William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Tops Price Record Set in 2013 for Residential Sale on Candlewood Lake

New Fairfield, Conn. (January 18, 2021) – William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that the firm’s Litchfield Brokerage completed a $3,500,000 property sale on Candlewood Lake, the highest residential sale on the lake in over seven years. The firm handled both sides of the deal. The previous highest sale on Candlewood Lake closed in September 2013.

The property, located at 124 Lake Drive South in New Fairfield, Conn., was represented by Kathryn Clair and her daughter Kathryn Clair Bassett, both based in the firm’s Washington, Conn., office. The buyer was represented by William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty agent Irit Granger, who is based in the Kent, Conn. office.

The 4,500 square-foot year-round weekend house, known as Artreehoose, overlooks the lake and was designed by the Della Valle Bernheimer firm of architects. The home has four bedrooms and four full baths, a Schiffini kitchen and a grand living room with 20-foot ceilings, monumental sliding glass panels and two floating staircases. The property has received extensive media coverage in publications such as Architectural Record, ArchDaily and The Lux Home.

“Artreehoose is an iconic property with its stunning views of Candlewood Lake as well as the surrounding trees and foliage. Featuring outdoor dining areas and 10-foot sliding glass doors that blend the interior spaces with the outdoors, this unique property is like living in a luxury treehouse,” said Kathryn Clair. “I’m so pleased that the property will now pass on to a new owner to appreciate the design of this house to its full extent.”


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

Founded in 1949, William Pitt – Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $4 billion portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 25 brokerages spanning Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Westchester County, New York. William Pitt – Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty is one of the largest Sotheby’s International Realty(R) affiliates globally and the 43rd-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States. For more information, visit the website at williampitt.com.

Sotheby’s International Realty’s worldwide network includes nearly 1,000 offices throughout 71 countries and territories on six continents.

Press Contact:

Andrew Wood

Vice President, Public Relations and Communications


(203) 644-1938

Post navigation

PR WebCommercial Record
Jan 18