The Wells Estate, a 6,495 sq.ft. chateau-style stone home built in 1927 by John Wells grandson of the founder of American Optical in Southbridge, is sited on 65.8± private acres along a 10± acre private pond. The stately residence boasts 12 rooms, 7 bedrooms, 6 full baths, and 2 half baths. There are 3 fireplaces, a grand living room, large kitchen with great room, a basement with recreation room and wet bar, and abundant finished attic space. A separate caretaker’s apartment is situated above the three-bay detached garage, offering an additional bedroom, full bath, kitchen, living room, and fireplace.
65.8± private acres with development potential
6,594± sq.ft. chateau-style stone home with additional caretaker apartment
Stone steps to dock and beach area on 10± acre private pond
Significant renovations added in 2016
Directly adjacent to the Cohasse Country Club
The Wells Estate lies just to the south of downtown Southbridge and is adjacent to significant protected land to the southwest. The landscape is dominated by the hills and rivers, leading down to the Quinebaug River.
Electric, phone, and cable are at the site.
Heating system is powered by a propane tank.
Two gas fireplaces, and one wood-burning fireplace.