7 Darrows Court

East Lyme, CT 06033

$1,495,000 - Seller Represented

5 Beds
4 Baths
Single Family
Colonial
5,692 sq ft
Lot 3.24 acres
Year Built: 2008
MLS: 170491198
Parcel: 2508367
Property Tax: $16,987/year
HOA Fees: $200/year
7 Darrows Court, East Lyme, CT 06033

PRIVATE DARROWS RIDGE RETREAT WITH PEERLESS VISTAS & UNMATCHED QUALITY

NEW!!! $100,000 PRICE REDUCTION! This gorgeous knoll-top property balances grand scale living with the intimate feeling of home. Expansive designer interiors and a lush outdoor oasis are more than a private retreat, this is a lifestyle. Pristine, stately, and ideally positioned on a sprawling 3.24 acre lot set high above one of the most coveted streets in town. The exceptional 5,700 square foot custom design exudes refined luxury living honoring classic lines and with a modern flair.

It is clear from the moment you walk through the front door that every detail was thoughtfully considered with a keen emphasis on quality, style, and comfort. An immaculate infusion of chic sophistication and unparalleled refinement is exemplified throughout. The grand foyer, with soaring ceilings, elegant chandelier, and center floating staircase creates a dramatic entrance to impress. French doors on either side open to a main level study with coffered ceilings and to a dining room with substantial architectural millwork. The front-to-back two-story ceilings carry the eye through to a raised formal living room with walls of windows and a beautifully appointed gas fireplace. A main level guest suite invites friends and family to stay awhile with a spacious bedroom, walk-in closet, and newly renovated ensuite full bathroom. The sprawling open concept is balanced with more casual spaces that embody form and function. Half walls and fluted custom pillars frame the way into an exquisite sun room with coffered ceiling detail and a french door spilling out onto the deck.

Exceedingly comfortable for private day-to-day living, this home is equally suited to lavish entertaining. Continue to follow the endless Brazilian Walnut hardwood floors into the massive great room composed of a dramatic living area, open informal dining area, and gourmet kitchen that is indescribably stunning. Light-bathed in every direction, oversized panoramic windows showcase views of the 4-mile vista to the front and spectacular pool and garden views to the back. The 11-foot ceilings, crowned with luxurious 3-piece moldings, are adorned with built-in speakers that are discreetly placed throughout the entire home. The beautifully proportioned family room area is both captivating and cozy. A magnificent gas fireplace, with large stone mantelpiece, surround, and hearth is edged with gorgeous built-in bookcases. An incredible custom gourmet chef's kitchen shines with an oversized center island with rich American Walnut countertop, professional-grade stainless steel appliances, Viking double oven, finest white custom cabinetry, granite perimeter countertops, and a large walk-in pantry. The informal dining area is complemented with brilliant natural light pouring in from the floor-to-ceiling windows and glass french doors opening onto the 600sf maintenance-free deck just beyond.

The lower level continues with a generously-sized mudroom perfectly prepped for organization and function. Enjoy the convenience of direct entry from the expanded attached 3-car garage, separate side entrance from the motor court, and second door leading to the rear deck. A full bathroom, with walk-in shower, is well placed to service both the main level as well as outdoor living spaces. Three double closets ensure this drop zone stays tidy while a refrigerator and ice maker hookup make hosting summer parties a breeze.

The upper level welcomes with expansive spaces at every turn. A lofted, open hallway overlooks the cathedral height living room with the stairway dividing to create separate bedroom wings. The primary suite is its own serene haven to relax and unwind from the day. A spacious bedroom is brightened by a window wall overlooking incredible unobstructed views, while a luxurious bath likens a spa with large walk-in shower, jetted soaking tub, and custom double vanity with granite countertop. Store your wardrobe with ease in the large walk-in closet. There is an abundance of space for the complete comfort of friends and family alike with 2 additional bedrooms, each with their own picturesque views, serviced by a recently remodeled full bathroom.

