On the Market: A Grand Milton Residence with a Greenhouse
Five acres, seven fireplaces, a hundred-bottle wine cellar, and built-in bookshelves aplenty furnish this elegant manor.
321 Atherton St., Milton
Size: 7,970 square feet
It goes without saying, watching the leaves turn from green to orange is one of the best parts of fall. Good thing this tree-filled property is surrounded by opportunities for foliage appreciation—and with 5.5 acres, there are more than enough spaces to rake up piles of crunchy leaves and jump into them. For all of the other seasons, the sprawling yard also contains a glass greenhouse, a one-bedroom guest house with one and a half bathrooms, a three-car garage, and a clay tennis court.
Inside the brick exterior, the 17 rooms carefully balance between modern elegance and classic opulence. In the eat-in kitchen, marble countertops and warm white cabinetry make the gold pendant lighting and dark wooden ceiling beams stand out. A SubZero fridge and Lacanche French range with seven burners are not only sleek practicalities, but they add character to the simple room, too.
For book lovers, the best part of the home may be all the spots to stash novels and nonfiction reads: There’s a narrow panel of built-ins in the dining room, two bookcases flanking a fireplace in an emerald green living room, and large built-in bookshelf in a sunlit library with square paneled walls. Beyond all of the cozy places to read, the cream-toned trim, intricate wallpaper patterns, and seven fireplaces that appear throughout the house do wonders for making the spacious residence feel inviting.
And for the moments when you’re not curling up with a book or romping around the grounds, pick a bottle from the wine cellar—which can hold more than a hundred bottles, either chilled or room temp—and take a sip at the wooden testing table, then bring it out to the patio and peep some leaves without leaving your home.
For information, contact Neagle Caffrey Durkin Group, William Raveis R.E. & Home Services, raveis.com
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