Those with an eye for creating quality art, often choose to surround themselves by the most beautiful things in life. At these five homes with impressive studio spaces, artists can easily do just this. From providing a peaceful, organized place to work to allowing individuals to channel that inner creativity right at home, these gorgeous residences offer the prime amenities and conditions needed for great artistic inspiration.
13 Crosstrees Hill Road—Essex, Conn.
Any artist extraordinaire is bound to fall in love with this unique Essex, Conn. home made for creating paintings, drawings, acrylics, photos—you name it! The two-bedroom, three-bath contemporary residence, which is naturally owned by a renowned artist, boasts a transformed mezzanine overlooking a 1,500 square-foot studio in the heart of the home with work stations, overhead lighting and plentiful space. The one-of-a-kind treasure additionally contains a lovely living room and fireplace, dining area, galley-style kitchen and decks that look out over the one-acre property’s tranquil gardens and towering trees.
31 Chestnut Hill Road—Stamford, Conn.
This captivating northern Stamford home originally built in 1938 has since been expanded and updated, exhibiting artisan craftsmanship throughout. The restored Colonial’s most unique amenities are outside on the property’s over one acre of land. Not only does the property have magnificent gardens and a gorgeous pool, but it also offers a detached artist’s studio with almost 750 square feet of space. Encompassed by both brilliant, natural light and endless opportunities, this home facility opens its doors to pure inventive excellence.
52 Shorehaven Road—Norwalk, Conn.
Sited on over an acre of waterfront land in Norwalk, Conn., this three-bedroom, three-bath contemporary Colonial has unbeatable panoramic views from every room, including its art studio. The space undoubtedly provides the motivation to create something stunning—perhaps as stunning as the coastal scene that exists just beyond the room’s expanse of surrounding windows. The property even has access to a shared private beach, as well as numerous water sport activities available from sunrise to sunset.
20 Barn Hill Road—Monroe, Conn.
Known by many as the Barn Hill Estate, this 3.35-acre private retreat in Monroe, Conn. offers a seamless mix of antique and modern living. Initially constructed in 1827, the 3,742 square-foot residence savors many details of its past, including the property’s restored barn with soaring ceilings and a cupola for star gazing. The extensive, private space features heated, finished areas perfect for individuals to escape the typical day-to-day and complete their artistic pursuits.
41 Highland Avenue—Rowayton, Conn.
This custom-built Colonial in Rowayton, Conn. pays close attention to every last detail both inside and out. From its two-tier deck overlooking beautifully landscaped grounds to incomparable interior craftsmanship and features, the home is a rare masterpiece. The wonder continues in its artist’s studio, which provides residents with a spacious, sleek environment for painting, sketching and completing crafts of all kinds. Long counters with shelving, as well as smooth tables complete this sun-filled, bright room, where talent and inventive splendor prevail.
For more information on the first property, located at 13 Crosstrees Hill Road, please visit its website here. You can also contact Essex agent team Don and Kathy Shannehan by phone at 860.575.6583, or by email at Theshannehans@williampitt.com. Details on 31 Chestnut Hill Road can be found here, or by contacting Northern Stamford agent Barbara Hickey by phone at 203.912.0578, or by email at Bhickey@williampitt.com. Click here for further information on 52 Shorehaven Road, or contact Darien agent Molly O’Brien-Watkins by phone at 203.536.3889, or by email at Mobrien@williampitt.com. For more information on 20 Barn Hill Road, please visit its website here, or reach out to Westport agent Susan Vanech by phone at 203.685.2348, or by email at Svanech@williampitt.com. The property’s co-listing agent, Edain Connery-Berardi, from our firm’s Stratford brokerage, can also be reached by phone at 203.414.4706, or by email at Econneryberardi@williampitt.com. Lastly, details on 41 Highland Avenue are available here, or by contacting Darien agent Deborah Cole by phone at 203.858.2545, or by email at Dcole@williampitt.com. Darien agent Michelle Donzeiser, who also represents this property, can be reached by phone at 917.620.0898, or by email at Mdonzeiser@williampitt.com.