78 Topaz Lane, Monroe, Connecticut
For Sale: $ 639,900

Beautiful Colonial-style home situated in an exclusive subdivision located in the southerly portion of Monroe at the Trumbull border. The home features over 3,900 square feet of living area on the 1st and 2nd floor as well as a partially finished walk-out basement with good quality suspended panel ceilings with lighting, some finished walls, and windows and a rear entry door.

The main floor features an open foyer with a center hall staircase to the second floor. Directly to the right of the foyer is a large dining room with oak flooring and crown molding. It is directly accessible to the kitchen.

The kitchen features hardwood flooring throughout as well as a large dining section that is situated within an area that has a bay-wall configuration with good views of the rear landscape. It also has new cabinetry as well as new granite counters and new stainless steel appliances to include a DSC restaurant quality double, self-cleaning oven, a Rangemaster propane range, a Kenmore elite refrigerator, and a Miele stainless steel dishwasher. The kitchen also features a center island with a prep sink and a granite counter. There is a half bath conveniently located off the kitchen central to all of the rooms on the first floor.

Adjacent to the foyer is a living room with oak flooring and crown moldings. It has an open layout to the large family room. The family room runs the width of the home and exhibits a vaulted ceiling, wall to wall carpeting and a raised-hearth, brick, propane fireplace with a glass enclosure.

To the rear of the kitchen is a heated sun room, den or office that has ceramic tile flooring, propane gas heat with individual thermostatic control and a paddle fan. It features a wood ceiling. The room is adjacent to the trex deck and also leads to the enclosed field stone patio which is a great area for pets or private outdoor dining or recreation.

Also adjacent to the kitchen is a laundry room to include a washer and dryer and built in cabinetry for storage. There is also a pantry closet with California-type organizers. The side hallway off the kitchen conveniently leads to the attached 3-car garage which is fully sheet-rocked and painted and has 2 doors with electronic door openers that lead to the 3 bays. It also has a separate rear entry door to the rear, outdoor area.

The second floor consists of four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. The smaller bedroom is currently used as an office. It has oak flooring, an overhead paddle fan, and a double closet.

The large bedroom on the right side of the floor has beige wall to wall carpeting, a closet with built in organizer and a paddle fan.

The third bedroom has expanded living area that contains its own full bathroom with a ceramic tile shower, automatic return toilet seats and a linen closet. The bedroom has hardwood floors, three organized closets, and a paddle fan.

The master bedroom features a vaulted ceiling and a bay wall to the rear that enhances the appeal and rear yard view. It has beige wall to wall carpeting and two large, organized closets. The adjacent master bathroom has been remodeled and has marble flooring, an attractive whirlpool tub, separate shower with marble floor and wall area, and double sinks with Kohler fixtures, attractive sconces, and a good quality, wall mounted mirror.

There is a drop stair with access to a large attic. Other significant features Include a whole-house generator, a leaf guard gutter system, and an ADT security system with all USA monitoring. The site contains 2.84 acres and has an in-ground sprinker system.

The house is heated with propane gas (2013) with estimated monthly fuel expense of $350/month. The whole house generator was installed in 2013. The rear architectural roofing was installed in 2013.


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