William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Lists Renovated Country Antique


Property offers vintage charm combined with freshly updated features and floor plan

New Canaan, Conn. – August 13, 2015 – William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that the firm has listed an updated antique country home located in the town of New Canaan, Conn. The residence is represented by New Canaan agent Christine Williams, and offered at $2,450,000.

Constructed in 1800, this historic country-style residence offers 4,890 square feet of intricately crafted and preserved space. Five bedrooms and four and a half baths grace the home’s interior, which features two fireplaces, extensive wood flooring and a fully updated kitchen equipped with modern appliances. Custom designed ironworks, entryways and well-maintained historic details can also be found throughout the residence. Combined with these original qualities and style, thoughtful additions and renovations complete the antique home, adding to its flawless blend of old-world meets today’s modern comforts and luxuries.

The updated and expanded residence rests on 2.3 acres of land overlooking spa-like grounds in a private setting, located just minutes from the town’s village center. French doors from the kitchen and breakfast area, in addition to the family room and master suite open up to a custom designed in-ground swimming pool and granite pool terrace, which is surrounded by professionally landscaped gardens. A guest cottage with features including a full bath and deck, to name a few, as well as a four-car, detached garage complete the property.

“Anyone who loves vintage charm in a peaceful setting will absolutely fall in love with this property,” said Williams. “It’s amazing to witness the genuine historic detail of the home, which has been so carefully maintained and well-kept throughout the years, using renovations to cater to the times while still maintaining its matchless historic origins. The New Canaan property is simply enchanting, and I look forward to seeing what its future holds.”

For more information on the property, located at 40 Hickory Drive, 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 Williams

Real Estate Agent




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