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$139M Greenwich Estate, Among Nation's Most Expensive Homes, Sold To Mystery Buyer
Mum is the word when it comes to who purchased one of the nation's most expensive homes located in Fairfield County.
Copper Beech Farm, the largest waterfront home in Greenwich at more than 55 acres with a mile of water frontage, sold for $138.83 million, making it the most expensive home ever sold in Connecticut, agents announced on Wednesday, Aug. 2.
The estate is located at 499 Indian Field Road near Bruce Park and offers incredible views of Long Island Sound and includes a stately 13,519 square foot main house with eight bedrooms and bathrooms, walled gardens, a 75-foot swimmi…
Billy Joel Lists Waterfront NY Estate For $49M
Billy Joel is movin' out -- of one of his residences, at least.
The legendary 74-year-old singer has listed his waterfront estate on the north shore of Long Island, located on Centre Island in Oyster Bay, for $49 million, the Wall Street Journal reports.
According to its listing on Zillow, the estate, built in 1994, is 26 acres and includes:
A 20,000-plus square-foot estate house currently under renovation with an elevator to all floors,
Floating dock and boat ramp on Oyster Bay Harbor,
Four-bedroom gate/guest house with an attached three-bedroom apartment …
A Look Inside: Famed Radio DJ Lists Westchester Estate For $3.45 Million
Famous radio DJ Scott Shannon's 9,620-square-foot Westchester County home is up for sale for more than $3 million, in case you're interested.
The luxurious post-modern colonial, located in Purchase on Lincoln Ave., was owned by now 75-year-old radio DJ Scott Shannon, who became one of the most well-known voices on the air thanks to his WCBS-FM morning show, “Shannon in the Morning."
The estate, which features six bedrooms, six full baths, three powder rooms, four fireplaces, and a three-car garage, is now on sale for $3.45 million.
Other amenities included with the home ar…
Look Inside Grey’s Anatomy Creator Shonda Rhimes’ Newly Purchased $15M Fairfield County Estate
Queen of television Shonda Rhimes is putting down roots in Connecticut after scooping up a massive, multimillion-dollar estate in Fairfield County, the New York Post first reported.
The 52-year-old TV writer, producer, and author - best known for creating hit shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal - recently closed on a 38,000-square-foot home in Westport for a whopping $15.17 million, the outlet reports.
Sitting on roughly 7.5 acres, the New England Colonial home boasts 11 bedrooms, a basketball court, bowling alley, an arcade, a home theater, eight fireplaces,…
Waterfront Fairfield County Property With Heated Pool, Rooftop Terrace Hits Market At $9.9M
A new Fairfield County property has hit the market at nearly $10 million, offering a contemporary home, private beach, and rooftop terrace.
The newly-constructed residence, located at 135 Harbor Road in Westport, was listed on Friday, July 29, at $9,995,000, representatives said.
The home has a 5,000 square-foot interior, an open floor plan, a glass elevator, and a heated pool.
The primary bedroom suite has a fireplace, balcony, and steam shower.
The residence also has four additional double bedrooms, a four-car garage, and gym/spa area, and a 1,450 square-foot rooftop terr…
Private Island For Sale In Connecticut Listed At $2,495,000
Looking for a home with an abundance of privacy and waterfront views? A unique listing in Connecticut could be the right fit.
Prudden Island, a private island in the New Haven County town of Branford, was listed for sale at $2,495,000 by Vicky Welch at William Raveis Real Estate.
The eight-room home is 1,415 square feet and located on 0.21 acres.
The home, which was built in 1930, has six bedrooms and two full baths.
According to the listing, the interior features white shiplap walls, exposed wood beams, and well-placed windows that allow for impressive view…
Paul Simon, Edie Brickell Sell Fairfield County Estate At $6 Million Loss, Report Says
Singer-songwriter Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell have sold their Connecticut estate at a significant loss, according to a brand-new report.
The Fairfield County property, located in New Canaan, sold for $10.8 million on Friday, July 1, according to listing records, Mansion Global reports.
The couple had purchased the 32-acre property from the estate of investor Charles A. Dana Jr. for $16.5 million in 2002, according to the report, which noted that Dana had owned the estate for almost half a century.
The Brookwood Lane estate was originally built in 1938.
In 2019, Simon and Br…
Ex-Yankees Star Mariano Rivera Sells NY Home At $2M Loss, Report Says
Retired Yankees pitcher and Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera has sold his longtime home in Westchester County.
Rivera and his wife, Clara, unloaded the 13,000 square-foot, nine-bedroom mansion, located in Rye, for $3.783 million, as was first reported by The Wall Street Journal.
The home hit the market in 2020 for $3.995 million and the buyer spent the past year renting the home for nearly $19,000 a month, according to the outlet.
Despite the impressive sale price, the Riveras actually took a loss, having purchased the home for $5.7 million in 2006, the report says.
Sitting on 1.2 acres, the …
Fairfield County Ranks As 'Undervalued' For Home Prices, New Report Says
Homes in some regions in Connecticut are being considered “undervalued” amid the current housing bubble, according to a new Fortune Magazine report.
Fortune studied home price growth, which is wildly outpacing income growth across the country, with areas in Connecticut considered “overvalued" or “undervalued.”
Specifically, in Fairfield County, Bridgeport, Stamford, and Norwalk were considered undervalued.
Also undervalued for housing are Hartford, East Hartford, and Middletown, the report said.
New Haven County and Milford were rated as “normal,” with no other areas highlighted by the …
Richard Gere Finds Buyer For $28M Estate In Region, Report Says
Movie star Richard Gere has found a buyer for his $28 million suburban New York estate, according to a new report.
Gere listed the 11,658 square-foot estate, located in Northern Westchester County, in the town of Pound Ridge, for $28 million, and moved to a smaller mansion in nearby North Salem, according to a report on Thursday, Jan. 20, from Dirt, a news outlet that focuses on luxury real estate.
This week, Mansion Global reported that the listing for the 50-acre Pound Ridge property with eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms went into contract, according to Muffin Dowdle of Ginnel Real E…
Waterfront Fairfield County Home Listed For Sale At $10M
If you're in the market for a home with waterfront views, a new Fairfield County listing may catch your eye.
The 9,356 square-foot home, located on one-and-a-half acres at 11 Meadow Road in Greenwich, was listed for sale for $10 million.
The home has a private dock, a deck, balconies, and a two-bedroom apartment with a kitchen, according to Coldwell Banker Realty.
The house also has five bedrooms and six bathrooms, along with a library, a family room, and a five-car garage.
Read more about the property here.
Richard Gere Moves From One Town In Region To Another, Report Says
Movie star Richard Gere has listed his Northern Westchester home for tens of millions of dollars and moved to another mansion in a neighboring town, according to a new report.
Gere listed his property in Pound Ridge for $28 million, and moved to the estate in North Salem, according to a report on Thursday, Jan. 20, from Dirt, a news outlet that focuses on luxury real estate.
The Pound Ridge home is 11,658 square feet, with eight bedrooms and nine full bathrooms, according to the report.
The 72-year-old actor, known for roles in films including "Pretty Woman" and "Runaway Bride," made…