William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Lists Exceptional Historic Rowayton Home


Exquisite historic residence expanded for modern living blends old and new with distinctive style and refinement

Rowayton, Conn. – September 28, 2015 – William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that the firm has listed an exquisite six-bedroom residence located in the Oysterman’s Row Historic District of Rowayton, Conn. The exceptional home, which was originally built in 1872 by Navy Officer William Cushman, is represented by Darien agent Christine Straden, and offered at $2,950,000.

Oysterman’s Row Historic District is protected under the Rowayton Historical Society and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. During the late 1800s and early 1900s, the coastal neighborhood served as home to oystermen, boat builders, oyster houses, crews and captains.

6 Logan Place is one of these remaining Oysterman’s Row homes. Although built in the late 19th century, the home was authentically reconstructed and expanded in 2011 combining elegance and character with modern amenities, luxury and style. The extremely well thought out floor plan of the 6,307 square-foot home offers rooms for large family gatherings as well as intimate spaces.

Historic details abound from the beautiful wide plank walnut floors to the custom chestnut pocket doors with glass panels.  Custom millwork and fine, hand-selected materials maintain the vintage feel throughout.

Original ceiling beams grace the living room, which also contains an elegant wood paneled, two-sided fireplace that opens through to the family dining room and gourmet kitchen. This spectacular open kitchen features beautifully handcrafted cabinetry, top-notch appliances, a large island, marble counters, a butler’s pantry and breakfast nook.

The six-bedroom home’s master suite provides residents with a fireplace, French doors and a marble bath with a steam shower and radiant floor heating. His and her walk-in closets, a dressing room and sitting room with French doors that open to a private terrace. The residence additionally boasts a guest bedroom suite, two offices, a first floor family room with fireplace, a study, mudroom, and fully finished third floor with an open playroom, as well as two more bedrooms and an extra bathroom.

The home is beautifully framed by secluded outdoor spaces including balconies, porches as well as a private garden with stone patio, a charming potting room and an attached garage.

“The reconstruction of this incredibly beautiful home has retained the charm and character of its original vintage quality and also provided all the luxurious amenities that today’s buyers desire. It’s truly a modern day masterpiece and a rare find,” said Straden. “Steps to the village, restaurants, shops and beaches, the residence provides an extraordinary backdrop for living and entertaining, and is one of Rowayton’s most exceptional residential offerings.”

For more information on the property, located at 6 Logan Place, please 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 and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty is the largest Sotheby’s International Realty(R) affiliate globally and the 28th-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 approximately 17,000 sales associates located in approximately 800 offices throughout 61 countries and territories.

William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Contact:

Christine Straden

Real Estate Agent




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