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488 West Road

New Canaan, CT 06840

  • $7,550,000 Sold on 12/20/2023
  • 8 Beds
  • 10/2 Baths
  • 16,423 Sqft
  • 4.02 Acres
  • 2014 Built

Imagine driving down a private lane through stone pillars, and mahogany gates open to reveal this magnificent eight-bedroom French Normandy estate. This one-of-a-kind New Canaan home boasts gorgeous details including a deeply pitched slate roof, brick with limestone quoins, stained oak timbers, diamond patterned lead glass windows and tall chimney stacks. Four manicured acres offer stunning sunset views and rolling lawns, featuring a saltwater pool and spa, pool house with basement, tennis/sport court, custom-built treehouse, post-and-beam ivy-covered patio and open stone patio with fire pit. Park in your own private courtyard and take in the elegance of this custom home by renowned architect and builder Dinyar Wadia of the award-winning firm Wadia Associates, one of the top builders in this area. As you enter, you will notice the lavish Ralph Lauren wall coverings, coffered ceiling and fireplace. To your left is an extension of the foyer, offering a dramatic two-story staircase as well as an extra seating option for the dining room. There is a custom library/office with oversized windows, built-ins, hidden television and fireplace. The chef’s kitchen and butler’s pantry work seamlessly for both entertaining and elevated casual living. The home is set up with two family rooms, including a formal offering and an additional room that can double as another office, recreation area or dining room. There is a four-car heated garage, and dog washing room. The second level features six ensuite bedrooms, including a lavish primary suite with sitting room, fireplace, two dressing rooms and custom bath. The third floor has a two-bedroom, two-bath suite with its own living room and kitchenette, perfect for guests/extended family or live-in assistance. The lower level is set up with a woodworking shop, oversized bonus room, bunkroom and fitness center. There is also plenty of room for a wine cellar and ample storage. Boasting top-of-the-line utilities, this home features geothermal heating, integrated Crestron audio/video/security servers, a four-floor elevator and full-house backup generator.

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Property Highlights
  • ELEMENTARY : West
  • JR. HIGH SCHOOL : Saxe Middle
  • HIGH SCHOOL : New Canaan
  • PRICE/SQFT : $481
  • DAYS ON MARKET : 204
  • MLS : 170541883

Additional Information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • ATTIC DESCRIPTION: Walk-up, Finished, Heated
  • AVERAGE DAYS ON MARKET: 204
  • BASEMENT DESCRIPTION: Full, Partially Finished, Heated, Cooled, Storage
  • DAYS ON MARKET: 204
  • ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: West
  • EXCLUSIONS: See agent
  • GARAGE: Attached Garage, Driveway
  • GARAGE COUNT: 4
  • HAS POOL?: Yes
  • HIGH SCHOOL: New Canaan
  • IS OCCUPIED?: Owner
  • JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL: Saxe Middle
  • LIVING AREA SQFT: 16,423
  • SEWER: Septic
  • STYLE: Colonial, Normandy
  • TYPE: Single Family For Sale
  • YEAR BUILT: 2014
  • YEAR BUILT DETAILS: Public Records
  • ZONING: 4AC
AMENITIES
  • Health Club
  • Library
  • Medical Facilities
  • Playground/Tot Lot
  • Public Pool
  • Shopping/Mall
  • Stables/Riding
  • Audio System
  • Auto Garage Door Opener
  • Cable - Pre-wired
  • Elevator
  • Humidifier
  • Security System
INTERIOR/EXTERIOR FEATURES
  • AIR CONDITIONING: Central Air
  • APPLIANCES INCLUDED: Gas Range, Microwave, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Freezer, Subzero, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
  • ATTIC: Yes
  • BEDS: 8
  • COOLING: Central Air
  • EXTERIOR FEATURES: Gutters,Hot Tub,Lighting,Patio,Stone Wall,Tennis Court,Underground Sprinkler,Underground Utilities
  • EXTERIOR SIDING: Shingle, Brick
  • FIREPLACES: 5
  • FULL BATHS: 10
  • FURNACE TYPE: Geothermal, Propane
  • HALF BATHS: 2
  • HEAT: Geothermal, Propane
  • HEAT FUEL: Geothermal, Propane
  • HOT WATER: Domestic
  • LAUNDRY ROOM: Lower Level, Upper Level
  • LAUNDRY ROOM ACCESS: 2 locations, upper and lower levels
  • POOL DESCRIPTION: Pool House, In Ground Pool, Spa, Heated, Salt Water, Gunite
  • ROOF: Wood Shingle, Slate
  • ROOMS: 21

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