March 19, 2017Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Stamford, Connecticut
Hey folks! I’ve got an absolutely stunning mid-century modern home for you today out in the woods of Connecticut. The listing had me at soaring ceilings, walls of glass, original wood paneling, and terrazzo floors. And the setting is so picturesque and dreamy! It has a few updates but is still amazing and definitely worth a look!
This home is located at 165 Wellington Dr, Stamford, Connecticut on a 1.14 acre wooded lot and only a 50 minute train ride from Manhattan. It is a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 4,671 square foot home built in 1956 that is being offered at $898,000. The listing is courtesy of Linda Sentementes at Sotheby’s International Realty. For more information and additional photos you can check out the listing here. From the listing:
Mid-Century stunner in North Stamford with walls of windows and a flowing floor plan opening up all the interior spaces and bringing the outdoors in. This home features soaring ceilings, original mid century wood paneling, and spacious split-levels. In this 4,700+ square foot space, with four bedrooms and three and a half baths, you will find many more original details still in place. The living areas appear to bleed into one another, thanks to a unique multi level design. The walls of glass and floor-to-ceiling windows in almost every room, brighten interior spaces promoting an open flow and verdant views. Other period details include gleaming original terrazzo floors, sloped beamed ceilings and two large brick hearths. In the living room there is a hand forged, hammered copper bar and an oversized fireplace clad with impressive copper sheet detail that anchors the room. Another hidden bar flanks the second dining area and an original, grand mid-century stained glass window in the living room creates a warm glow as the sun shines through. There is a large screened in patio at the back of the house just off of the family room. Other amenities include a 500 square foot professional artist studio. There is a sliding door that opens onto the second floor deck offering happy views of the surrounding forest and giving much inspiration for artistic endeavors. Living at 165 Wellington Drive one feels very far away from the hustle and bustle of New York City and the world…yet you are only 10 minutes from exciting downtown Stamford with its fabulous restaurants, shopping, nightlife, commerce and culture and a 50 minute train ride from Manhattan. This is a very special family home and also a great escape/retreat from New York City.
(All I can say is WOW!!)
(This room is gorgeous and I love the fireplace!)
KITCHEN, DINING ROOM & BAR
(Such a cool spiral staircase!)
(The floor and the windows!)
(It looks like the vanity is original but with a newer sink/toilet.)
(What a creativity inspiring space!)
This place is so gorgeous that I can overlook the updated kitchen. It’s rare to find a near million-dollar home (mid-century or otherwise) that hasn’t had the kitchen remodeled. I guess people really take to heart that kitchens sell homes! 😉 The décor has a very Bohemian feel with all the plants, art and different style furniture and I’m totally digging it. I do wish they had included photos of the other bathrooms. So what do y’all think?