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Inside a Grand Greenwich Manor – Sotheby’s International Realty | Blog


The power of symmetry—one of the essential elements of architecture—is on brilliant display at this majestic home in Greenwich’s coveted Field Point Circle association. Mirrored forms, shapes, and angles create balance, dimension, and harmony at every turn, with eye-catching details contributing variety and visual interest.

Greenwich, Connecticut | Joseph BarbieriSotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

Beneath a pitched roof with gambrels, the stone façade is solid and stately, and the 9,411-square-foot interiors are no less grand, with a rare blend of rich details and modern amenities. Columns, arches, Palladian windows, coffered ceilings, ornate ironwork, arches, columns, coffered ceilings, multiple fireplaces, balustrades, classical moldings and paneling, formal manicured landscaping, and a fountain amid the lush lawns contribute to the undeniable Old World ambience.

Superb spaces for entertaining can be found throughout, from a sophisticated modern living room and a chic formal dining room with striking marquetry floors to a spacious family room with two limestone fireplaces and multiple sets of French doors opening to a breezy terrace and the lovely grounds. Gathering guests is easy in the light-flooded kitchen, which features every superior appliance and top-quality appointment as well as a breakfast area surrounded by sunny windows. A study or office with a striking green marble fireplace and cherry built-ins will appeal to the busy professional.

A graceful serpentine stairway with a decorative iron railing winds to the upper floors. One of seven bedrooms in the home, the luxurious master suite has a coffered ceiling and includes a sitting area and an elegantly appointed bath with a glass-enclosed shower and a soaking tub. From its private terrace, it enjoys views of the pool and the waters of Long Island Sound. Also on the upper level is a sitting, reading, and recreation room with an oculus and French doors to a terrace looking out into the trees. A welcome convenience, an elevator serves all four floors, including the inviting lower level, which offers a home theater with a projector; a game room; a bright and airy yoga, meditation, and fitness room; and a very private guest suite.

Two covered verandahs run the full length of the rear of the home and overlook the classical fountain that anchors the swath of green lawn. Nearby, an open-air stone patio features a built-in grill and pizza oven. Beyond the fountained gardens is the Roman-style pool and spa, accompanied by a pool house that includes a covered verandah. In addition to a motor court that can accommodate large numbers of visitors’ vehicles, the estate will appeal to the auto aficionado with garaging for six cars.

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