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Luxury Home of the Week: Connecticut Normandy-Style Stone Mansion On the Market for $8.47M

Luxury Home of the Week: Connecticut Normandy-Style Stone Mansion On the Market for $8.47M

A home of substantial pedigree in Connecticut's prestigious Khakum Wood association is now on the market for $8.47 million.

Courtesy of Compass Listing Agent Robin Kencel, this 13,000+ square-foot home holds features 7 bedrooms, 9 full and 2 half bathrooms, and an abundance of architectural details and finishes.

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23 Khakum Wood Road | Greenwich, CT
7 Bedrooms | 9 Full, 2 Half Bathrooms
5.83 Acres | 13,063 Sq. Ft.
$8,470,000

 

Designed by American architect, Harrie T. Lindeberg this estate displays Lindeberg's signature elegance and artistry.

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The level of architectural detail and finishes has been wholly preserved from exquisite plaster moldings to hardware and lighting specifically designed by Mr. Lindeberg for the home.

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One of Khakum Wood's signature estates, it is located on six acres, down a gently winding drive and overlooks a pond.

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Its wonderfully scaled rooms include a 19' x 39' grand living room with chestnut and pine cathedral ceiling and an unusually large knotty pine paneled library.

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Details such as the lead-paned windows, Ludovici tile roof, and splendid fireplace mantels exemplify the architectural merit of this pre-war masterpiece.

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Listing Information Courtesy of Robin Kencel Group at Compass.

Location


This stunning storybook property is set in the exquisite woodlands of the most prestigious enclave of mid-country Connecticut, off picturesque Round Hill.

Designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead, creator of Central Park and Queens Park in London, Khakum Woods is reminiscent of Olmstead’s Manhattan centerpiece with a gently rolling landscape, two lakes, and homes perfectly positioned in harmony with the natural surroundings.

Khakum Woods is just minutes from downtown Greenwich, schools, the parkway and highway. It’s transportive feeling makes it hard to believe that you are so close to shopping, restaurants and more.

Design



A Norman French-style estate with a manor-born pedigree, this home was designed by celebrated American architect, Harrie T. Lindeberg evoking the very essence of elegance and sophistication, its timeless artistry is vividly on display at every turn throughout this property.

Gracious and grand, the home is immersed in light and flowing with impressively scaled rooms, a pine cathedral ceiling and a unique and unusually large knotty pine paneled library.

Details such as lead paned windows, a Ludovici tile roof, and splendid period hardware exemplify the architectural distinction of this rare pre-war masterpiece, and absolute treasure.

Luxuries

 

  • Leaded Glass Windows
  • Plaster Moldings
  • Original Fireplace Mantels
  • Period Hardware
  • Rathskeller with Wine Cellar
  • Hourglass Pool

First Floor

  • Step-down Reception Room with Fireplace and French Doors Leading to Terrace
  • 10’ Wide Gallery, with Wide Board, Quarter Sawn Oak Flooring
  • Formal Powder Room
  • 19’ x 39’ Living Room with Vaulted Pine and Oak Ceiling, Original Carved Limestone Fireplace and Three Sets of French Doors Leading to Terrace and Gardens
  • Library with Oak Paneling, Original Mantel and Secret Liquor Cabinet
  • Formal Dining Room with Dining for 24, Bowed Window, Original Mantel
  • Walk-in Silver Pantry
  • Butlers Pantry
  • Kitchen with Island
  • Den
  • Staff Bedroom and Bath

Second Floor

  • Master Suite with Two Dressing Rooms and His and Her Baths
  • Two Double Bedrooms with Shared Bath
  • Two Double Bedrooms with Shared Bath
  • Two Laundry Rooms
  • Staff Apartment with Living Room, Bedroom, Kitchen and Bath

Third Floor

  • Two Barrel Vaulted Guest Suites, Each with Full Bath
    Studio

Lower Level

  • Rathskeller
  • Dry Bar
  • Wine Cellar
  • Separate Caretakers Apartment
  • Living Room
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Bath
  • Kitchen

Highlights

  • Original European Details
  • Vaulted Oak Beamed Ceiling
  • Separate Guest Wing
  • Walled Courtyard
  • Private Lake
  • Deco-Inspired Hourglass Pool.

See more photos and information at Compass.com

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