Set on 52 pastoral acres, this country estate includes original farmhouse, guesthouse, horse barn, pond, an additional building lot, orchards, hiking & riding trails & wonderful views. Main farmhouse is from 1760 & was meticulously restored to its original grandeur in 2015. Located minutes from Southfield Store & downtown Norfolk, Connecticut & close to Ski Butternut & downtown Great Barrington. Preserved are the hand hewn post and beam construction, original wide plank flooring and 4 original stone fireplaces.
The remodeled state-of-the-art chef's kitchen has designer cabinetry and Thermador stainless steel appliances. A main level master suite wing includes a luxurious, large master bathroom with radiant heated tile floor, double tub, walk-in shower and with double vanity marble sinks; a library and a sitting room with a fireplace. On the second level are 3 additional bedrooms.Two bedrooms share a bath; the other has a bath en suite. The rooms are connected by a loft/media room. State-of-the-art mechanical systems have been installed including Internet controlled heating and air conditioning, a 20 kilowatt generator, and energy efficient foam insulation throughout. The septic system and well are also new. The home is bright and airy and all rooms have views of the surrounding mature plantings, meadows and heirloom apple and pear orchards.
The renovated charming guest house has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a screened-in porch, new kitchen appliances and a state-of-the-art HVAC system.
A 2,000 square foot horse barn features 4 stalls, tack room and 2 roofed rooms opening onto a large fenced paddock. There is also a second story hayloft.
Adams Farm is a true paradise for the nature enthusiast and avid outdoorsman alike. The 52-acre property is studded with fragrant fruit orchards, mature plantings and lilacs galore. Trails abound, ideal for hiking, cross country skiing, snow shoeing or riding lead to a tranquil pond with a fire pit, dock and beach area. The pond is perfect for ice skating in winter. One could develop even more trails throughout the property, which is surrounded by the original hand-built stone walls, dating back to the 1700s.