Marcel Breuer’s Gagarin House I Designed by legendary Bauhaus architect…
Private Listing, New to Market, For Sale
Nestled in the hills of New Preston on 13± acres, the 3,260-sqft mid-century modern blends organically into the rolling landscape at the pinnacle of a long paved drive. The sale includes a separate car lover’s dream garage with space for 6 cars, 1-bedroom guest house with new roof, a barn/studio with additional 4-car garage and car lift.
Built in 1959 and fully renovated in 2000, the 3-bed/2-bath home with metal seam roof is equipped with an array of modern amenities and designed with glass-wrapped rooms to capture the surrounding nature. Featuring an 800+ sq/ft living room with signature mid-century ceilings, river rock wood-burning fireplace, and glass sliders to patio. A sleek, modern eat-in kitchen is fitted with Silestone counters and center island, which opens to spacious dining room with A second stone fireplace. Off the dining room is a family/sitting room with a Rais woodstove, tin ceiling, skylights and a front row seat to peaceful garden, forest and brook views. A first floor owner’s suite has a living room-like feel with cathedral ceiling, custom paneling, his-and-hers closets, garden access, and 5-piece bath. Two nicely separated guest bedrooms are conducive to hosting guests without forfeiting privacy. The lower-level boasts a full height exercise area and a chic climate-controlled display wine cellar.
Outdoor features include a beautiful, expansive flagstone terrace, Gunite pool, hot tub, covered dining area and sloping lawn — backdropped by flowering gardens with built-in irrigation. The verdant 13± acre-property also offers a myriad of outdoor opportunities with trails for hiking and cross-country skiing. This one is not to be missed. The perfect weekend retreat or a fulltime haven in a private location with close access to local shops and restaurants. The town of New Preston in Washington offers breathtaking natural beauty, world-class culture, New England small-town charm — and a lifestyle like no other. 90 minutes from NYC, minutes to Auberge Mayflower Inn, Lake Waramaug, Washington Town Green, town beach and New Preston’s destination shopping village. For more information, please visit https://explorewashingtonct.com/living-in-washington/washington-life/
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