Extraordinary 63 acre waterfront island estate with seemingly endless east, south, and west views of long island sound to the long island shore adjoining 14 acres of conservation property with a wide land bridge to the gated mainland driveway leading to long neck point in darien. incredible beauty and solitude; views of lighthouse as well as secluded anchorage in hidden cove. romantic italian stone manor house, plus substantial stable and equestrian facilities including a polo field and an indoor ring plus additional dwellings; beach house, and boathouse.
Approached by a long drive, this stately mansion features a hand cut granite exterior, solid indiana limestone accents and columns, and an impressive vermont slate roof. architectural details and tasteful refinements suggest pre-war substance and quality, yet this house features every modern amenity throughout four floors of living space with a five car garage. enjoy a sumptous master suite, theater, wine cellar, gym, indoor lap pool and spa, theater, wine cellar, gym, sauna and more! the spectacular guest house has two bedrooms, three baths, a great room, kitchen, pool changing rooms and direct access to the 25' by 50’ outdoor pool.
Magnificent gold coast estate - one of the largest estates on the westport shoreline, this magnificent "gold coast" property of 7.7 acres offers an unparalleled aesthetic of grace and grandeur featuring 365 feet of sweeping water-frontage. comprised of three lots (two of which are direct water-front) this exceptional property luxuriates in unrivaled views of long island sound and the glorious southport and fairfield coastlines. circa 1911, the elizabethan tudor residence and carriage house, recently renovated to perfection, retain the genteel ambience of the early 20th century blending seamlessly with every modern amenity, and sophisticated, architectural and mechanical enhancement.
Spectacular 6 acre waterfront estate with panoramic views across long island sound, noroton harbor and new york city skyline sparkling at night. wonderful large room scale with views and window seat. master bedroom suite with amazing dressing room, 2 baths with private balconies; 3 bedroom/1 bath and upstairs study has secondary entrance used as a private wing; impeccable condition & quality; wonderful verandah and great poolhouse; many window seats; superb new country kitchen with panoramic views; superb newly added additions in character have created a unique, special estate; new pool with electric cover; sweeping open lawns with great privacy and magnificent trees.
Darien, CT 06820
8 Bed / 12 Bath / 14250 Sqft
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.
Gorgeous georgian colonial estate with every amenity, overlooking distant vistas and foothills, set privately on over 450 acres of level open pasture, gatehouse, gated entry, horse barn with paddocks, indoor and outdoor pools, ponds, caretakers apt. stucco exterior, highest quality finishes throughout, professional kitchen. grand terraces, covered porch, cabana, tennis court, mature plantings, gardens, stone outcroppings, ponds, long meandering driveway to main house, guest house at gate entry. professional gym, indoor basketball court, indoor pool with sun room. grand public spaces throughout, library, master suite with fireplace, dressing room, large open kitchen, butlers pantry. minutes to town center but world's away!
Behind the elegant gated entrance sits a stunning manor house, the drive is tree lined and meanders by meadows, pastures and stables on either side of the drive*****see additional remarks******
there is a regulation custom gymnasium on lower level w/basketball court, outdoor pool,tennis court,and play court. also,exercise room with steam rooms and water fountain, elevator. state of the art security system extensively throughout the home,12 foot custom french doors accessing the gardens throughout the first floor. herringbone floors, custom molding and raised paneling in the trophy room,library, and dining rooms, beautiful loggia with hand painted mural of the property with indoor pool overlooking mature gardens, walk in freezer, top of the line appliances, large elegant foyer with reception room, custom double staircase leading to upper foyer and bedrooms. the 3 car garage is located of the circular front drive and porte cochere. additional garaging for 3 cars, an office and kennel are located in this area. all stone manor house overlooks the surrounding connecticut foothills. there is also a barn, paddock and pasture as you approach the home. exquisite. one of a kind.
Designed by world famous architect raphael vinoly, know for such works as jazz at lincoln center & now the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere (432 park ave, nyc, w/penthouse pre-sold at $100m). located about an hour's drive from nyc, enjoy panoramic views, 360 degrees of breathtaking gardens, indoor & outdoor pools, & private tower, housing the mbr suite, penthouse office, & rooftop observation deck, plus new lower lvl guest/staff quarters. this one of a kind offering includes total of 16 acres with the vinoly home on 5 hilltop acres together w/224 ridgebury rd ("high meadow farm") directly across street with additional 11.23 ac, 3,500 sf house, barn, stalls, riding area, & opportunity for expansion as equestrian facility.