Luxury Living on Contentment Island in Conn.

Situated on a coastal waterway on Contentment Island in Darien, CT, this beautiful stone-and-shingle three-bedroom house is a dream. The house sits on almost an acre of land, with a backyard that leads to a 12x20-foot dock. Its many indoor and outdoor amenities include a movie theater, wine room, basketball court, swimming pool, hot tub and several patios. It’s eco-friendly to boot: The house is geothermal, and has solar panels and a rainwater collection system.

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Mansion Overview With Pool and Dock

Whether you want to stay home or go adventuring, the estate can deliver. In addition to its huge backyard with a pool, there is also a large dock.
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Waterfront House and Dock Overview

The backyard rambles down to water's edge where there's a 12 by 20-foot dock. Grab the fishing rod and see you at suppertime.
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Shingled Exterior and Gravel Driveway

The three-bedroom house has no shortage of luxurious comforts. Inside, there are also a movie theater, wine room, two home offices and a playroom.
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Home Exterior and Solar Panels

That gorgeous location and the home is eco-friendly to boot! It's geothermal, has solar panels and a rainwater collection system.
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House Overview and Basketball Court

The home's solar panels are one of its environmentally-friendly design elements, along with a rainwater collection system. Out back of the garages, keep in shape on the basketball court!
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Pool and Blue Bench

Much of the summer may well be spent right here, next to the heated pool and hot tub.
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Waterfront Backyard With Green Pillows

You can feel the peace that being in the backyard brings: water views, a pool and so much sky. The home includes almost one acre of land.
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Backyard and Green Lounge Chairs

The house's exterior is a picturesque mix of shingles and stone. It feels perfectly New England, especially when paired with those coastline views.
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Backyard With Stone Wall

The big backyard has plenty of room for a pool, hot tub, patios, plus an enormous lawn. And if residents are more in the mood for a day on the water, they can stroll on down to the dock.
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White Chef Kitchen With Dark Wood Floor

To keep an all-white kitchen from feeling too cold and sterile, add in some texture to warm things up. Here, the kitchen's dark wood floor and gold accents are a welcome contrast.
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White Open Plan Kitchen With Gold Barstools

An open concept layout is the only way to go when a house has views like this one does. The kitchen flows directly into a dining area and the living room. In the kitchen, amenities are top notch and include thick-slab marble countertops and chef-grade appliances.
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Transitional Neutral Living Room With Brown Rug

The kitchen opens onto this blissful family room. A soaring ceiling and wraparound windows make it so airy and bright.
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Transitional Living Room With Plaid Chairs

This breathtaking living room, with its high vaulted ceiling and white paneling, seems to sit right on the water. And, thanks to its handsome fireplace, it feels cozy no matter the weather.
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Living Room and Sliding Door

This beautifully-designed living room feels intimately connected to its surroundings. There are lots of windows, a vaulted ceiling adding lightness and a sliding door out to the lovely backyard.
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Gray Transitional Dining Room With Round Mirror

Throughout the rooms, dark brown hardwood floors are a grounding contrast to lighter walls and furnishings. The house's nearly 6, 000 square feet has a friendly, open concept design.
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Neutral Transitional Dining Room With Water View

The dining room uses muted tones and simple lines and, in doing so, shines a spotlight on the coastal vistas just outside.
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Gray Transitional Bedroom With Fireplace

The tasteful master bedroom bedroom has the extra perks of a fireplace, access to a large deck and connects to an adjacent sitting room space.
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White Spa Bathroom With Half Blinds

Gorgeous stone—for the countertops, backsplashes and floor—gives a luxurious finish to this spa bathroom. Take baths with a beautiful landscape view, or sing to your heart's content in the huge walk-in shower.
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Gray Transitional Nursery With Teepee

The nursery is charming now, and will easily grow along with its owner. Pale gray walls and beautiful wood floors can easily be taken in many different style directions over the years.
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Blue Bedroom With Orange Lamp

This ensuite bedroom, one of the home's three, calls attention to its interesting shape via dark blue walls. A dark wall color can be a very stylish way to make a smaller bedroom feel more intimate.
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Back Porch and Stone Wall

The house's long back porch is like a raised viewing platform, perfectly positioned to look out over the water. It's also a pretty place to check out the house's charming combination of a shingle-plus-stone exterior.
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Waterfront Porch With Green Chair

A slim-lined railing means the view from the back porch can be fully appreciated and enjoyed. The eye moves from the pool out to the harbor vistas.
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Mansion Overview and Waterway

As for beauty and peace, there are plenty of both at this estate. The house looks out onto a coastal waterway, and the rooms and backyard have wonderful views.
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