William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Lists Renovated Home on Site of Historic Peaceable Acres

Ridgefield, Conn. – August 7, 2014 – William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realtyhas announced that the firm has listed a renovated and expanded shingle-style home on the site of the historic Peaceable Acres in Ridgefield, Conn. Ridgefield agent Laura Freed Ancona has the listing, which is offered at $3,195,000.

Peaceable Acres was once owned by Albert H. Wiggin, a New York banker during the late 19th and early 20th centuries who rose to the position of president at Chase National Bank. The private access way at the site is now known as Wiggin-Roberts Lane, named both for Wiggin and Peaceable Acres’ later owner, Dr. Roberts.

Located at 67 Peaceable Street, the residence occupies 4.04 acres of property that takes up a portion of the former Peaceable Acres, including two acres deeded with non-development rights in order to lower taxes and ensure that the land remains protected. The property provides views of the open space of Ward Acres Farms, a historic estate that once served as the site of the first private golf club in Ridgefield.

The current owners gave the home a $1.2 million expansion and renovation that included the cedar roof and siding, new windows and doors, a custom kitchen, custom millwork and trim, two new full baths, a covered porch, designer lighting and fixtures, the master bedroom’s dressing room and radiant-heated master bath, the heated gunite pool and spa, and the professional landscaping. The home has 9,268 square feet of living with six bedrooms and five full and two half baths.

“This one-of-a-kind in-town estate home offers a gorgeous historic setting and a casually elegant interior that boasts a stunning renovation,” said Freed Ancona. “This is a wonderful opportunity for the discerning buyer.”

For more information on the property, visit the firm’s website here.


About William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty

Founded in 1949, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $3.3-billion-plus portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 26 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 the largest Sotheby’s International Realty(R) affiliate globally, the third-fastest-growing real estate company nationally, and the 23rd-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States. A full-service real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee 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 14,000 sales associates located in 700 offices throughout the United States and 50 other countries and territories.


William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Contact:

Laura Freed Ancona



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