Klemm on Blade

Highgate at Rock Ridge Farm in Watertown, CT
For Rent - Academic, Annual

Town: Watertown, CT
Price: $1,495,000
Rooms: 11
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 5
Style: Colonial
Acreage: 24 +/- acres
Age: 1920

Also Available for Rent:

$10,000pm academic season

$12,500 pm annually

Listed by:   Joseph Lorino
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Historic 1920’s Colonial. 5 Bedrooms. 7 Fireplaces. 3 Bedroom Guesthouse. Barn with Apartment. Swim Pond. Close to Taft School & Town Amenities. 24± Acres.

1920s Colonial on the Litchfield side of Watertown near Taft School. Highgate at Rock Ridge Farm, originally dates to 1758 with large scale additions and renovations to the main house and multiple outbuildings in the 1920’s through 2020. The main house is a 4,000sf, four to five bedroom, five full bath grand antique Colonial that has gone through an extensive gut renovation by an interior designer to include: all new electric, HVAC/central air, new plumbing, full insulation, new two-story kitchen and butler’s pantry with Wolf, Subzero (two dishwashers) and all new baths, several roofs, some windows, French doors and structural repairs. All new master suite with a fireplace, massive bath, walk-in shower, gym and large dressing room/closet. Seven fireplaces in the house (including a walk-in with bread baking). Porch and stone terraces overlook 1.5 acre swim pond stocked with fish and multiple brooks. The property sits on 24± acres with stone walls, all on a private, rarely traveled country road and 12 minutes from Metro North. Additionally there is a three bedroom 1,100sf guest house and a 1,700sf apartment above the barn well situated from the house for ultimate privacy. Tenants are on month to month leases. Currently, the combined rents are $50,000/year. This is a rare offering of a compound of this type with complete privacy. The house can come fully furnished and could be made available within a two week period. Quintessential New England at its best!
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