600 Ridge Rd. Orange, CT
Open House Sunday March 11 12:00 – 1:30
Masterful design and modern luxury are uniquely embodied in this house beautiful – 4 bedroom, 3 full and 2 half bath brick front colonial set on serene park-like grounds. Every detail was carefully created with today’s lifestyle in mind.
About 600 Ridge Road
The moment the front door opens, you are embraced by custom craftsmanship, beginning with the turned staircase in the two-story foyer, hardwood floors, and Palladian window. Three floors of living space allow you many options for today’s lifestyle, architecturally designed for a blend of open spaces and cozy retreats. The home has many custom features; weatherproof custom decking, stairs to stonework lower patio, walkway and fireplace. Highlights include hardwood floors, cherry floors, crown molding, tray ceilings, front and rear staircases. Established professional landscaping, level yard, easy maintenance deck, expansive stone patio with fireplace, paved driveway and all the finishes not often included in new construction make this home “better than new!” Impossible to replicate at this price.
Left of the entryway, a unique study is appointed with custom built-in credenza and library cabinetry in solid cherry, crown detailing featuring glass panel doors, interior lighting and French doors with beveled glass. Continuing toward the rear of the home, the family room “wows” with 2-story wall of windows, picture frame cherry floors, exposed rear staircase with balcony overlook, French reproduction cast sandstone fireplace flanked by cherry wood surround. The kitchen will delight the chef in your life with gas double ovens and Wolf rangetop, SubZero refrigerator, granite countertops and backsplash, large pantry and hardwood floors. The double sink overlooks the yard through the sunroom with ceiling fan and skylights, hardwood floors, two walls of windows, and French doors to deck. This room and throughout the home, abundant windows make this a bright, airy space. Flowing from the eat in kitchen, the dining room features tray ceiling, hardwood floors, chair rail, bay window and tastefully placed simple Greek columns accenting the large space, providing separation from the gathering area opposite the dining space. Crown molding adds a finishing touch. French doors open from the living room to the conservatory with carpeted floors, recessed lighting, three walls of windows and vaulted ceiling. The rear windows of the home are treated with reflective, transparent coating for protection from the sun for floors and furniture and help keep indoor temperatures comfortable all year ‘round. A spacious laundry room is set behind the rear staircase as you enter the home from 3-car garage and includes a utility sink.
Ascend the front staircase to the second floor with an expansive hallway, a master suite and 3 additional bedrooms. Double doors open to the master bedroom with tray ceiling, recessed lighting, carpeted floors, and sitting area complemented by custom built-ins in the bedroom, bathroom and walk in closet. The large space expands for sitting area with ample room for king size bed. Two walls of storage and 2 built-ins in the master closet will delight today’s buyer. Plentiful space for all seasons! The three additional bedrooms and a hall bathroom complete the second floor. Each of these bedrooms has its own accent custom built-ins. All bedrooms have generously sized closets, carpeted floors and double windows. A Corian topped vanity and direct entry to the bathroom is afforded in one of the bedrooms set with a view of the backyard. The two bedrooms in the rear of the house enjoy afternoon sun and master suite and fourth bedroom are touched by morning sun. At the end of the upstairs hall, is a landing roomy enough for a settee which overlooks the family room and is the perfect spot to appreciate the 2-story wall of windows and views of the lush yard and gardens.
- 2 Stories
- Back yard
- Finished Lower Level
- Alarm system
- Central cooling
- Sun Room
The lower level offers a world of possibilities! This finished space includes a recreation space, office area, additional guest suite with spa-like custom designed, full bathroom with grand walk-in-shower tiled with soothing colored travertine and glass tile, accent border and a wall of glass block. The the second office space is perfect for anyone who believes a messy desk is the sign of a brilliant mind and offers privacy for confidential documents from unexpected guests. The guest suite welcomes the occasional guest, au-pair or even in-laws – whichever works best for your life! Berber carpet runs throughout the office and family room, creating a cozy play room, video game area, or a peaceful escape. No worries about storage in this house with the dry and clean unfinished part of the basement. Exercise space is set in the unfinished space, and be sure to note the steel beam used in the construction. A place for everything is a recurring theme throughout this beautifully appointment custom home.
This neighborhood is quiet and minutes from shopping, the Milford Yacht Club, community center with pool, YMCA, and Merritt Parkway, I95 and Metro North train. Wright’s pond is up the street and provides winter skating or bird watching. A cul-de-sac is right around the corner with the other homes in this association. Centrally yet peacefully located on Ridge Road, the home is set back with an ample buffer from the road. Whichever destination you have in mind, it’s easy to travel to any destination from this property.
Additional updates and careful maintenance are evident throughout 600 Ridge Road. The sprinkler system keeps the grass looking greener, a security system installed for peace of mind, 2 HVAC systems fueled by natural gas (new 2013/14; 3 zones in home) are serviced semi-annually with service contract in place until Spring 2018, radon in air mitigation in place, Rheem on-demand tankless hot water heater (new 2015), and a sump pump was installed as a precautionary measure, but has not been needed. An expansive composite deck has been added with a lilac hedge off to the right and a few stairs down to the hardscape patio of custom designed natural stone, stone knee wall and fireplace with chimney. Relax on the patio overlooking the professionally landscaped yard that is bordered by deep flower beds on all sides, with evergreen trees and shrubs as well as blooming varietals. An original, historic stonewall borders the street beneath the deciduous and evergreen trees.
600 Ridge Road is the reward you’ll return to at the end of the day. A home to be enjoyed throughout all seasons. Custom details are found everywhere the eye looks. The expansive and lush level yard is the ideal setting for friendly gatherings or just an afternoon of play. Room for a pool is reserved, should you desire one. From the interior upgrades to the established plantings outside, it is impossible to recreate this home at the current price.
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