House of the week – Wilton, CT

If you buy this house, you’d live a stone’s throw away from me. It’s on a small lane off a fairly private street, really nice for running or dog walking. It’s a lovely home, built in 2007, it has been on the market for a bit, not sure why. Maybe the taxes?

5 beds, 4.5 baths, 6531 sq ft, 2.55 acres. 12 Comstock Lane, priced at $1,499,000 and taxes are $36,234.

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

It has an interesting courtyard with 4 garage bay access.

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

I love the office off of the foyer. Would paint the bookshelves a different color, it’s a lot of red wood and red paint that clashes.

Dining room has been staged using some software program but I like the size and coffered celeings.

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

Cozy kitchen with butler’s pantry. Light fixture needs updating and faux ivy has to go but good otherwise.

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

Family room.

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

Cute homework station on the 2nd floor.

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

Master – paint and new furniture will completely change this place.

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

Master bath

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

Bedrooms are good sized with walk-in closets, there’s a playroom upstairs and huge finished basement with a stage!!! Always wanted to build my girls one.

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

Large flat backyard and a 2 level deck.

12 Comstock Ln, Wilton, CT 06897

Monday Musings

Good morning friends, hope everyone had a great weekend. Between traveling, having family over and volunteering at a massive tag sale here in Wilton, CT I am beat. Garden Club’s 80th plant sale is coming up next! It’s amazing how quickly things are growing in my poor neglected garden, must return to it soon!

1.West Elm is having a sale on their outdoor furniture, 40% off plus additional 15%. I used to love dark wicker but I am liking some of the concrete options, they look more modern and sleek.

Marina Outdoor Lounge ChairPortside Outdoor Low 3-Piece Sectional - Weathered GrayTambor Concrete Outdoor Drum Coffee Table

Ashton Outdoor Dining Table - Iron

2.If you’ve been reading my blog, you know I am really into holidays. I like that our at times crazy lives are dotted with regularly occurring celebrations that are centered on what matters most – our family and friends. I was managed the holiday department of that large tag sale and apparently a lady came twice to unload huge bins of holiday decor: Christmas, Easter, Halloween and 4th of July. Apparently her kids had grown up and she was clearing out. As I looked at the 4th of July banners and beautifully embroidered light blue bunny napkins, I felt so sad. I donate my old holiday stuff to schools etc but there are items I can’t see myself parting with. I had to wonder, will I be doing it one day also, getting rid of decades worth of accumulation. I guess it’s just stuff, memories will remain with you…


3.I am going to leave you with this quick video of Windsor Smith home – if you don’t know she is this fab glam bohemian interior designer. She is so talented and I am obsessed with her black kitchen. I know white and grey are all the rage right now but it is so refreshing to see something completely different.

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Susanne Salk is interviewing her, if you are local, Salk will be at Wilton Historical Society’s Objects of Desire preview cocktail party on Friday May 31st.