Summer meadow full of colorful flowers.

Spotlight: Gorgeous Gardens and Grounds

With each change of season, we’re reminded of the beauty of our region. The transformation of the landscape is a luxury unique to New England and one of the reasons we love to live here. Today, we’re thankful for the April showers that give these homes their gorgeous gardens, grounds and of course, May flowers.


384 West Lane Ridgefield, CT

Listed with Joanna Rizoulis, Nick Davis and Amy Smith-Sroka


“Orchard Hill Farm” is home to organic gardens and an apple orchard, among its 13-acre equestrian grounds. Reflective of yesteryear, but with modern conveniences – the property includes a stone guest-cottage, a saltwater pool and spa, horse barn, and putting green. Enjoy the exceptional grounds even when you’re inside with a brilliant glass conservatory that opens to the bluestone patio with sweeping views.


11 Lincoln Lane Purchase, NY

Listed with Wendy Alper


This enchanting home is nestled at the end of a long, tree-lined driveway. The 5-acres of glorious grounds is complete with sprawling gardens. Inside, a huge eat-in chef’s kitchen and family room opens onto an expansive patio, the perfect spot to enjoy the lush natural surroundings.


111 Spring Valley Road Ridgefield, CT

Listed with Laura Freed Ancona


The majestic property at “Mallard Pond” is one-of-a-kind. The vast acreage includes formal courtyards, stone walls, meadows and pastures, meandering brooks and the picturesque natural stock pond, home to the dabbling Mallard ducks for which this estate was named.


1480 Ponus Ridge New Canaan, CT

Listed with Inger Stringfellow


Beyond the gated entrance, beauty is in full bloom at this New Canaan home. The property is stunning in spring, featuring unobstructed vistas over open land, front and back covered porches overlooking gardens, a vast lawn and specimen plantings.

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The Press Room: April 2019Every Host’s Dream Home