Going Greenwich: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Our Love Affair With Colonials

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Our Splurge: Leslie McElwreath with Sotheby’s International Realty Greenwich has listed 17 Ivanhoe Lane, Greenwich, Connecticut for $3.1 million.

For architecture buffs and house enthusiasts alike, few structures are more appealing than a big white Colonial. So this week, we are taking you to Greenwich for the chicest homes this side of Connecticut. The only question is, which will you choose?

Splurge: Masterful Colonial With A Private Pond For $3.1M

Ideally situated on a gracious 1.5-acre lot, rests this impeccable Colonial with picturesque landscaping and a private pond. The home affords a total of six bedrooms and four full and two half bathrooms. But what really sells it are the meticulously cared for and updated interiors. Here you have all the trappings of a classic Colonial home. This includes picture windows and hardwoods, crown moldings and elegant chair rails. And the gourmet kitchen with sunny breakfast nook is right out of a storybook. Of course, no detail is left undone in the master suite. It comes complete with two walk-in closets and a luxurious spa bath. From elegant spaces to dine and unwind to a massive backyard with deck for entertaining, this home has it all.

Leslie McElwreath with Sotheby’s International Realty Greenwich has listed 17 Ivanhoe Lane, Greenwich, Connecticut for $3.1 million.

Steal: Gracious Colonial Close To Library & Shops For $1.899M

Shave a cool million off the budget and take a peek at our steal. It is as equally commanding as our splurge but for nearly half the price. And it also sits on a sizable 1.51-acre lot! For our avid readers, you know we love a traditional shutter and a red door! This picture-perfect Colonial offers all that and more with interiors that are refreshing and positioned to enjoy the outdoors. The home has five-bedrooms, three-full-and-one-half-bathrooms and is ideal for families. Here you will enjoy a nice mix of traditional and contemporary touches with plenty of updates throughout. Beamed cathedral ceilings, a stunning gourmet kitchen, and expansive outdoor deck enveloped in mature landscaping are true showstoppers.

Amy Marisa Balducci with Sotheby’s International Realty Greenwich has listed 128 Valley Drive, Greenwich, Connecticut for $1.899 million.