"THE ALDERS" (Manor House)
Famed Architect Ehrick Rossiter's English Tudor masterpiece is located in the historic village of Norfolk Ct. on over 5 lush private acres just a few blocks to the historic village center.
This rare survivor of the Gilded Age presents 7,000 square feet. The main house offers spacious open public rooms of the period with natural detailed woodwork, rare stained glass, and period fixtures. The foyer and living room are paneled in native cherry wood. The grand staircase leads to a light-filled landing / sitting area with Moorish style arches. There are a total of 10 bedrooms and 9.5 baths in the main part of the house. Every room is a world unto itself. A spacious commercial style kitchen is ideal for supporting large dinners for numerous guests.
There is an "annex" offering an additional 5 bedrooms and 3 baths with a separate entrance making it ideal for a variety of uses. The light-filled great room is over two stories high. The grounds are open and forested with lush with specimen plantings and a variety of trees. There is room for a pool and tennis courts. This property makes an ideal retreat for anyone wishing to escape to the country with fresh clean air, and peace. There is more than enough space for family and friends, affording them private quarters in the main house or the annex. This grand estate is currently used as a bed and breakfast, which is also available as a business for an additional price.
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