Marcel Breuer’s Gagarin House I Designed by legendary Bauhaus architect…
Private Listing, For Sale
Sweet dreams are made of this! It won’t be easy to click out of vacation mode in this exceptionally stylish home designed by iconic architects Demetriades & Walker, whose approach to modernism and site integration is spirited by the rich architectural traditions of the past.
Characterized by smart, quality finishes, the 7,700-sqft home with in-law apartment takes its place on 20 tranquil acres edged by stone walls along one of Connecticut’s finest roads. Privately accessed by a graveled drive with motorized entry gate, the 6-bedroom home is enveloped in light and comfort while providing a generosity of space for entertaining, indoor and out. Crisp white walls, walnut flooring and custom millwork throughout create an ambiance of luxury and easy living with every high-end comfort one can imagine.
Interior highlights include a spacious great/room lounge with double-height ceilings, bluestone wood-burning fireplace, grand-scale windows with motorized shades, wet bar with walnut cabinetry and 2 Sub Zero beverage refrigerators. The spacious chef’s kitchen features walnut cabinetry, white marble countertops, large dining area, and French doors to covered deck with full outdoor kitchen for al fresco dining. Among the designer appliances are 2 Sub Zero refrigerators, Miele dishwasher, all Wolf appliances including: 6-burner double oven with custom vent hood, Wall Oven, 2 warming drawers, built-in deep fryer, built-in steamer, and microwave. A walk-in pantry boasts Sub Zero refrigerator, Freezer, Ice Maker, and Miele Dishwasher.
Additional ground level rooms comprise a family room, sitting room with custom shelving and hidden TV wall, office, laundry room with double Bosch washer/dryers, wash basin, and dog bath, mud room with Porcelain flooring, and two powder rooms with Nublado marble countertops and bibs.
The second level features a grand master suite, with 2 dressing rooms and 5-piece bath including a 2-person walk-in shower, Waterworks standalone tub, marble tiles, heated floors, and access to balcony. Two Guest bedroom suites each offer a walk-in shower, marble tiles, stone countertop, mahogany cabinetry, linen closet with hamper. Two children’s bedrooms share a bath with tub shower.
An attached in-law apartment has a loft-style layout with full bath and bedroom with walk-in closet. A partially finished basement features a wine cellar, extra storage room and safe room.
Outside, the verdant 20-acre property offers a myriad of places from which to soak up the sun and sights and sounds of the private grounds. Exterior amenities comprise an in-ground heated pool with motorized solar/safety cover, custom field stone walls, IPE wood decking, built-in irrigation and garden lighting. A covered porch houses an outdoor kitchen with bluestone gas fireplace, concealable TV, ceiling fans and heaters, a grill/smoker/rotisserie, ice maker, beer tap, sink, refrigerator, and gas stovetop.
Fitted with multi-camera video surveillance system, Lutron lighting, Savant audio/visual system with speakers throughout, multi-zoned HVAC, central vacuum, lightning rods, cedar shingle exterior & roofing, copper gutters and accents, and a 3-car heated garage.
This house exemplifies the personality and taste of those accustomed to the best in quality design, finishes and lifestyle. Be prepared to fall in love. Once you see it you’ll want to own it. Full feature list available.
To request an information packet or to arrange a personalized tour of the home and property, please email Mark Madonna and Jeffrey Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 860.800.3344.
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Designed by the architects Demetriades and Walker http://www.demetriadesandwalker.com/
Landscaped gardens designed by Kent Greenhouse and Gardens. https://kentgreenhouse.com/
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