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Location: New Canaan, Connecticut
An incredible glass house by Harvard Five architect Eliot Noyes in New Canaan, Connecticut, is on the market for the first time ever. Built in 1965, the single-story residence is characterized by a simple construction of glass and steel and open spaces that represent the best of modernism.
The 3,692-square-foot home takes advantage of its magnificent 4.6 acre-site, framing views and creating indoor-outdoor connections by way of walls of glass and courtyards throughout. Arranged laterally, the flowing floorplan begins with a long entry hallway framed by floor to ceiling windows and topped with skylights. A living room with brick fireplace follows, and this space also boasts glazed walls that look out onto an outdoor living area and a massive lawn.
A large kitchen with what appear to original cabinets, a family room with fireplace, and five bedrooms and five baths round out the main house. White walls (some of it brick) and stone tile floors give it a museum quality, but the large windows and glass doors, many of which open directly onto the grounds, lend it a vibrancy and warmth.
What’s more, there’s even a detached artist’s studio on the premises—a mini glass house of sorts with a central courtyard and sliding glass doors. The listing also notes that there’s a swimming pool. Located at 90 Lambert Road, the property, which could use an extensive restoration, is offered at $2.75 million. Take a look.
Courtesy of Houlihan Lawrence