The second floor further expands into a massive front-to-back, fully finished bonus room, adding 1,000sf of valuable living space. Ideally designed for a gym, home theatre, billiard/game room, or combination rec room and serves as the home's fifth bedroom. A second staircase from the mudroom allows for endless potential for au-pair or in-law accommodations. Front and back windows, along with 10-foot ceilings make this a seamless extension of the home's extensive quality. Glass-paned pocket doors open to a massive dedicated laundry room, making for cheery chores with built-in cabinets, granite countertops, deep stainless steel sink, and wall-mounted flat screen television. A separate music room channels your inner rock-star. A custom closet is built to accommodate a collection of vinyl records, CDs, guitars, and audio equipment. The upper level is complete with additional heated storage space ideal for luggage, holiday decor, and the like.

With an additional 2,660sf of unfinished walkout basement space, the lower level is ready for future expansion. Glass slider doors opening to the pool and garden area and the 9-foot to 10-foot ceilings offer limitless possibilities for further elaboration of the home.

The exterior grounds are equally captivating. A spectacular resort-style pool transports you to the ultimate summer oasis. Professional lush landscaping and lovely vegetable and flower gardens surround this fully fenced backyard paradise. The heated gunite pool, 8-person hot tub spa with over-flowing waterfall, 4 water features and a fabulous high-end outdoor kitchen are sure to set a new precedent for pool parties. Enjoy romantic movies or Sunday games on the flat-screen television nestled in a custom built-in cabinet on the granite stone wall facing the spa. A large pergola is supported by beautiful architectural columns and is attached to a pool house, pre-wired for electricity.

Additional notable features include hardy plank siding, top-quality Anderson windows, Polk Audio interior and exterior surround sound, whole-house alarm system, multi-zoned HVAC system with humidity control, generator hook-up with Generac Generator, top-of-the-line mechanicals, and so much more to love. Truly an exceptional home sure to appeal to a buyer with an affection for quality and taste.

Privately nestled adjacent to 2,000 acres of protected land (Yale University) and ideally situated just minutes from I-95, midway from Boston and NYC. Convenient commutes to New London, New Haven, and Hartford. Enjoy a seaside community lifestyle with multiple town beach access, shopping, dining, state forests, marinas, golf courses, outdoor centers, and top rated schools. Wishlist complete!

Amenities

Private 3.34 Acre Lot
Expansive Views
5 Bedrooms
4 Full Bathrooms
High Ceiling Heights
Hardy Plank Siding
Brazilian Walnut Wood Floors
Anderson Windows
2 Gas Fireplaces
3-Zone HVAC
Central Air
Alarm System
Built-In Speakers
Front Portico
2-Story Foyer
Unfinished Walkout Basement
32'x24' Great Room
Gourmet Kitchen
Stainless Steel Appliances
Large Island
Custom Cabinets
Granite Countertops
Built-In Bookcases
French Doors
Sun Room
Coffered Ceilings
Fluted Columns
Dining Room
Substantial Moldings
Formal Living Room
Cathedral Ceilings
Oversized Windows
Home Office
1st Floor Bedroom Suite
Remodeled Bathrooms
Walk-In Closets
Mudroom
Pantry
3-Car Garage
Generator
Primary Suite Wing
Double Vanity
Jacuzzi Tub
Glass Shower
Large Laundry Room
Utility Sink
Music Room
39'x25' Bonus Room
2 Staircases
Heated Storage
Water Treatment System
Pool House/Shed
Oversized Motor Court
Ample Parking
Pergola
42'x20' Gunite Pool
Pool Heater
8-Person Hot Tub Spa
Water Features
Outdoor Kitchen
Trex Deck
Outdoor Speakers
Extensive Stone Patio
Full Aluminum Fence
Masonry Retaining Walls
Vegetable & Flower Gardens
Professional Landscaping
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7 Darrows Court
East Lyme, CT 06033
5 Bed | 4 Baths

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