148 Taunton Hill Road, Newtown, CT
$ 2,699,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#170500847
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityNewtown
  • Zip06470
  • StyleAntique,European
  • Price$ 2,699,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage6321
  • Lot Size8.4 Acres
Data Source:
Smart MLS
Property Description

Known as Hermitswood, the home a 6321 Sq Ft award winning estate sitting on 8+ acres in the historic Taunton area of Newtown, CT. A 2018 renovation was designed by Charles Hilton Architects in the French Norman style. The property features two gated entrances, numerous gardens, and two sets of grand steps that lead to the pool area. Featuring Connecticut's second natural, 'non-chemical' pool that measures 30 x 95' of swimming area, in addition to multiple pool-side patios, and lily pond. In 2015 it was awarded First Price in landscape design bestowed by CT Cottages and Gardens. The chef’s kitchen is like no other, having won the 2018 Connecticut IDA (Innovation in Design Awards), it features two 11-foot Calcutta marble islands, inset banquette, custom plaster moldings that carry from the kitchen through the main hall. All fixtures are Waterstone, and the custom-built stove and oven range is by the French manufacturer, Lacanche. The two-story family room, features clearstory windows, with a 17th century fireplace of French origin. Other features: imported Greek origin stone flooring, custom oversized laundry room, home gym, home office, wine cellar, espresso room, 4 car garage, chicken coop/potting shed––This is truly a property not to be missed!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Head O'Meadow Elementary School Newtown Middle School Newtown High School
Price History
6/20/2022 Listed $2,699,000

General Features

Acres 8.4
City Newtown
County Fairfield
DOM 457
Directions RT 302 to Taunton Hill, driveway on right
Elementary School Head O'Meadow
Exterior Features Balcony, French Doors, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Lighting, Patio, Stable, Stone Wall, Underground Sprinkler
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 2
Heater Type Hot Air, Steam, Zoned
High School Newtown
Interior Features Auto Garage Door Opener, Security System
Neighborhood Taunton
Pool Description In Ground Pool, Ramp Entrance, Safety Fence, Alarm, Auto Cleaner, Gunite
Property Type Single Family For Sale
Sq Ft Total 6321
Status Active
Street Name Taunton Hill
Style Antique, European
Video Tour Y/N Yes
Year Built 1900
Year Built Source Public Records
Zoning R-2

Interior Features

Atticdescription Pull-Down Stairs, Access Via Hatch, Storage Space
Basement Description Full With Walk-Out, Crawl Space, Unfinished, Concrete Floor, Interior Access
Cooling System Central Air, Zoned
Hot Water Other
Total Bathrooms 6
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 7
Total Rooms 14

Exterior Features

Color Bone
Garage Parking Attached Garage, Paved
Lot Description Some Wetlands, Dry, Cleared, Secluded, Rolling
Pool? Yes
Water Source Private Well
Waterfrontdescription Not Applicable


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 06470

AVG $1.06M
AVG 142
Year Built
AVG 1966

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