On the Market: An Eye-Catching Chateau in Southbridge
Twelve rooms, 9,000-plus square feet, and more than 65 pond-front acres? Here's your chance to build your very own kingdom.
491 Eastford Road, Southbridge
Size: 9,300 square feet
Even if it had next-door neighbors, this striking residence would look nothing like any of them. Its turrets, stone-front facade, and 65-plus acres of private land set the chateau-style home apart in more ways than one.
Just as arresting as the castle-like exterior is the absolutely regal interior. In the dining room, multiple banks of diamond-paned windows line the room, along with intricate crown molding and chair rail trim. Stride down the hallway—which, of course, is framed by pointed stone-look arches—to the kitchen, where a deeply coffered ceiling complements the dark wood of the carved Corinthian columns that jazz up the walls.
Covered in royal red carpeting, a pool room with a full bar carries the deep wood and red palette into the home’s lower level, which looks down the hill to the water below. And as dramatic as the home design may be, it’s filled with light, too. Just check out the master bedroom for proof, where a sunny nook lives inside one of the building’s turrets.
Perched on the banks of Wells Pond, the property is surrounded by scenic vistas. But after you’ve soaked in the natural beauty of the landscapes, trot down to the water’s edge where you can take in the beauty of the architecture itself, from the pointed arch walkway, to the stone terrace and the steeply gabled roof.
For information, contact Keith Ross or James DeNormandie, LandVest, landvest.com.
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