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Location: Greenwich, Conn.
Price: $13,000,000
The Skinny: Built in 1992 to blueprints by Ulrich Franzen—designer of Manhattan's Phillip Morris Building—this country estate proffers a striking post-modern profile in a land of shingle and stone. The five-bedroom mansion sits on seven acres of lakeview property, and the house takes advantage of those views with a towering glass atrium. Aside from the architectural distinction of the main house, the property boasts a two-bedroom guest house, parking for seven cars, a swimming pool, and an illuminated tennis court. A healthy roster of amenities, but, frankly, we're just happy this 1992 build didn't try to emulate the old guard.
· Dramatic International Style, Greenwich [Sotheby's]