18 Platts Hill RoadNewtown, CT 06470MLS Number 170042641

  • Price: $4,195,000
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  • 3Bedrooms
  • 3Bathroom
  • 2,594Square Feet
  • 33.11Acreage

A once in a generation opportunity to own a very rare & special parcel. This Newtown estate holds a unique place in Connecticut lore. It has an active, licensed 2,400' private airstrip/heliport - hence the property's name, “Flying Ridge”. It is the only remaining private airstrip in Fairfield County, grandfathered since it's original registration in the 1940's, by its original owner, the family of the late Robert Edison Fulton, Jr., an inventor, adventurer, and pilot. The current owner, also an avid aviator, has recently performed renovations and updates creating options for farming, horses, and a unique family compound. This property is truly one of a kind. Tucked away amidst rolling hills on 33 acres, it sits atop a ridge with unspoiled farmland to its east and wetlands to its west. The estate comprises a main house with a 40'x30' cathedral ceiling great room, an airstrip house and observation tower, workshop dwellings and barns. The N-S (35/17) half mile grass runway is suitable for fixed-wing single engine aircraft, as well as helicopters. The property is located 48 nautical miles northeast of Manhattan's lower east side heliport, approximately a 20 minute drive to Waterbury-Oxford airport and 40 minute drive to Westchester County airport, and an hour to Greenwich, Litchfield, and Yale University. Flying Ridge combines these unique commuting advantages with the elegance of country life in an unspoiled, charming rural CT community that has excellent services and schools.

Listed by Brett T Ciarlo of Halstead Real Estate

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Barbara Frey Real Estate, LLC
Barbara Frey Real Estate, LLC
Office: 203-241-4145
PO Box 72
Newtown, CT 06470

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Basic Information

  • MLS Number170042641
  • StatusACT
  • List Price$4,195,000
  • Square Feet2,594
  • Property TypeSingle Family For Sale
  • HoaNo
  • Lease purchaseNo

Property

  • Acreage33.11
  • Building ConstructionFrame
  • Lot Description
    • Cleared
    • Farm Land
    • Open Lot
    • Rolling
    • Secluded
    • Treed
  • Garages
  • Parking spaces per 1000sqft
  • Parking spaces uncovered
  • Parking Spaces
  • Parking spaces covered
  • FloodzoneNo
  • SwimmingpoolNo

Tax Information

  • Assessed value$871,820
  • Milrate total34.24
  • Taxes$29,851
  • Tax YearJuly 2018-June 2019

Location

  • StateCT
  • Zip06470
  • CountyFairfield
  • Middle Junior High SchoolPboe
  • Short SaleNo

Interior

  • Rooms6
  • Rooms additionalLaundry Room
  • RoofAsphalt Shingle
  • Room count6

Exterior

  • Exterior featuresBarn, Patio, Shed
  • Exterior sidingWood

Water Body

  • Waterfront DescriptionNot Applicable

Other

  • Appliances IncludedOven/Range, Wall Oven, Refrigerator
  • Fha approvedNo
  • SubletableNo
  • Space is leasedNo
  • View Count100

School Information

  • Elementary SchoolPboe
  • High SchoolPboe

Rooms

  • Laundry room locationLevel 1

Building

  • Full Bath3
  • BasementCrawl Space
  • AtticNo
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathroom3
  • Year Built1953
  • Property StyleRanch
  • Energy FeaturesFireplace Insert
  • Fireplaces3
  • FoundationConcrete, None
  • Garage Parking InfoDetached Garage
  • New construction typeNo

Utilities

  • Waters ourcePrivate Well
  • Cooling SystemNone
  • Hot water descriptionOil
  • Heating FuelOil
  • Fuel tank locationAbove Ground
  • Heat SystemHot Air
  • Septic approvalNo
  • Septic plan availableNo
  • Sewage systemSeptic

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