1914 Hunt & Hunt-Designed “Marion Castle” Asks $4M in Stamford, Connecticut
$4,000,000 | Built 1914 | 12,958 Sq. Ft. | 9 Beds | 5.5+ Baths | 1.67 Acres
0 Ocean Dr W , Stamford, CT 06902
Discover the allure of Marion Castle, a timeless treasure also known as Terre Bonne. This architectural marvel was envisioned by the esteemed firm Hunt & Hunt and constructed in 1914 as a residence fit for the pioneering Frank Marion, an illustrious figure in the movie industry. Nestled on the picturesque Shippan Point in Stamford, Connecticut, Marion Castle offers a truly remarkable living experience. As you enter the majestic estate, you are greeted by the grandeur of the main floor, where a double-height ballroom awaits. Adorned with a captivating fireplace, the ballroom opens to an expansive outdoor terrace, inviting you to bask in the beauty of the surroundings. The formal entertaining rooms exude elegance, while the large kitchen, accompanied by an adjoining butler’s pantry, provides a space for culinary delights to unfold.
Spanning nearly 13,000 square feet, Marion Castle boasts nine bedrooms and over five and a half bathrooms, ensuring ample space for comfort and luxury. The estate’s charm extends beyond the interior, with four terraces offering breathtaking views of Stamford Harbor and the iconic New York City skyline. A new four-stop elevator adds convenience to daily living. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds Marion Castle. The meticulously landscaped grounds feature linden trees, a serene Japanese Maple grove, and the enchanting presence of both Northern and rare Southern Magnolia trees. A heated 20-foot by 50-foot pool provides a private oasis for relaxation and rejuvenation. With its timeless appeal and exceptional features, Marion Castle presents a unique opportunity to own a piece of history. Currently on the market for $4 million, this remarkable estate invites you to embrace a lifestyle of luxury and sophistication in the heart of Stamford, Connecticut.
From the listing: Marion Castle, also known as Terre Bonne, is a spectacular Hunt & Hunt designed home that was constructed in 1914 for movie industry pioneer Frank Marion. This architectural treasure, located on beautiful Shippan Point, only 5 minutes from downtown Stamford and just 45 minutes from NYC via express train, is both an ultra-private oasis and glamorous home for entertaining. The first floor features an impressive double height, fire placed ballroom that opens up to an expansive outdoor terrace, leading to impeccably landscaped grounds, and heated 20’x50′ pool. This lovingly maintained home boasts 9 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, 4 terraces (three have views of Stamford Harbor & NYC skyline), a new 4 stop elevator, full gym, and numerous other features. Naturalists will appreciate the allée of Linden trees, Japanese Maple grove, Northern Magnolia and a rare Southern Magnolia, which blooms beautifully each spring. Marion Castle is on the market for $4 million with Emmy Sasaki of F.D. Rich Company.