Guilford estate on the market for $15 million

GUILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Have you ever dreamed of living big? A Georgian style five bedroom 7 1/2 bath mansion in Guilford has some of the most spectacular views of Long Island Sound and is up for sale for $15 million. Just four miles away from the center of Guilford, the Georgian mansion is situated on a 4.24 acres, 26 feet above sea level over looking a private beach.

“Besides the house it’s the location. Having the feeling of an island and being able to access it by car is really really unique and special.” Previews International Specialist with Coldwell Banker, Joe Piscitelli said.

The mansion has a homey feel but it’s nothing less than luxurious. The 14-room home has more than 7,400 square feet of living space with french doors and views of the water from every angle. From the moment you walk in the quality of construction stands out.

Piscitelli added, “The eight foot doors, the mahogany doors, the workmanship, the hardwood floors, the antique chandeliers, the fire places.” Speaking of fireplaces, there are five, with antique mantles imported from London.

On the first floor there is a gracious foyer and a sweeping stairway. Plus a spacious chef’s kitchen with a pantry, a formal dining room and a living room plus a first floor guest bedroom with its own private entrance. Piscitelli said, “The floor above has a master suite with two master baths and a door that opens up to a large balcony.”

The home has an elevator and was built to hurricane standards. “You can access all three levels from the basement all the way up to the third floor,” Piscitelli said. “If there a hurricane or any other kind of emergency this mansion is equipped with a safe room and it also has a communications system.”

You can have a sunrise breakfast or sunset dinner with breathtaking water views. The home also features a wrap-around bluestone patio, a rolling green lawn and boat dock. So who would be the perfect owner for this home? Piscitelli said, “Anyone who wants privacy dramatic waterfront that has a boat and like kayaking.”

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