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Historic Home of the Mt. Rushmore Sculptor Wants $1.35M


While sculptor Gutzon Borglum might not enjoy a whole lot of name recognition, his most famous work—ahem, Mount Rushmore—certainly does. Now, one of his lesser known designs is on the market for $1,349,000: his very own neo-Tudor home. Originally built as a carriage house and stable in 1920—the main home burnt down some years ago—the 3,424-square-foot property in Stamford, Conn., boasts four bedrooms, original stone fireplaces, and a high-ceilinged great room and alcove space that once served as the hay loft. While, back in the day, old Borglum owned hundreds of acres surrounding the property—calling the massive expanse Borgland and using it as a "a place to renew his spirits," according to his biographers—the listing now sits on 2.46 acres, with a heated pool and cabana. There's also a picturesque little waterfall and footbridge that seems like quite a nice spot to ponder one's massive, mountain-faced sculpting project. By all means, do have a look:

· 546 Wire Mill Rd, Stamford, Connecticut [Halstead Property]
· House designed by Mt. Rushmore creator hits Stamford market asking $1.35 million [CT Post]