161 Falcon Road, a timeless coastal masterpiece, is now available for sale, offering the chance to own an iconic American sea view estate.
161 Falcon Rd, Guilford, Connecticut 06437
Nestled along the scenic Connecticut shoreline, where the sea kisses the land in a timeless embrace, stands a property that embodies the essence of coastal luxury. Welcome to 161 Falcon Road, a breathtaking 2-acre promontory that was once the legendary Sachem’s Head Hotel. Today, this celebrated location has been reborn as an American sea view estate, where the past seamlessly merges with the present to create a haven of understated elegance and seaside opulence. With sweeping water views, a meticulously designed colonial home, a revitalized party barn, and an array of amenities that define the art of living, 161 Falcon Road is a testament to the enduring allure of coastal living.
At the heart of this estate is a 7,671 square foot, five-bedroom, seven-bathroom transitional colonial home that exudes timeless grace. From the moment you step inside, you’ll be captivated by the 9.5’ ceilings, 8” wide plank wood floors, and exquisite moldings that adorn every room. Recessed art lighting adds a touch of sophistication to the living spaces.
The home boasts a sunny office, a decadent Aubergine den with clever pocket privacy doors, and a grand salon with a formal dining room, both offering 180-degree water views through four sets of French doors. The eat-in kitchen is a chef’s delight, featuring floor-to-ceiling walls of glass that provide sensational views of passing boats. A butler’s pantry connects seamlessly to both the dining room and the kitchen, making entertaining a breeze.
The primary suite is a haven of luxury, featuring a bedroom with a sitting area, a beverage service nook, a private deck overlooking the water, an enormous walk-in closet and a deluxe bathroom. Most bedrooms in the home offer water views and come complete with boutique-style ensuite bathrooms. The lower level boasts 9’ ceilings, an exercise room with parquet floors, and a large recreation room for endless fun and games. An elevator services three floors of the home.
When it’s time to relax or entertain outdoors, the estate unfolds a world of leisure amidst the pristine, meticulously manicured pool area, seamlessly blending with a natural stone entertaining patio. Nestled behind the manicured boxwood privacy hedges, this enchanting oasis beckons you to embrace the coastal serenity. The Gunite pool is a shimmering centerpiece, inviting you to bask in the sun’s warm embrace, while the adjacent beautiful stone patio sets the stage for intimate gatherings around the fire pit. Here, under the starlit sky or bathed in the gentle glow of twilight, you’ll savor the captivating beauty of the sea views, creating cherished moments with family and friends that will linger in your heart forever.
The 1800’s Barn on the property has been transformed into a hip space with two huge fully retractable doors, creating an amazing water-view entertaining area. It has a partial kitchen, bath, an outdoor shower and cabana changing area. The second floor catwalk leads to a swanky loft office with water views that could alternatively be used as a studio or “bedroom.”
A significant part of the allure at 161 Falcon Road is the privilege of being part of the genteel lifestyle offered by the Sachem’s Head Association, comprising 115 homes. At the heart of this community is the Sachem’s Head Yacht Club, the social hub of the area, which residents often join to obtain moorings for their boats in the SHYC Harbor. The association also enjoys access to the beach at Bloody Cove, along with tennis, paddle, and pickleball facilities.
Beyond the estate, the charming shoreline town of Guilford awaits, regarded as one of the prettiest towns in Connecticut. It features the largest town green in the State, a bustling artist community, great restaurants, and shops. With easy access from New York or Boston, Guilford offers the perfect blend of coastal beauty and cultural richness.
161 Falcon Road embodies a way of life, a living testament to the annals of history and an invitation to immerse yourself in the quintessence of coastal living. This iconic American sea view estate stands as a precious jewel, harmonizing the enduring grace of yesteryears with the opulent comfort of contemporary living. Here, you’re not just acquiring a property; you’re crafting your own narrative, living the dream you’ve long envisioned. The opportunity to call this splendid estate your own is an opportunity you won’t want to let slip through your fingers.
161 Falcon Rd, Guilford, Connecticut 06437 is offered at $8,350,000.
For more information or to schedule a private showing, please contact:
Higgins Group Private Brokerage