Mid-Century Modern in a Magical Setting - Greenwich, CT
Visit a true Mid-Century Modern home reborn in the spirit of the 1950's. It is set amid an enclave of 12 homes in the storied Lia Fail Association of Cos Cob. Spread over 22 acres surrounded by stately trees, glacial rock, ponds and fields. Lia Fail Way was named for the Stone of Destiny according to the Irish legend.Noted architect Amanda Martocchio of New Canaan has created a seamless expansion and renovation of the original home with exact attention to detail and design. Perfect placement of windows and doorways offers breathtaking natural vistas as every turn. The hillside setting overlooks the Mianus River (called the pond) and is enhanced by terraces and rock gardens with an Asian touch creating a Zen-like environment. Patterned cement block, vertical Canadian fur trim and all new Dynamic windows and doors complete the exterior. The new over-sized 2-car garage with a sumptuous master wing above creates a breezeway with a view to the river. Light washes over and through the house from east to west in genuine Contemporary style. Clean simple lines accentuate the precise use of rich mahogany, oaks and Canadian fir woods thought out the house. The custom kitchen and baths make use of stone and other striking modern materials. The 4th bedroom can be an office/artists studio. Features include: 5 zones CAC, radiant heat in living room, dining room and master bedroom, signature built-ins, garden sink, limestone fireplace, walk in pantry, town water.