$6.85M Architect Roger Bartels-Designed Waterfront Retreat in Connecticut (PHOTOS)

$6.85M Architect Roger Bartels-Designed Waterfront Retreat in Connecticut

$6,850,000 | Built 2000 | 5,614 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 5.5 Baths | 0.86 Acres
29 Brush Island Road, Darien, Connecticut, United States, 06820

This Nantucket-style Contemporary masterpiece designed by award-winning architect Roger Bartels is located on the secluded tip of Brush Island with panoramic water views of Holly Pond and Long Island Sound. The design and structure are one with the natural beauty of this powerful and evocative waterfront landscape. Formal living room showcases two-stories of glass, a wood-burning fireplace and breathtaking waterfront views leading to a two-storey library or home office with dazzling water views and wood-burning fireplace. Open eat-in kitchen with rounded center island extends to a casual dining space and formal dining room plus separate butler’s pantry. Luxury primary suite with Bartels trademark barrel ceiling, gas fireplace, luxury bath, walk-in closets and French doors to wrap-around deck on first floor. 



Chic, maple wide-plank floors are dramatically enveloped by clear expanses of glass opening to the shimmering surfaces of the waterfront. Bartels octagonal designed staircase leads to upper level with walls of glass to four ensuite bedrooms, a vaulted ceiling bonus room and upper laundry room. Open layout, garage for four cars and wine cellar. Deeded access to a private sandy beachfront on Brush Island! This 5,600 square foot retreat offers a dramatic direct waterfront with 285-feet of private beachfront, a pool and floating dock. The property is on the market for $6.85 million with Sara Littlefield of Coldwell Banker Realty.