544 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, Connecticut 06840

$14,900,000
12
BD
16
BA
25,000
SqFt
List Price
$14,900,000
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
170459586
Price Change
▼ $2,000,000 1656108923
Year Built
1929
Style
Other
Bedrooms
12
Bathrooms
16
Acres
6.26
Living Area
25,000
Neighborhood
Oenoke Ridge

Property Description

Orchard’s End, built in 1929 during the great estates era, this brick and limestone country retreat is a wonderful example of architecture in the grand manner. Designed by New York architect William B. Tubby, his outstanding designs include Waveny House in New Canaan, Dunnellen Hall in Greenwich and the William H. Childs House in Brooklyn. Beginning in 2014, the current owners retained world renowned architect Dinyar Wadia to embark on a 3-year 6 million dollar renovation perfecting the already expansive 10,000 square foot addition completed by the previous owners. Not only was the main residence improved and expanded upon a brand new 4-bedroom guest house, along with a custom designed 5,000 square foot wellness center, a custom pool with spa and new terraces transformed Orchard's End Estate into a true masterpiece. In a recent interview with Dinyar, he stated he believes in today's market this estate would cost in excess of 25 million dollars to replicate the main house alone, excluding land costs, the new 5,000 square foot wellness center and fully renovated guest house. The main residence’s addition includes a new kitchen, great room, outdoor courtyard, and study. Providing the inspiration for the great room was Castle Duart, located on the Isle of Mull and featured in the 1999 movie Entrapment in which Sean Connery and Catherina Zeta-Jones, playing art thieves, practice their moves for a high-tech heist.

Additional Information

Taxes
$86,806
Lot Size
272,685
Waterfront Desc
Not Applicable
Interior Features
Audio System, Auto Garage Door Opener, Central Vacuum, Security System
Heating
Hot Water
Fuel Type
Oil
Cooling System Type
Central Air
Sewer
Septic
Water Source
Private Well
Appliances
Cook Top, Oven/Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Wine Chiller
Fireplaces
12
Basement
Full
Exterior
Brick, Stone, Other
Exterior Features
Balcony, Cabana, French Doors, Garden Area, Guest House, Tennis Court, Terrace, Underground Sprinkler
Pool Desc
Spa, Heated
Garage Spaces
4
Elementary School
West
Middle School
Saxe Middle
High School
New Canaan

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