12 Terhune Drive in Westport, Connecticut
12 Terhune Drive
Westport, CT, USA
Westport, CT, USA
From the moment you drive through the stone pillars flanking the circular front drive, you know that you have entered a very special property. Nestled at the end of a cul de sac, the home is located in one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Westport. Surrounded by mature plantings on 1.09 level acres, your first impression will be that of utter privacy and seclusion. Yet, you are within walking distance to both Bedford Middle School and Staples High School, easy driving distance to beaches, shopping, dining, downtown Westport, I-95, the Merritt Parkway and Greens Farms Metro North station…so much to enjoy in a most desirable and convenient location. You truly can have it all! Upon entering the home the abundance of natural light streaming into the 2 story foyer surrounds to create an airy comfort that lingers throughout. Rich paneled walls and walnut inlaid hardwood floors warm and enhance the space. Your eye will be drawn to the dramatic curved staircase or across the elegant Formal Living Room, where the floor to ceiling window wall overlooks the pastoral back yard. An elegant gas fireplace with marble surround enhances the space. The Livingroom flows into the richly paneled Dining room, large enough for hosting large gatherings, yet intimate enough for small parties. Tucked discreetly to the left of the Foyer sits the dignified, cherry paneled Study with custom, floor to ceiling built-in bookcases and a handsome stone gas fireplace with cherry mantle. French doors lead to the private deck, the perfect work from home environment. The Kitchen is the heart of the home and the open layout is an entertainers dream! Equipped with top of the line Sub Zero, Bosch and GE Monogram appliances, this kitchen will take on everyday meals or grand entertaining. The spacious Kitchen opens to a sun filled Breakfast Room with cathedral ceilings, the perfect spot begin your day and enjoy the back yard flora and fauna! French doors allow easy access to the maintenance-free Treks deck for easy al fresco dining, any time of day! A fabulous walk in Pantry provides ample and well organized storage…your go-to-space for everything you need to feed your family. The adjoining Family Room is a wonderful lounging area for the whole family. An expansive wall of built in bookshelves provides plenty of storage for books, games, videos and every imaginable form of entertainment. A back staircase just off the Family Room keeps family and formal entertaining spaces separate, as do two first floor powder rooms, an ideal layout for today’s lifestyle. Finishing the first level is the casual chic mud room, with separate cubbies, coat hooks, benches and ship lapped walls, a family “must have” to keep everyone organized… with easy access to the oversized three car garage. Escape to the secluded Primary Suite to relax and unwind. Tall ceilings and deep crown moldings create an understated elegance here. On cool nights, flip the remote to warm yourself by the elegant fireplace. Triple windows fill the room with sunlight and provide gorgeous views of the verdant back yard. Separate his and hers walk-in closets offer plenty of storage. You will skip the morning snooze button knowing that the breathtaking Primary bathroom awaits your arrival. Choose to bathe in the inviting soaking tub or the opulent, 2 story marble shower with multiple shower heads, drenched with natural light. Other features include double vanities and a separate water closet. You will want to linger in your private sanctuary! Four additional bedrooms, all en-suite, and a well-appointed Laundry Room with sink and built-in cabinetry complete the second level. One bedroom is currently being used a Study, complete with 2 custom built-in work stations. The whole family will delight in the finished lower level! Ready to take on play time or slumber parties, the enormous space offers loads of multi-use space options, including gym, media room, guest, in-law or nanny quarters with full-bath! Thinking of adding a pool? The walk-out door feature offers easy access from the future pool to the full bath and playroom! A massive unfinished attic with high ceilings and insulated walls awaits your imagination for finishing as additional play space, in-law or guest quarters. The possibilities are endless! Multiple outdoor decks offer plenty of options for entertaining out of doors. Completely private and tranquil the back yard has room for a pool, sport court or your own soccer field…or all of the above! Beautiful, professional landscaping enhances the outdoor spaces.