Golf Course
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

Interior Features Auto Garage Door Opener,Security System
Exterior Features Balcony,French Doors,Fruit Trees,Garden Area,Lighting,Patio,Stable,Stone Wall,Underground Sprinkler
Zoning R-2
Pool Description In Ground Pool,Ramp Entrance,Safety Fence,Alarm,Auto Cleaner,Gunite
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 2
Year Built 1900
Neighborhood Taunton
Style Antique,European
Heater Type Hot Air,Steam,Zoned
County Fairfield
Tax Year July 2023-June 2024
Property Type Single Family For Sale
Status Active
Acres 8.4
Directions RT 302 to Taunton Hill,driveway on right
High School Newtown
City Newtown
Street Name Taunton Hill
Elementary School Head O'Meadow
Sq Ft Total 6321
DOM 667
Video Tour Y/N Yes
Year Built Source Public Records

Interior Features

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

Exterior Features

Water Source Private Well
Garage Parking Attached Garage,Paved
Lot Description Some Wetlands,Dry,Cleared,Secluded,Rolling
Color Bone
Pool? Yes
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 $970K
AVG 177
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1960

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