805 North Salem Road

Ridgefield, CT 06877 Directions
$2,450,000
  • 4Bed
  • 4/2Baths
  • 5,540Sqft
  • 1986Built
  • RidgeburyElementary
  • $442Price/Sqft

Property Highlights

  • Neighborhood: North Ridgefield
  • Days on Market: 33
  • MLS: 170036311

Property Highlights

  • Neighborhood: North Ridgefield
  • Days on Market: 33
  • MLS: 170036311

A fabulous opportunity to own a piece of Mid-Century Modern History! This 1986 masterpiece was designed by renowned American architect, Richard Foster for his family. Often in partnership w/Phillip Johnson of the Harvard Five, he worked on both Glass House in New Canaan & Round House in Wilton. His work can also be seen throughout the country at the NYU library & the Kline Biology Tower at Yale University, among others. Featuring a skylit, 25-foot glass-topped Atrium & posting breathtaking views through 12-ft Mahogany Tischler & Sohn glass doors adorning the rear of the home, the 11-acre property's famed history goes even further back. Part of...

Property Highlights

  • Neighborhood: North Ridgefield
  • Days on Market: 33
  • MLS: 170036311

A fabulous opportunity to own a piece of Mid-Century Modern History! This 1986 masterpiece was designed by renowned American architect, Richard Foster for his family. Often in partnership w/Phillip Johnson of the Harvard Five, he worked on both Glass House in New Canaan & Round House in Wilton. His work can also be seen throughout the country at the NYU library & the Kline Biology Tower at Yale University, among others. Featuring a skylit, 25-foot glass-topped Atrium & posting breathtaking views through 12-ft Mahogany Tischler & Sohn glass doors adorning the rear of the home, the 11-acre property's famed history goes even further back. Part of the Ridgefield Boys School in the early 1900's, the add'l 2-Bedroom Guest House incl the original indoor basketball court from the time, which was later used by noted author & director, Michael Chekhov, as the location for his Theatre School hosting such celebrities as Ingrid Bergman, Gary Cooper, Marilyn Monroe, Clint Eastwood & more. The main house incl. 4 large Bedrooms, an Office, stunning Family Room with views, an updated Kitchen w/ prof appliances, Living Room/Dining Room combination w/a fireplace & views + a fabulous entertaining space in the Lower Level complete w/wet bar, full bath & gym. Property also incl a heated in-ground pool, generator & room for horses or tennis. Privately nestled on 11 acres, close to all North Salem bridle trails & in an easy commute location to NYC, it is truly a magnificent, one-of-a-kind residence!

A fabulous opportunity to own a piece of Mid-Century Modern History! This 1986 masterpiece was designed by renowned American architect, Richard Foster for his family. Often in partnership w/Phillip Johnson of the Harvard Five, he worked on both Glass House in New Canaan & Round House in Wilton. His work can also be seen throughout the country at the NYU library & the Kline Biology Tower at Yale University, among others. Featuring a skylit, 25-foot glass-topped Atrium & posting breathtaking views through 12-ft Mahogany Tischler & Sohn glass doors adorning the rear of the home, the 11-acre property's famed history goes even further back. Part of the Ridgefield Boys School in the early 1900's, the add'l 2-Bedroom Guest House incl the original indoor basketball court from the time, which was later used by noted author & director, Michael Chekhov, as the location for his Theatre School hosting such celebrities as Ingrid Bergman, Gary Cooper, Marilyn Monroe, Clint Eastwood & more. The main house incl. 4 large Bedrooms, an Office, stunning Family Room with views, an updated Kitchen w/ prof appliances, Living Room/Dining Room combination w/a fireplace & views + a fabulous entertaining space in the Lower Level complete w/wet bar, full bath & gym. Property also incl a heated in-ground pool, generator & room for horses or tennis. Privately nestled on 11 acres, close to all North Salem bridle trails & in an easy commute location to NYC, it is truly a magnificent, one-of-a-kind residence!

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  • Additional Information
    • Days On Market: 32
    • Elementary School: Ridgebury
    • Living Area SqFt: 5,540
    • Neighborhood: North Ridgefield
    • Sewer: Septic
    • Style: Contemporary
    • Tax Amount: $40,223
    • Tax Year: July 2017-June 2018
    • Type: Single Family For Sale
    • Year Built: 1986
  • Interior/Exterior Features
    • Appliances Included: Gas Range, Wall Oven, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Wine Chiller
    • Beds: 4
    • Cooling: Ceiling Fans, Central Air, Zoned
    • Exterior Siding: Clapboard
    • Full Baths: 4
    • Half Baths: 2
    • Heat: Hot Air, Zoned
    • Pool Description: In Ground Pool, Heated, Safety Fence
    • Rooms: 9

Listing Courtesy of Neumann Real Estate.

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