Sprawling over 27± serene acres on 9±-acre Topping Pond, right off Round Hill Road, this rare and significant country estate encompasses three separate deeded parcels in wonderful pastoral settings ranging from gorgeous sweeping lawns to woodlands, sylvan glades, scenic lakefront and streams with charming footbridges. A unique opportunity for various options such as creating a family compound or multiple residences, the property includes a gracious Colonial-style home, carriage house, greenhouse, guest cottage, tennis court, caretaker’s cottage, lakeview gazebo and dock. Opening to a terrace with picturesque vistas high above the gently cascading tree-ringed lawns, the six-bedroom residence has four stone fireplaces and is perfect for a custom renovation. There is direct access to a network of trails around Topping Pond which also offers canoeing, kayaking, fishing and ice-skating. The acreage was once part of Dunnellen Hall, one of Greenwich’s Great Estates, adjacent to the property.
Along a 30-mile stretch of coastline in Fairfield County, Connecticut, is a collection of blue-chip communities that are among the most affluent in America. This is the Gold Coast, on the Long Island Sound, where 24-karat pockets like Greenwich and Darien have some of the nation’s highest per capita income levels. Read more about luxury homes in Fairfield County