William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Lists Historic John Waterbury House

Property Offers Rich History and Legend in Prime Location

Darien, Conn. – March 12, 2014 – William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that the firm has listed the renovated and updated historic John Waterbury House in the heart of Darien, C.T. Darien Brokerage agent Linda Malpass has the listing, which is offered at $5,995,000.

The historic home is set on over two acres overlooking a land trust meadow with ancient trees and manicured lawns. It was once the dwelling of Lieutenant John Waterbury (1752-1829) who fought in the American Revolution. Since then the cottage and barn have been carefully renovated preserving the original fireplaces, beams and floorboards. The courtyard that embraces the original structure has also been preserved, keeping intact the surrounding stonework.

The main residence accentuates the character of the vintage one, and provides all current amenities for today’s luxury living. High ceilings, large windows offering natural light, and a masterfully designed floor plan allo enhance the beauty of the old residence and accentuate the sweeping vistas of the landscaped grounds and terraces.

“This home is the perfect combination of old and new,” said Malpass. “A blend of premier new construction and a vintage 1700’s carriage house create a unique country estate offering sophistication, character, distinction and style.”

Completely renovated and updated in 2013, the home offers a total of 7,600 square feet of living space with 15 rooms including eat-in kitchen, family and living room with fireplaces and seven bedrooms as well as five full and two half baths. Additional amenities include central cooling, a full finished basement, beach rights and an attached three-car garage.

For more information on the property, located at 4 Wee Burn Lane, visit the firm’s website here.


About William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty

Founded in 1949, William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $2.6-billion-plus portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 28 brokerages spanning Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Westchester County, New York.  William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, combined with partner firm Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, is now the largest Sotheby’s International Realty® affiliate globally, the third-fastest-growing real estate company nationally, and the 23rd-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States.  Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty serves the luxury home market throughout Westchester County, New York.  A full-service real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty provides ancillary services including commercial services through its affiliation with Building and Land Technology, a second-generation development company based in Stamford, Connecticut; William Pitt Insurance Services; and an award-winning global relocation division.  For more information, visit the website at williampitt.com.

Sotheby’s International Realty’s worldwide network includes more than 13,000 sales associates located in 660 offices throughout the United States and 49 other countries and territories.


Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty Contact:

Linda Malpass

William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty

Darien Brokerage



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