544 Oenoke Ridge

New Canaan, Connecticut, 06840

$14,900,000

$596 per ft²
$14,900,000
$596 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
12 Beds
baths
16 Baths
carpenters-square
25,000 ft²
property_type
Residential
calendar
Built 1929
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.
MLS® ID:
170459586
Listed:
1/5/22
Updated:
8/13/22

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Cook Top, Oven/Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Wine Chiller
Total Bedrooms
12
Full Bathrooms
12
Half Bathrooms
4
Interior Features
Audio System, Auto Garage Door Opener, Central Vacuum, Security System
Laundry Description
Main Level, Upper Level
Fireplace
12
Cooling
Central Air
Heating
Hot Water

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
6.26 acres lot
Exterior Features
Balcony, Cabana, French Doors, Garden Area, Guest House, Tennis Court, Terrace, Underground Sprinkler
Architectural Style
Other
Lot Details
Corner Lot, Level Lot, Fence - Stone, Professionally Landscaped
Roof
Slate

School Information

Middle/Jr High
Saxe Middle
Elementary School
West

Other Property Details

Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
4
Parking
Tandem, Attached Garage
View
N
County
Fairfield
Pool
Yes
Pool Description
Spa, Heated
Zoning
2AC

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
6/24/22
Price Change
$14,900,000
-11%

 

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