For Sale: $440,000

Country Contemporary home on cul-de-sac
in desirable residential neighborhood

20 Oak Ridge Drive, Hamden, CT 06518

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Dixwell Avenue to Evergreen Street; north on Evergreen one block; left at stoplight; west on Hamden Hills Drive to second street on left; left at Glen Ridge Road to Oak Ridge Drive

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Style Country-Contemporary Bedrooms 3
Year built late 2001 (occupied 2003) Baths 2.5
Finished living area 1878 sq ft Expansion space basement, above garage
Unfinshed basement 1368 sq ft Lot features vinyl fence, trees, landscaping
Garage 2-car; automatic door opener Exterior vinyl siding w/matching succo foundation; asphalt shingle roof
Porch front, covered Deck rear
Lot size .30 acre (13,000 sq ft) Driveway brick
Neighborhood residential cul-de-sac Locale near Farmington Canal Greenway, 1 mi to town center
Heat natural gas, forced air with built-in humidifier, 2 zones Taxes (2006) $6,734
Air conditioning central, 2 zones Water & Sewer town
Cooking fuel natural gas Hot water natural gas, 40-gal tank

General description bright, open, versatile floor plan; stunning cathedral ceiling; ample storage with closets, customized cabinets, and additional shelving, plus 1368 sq-ft basement; floors: carpeting or vinyl; jacks for cable/satellite, telephone, and CAT 5 in most rooms, including basement; any bedroom is ready to function as home office, den, study, guest room, etc.; window treatments: plantation shutters, bottom-up/top-down shades, lightblocker cordless blinds
Electrical, Wiring, Plumbing, Insulation, Windows 200 amp; circuit breakers; most rooms wired for telephone, cable, and CAT5 (computer network); router or wi-fi set-up from basement; whole-house surge protector (in basement) protects all electronics, telephones, and appliances; attic wired for whole-house fan; versatile lighting upgrades and wiring upgrades throughout the house, including closets, basement, and garage; quiet ceiling fans (living room and kitchen); high-capacity, separately switched bathroom fans; hard-wired smoke alarms; plumbing upgrades include supplemental easy-access shutoffs to bathroom fixtures and refrigerator; maximum insulation in attics, walls, basement ceiling; insulated garage; double-pane thermal windows w/tilt-in sashes for easy cleaning, full screens
Applicances included gas convection Oven/Range (new, stainless steel; see below); bottom-freezer, 3-door Refrigerator (new, stainless steel; see below); Dishwasher, Microwave/Range exhaust, Disposer; front-loading Washer, electric Dryer; whole-house Humidifier (built-in forced air heating system)
Property features vinyl white-rail fence (no-maintenance); one-of-a kind brick driveway (no maintenance) with entry walk; extensive landscaping includes line of screening evergreen trees along north fence, fruit trees and landscaping berry bushes, shade trees, bulb garden, foundation plantings, perennial beds; view towards back of mature trees and meadow
Location safe, desirable neighborhood in Hamden Hills area; on cul-de-sac with landscaped center island; private, yet convenient to town center (1 mi), shopping centers (2 mi), main routes, Wilbur Cross Parkway/Rt 15 (1.5 mi), I 91 (2.5 mi), and bus routes (0.1 mi); one-tenth mile from Farmington Canal Greenway linear park

Rooms Level Approx Dimensions Remarks
Living Rm 1 16' x 22' 17' cathedral ceiling, quiet ceiling fan; open to foyer, kitchen, staircase & balcony; flexible wall sconces (w/dimmers); telephone/cable jacks
Kitchen/Breakfast Rm 1 11'x 24' bright, open, w/breakfast bar, ceiling fan; new top-of-the-line stainless steel convection oven/range with grill/griddle bridge burners; new top-of-the-line stainless steel refrigerator w/bottom freezer, french door refrigerator, ice maker, water dispenser; microwave/exhaust fan above stove; dishwasher; disposal; versatile recessed halogen lights, under-cabinet Xenon lights (all w/dimmers); breakfast area includes high-gloss cantilevered cabinets with built-in desk, computer network (CAT5) and telephone jacks; lighted, cantilevered open plant/display cabinet; slider to back deck; floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall vertical blinds
Formal Dining Rm 1 12'1" x 11'4" includes brass & glass chandelier (w/dimmer); could also function as sitting room, TV room, office, etc.
Laundry/Mud Rm 1 11' x 5'7" w/storage cabinets, open shelving, large closet; washer/dryer (gas or electric) hookups (dryer and energy-efficient front-loading washer included); bright work area with large window plus halogen ceiling lights;
Foyer 1 bright, roomy, soaring 17' cathredral ceiling; opens to living room, dining room, oak staircase; flexible lighting w/wall sconces (w/dimmers), chandelier
Bedroom A 1 12'9" x 15' part of 1st floor master suite; cantilevered birch cabinets, plantation shutters, 3 closets; computer (CAT5)/telephone/cable jacks; supplemental electrical outlets; recessed halogen lights w/dimmers; could function as guest suite, large 1st-floor office, etc.
Bedroom B 2 11' x 15'4" w/walk-in closet, views to wooded back; computer (CAT5)/telephone/cable jacks; supplemental electrical outlets; recessed halogen lights w/dimmers; also suitable as master bedroom, large office, den, etc.
Bedroom C 2 12' x 11'4" large windows, closet; computer (CAT5)/telephone/cable jacks; supplemental electrical outlets; recessed halogen lights w/dimmers; generous closet; also suitable as den, office, etc.
Bathroom A 1 part of master suite, w/linen closet; versatile lighting, separately switched fan
Bathroom B 1 bright half bath/powder room, off foyer, near coat closet; separately switched fan
Bathroom C 2 w/new large shower w/frameless doors, cultured marble pan, & brushed nickel fixtures; versatile lighting, separately switched fan
Closets 1 & 2 large linen closet upstairs, linen closet in master bath, walk-in closets upstairs & down w/supplemental shelving; storage/coat closets on 1st floor
Basement (unfinished) 1361 sq ft supplemental switched ceiling lights; wiring, jacks for telephone, cable, and computer network (CAT5); supplemental electrical outlets; nexus for whole house surge protector, computer network/wi-fi router; mechanicals; easy-access shutoffs for individual plumbing fixtures; wired and ready for finishing, or use unfinished for exercise, workshop, storage, etc.
Main Attic wired for whole-house fan; R30+ insulation
Garage Attic can be finished as bonus room or bedroom, with convenient direct access from 2nd-floor hall
Garage 2-car automatic garage-door opener; one wall has 90"x24" work surface and 15 linear feet of off-the-floor cabinets; supplemental ceiling lights; supplemental electrical outlets inside and out; walls and ceiling are insulated

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