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Listing 2 out of 74
Sold for $2,000,000 Sold

55 Lake Drive South
New Fairfield, CT 06812

3 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,044 sq ft; lot: 6970 sq ft lot - MLS# 170060119
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Sold for $2,000,000 on Jul 20, 2019


Exceptional Craftsmanship, Iconic Views & Intense attention to detail can be found in this ultimate waterfront Utopia on Candlewood Isle on CT's Premier Recreational Lake. This Candlewood Lake gem combines classic vintage elements w/ the modern amenities sought after by todays lakefront buyer. Exquisite tongue & groove wide plank floors, custom Chef's kitchen boasts Chateau Gas Range by La Cornue inset panel cabinetry, double thick granite counters, hammered copper farm sink, top of the line appliances including imported gas range, Subzero, Miele dishwasher & Expresso Maker & hearth room w/Antique fireplace showcasing inset glass detail (NI). Custom crafted spiral staircase w/hand turned spindles & carved ballasts leads to a private master sanctuary w/a soothing pallet, walk in closet, second laundry & custom tiled bath w/marble & glass inlay. A Vaulted great room w/stone inlay ceiling boasts a custom floor to ceiling stone fireplace & dramatic chandelier. Arched French doors lead to the covered Mahogany porch, offering entertaining from indoors to out. Cozy by the fire in the inviting hearth room, seek a private retreat in the main level den, or entertain friends in the lower level bunk room( sq.ft). A true lakeside oasis showcasing mahogany decks & dock, multiple stone terraces, outdoor fireplace & white sand beach. All elements integrated perfectly with the breathtaking lake views! Just 75 minutes to NYC. An ideal full time home or weekend get-away!, Tax Record show built in 1936 but house has been substantially remodeled &mostly rebuilt in 1991. While listed as 3 BR on Tax record it functions as a 4 bedroom with a 4 bed bunk room in lower level or den on main level.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Single Family Home
  • Listing Status: Closed
  • Listing Price: $2,195,000
  • County/Area: Fairfield County
  • Zip Code: 06812
  • Year Built: 1992
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Candlewood Isle
  • Elementary School: Consolidated
  • Middle School: Meeting House, New Fairfield
  • High School: New Fairfield
  • Sq.Ft.: 3,044 sq ft
  • Style: Cottage, European
  • Total Rooms: 9
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Full Baths: 4
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Basement: Partial With Walk-Out, Heated, Cooled, Interior Access, Walk-Out, Storage
  • Garage: Unpaved,Off Street Parking,Other
  • Fireplace: 3, Great Room, Kitchen
  • Lot Size: 6970 sq ft lot
  • Baths: 5
  • Waterfront: Direct Waterfront, Direct Waterfront, Lake, Water Community, View
  • Zoning: 1
  • Area: All Areas
  • Appliances Included: Gas Range, Refrigerator, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
  • Association Amenities: Basketball Court, Club House, Playground/Tot Lot, Tennis Courts
  • Association Fee Includes: Club House, Tennis, Lake/Beach Access, Security Service, Property Management, Road Maintenance, Insurance
  • Attic YN: Yes
  • Bedroom 1: x Upper-Level Built-Ins,Full Bath,Hardwood Floor
  • Bedroom 2: x Main-Level Built-Ins,Full Bath,Hardwood Floor
  • Color: Taupe
  • Construction Description: Frame
  • Cooling System: Central Air, Zoned
  • Den: x Main-Level Hardwood Floor
  • Dining Room: x Main-Level Balcony/Deck,Dining Area,Hardwood Floor
  • Directions: Route 39 To Causeway To Candlewood Isle . Proceed Past Guard House Onto Lake Drive South. # 55 On Left Just Past The Narrows.
  • Driveway Type: Private, Other
  • Exterior Features: Balcony, Deck, French Doors, Lighting, Patio, Shed, Stone Wall, Terrace
  • Exterior Siding: Shake, Wood
  • Foundation Type: Concrete, Masonry
  • Fuel Tank Location: In Basement
  • Great Room: x Main-Level 9 ft+ Ceilings,Balcony/Deck,Fireplace,Hardwood Floor,Vaulted Ceiling
  • HOA: Yes
  • HOA Fee Amount: 2390
  • HOA Fee Frequency: Annually
  • Heat Fuel Type: Oil, Propane
  • Heat Type: Hot Air, Radiant, Zoned
  • Home Automation: Thermostat(S)
  • Hot Water Description: Oil
  • Interior Features: Audio System, Cable - Available, Security System
  • Kitchen: x Main-Level Balcony/Deck,Breakfast Bar,Fireplace,Granite Counters,Hardwood Floor
  • Laundry Room Info: Lower Level, Upper Level
  • Laundry Room Location: Laundry In Master Closet & Lower Level
  • Lot Description: Water View, Professionally Landscaped
  • Master Bedroom: x Upper-Level Balcony/Deck,Full Bath,Granite Counters,Marble Floor,Vaulted Ceiling,Walk-In Closet
  • Mil Rate Base: 30.000
  • Mil Rate Total: 30.580
  • Nearby Amenities: Golf Course, Health Club, Lake, Library, Medical Facilities, Private Rec Facilities, Private School(S), Shopping/Mall
  • Office: x Lower-Level Tile Floor
  • Other: x Lower-Level Full Bath,Tile Floor
  • Property Info: Gated Community
  • Roof Information: Wood Shingle
  • Room Count: 9
  • Rooms Additional: Laundry Room
  • Selling Agent: Barbara L Sivba
  • Selling Office: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  • Sewage System: Septic
  • Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade: 2840
  • Sq Ft Est Heated Below Grade: 204
  • Tax Year: July 2018-June 2019
  • Water Source: Private Well
  • Sold Price: 2000000.00
  • Sold Date: 2019-07-20
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
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