Klemm on Blade

The John Strong House Transformed in Bethlehem, CT
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Town: Bethlehem, CT
Price: $899,900
Rooms: 8
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 3/2
Style: Colonial
Acreage: 2.4 +/- acres
Age: 1820
Listed by:   Wendy Westcott
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Completely Rebuilt Greek Revival. 4 Bedrooms. 2 Fireplaces. Covered Mahogany Deck. Private Yard. Pond. 3-car Detached Garage. Close to Town. 2.4± Acres.

Built c1820 during the height of the Greek Revival period, this farmhouse was taken down to studs and completely rebuilt using framework from the original John Strong house. John Strong was a descendant of one of the founding families of Woodbury. This home proudly sits atop a knoll of a great country street just north of town. Don't let this understated exterior fool you. It is now over 3,400sf of finished space with a large eat-in kitchen, comfortable open family room, four bedrooms, three and a half baths and lots of modern amenities and conveniences. You will love the spacious center island for totally functional workspace and breakfast bar. Eat-in area can comfortably accommodate 30 people! Dining room has granite stone fireplace for intimate dinners. The large family has central brick fireplace, two banks of French doors for light and access to both front and back of house. The mudroom in rear of kitchen has separate entrance, closet, laundry/bath combo and pantry access into kitchen. The covered mahogany deck is as gorgeous as it is useful. Sit back and sip lemonade overlooking your private yard and pond. Peastone driveway, three-bay garage, stonewalls and walkways add to the landscape. The bedrooms are light, bright and spacious and the baths are neutral. Jack and Jill bath between bedrooms and oversized vaulted ceiling master suite has large walk-in closet, tub and shower and is located in the back of the house, very tucked in. Be the lucky new owner of this lovely home in rural Bethlehem!
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