Home with history - The Sickles/Tallman House dates back to the early 1770's on historic Sickletown Road. Award winning restored red stone Dutch colonial beautifully nestled in 2.2 private treed acres, 3,300 sf. Surrounded by magical perennial gardens with specimen fruit trees. A private driveway leads to a spacious mahogany covered porch. Brand new 20x60 ft gunite salt water pool, bronze fountain, Jacuzzi, charming guest changing and outdoor shower. This 5 bedroom, 3-1/2 bath home boasts modern convenience with early American touches. Kitchen with new refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and center island. Family rm with radiant heat and fireplace. The land was contoured and leveled. Large front grass area and circular crushed slate drive. Many large trees and bushes were added to create charm and privacy. Cedar fence encloses 3/4 acre entertainment area and gardens with trellised double door exit to rear cul-de-sac. Outdoor stone kitchen with custom outdoor lighting for garden and pool area. Outdoor speaker system connects to house main music system. Outdoor Jacuzzi with swim jets and air blower. Pool and Jacuzzi light up LED lighting with different colors to create the mood and desires. Sprinkle with 24 zone system that is controlled by phone app. Patios are all slate and wall of stone built by master stone masons. Home is serviced by master Savant system which controls all lighting, TV, sound system, security system, all monitored by phone app. 4 years of renovation at a cost of $600,000.
The property was owned by Zita Johan, an Austrian American actress best known for her performance in Karl Freund's 1932 film, The Mummy with Boris Karloff.