“The Castle” – 1936 Stone Mansion Asks $1.59M in Monroe, Connecticut
$1,595,000 | Built 1936 | 5,782 Sq. Ft. | 6 Beds | 4.5+ Baths | 6.26 Acres
1428 Monroe Tpke, Monroe, CT 06468
Built by the Freemasons in 1936, The Castle is an extraordinary 5,782 square foot stone mansion on the market for $1.59 million in Monroe, Connecticut. Listing details: Welcome home to The Castle, a glorious property steeped in history and built by the Freemasons with meticulous attention to detail. The Freemason symbols are tucked into the stonework throughout the home, a nod to its history. The house is 8,000 square feet on 3 levels and 6 bedrooms and 6 fireplaces, as well as a perfect in law suite on the first floor with private entrance. The main floor has 12′ ceilings in most rooms, leaded glass french doors that lead to the slate terraces. These arched French doorways allow the natural light to pour in from every exposure. The heart of the home is the magnificent kitchen with a massive stone fireplace and more French doors to the terrace. The kitchen is filled with Bosch/Wolf/Subzero appliances, counter seating as well as a grand eat in area.
Upstairs is the sublime primary suite with fireplace, Juliet balcony, private bath and large walk in closet. One of the 3 additional bedrooms on this level has another balcony as well as a fireplace.The lower level is approximately 2,000 square feet with several rooms one is perfect for a recreation area with one of the home’s largest fireplaces, room for a gym, workshop, wine room and additional play or office spaces.The property is gorgeous. The rolling front yard and spectacular rear property create a majestic feel, fit for a castle. Room for a pool and/or garage here as well but there is such easy access through the mudroom or lower level entrances. Welcome home, this is truly magical. The Castle is on the market for $1.59 million with Amy Smith-Sroka & Joanna Rizoulis of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty. Photography by Joe Kravetz Laurel & Grand.