Remodelled Georgian Colonial Dream Home Sells for $4.8M in Weston, CT
SOLD | Built 1963 | 10,816 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 9.5+ Baths | 6.73 Acres
A landmark Georgian Colonial set on 10 acres with 679-feet of prime river frontage has sold for nearly $4.8 million in Weston, Connecticut. The property had been on the market since 2014 for as much as $8.95 million. Affectionately named October Hill, the 10,816 square foot residence has been masterfully curated & renovated to the highest of standards. The original owner of the property was a Swedish diplomat and World War II industrialist who custom crafted the home to elaborate, exacting standards, importing a team of Italian craftsmen to quarry and cut on-site all the stone used in the masterful construction. The current owners of 25 years followed suit and completed an addition with exquisite period detail adding every desirable amenity and sparing no expense on every aspect of construction. This estate and its magical setting are truly one of a kind in stature and structure. The impressive and sophisticated interiors of this luxurious home’s design beautifully complement the 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and 4 powder rooms. The star of the home is the magnificent kitchen surrounded by walls of windows and adjoining butler’s pantry.
Everything about this manor’s design and function is artful and elegant. The extraordinary formal rooms detailed with exquisite panelling along with a gracious entry hall elegant staircase and impressive finishes set this home in a class by itself. The wide second-floor hallways and the exceptional master suite with two luxurious bathrooms and dressing rooms further distinguish the residence. The lower level includes an “Old Hollywood” era movie theatre, ornately panelled pub room, expansive game room, wine cellar and guest suite which all open up to the stone terrace, infinity-edge pool, spa, cabana, gourmet summer kitchen and pool house with full bath and laundry. The signature expansive wrap-around balcony offers unmatched outdoor living spaces overlooking the abounding private grounds, pond and 679-feet of Saugatuck River frontage. The landscaping features stone walls, rolling lawns, and private beach. Truly a horticulturist’s dream with specimen trees & screening that provides privacy for one of the most spectacular retreats in town.