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Location: New Canaan, Connecticut
Little is known about the origins of this stately house in New Canaan, Connecticut, just an hour outside of Manhattan, except that it was built in 1966 with a Techbuilt core, and that it’s on the market for the first time ever.
As for its features, the 5,700-square-foot residence boasts quite a few, including five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a soaring great room with vaulted and beamed ceilings, and other incredible spaces illuminated by glass expanses, woodwork, and stone.
Sited on just under 1.5 acres of land characterized by a rocky outcrop, the home incorporates some of the landscape in its architecture, as can be seen in the stone additions that have been added to the wood-frame.
From the front, the structure appears to have the broad, peaked profile typical of the era, but the rear tells a different story, looking more stone-manse than midcentury. A manicured lawn surrounded by trees furthers the mystery.
In any case, there is a lot to like, and even more to work with (including a pool that needs restoring). Located at 243 Smith Ridge Road, it’s offered at $979,000. Take a look.