Ideally located between Hartford, Boston, Worcester and Providence, the 'Douglas House is a newly built luxurious estate located directly on the shores of Whitins Reservoir. With almost 300 feet of totally secure lakefront, this private estate is located at the end of a private road. The home is fully furnished with 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, large fully equipped kitchen that opens onto the living and dining room areas banked by floor to ceiling windows overlooking the lake. Outdoor shower, expansive mahogany decks, theatre & recreation room, complete with workout area and pool table.
The grounds are beautifully landscaped with perennial gardens, fruit trees, stone terraces and a 60 X 12 foot mahogany deck overlooking the lake. There is a paved boat landing for launching of watercraft and a 60 X 10 foot floating dock with teak benches. The house is situated less than 50 feet from the water’s edge. Three hundred feet across the lake is our seven acre island with two cabins which is also available for rent.
The house was completed in 2013 and has over 5000 square feet of living space. There is character birch hardwood flooring throughout with antique hickory stairs and loft flooring.
Starting From The Ground Up
The basement offers a 1640 square foot recreation room with recessed lighting and carpeting throughout. There is a surround sound theatre area with a 60 inch flat screen 3D TV, work out equipment, pool/table tennis and a dart board area.
The first floor entrance has a slate foyer which leads to a modern, fully equipped kitchen with handmade hickory cabinets, granite countertops and large center island that seats 8. A kitchen surely meant for entertaining! The kitchen then opens up to the living and dining room areas with a wall of glass with unobstructed views of the lake and Private Island.
A 230-gallon aquarium containing fish from the lake - perch, bass, hornpout, sunfish and pickerel separates the kitchen & living room. The dining room boasts a beautiful table imported from Brazil which seats 12. Oriental rugs and antique furnishings throughout, a 60 inch 3D flat screen TV with Bose surround sound can be viewed in the living room containing a fireplace. There is also an open concept bedroom/office area with a full bath just down the hall.
On the South end of the home there are glass doors that exit out onto a stone deck with a spectacular outdoor shower. The shower walls are composed of huge rocks dripping with honeysuckle vines and surrounded by arborvitae trees for peaceful privacy.
An antique hickory staircase takes you up past a school of wooden fish to the second floor. The second floor has two master bedroom suites both of which lead out to an outside mahogany deck overlooking the lake. Master suite South has a king size Brazilian rosewood bed, a 65 inch flat screen 3D TV mounted on the wall. The master bath has a large glassed in shower with beach stone floors and a fully computerized 5 head shower. The ultimate shower experience awaits you! Or indulge yourself in the 6 foot 350 gallon Jacuzzi with a surprise fill spout. The antique vanity has a sink made out of a petrified log. There is a walk in closet with a tree you can climb to get you into the loft area above the bed.
The North Master Bedroom opens to a large handcrafted dome ceiling made of walnut and cherry with a copper chandelier. There is a king size bed with a 60 inch 3D flat screen TV mounted on the wall as well as access to the outside deck and a walk in closet. The North Bedroom boasts a beautiful stone and tile bathroom with a striking double vanity with two stone sinks. Relax in the extra-large multiple head shower.You will also find 2 other bedrooms on the second floor both with queen size beds and a full size bathroom and laundry room are just down the hall.