PEAR TREE FARM An exceptional country estate set in lovely Bethany, CT on 5.7 acres offers the perfect blend for elegant yet comfortable family life. Just minutes to downtown New Haven, Yale University, Yale Hospital, Rt 15, major transportation, and less than 2 hours to NYC, this property’s many amenities include heated pool (with all new mechanicals), barn now renovated as guest house and cabana, greenhouse, tennis court, exquisite gardens, and inviting patios graced by original stone walls and enchanting vistas. Architecturally designed with master craftsmanship, this sun-filled home features abundant french doors leading to gracious outdoor living spaces. The newer portions of home, built between 1987 through 1999, includes an incredible kitchen, the heart of this home with large island constructed of refurbished barn wood, Viking 6-burner range and Subzero, a formal living room, dining room (currently a billiards room), family room with fireplace and cathedral ceiling, sun room with slate floor, and charming butler’s pantry. The first floor also beautifully incorporates the sitting room and study which are part of the restored circa 1834 home with original fireplaces, back staircase, and antique floors.
The master bedroom suite with fireplace, dressing room, balcony and lavish bathroom is a true retreat. Three additional bedrooms and two full baths complete the second floor. A finished lower level with 3 bonus rooms and potential full bath for add'l living space.