Magnificent stone 17-rm waterfront estate on 3.7 acres of gardens and sweeping lawns leading to long island sound. with 380ft of shoreline, this home enjoys spectacular views of noroton bay, lis and manhattan skyline. approx 14,250sf with exquisite detail and craftsmanship throughout. a gracious, soaring entry hall with 2 elliptical limestone staircases overlook the elegant lr. floor to ceiling french doors open to an expansive granite terrace. there are 8 en-suite brs, 7 fpls, lib, formal dr and lrg kit/fr that leads to screened porch, all with water views. indoor pool, hot tub and spa. the half moon shaped infinity pool and grotto/pool house overlook the sound, stone pier and floating dock. totally renovated and in impeccable condition.
Belle haven ''fairholme'' estate - magnificent 1891 seven bedroom english manor presides over 2.74 spectacular acres in the prestigious enclave of belle haven with a spectacular pool, wraparound porch, formal gardens, sprawling lawns and four bedroom coachman’s cottage. meticulously maintained to preserve the integrity of the original details, while updated for today’s modern living with a stunning, alexa hampton designed interior.
Fully available the ideal private compound or weekend retreat property. stone antique main house, 2 guest houses , 2 large barns and a fully approved 12 lot subdivision. conservation easement is in place on 17 acre dedicated open space of original 65 acres. potential exists for possible donation to nature conservancy of part or all of approved subdivision. excellent site for private polo field, equestrian facility, recreational use and organic farm. the quintessential compound all located on a bucolic property with field, stream, meadows and woodlands all surrounded by field stone walls and 52 miles from nyc. metro north station within 1 mile of the property.opportunity to own one of the last remaining large fairfield county estates.
This 19th century oceanfront estate is set on an 8.68-acre private peninsula with spectacular, unobstructed water views in all directions. this idyllic property encompasses 2,400 feet of coastline, 600 feet of white sandy beach and a 450-foot breakwater pier with a dock and two moorings. the compound includes an elegant manor house and guest house encompassing more than 9,000 square feet of living space. magnificent english gardens enhance the setting. all principal rooms have beautiful water views framed by large windows. the manor house features a mansard roof, high ceilings, detailed moldings, oak floors and three fireplaces. the second and third floors include five principal bedrooms, five and one-half baths, plus staff/guest space. in addition, there is a sunny artist's studio. accommodation can also be found in the three-bedroom guest house. a saltwater pool, tennis court and secret garden complete the impressive array of amenities. an island-like oasis in the year round borough of stonington, connecticut. conveniently located between boston and new york city, assessable by amtack in mystic, ferry boat or acela in new london, airport at providence or helicopter to your front door.
adjacent land also available mls # e10162110 2.46 acre oceanfront parcel with 194 feet of coastline; a two bedroom renovated house dating to 1820; a gas-heated greenhouse; a half-acre of vegetable and flower garden; a 30,000 gallon pond and a small orchard; three-car garage and work shed.
On a bucolic, quiet lane, this colonial home, guest house and barn have been sensitively renovated to the highest standards by noted architect. bespoke interiors and flexible floor plan. stunning step down living room with high ceilings, fp and french doors to terrace with outdoor fp. formal dining room. chef's kitchen with charming eating area/sitting room with fp. large family room. lovely master suite with fp and high ceilings plus 3 or 4 more bedrooms on second level with potential extra bedroom on lower level. 4 1/2 baths. 3-story guest house with 3 bedrooms, 1 full/2 half baths and ample garaging. ''party'' barn with attached well equipped potting shed and storage rooms. sublime, private pool setting surrounded by world class gardens
Captain jeremiah sturges house. circa 1808. exquisite southport village historical house with an idyllic .49 acre setting, beautifully renovated & restored with refined additions, enjoying splendid water views across southport harbor, sasco hill and long island sound. this classical federal house displays symmetrical perfection; elegant, paired ionic columns spanning the expansive veranda, finial ornamentations crowning the second story balustrade, extended central pediment pavilion over second story doorway, historical oval window centered on front pediment with deeply carved dentils, magnificent leaded trefoil windows embellish east and west side gables and handsome chimneys anchor the house in balanced scale. historic district.
