Surrounded by 4 park-like acres, this impressive residence recently underwent a painstaking reconstruction by a well-known builder in collaboration with a prominent architectural historian. Blending seamlessly with top-of-the-line appointments for today’s lifestyle, a rich array of authentic period-style details carries through the classic formal rooms and warmly gracious informal spaces. Quarter-sawn patterned hardwood floors and 5 fireplaces are featured. Beyond the double-height reception hall, fireplaces anchor the drawing room, paneled library and family room open to the chef’s kitchen. Upstairs, the elegant high-ceilinged master suite features a fireplace, private balcony, dressing room and 2 sumptuous baths. On the lower level are a paneled pub room, wine cellar, theater and gym. Beautifully landscaped grounds provide the setting for the large heated pool, 2-bedroom guest house and lighted tennis court. In its tranquil backcountry setting, this is a timeless home for the ages.
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