Celebrity Home in Connecticut
Litchfield County, Connecticut
Once you pass by the gatehouse and along the private driveway, your eyes will become fixated on this majestic property overlooking the Connecticut foothills, comprised of 445 acres, upon which sits a magnificent 18,000 square-foot, ten-bedroom, 15 bathroom Georgian Federal-style home custom-designed by the acclaimed American architect Allan Greenberg.
Upon entering the stately yet warm home, you will immediately be greeted by the inviting amount natural light. A magnificent wood-paneled library, spacious living room, formal dining room, and family room, all which include fireplaces and wide plank oak floors, as well as a trophy room/office and an eat-in chef’s kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances and the butler’s pantry complete the first level. The primary bedroom suite, including two oversized walk-through closets, a sitting room, and a luxurious oversized bathroom, accompanies an office with a paladin window, a children’s library, and three ensuite bedrooms which are all centrally located on the second floor, while five additional generously sized ensuite bedrooms encompass the residence’s third floor. Additional indoor amenities include an indoor pool adjoining two locker rooms, a sauna, a workout room, and a full-sized gymnasium.
Open the French doors from nearly any room on the main level and walk through the beautifully manicured gardens and patios to relax by your own stunning heated Gunite pool with its own cabana or enjoy the myriad of additional well-appointed amenities including the tennis court, play court, barn and horse paddocks, fishing pond and sand area. In addition, the attached three-bay garage is complemented by a three-bay detached garage with separate office space on the second floor.
Litchfield County, Connecticut is a quintessential New England community centrally located between New York City and Boston. It contains hundreds of unspoiled acres which gives the residents the ability to enjoy a peaceful lifestyle either as full-time residents or as a fantastic weekend escape. Within the borders of Litchfield County, one can enjoy limitless hiking trails, skiing, boating and other activities in all seasons...all of this in close proximity to the best prep schools in the country.
This incredible estate offers buyers looking to escape crowded urban areas a self-contained oasis with the option to enjoy neighboring farmers markets, shopping, as well as numerous venues for the arts and sports. A few of the top feeder markets are New York City, Boston, Greenwich, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, and Dallas, where the buyers are looking for a private enclave that is still minutes to strong communities.
This stunning property is ideal for those looking to escape the hurried city lifestyle and who wish for more peace and privacy, much like the sellers sought. It speaks great volumes that they traveled the world over the years, could have chosen to live anywhere they wanted, and decided there would be no better place to raise their family than here. Now that all their children are grown, they are downsizing, but have so many amazing memories and love the area so much they plan to remain in the local community.