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Modern home by Willis Mills is back on the market with $300K price cut

Located in New Canaan, Connecticut

Redwood-clad rectangular volume with glass expanses cantilevers over steep rocky site.
The home was built in 1956 and has undergone a series of renovations and updates.
Photos via Halstead

This historic house in New Canaan, Connecticut, by architect Willis N. Mills has been on and off the market for years. Now it’s back with a price cut of $300,000.

Built by Mills for his family, the 1956 residence has undergone a series of restorations and updates and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places after an extensive rehabilitation by BassamFellows.

Rectangular volumes make up the 4,368-square-foot space, which is characterized by redwood cladding, walls of glass, and soaring double-height ceilings that take in views of the steep and rocky site. The star of the show, of course, is the great room, which cantilevers over the site and comprises a dining area and a remodeled kitchen.

Three bedrooms, a study, and three bathrooms unfurl from there, with an additional bedroom and bathroom located on the lower floor. Each of the rooms enjoys direct access to the nearly two-acre site by way of sliding glass doors. Japanese gardens, a stone pool, and multiple terraces round out the property. Located at 1380 Ponus Ridge, it’s offered at $2.55 million. Perhaps it has languished on the market due to its more famous neighbors, as our first write-up indicated?

Via: Halstead (h/t Estately)