This Estate is the epitome of grandeur and set in a 1000+ acres of the rolling hills of Cornwall & Litchfield County. The first thing that one feels when driving along the mile long gated driveway is the beauty of the landscape, a mixture of lush pastures, mature woodland & an apple orchard. As you drive up along the way to the top of the hill, you are met w/ an awe inspiring vista to the main house. This grand home was built in the style of Andreas Palladio. It is the ultimate private property compound, 2 hrs from NYC, 40 mins in a helicopter & a private airport is 30 mins away. The main house comprises of 5 bds, 4.3 bths. There are stunning long range vista views from all rooms in the property, especially from the back terrace. The house is beautifully designed limestone & stucco facade. The grand foyer flows through to the 2-story hall w/ 2 circular staircases. The light flows seamlessly through the hall & out into the adjacent entertaining rooms. The kitchen is centrally located to its formal dining room, outdoor dining terrace & other less formal dining area There are multiple terraces surrounding the house & an Italian inspired tall hedged private sunken garden, the clay tennis court is a short walk from the house. In addition to the main house, there is a Horse Stable; a dedicated car collector's garage, a custom built squash court; a 5 Bdrm, 3.5 bth 1860's Greek Revival Guest House; an additional Staff Home as well as an 18th Century farm house ready for restoration.
|DAYS ON MARKET||195||LAST UPDATED||10/5/2017|
|YEAR BUILT||1997||GARAGE SPACES||8.0|
|PROPERTY TYPE(S)||Single Family|
|Elementary School||Cornwall Consol.|
|Prior to Aug 10, '17||$16,950,000|
|Aug 10, '17 - Today||$16,500,000|
|APPLIANCES||Dishwasher, Electric Drye, Gas Range, Icemaker, Oven/Range, Range Hood, Subzero, Washer|
|BASEMENT||Full, Heated, Partially Finished, Yes|
|EXTERIOR||Barn, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Guest House, Patio, Stable, Stone Wall, Tennis Court, Terrace|
|GARAGE||Attached Garage, Yes|
|HEAT||Hot Air, Radiant|
|INTERIOR||Audio System, Auto Garage Door Opener, Cable - Pre-wired, Humidifier, Open Floor Plan, Security System|
|LOT DESCRIPTION||Cleared, Farm Land, Open Lot, Some Wetlands|
|UTILITIES||Private Well; Septic;|
|WATERFRONT DESCRIPTION||Direct Waterfront,Pond|
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