New Canaan, Connecticut
Offered at $10,500,000
English Arts and Crafts meets American Shingle Style in this extraordinary estate on one of New Canaan's premier streets. A rare opportunity to acquire a home designed and custom built by the renowned firm of Wadia Associates. The thoughtful design allows for intimate gatherings as well as grand entertaining.
The 20-room house, filled with natural light, embracing all the outdoor vistas, boasts six beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms and seven Chesney fireplaces. This home possesses the highest quality finishes including 5 inch quarter sawn white oak floors, designer lighting fixtures, leaded glass windows, Waterworks fixtures and Crestron Smart Home Control System. The spacious chef's kitchen, with Costa Esmeralda granite tops, two islands and professional grade appliances is the heart of the home.
The romantic master suite is an architectural masterpiece with 12 foot ceilings, Ladies and Gentleman’s walk-in closets and a serene master bath with marble radiant heated floors. Your guests may never leave as they will be pampered in the generous guest suites.
A rich mahogany paneled library, a studio quality custom 9-seat home theatre, 3800 bottle wine cellar, massage room, exercise room, dance and yoga studio along with several other bonus rooms compliment the home. A 150 KW generator will sustain the house and grounds for up to two weeks if necessary.
The sweeping grounds, scented by David Austin English rose gardens, include expansive tiered bluestone terraces, fountains, heated pool and four-season spa, clay tennis court and a park like playground. After alfresco dining on the veranda, some outdoor exploring will find a surprise at every turn including professionally designed perennial gardens, blackberry bushes, strawberry patch, espalier Asian pear trees, vegetable gardens, grape and kiwi vines. This prominent home sets a standard of refined elegance and luxurious comfort that is second to none.