With a total of 18,914 square feet of space, the home enjoys three floors of living space completely accessible via an elevator.
The front entrance brings you to their primary family room/great room area, which greets you with a large field stone hearth built from materials off the land. The spiral staircase takes you to the second floor of the home with 3 bedrooms and bathrooms, the trophy room and den areas.
The commercially designed kitchen is a culinary dream complete with a spacious working pantry. Coupled with the exquisite eat-in area looking out over the property, this open concept will surely be where you will spend many enjoyable hours.
Beyond the kitchen and adjacent to the game room is the informal living area with views over the fields and Nippo Mountain to the east.
The trophy room is Roger’s haven. Roger’s mounts are unique and respectful of his commitment to wildlife conservation. The room presents the Rupert Murdock desk which Roger has used in his office since his days in New York with the Yankee organization. The trophies include a lion that charged Roger on a hunt in Africa which he shot less than 10 feet from him, boar’s heads from many of Roger’s favorite hunts, a black bear and other significant museum quality pieces.
The formal dining room is accessed from the kitchen and the living room. There is an additional dining area included in their commercially designed and functional kitchen.
The central staircase leads you to the upstairs area, consisting of a large master bedroom with luxurious bath and sitting areas. There are two additional bedrooms with private baths. The view from these rooms are east facing to the fields below, Nippo Mountain and the frequent wildlife that gather at the foot of the view.
Upstairs along with the Master bedroom there are two other bedrooms with private baths, and the lower level has another bedroom with a bathroom in the hall.
The expansive library has the same commanding view of the property as the master bedroom and kitchen. There is space for both a full conference table and and office desk.
The game room is spacious and accommodates a full-sized billiard table.
The four lane, Olympic sized lap pool is surrounded by radiant heating throughout the entire floor area. In the pool area is a spa consisting of a weight/exercise room, a cedar sauna/steam room and full locker room. All of the homes electrical, mechanical and plumbing infrastructure is located in the mechanical room at this level. Every system of the home has a complete manual and service record.
The Solarium leads you from the house to the three car garage, and overlooks the Olympic size lap pool and spa area.
The spacious three-car garage has a closet spanning the entire length of the garage, and provides access to the Chapel and Observatory.
The Observatory is adjacent to the chapel with a staircase that takes you to the observation deck that opens to the sky. This silo also houses the first floor kennels with both indoor and outdoor access for your pets.
The 600 acre property has 12 miles plus of walking, hiking and riding trails to take you to Nippo Mountain, a view of the surrounding ponds and the bog areas on the land where eagles nest and deer come to drink.
There is a secluded get-a-way camp nestled on the property’s upper pond consisting of nothing but nature-all around you.
A business office is located in a separate building on Canaan Back Road consisting of a sitting area, kitchen, two bedrooms and baths and the Farm’s business office. The caretaker’s home, at the foot of the entrance to the main home, is a 2-bedroom home with kitchen, living, dining areas, bath, and a full basement.
There is a 3 bedroom rental home beyond the entrance to the main home, on Canaan Back Road, which sits on 5 acres abutting the main parcel of land.
The upper barn (40X50) houses the property workshops and equipment storage for farm operations, and the former dairy barn, with stanchions in place, provided for hey and vehicle storage for the property.
There is a heated dog kennel on the property beyond the upper barn.
At the request of Roger and Carla Williams, Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty is representing them on the sale of their Estate which includes realty and personal assets to be determined as part of the overall negotiated sale. The Estate includes: 600+/- acres of land comprised of fields, Nippo Mountain, 4 ponds and a bog teaming with native wildlife of New England, including bear, white tail deer, coyote, beaver, muskrat, eagles and other native and migratory birds.