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Location: Orange, Connecticut
A number of residential designs by noted modernist Marcel Breuer have come on the market over the last few years, ranging from the virtually untouched to the carefully restored. As for this 1951 gem in Orange, Connecticut, it’s been on and off the market since August 2017, when it was last listed for $1.6 million. Now, it’s priced to sell at just under $1 million, which brings it slightly further into the realm of possibility.
Known as the Donald N. Clarke House, the 2,900-square-footer features a partially covered stone-paved entrance, a look that continues straight through the house to a courtyard-style stone patio. The two-story offers three bedrooms, updated kitchen and baths, and a spacious open living room and great room with wraparound glass walls overlooking the verdant site.
Bedrooms also enjoy expansive nature views, and, in the case of the master suite, direct access to a central patio. Though carefully maintained and preserved, the home looks passionately lived-in, with a palette of wood, glass, and stone forming a natural backdrop for art and objets aplenty.
The property sits on over five landscaped acres with gardens and gingko trees, and includes a tennis court. Sitting at the end of a long private drive at 471 Derby Milford Road, the home is offered at $999,000.