lot DescriptionLevel Lot, Rolling, Treed
  • Driveway TypePrivate
  • Garages2
  • Parking spaces per 1000sqft
  • Parking spaces uncovered
  • Parking Spaces
  • Parking spaces covered
  • FloodzoneNo
  • SwimmingpoolNo


  • Colorwhite
  • Exterior featuresBarn, Fruit Trees, Patio, Stone Wall
  • Exterior sidingWood

Water Body

  • Waterfront DescriptionNot Applicable


  • Appliances Included
    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Dryer
    • Gas Range
    • Refrigerator
    • Subzero
    • Washer
  • ExclusionsFR (workroom)chandelier, LR nook chandelier, DR chandelier and pair sconces, Point O View quarterboard on exterior
  • Fha approvedNo
  • SubletableNo
  • Space is leasedNo
  • Remarks addendum- location, location, location - privacy, surrounded by open space - unique floor plan that flows beautifully inside and out - oversize windows allow beautiful bright light in - 2 fireplaces, country kitchen w/high end appliances - beautiful wideboard wood floors thruout - 19th century barn can be used as detached 2 car garage - gardens, stonewalls, patios on each side of the house: East, South & West
  • View Count6

Tax Information

  • Assessed value$285,280
  • Milrate base34
  • Milrate total34.77
  • Taxes$9,919
  • Tax YearJuly 2019-June 2020


  • StateCT
  • Zip06470
  • CountyFairfield
  • Junior HighPer Board of Ed
  • Middle Junior High SchoolPer Board of Ed
  • Short SaleNo


  • Rooms9
  • Rooms additionalBreezeway, Sitting Room
  • Interior featuresCable - Available
  • RoofWood Shingle
  • Room count10
  • Radon mitigation airNo
  • Radon mitigation waterNo


  • Amenities
    • Basketball Court
    • Golf Course
    • Library
    • Medical Facilities
    • Park
    • Shopping/Mall
    • Stables/Riding
    • Tennis Courts

School Information

  • Elementary SchoolHead O'Meadow
  • High SchoolNewtown


  • Laundry room locationmaster bath
  • Laundry room infoMain Level


  • Full Bath3
  • BasementFull, Unfinished
  • Attic descriptionAccess Via Hatch
  • AtticYes
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathroom3
  • Year Built1767
  • Property StyleAntique, Saltbox
  • Fireplaces2
  • FoundationStone
  • Garage Parking InfoDetached Garage, Barn
  • New construction typeNo
  • Inlaw apartmentyNo


  • Waters ourcePrivate Well
  • Cooling SystemCentral Air
  • Hot water descriptionElectric
  • Heating FuelOil
  • Fuel tank locationIn Basement
  • Heat SystemHot Air
  • Septic approvalNo
  • Septic plan availableNo
  • Sewage systemSeptic
The Matthews Group
The Matthews Group
Office: 860.868.0511
4 Green Hill Road
Washington Depot, CT 06794
Listing Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

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