Private Country Estate

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This extraordinarily private backcountry compound encompasses over nine and a half acres of exquisitely landscaped, park-like grounds

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The principal entrance leads up a winding drive over a custom-built stone bridge past a tranquil pond and through sweeping lawns, apple orchards, weeping willows and towering pines.

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The sophisticated 10,000 square foot hand-cut stone residence is enhanced by a circular cobblestone courtyard.

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Double doorways lead to a grand barrel-ceiling living room with a fireplace, herringbone pattern oak flooring and resplendent garden views.

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A fireplace flanked by twin glassed cabinets for objet d’art is the focal point of the magnificent banquet-sized dining room.

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Walled with multiple floor to ceiling antique-finish bookcases and cabinetry, the formal, double height, tray ceiling library is truly spectacular.

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A fantastic vaulted ceiling family room/media room with a fireplace and full bath is adjacent to the kitchen and is also accessed by a private entry.

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The master suite offers a tray ceiling bedroom, two elegant marble baths, both with whirlpool tubs and separate showers and two separate dressing rooms.

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Another special feature of the master suite is a spacious sky-lit, antique finish paneled study/sitting room.

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A wall of French doors enhance the inviting sky-lit sunroom which opens to one of three marvelous stone terraces.

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Each of the additional four generously proportioned bedrooms features a walk-in dressing closet and lovely en suite marble bath.

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A graceful curved staircase leads from the main gallery to the enormous lower level.

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No excuse to not be fit with this huge exercise room which includes a sauna and a luxurious marble bath.

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A magnificent 3000 bottle glass-enclosed wine cellar is adjacent to a stunning tasting room with customized built-ins and wet bar, both enhanced by tumbled marble flooring.

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State-of-the-art garaging is located both off the kitchen and through a stone-floored breezeway to the carriage house.

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One of three attractive stone terraces is located off the library.

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Another marvelous stone terrace, trimmed with gardens, is perfect for entertaining or just luxuriating in the glorious landscape beyond.

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A romantic and private walled stone terrace with a charming center fountain is conveniently accessed from the master suite.

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A graceful stone path leads through beautifully designed gardens to the pool and tennis court.

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A gorgeous heated pool with a spa and a Har-Tru tennis court are just two of the many wonderful amenities of this exceptional estate.

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Ideal for a pool cabana, office or additional staff accommodations, the studio cottage features a living room, kitchen and full bath.

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The two-story guest house/staff quarters includes a studio apartment on the first floor, a 2-3 bedroom apartment on the second floor and a two-car garage.

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The magnificent acreage is completely contained, walled by elegant stone and wrought-iron fencing. There are two gated entries.

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Once part of the 1400 acres known as Yale farms, this remarkable property is comprised of two separately deeded parcels.

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$8,950,000 5 Bedrooms 8 Full / 3 Partial Baths 9,638 sq. ft.
179 Bedford Road
Greenwich, CT, 06831
United States

Total # of Rooms: 16
Year Built: 1986
Interior: 9,638 sq. ft. (approx.)
Land: 9.65 acres (approx.)

Web #: 0066655
MLS ID: 85259

Extraordinary, private, country estate featuring an elegant, meticulously maintained 10,000+ square foot hand-cut stone residence, 2-3 bedroom guest house, studio cottage, heated pool w/ spa, Har-tru tennis court & state-of-the-art garaging for up to 10 cars. Sited on nearly 10 exquisitely landscaped, park-like acres (two separately deeded parcels), the sophisticated main house is characterized by beautifully proportioned rooms, high ceilings, stunning architectural detail, and impeccable craftsmanship. Spectacular paneled library; a gracious master suite featuring a paneled sitting room/office, 2 baths, dressing rooms & private terrace; plus four additional bedrooms with en suite baths; and wine cellar w/ tasting room are just a few of the many amenities of this very special property. The acreage is completely fenced. There are two gated entries, one of which leads up a long drive over a stone bridge past a tranquil pond and sweeping lawns to an impressive cobblestone courtyard.

Neighborhood

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Interior Features

Total Rooms

# of Rooms: 16

Bedroom Information

# of Bedrooms: 5

First Floor Master

Bathroom Information

# of Full Bathrooms: 8

# of Half Bathrooms: 3

Kitchen Information

Chef's Kitchen


Design Features

Fireplace(s): 4

Additional Rooms

Basement: Finished Basement

Fitness Room

Library

Spa / Hot Tub

Wine Cellar / Grotto

Bonus Room

Heating & Cooling

Air Conditioning

Central A/C

Heated

Other Features

Generator

Security System

Exterior Features

Type of Property

Single Family Home

Garage/Parking

Garage Bays: 8

Heated

Other Features

Carriage House

Deck / Patio

Electronics Gates

Gardens

Heated Pool

Inground Pool

Architectural Style

Colonial

Views

Pond

Rolling Grounds

Sauna

Tennis Court

Terrace

Yard

This material is based upon information which we consider reliable, but because it has been supplied by third parties, we cannot represent that it is accurate or complete, and it should not be relied upon as such. This offering is subject to errors, omissions, changes including price or withdrawal without notice. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY