Choosing a new home is an important life decision. We search endlessly to find the whole package with the perfect location, house, and lot size. For some buyers, this means an elegant, spacious home in a quiet, rural setting within minutes of the ocean and amenities. Such a sun-filled sanctuary exists near the Westerly, Rhode Island border at 22 Parkwood Drive in the Pawcatuck Village of Stonington, Connecticut. Situated within the Blueberry Pond neighborhood and set back from the road on .39 acres of landscaped property with a paved driveway, this 3,125-square-foot contemporary home with angled roof lines and a 2-car garage is clad in gray vinyl siding with white trim.  Privacy is afforded by preservation land and a pond on the opposite side of the street and additional preservation land behind the property. An inviting front porch leads to a 2-story foyer and view of a beautiful wooden staircase that ascends to the second floor. An expansive open area on the left features a living area with a wood fireplace encased in a tile/wood façade and 3 large windows that overlook the front yard. Interact with those in the adjacent dining room, which features a unique Edison chandelier ...