Taconic farm - a magnificent property with beautiful mountain views. the original timeless salisbury farmhouse has been completely, and classically, expanded and renovated into an exceptional 6 bedroom home that was impeccably created for today’s sophisticated comfort and life-style. features include: wide-board antique chestnut floors, 3 beautiful fireplaces, formal living room and dining room plus family room off the kitchen and family dining areas, a media room, screened-in porch, a total of 6 garage bays, 3 stall stable, heated gunite pool, spring-fed pond, orchard, and extensive perennial gardens. 61+ extraordinary acres, a dressage riding ring, cross-country course, moore brook, and an enchanting antique cabin in the woods.
Taconic farm - a magnificent property with beautiful mountain views and lakefront land additionally available! the original timeless salisbury farmhouse has been completely, and classically, expanded and renovated into an exceptional 6 bedroom home that was impeccably created for today’s sophisticated comfort and life-style. features include: wide-board antique chestnut floors, 3 beautiful fireplaces, formal living room and dining room plus family room off the kitchen and family dining areas, a media room, screened-in porch, a total of 6 garage bays, 3 stall stable, heated gunite pool, spring-fed pond, orchard, and extensive perennial gardens. 61+ extraordinary acres, a dressage riding ring, cross-country course, moore brook, and an enchanting antique cabin in the woods. a prominent property! eh3410
This waterfront new england charmer is beautifully sited on the idyllic five mile river boasting 270-degree water views and located on one of the most scenic roads in darien. originally a 1700’s farmhouse and fully rebuilt in 2008, the four bedroom home is designed around energy efficiency, offers top-of-the-line appliances and features a master bedroom suite with doors to terrace, in-ground endless pool, 100’ pier and deep water dock. private guest suite above the two car garage plus outdoor shower makes this professionally landscaped property an amazing retreat. enjoy serene waterfront living with the convenience of a short commute to nyc and all darien has to offer.
Long considered one of greenwich's well-known address's, this exquisite stone residence, known as ''the boulders'', is located on the belle haven peninsula. majestically poised on 1.3 lushly manicured acres, this timeless architectural masterpiece with sun drenched rooms is an impressive modern showcase of elegance, warmth, and sophistication. this unique home epitomizes the best by blending details and character with superb modern amenities. new gourmet kitchen with adjacent family room, grand entry, open concept floor plan, large master suite and great outdoor living spaces.
Birdsey hall is one of the finest extant examples of a brick classic federal georgian in litchfield county. erected c. 1802 by leading mercantilist birdsey norton, it presides over a 74 acre estate on ancestral norton land. ebenezer norton came to goshen in 1740 at the original settlement. birdsey, his 9th child, was active in agriculture & dairy. his relation & associate, lewis m. norton, perfected a dutch cheese as pineapple cheese & patented it in 1810. they distributed so widely that president thomas jefferson gave it as personal gifts to governors of states. the estate includes a restored chestnut barn that housed the cheese manufacture (now a horse barn). hard by is the nelson garrison-style homestead (1773), now a restored (4 b.r./4 f.p.) guest house with arbored terrace overlooking a stone walled vegetable garden, hundreds of acres of water company land & an animal preserve. a second converted barn guest house (5 b.r./2 kit./view terrace & deck) sits on a hill. resplendent birdsey hall (6719 s.f./8 f.p./6 b.r./high federal styling inside & out) has been embellished by an attached walled garden, porticos, terraces for viewing the estate, nearby farms & distant ridges, tennis court, pool, observatory enclosure, pillared entrance gates, farm roads, stone walls, horse paddocks & numerous other dependencies. original detail & high fenestration of grand public rooms & bed rooms are sensitively preserved & augmented by elegant kitchen, bathroom & media room articulations.
Voted house of the month in october by wall street journal and now in the running for house of the year! quintessential connecticut country estate on 50+/- acres. meticulously restored 1850’s colonial ideally situated on its own private country lane affording total privacy and views overlooking a spring-fed pond and rolling meadows. 5 bedroom, 4 ½ bathroom main house featuring a fabulous eat-in country kitchen with fireplace, great room with fireplace, family room with fireplace, sun room with wet bar, library, home office, media room, recreational room with wet bar, covered front porch and 3-car attached garage. 3-bedroom guest/caretaker house, gunite pool with fieldstone terrace, large home gym, pool house, 4-stall horse barn, and tennis court which converts to an ice hockey rink with professional chillers and warming huts. riding ring, fenced pastures and wonderfully maintained wooded trails for hiking, riding or x-country skiing. spectacular mature trees and ancient stone walls. perennial gardens. 2 parcels. views. property abuts conservation land. conservation easement potential. rare opportunity - this property has only been on the market once before in the past 100 years.