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Affiliate Listing Feature: Exceptional Grounds

Posted by lynnoconnellrealestate_ntlepx on April 29, 2016
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As part of the Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty network all of my exclusive listings are distributed on a local, national and international level. When you hire me to represent your property, you’re gaining access to a much wider network of real estate professionals.

This network allows me to provide white glove service to all of my exclusive listings, regardless of the price point. In an online world working with a real estate professional with an international network is critical. Because of my network I am fortunate to preview some truly exceptional homes on a regular basis.

In today’s blog post I’m going to feature some beautiful homes that all feature one thing: beautiful landscaping and grounds. The details of these homes and retreats vary but they are all special in their own way. I hope you enjoy them.


Connecticut – Majestic Direct Candlewood Lake Waterfront!! Completely updated Ranch style home with amazing views of 157 ft of waterfront western exposure. Luxurious living with simplistic clean lines, stunning open floor plan, gleaming inlaid hardwood floors throughout, beautiful skylights, vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. Casual elegance throughout with updated features and panoramic water views from various rooms. Spacious eat in kitchen hosts new appliances, granite counters, skylight, large pantry and french doors. Sun drenched living room and formal dining room. French doors walk-out to cedar deck & hot tub. Spacious bedrooms & updated luxury baths. Finished lower level with walk-out to extensive stone patio, step to lake, dock & shed. For more information on this exceptional home, click here. $985,000

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Turks and Caicos – The Palms Turks and Caicos combines the laid-back charm of the traditional Caribbean lifestyle, with 21st century hospitality and amenities. A stunning ocean-facing setting invites you toward crystal-clear waters and 12 lush acres of beautifully-landscaped grounds, world-class amenities; including award winning food and beverage facilities, a 25,000 square foot spa and state-of-the-art infinity pool, well-equipped Fitness Centre, together with water sports and tennis. This stylishly-appointed Suite 2204/2205 is a 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom residence exuding pure Caribbean elegance and spans over 2,100 square feet. Located on the 2nd floor you will enjoy the ultimate in privacy and cool ocean breezes. Not just a stunning vacation getaway, The Palms Turks and Caicos offers strong income potential through it 5-Star management services in a turn key and hassle free environment. For more information on this beautiful home, click here. $975,000

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Connecticut – Woodridge Lake Waterfront Lot One of kind! East shore lot facing western sunsets this 1 +/- acre property has 150 feet of direct waterfront. The lot contains an existing well, ejection pump to central sewer line, stone bulkhead and grass to the waterline. Very private lot containing twin brooks and dock. Offered at $1,100,000. Woodridge Lake in Goshen, Connecticut Located less than 10 minutes from the Historic Town of Litchfield. Litchfield is a popular weekend destination spot and hosts the Annual Litchfield Road Race held each year in June. Goshen is home to the Internationally known Litchfield Jazz Festival, held each year in August and the Goshen Agricultural Fair held over Labor Day weekend. Located just a few miles away is the family friendly Mohawk Ski Mountain, the Housatonic River (known for world class fly fishing), hiking on the Appalachian Trail and a short distance to the Berkshires as well. Enjoy Country Club living at its best! Four sandy beaches; marina; boating and fishing; 8 tennis courts; (two Har-Tru courts) a 12,500 square foot clubhouse with Wi-Fi internet access, meeting rooms, library, fitness center, locker rooms; heated Jr. Olympic pool; playground; organized activities and much more. Woodridge Lake is a private Lake community set on 1320 acres. The lake has world class fishing with many one of a kind and trophy fish. The water quality is second to none and feeds lower Fairfield County with its drinking water. Ideal swimming is June through the end of September. Many adult and children’s programs are held at the Lake through out the year. The community is strategically located to be within an approximate five minute drive of one private and one public golf course. Theater, music, and entertainment are all a short drive away. Famous Lime Rock Race Track is conveniently located 20 minutes from the community. Come and see where the smart money has found a home in Connecticut. Litchfield County is the place to be. It’s Connecticut’s Hidden Gem. For more information on this home, click here. $995,000

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Florida – This is the home called Serenity. One gaze through the native moss-laden cypress trees surrounding the lake at sunset will tell you why. The owners have enjoyed this home for 13 years, in particular the privacy of the setting, the bird-watching, bass fishing, and the ever present refreshing breeze, even in the summertime. Two levels of seating on the lanai provide wonderful entertaining space, overlooking a newly resurfaced pool with aerobic swim-stream, travertine decking, and electric awnings providing shade. Inside is an updated kitchen with newer appliances, new engineered hardwood flooring, all within a floor plan which provides privacy both for family and guests. Air conditioners have been replaced, pool heater was replaced in 2014, all lanai screens and roof were replaced in 2015. For more information on this home, click here. $999,000