A dramatic, one-owner, architect-designed, and occupied home, with unparalleled attention to quality, detail, and sustainability evident throughout. Sited high on Ridge Road with timeless views to the south and west, all on 3 contiguous parcels (27 Ridge Rd, the 9.30-acre house lot, 23 Ridge Rd, a 1.63-acre buffer lot, and 35 Ridge Rd, a 38.44-acre wood lot with over 700′ of road frontage). Geothermal heating & cooling, south-facing for passive solar gain, an EPA Energy Star Certified Residence & Studio, a sunny lawn and garden area, organic landscaping, and varied hiking trails through the woods. The home is filled with natural light, enhanced by the open design. The main level features the two-story atrium with a native granite fireplace & cork flooring, a large chef’s eat-in kitchen with marble & granite counters and custom birdseye maple cabinets with purple heart trim, a dining room with a native stone fireplace, a wonderfully bright living room with fireplace & German limestone flooring, and a 1st-floor bedroom. The second level includes 3 bedrooms and a study with built-in bookcases, native cherry flooring, & a spiral staircase to the 3rd floor tower. The primary bedroom suite has a raised sitting area with a fireplace, a German limestone bath & double shower, and a dressing area. The separate Studio is an ideal office or artist’s retreat, and there is ample storage with both detached and attached 2-car garages. Words can’t do justice to this unique home – come see for yourself!

Residential Info


Entrance: opens to Atrium
Atrium: native granite fireplace, cork flooring, interior balcony, skylights
Living Room: skylight, granite fireplace
Dining Room: fireplace
Eat-In Kitchen: marble and granite counters, birdseye maple cabinets with purple heart trim, large walk-in pantry
Bedroom: large walk-in closet
Bathroom: plumbed for Full Bath
Laundry/Mud Room: entrance from Garage, storage closets


Balcony: cork and glass flooring, floor-to-ceiling rounded window overlooking front courtyard, skylights
Primary Bedroom Suite: fireplace, skylight, dressing area, Full Bath, Sitting Room
Primary Bath: Solnhofen German limestone soaking tub and double shower
Bedroom: indirect up lighting, carpet, walk-in closet
Full Bath: Italian etched marble
Bedroom: indirect up lighting, carpet, walk-in closet
Library: bookcases, native cherry flooring with purple heart inlay, spiral staircase to Tower Room


Dramatic views over the Farmington Valley and beyond, with a hatch to the roof lookout


A separate structure with a private entrance and a breezeway, it features wonderful natural light, a vaulted ceiling, 100 amp service, a Half Bathroom, a separate geothermal heat pump, an inverted butterfly roof, and five CAT5 workstations.


Two-car attached, plus a two-car detached Garage


9' and cathedral ceilings throughout the home, all maple interior doors 36" width X 8' height, EPA Energy Star Certified, plumbed for a basement Kitchen and an outdoor Bath, 400 amp service to the residence, Trex decking, and redwood framing on the balconies. The studio and main-level house are accessible for persons with disabilities. The land offers so many possibilities, with a large, level, open lawn and garden area, and a gentle slope through the woods to the brook near the eastern boundary. The woods have well-maintained trails through the mix of hardwoods.

Property Details

Location: 27 Ridge Road, Canton, Connecticut (23 and 35 Ridge Road also included)
Land Size: 49.37 acres M/B/L: 2/446/27, 2/446/23, 2/446/35
Vol./Page: 194/27
Survey: available Zoning: R-3, residential
Additional Land Available: The seller will also consider a sale of the residence on 10.93 acres, excluding 35 Ridge Rd.
Water Frontage: There is a small brook near the eastern boundary of 35 Ridge Road.
Year Built: 1996
Square Footage: 5,622
Total Rooms: 11 BRs: 5 BAs: 2 full, 2 half, 2 rooms plumbed for additional baths
Basement: full, walkout, interior access
Foundation: poured concrete
Attic: none
Laundry Location: laundry room on main level, work sink, Italian rubber flooring
Number of Fireplaces or Woodstoves: 3
Type of Floors: Wicander cork, acid etched marble, native cherry, Solnhofen limestone, Brazilan slate, Plank triple laminate glass, Vermont slate, wool carpet
Windows: Custom Zeluck clear vertical grain Douglas fir with 1" argon-filled air space, Custom European in-swinging casement on unique Tower Room corner windows.
Exterior: cement board with U.S.G. stucco, mineral wool cavity insulation
Driveway: gravel
Roof: Custom Cominco zinc standing seam, and Ludowici-Celadon tile
Heat: warm air, 5 individually zoned geothermal heat pumps, horizontal trench geothermal loop installation Passive
Solar Gain: South-facing glass, thermal storage masses with field stone, concrete, and Brazilian slate
Air-Conditioning: 5 zones via geothermal heat pumps. It is possible to heat and cool separate zones at the same time.
Hot water: two electric water heaters
Sewer: septic
Water: private well
Appliances: Sub Zero refrigerator, Thermador 6 burner plus grill gas range, dishwasher, 1600 cfm dual exhaust fans, ASKO washer and dryer
Exclusions: none known
Mil rate: $35.37 Date: 2023-24
Taxes: $13,076 Date: 2023-24
Taxes change; please verify current taxes.
Listing Type: Exclusive

Address: 27 Ridge Road, Canton, CT 06019