296 Carter Street, New Canaan, Connecticut


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About 296 Carter Street

Nestled on a parklike property with beautiful flowering gardens, this special home offers a sanctuary of comfort and style. Step inside and be enchanted by the timeless elegance that defines this unique New Canaan landmark. The Matthew Finch House exudes historical charm & has been meticulously restored and thoughtfully enhanced and expanded for modern living. Entertain with ease in the great expansive entertaining room with central stone fireplace. The family room with fireplace & wet bar features French doors opening to a patio area & screened-in porch overlooking the stunning pool & spa area seamlessly blending indoor & outdoor living. The gracious library with fireplace, bay window & custom built-ins provides a perfect in-home office. The primary suite with fireplace and sitting area provides a luxurious & spacious retreat with two sets of French doors opening to a west facing balcony overlooking the picturesque property and breathtaking sunsets. The primary bedroom also features high ceilings, generous custom dressing rooms & spa bath. The expansive light filled 2nd floor family room/playroom with vaulted exposed beamed ceilings and floor to ceiling windows is a fabulous highlight and leads to a spacious guest suite. Three additional bedrooms, one with en-suite bath complete the 2nd floor. Additional highlights include a finished lower level, wine cellar & 3 car garage. Experience the allure of the Matthew Finch House and make this exceptional New Canaan gem your own.

Features of 296 Carter Street

MLS® # 24014613
Price $3,650,000
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 5.00
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 5,654
Acres 1.60
Year Built 1720
Type Single Family For Sale
Style Colonial, Antique
Status Active

Community Information

Address 296 Carter Street
Area N/A
City New Canaan
County Fairfield
State Connecticut
Zip Code 06840


Features Generator
Parking Attached Garage
# of Garages 3
Is Waterfront No
Waterfront Not Applicable
Has Pool Yes
Pool Heated, Spa, In Ground Pool


Interior Features Security System
Appliances Gas Cooktop, Wall Oven, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
Heating Hot Air, Zoned, Oil
Cooling Central Air, Zoned
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 6
Has Basement Yes
Basement Full, Storage, Fully Finished, Interior Access, Partially Finished


Exterior Clapboard, Wood
Exterior Features Balcony, Terrace, Shed, Porch, Lighting, Stone Wall, Underground Sprinkler, Patio
Lot Description Fence - Wood, Fence - Stone, Level Lot
Roof Wood Shingle
Foundation Concrete, Stone

School Information

Elementary East
Middle Saxe Middle
High New Canaan

Additional Information

Date Listed May 23rd, 2024
Days on Market 52
Zoning 2AC
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

OfficeBrown Harris Stevens

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