805 North Salem Road

Ridgefield, CT 06877 Directions
$1,780,000 Reduced from $2,450,000 Reduced $670,000
  • 4Bed
  • 4/2Baths
  • 5,540Sqft
  • 4.3Acres
  • 1986Built
  • RidgeburyElementary

Property Highlights

  • Jr. High School: Scotts Ridge
  • High School: Ridgefield
  • Neighborhood: North Ridgefield
  • Price/Sqft: $321
  • Days on Market: 83
  • MLS: 170086881

Property Highlights

  • Jr. High School: Scotts Ridge
  • High School: Ridgefield
  • Neighborhood: North Ridgefield
  • Price/Sqft: $321
  • Days on Market: 83
  • MLS: 170086881

A fabulous opportunity to own a piece of Mid-Century Modern History! This very stylish 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 at the rear of the home, the 4.3 acre property's famed history goes even further back. Part...

Property Highlights

  • Jr. High School: Scotts Ridge
  • High School: Ridgefield
  • Neighborhood: North Ridgefield
  • Price/Sqft: $321
  • Days on Market: 83
  • MLS: 170086881

A fabulous opportunity to own a piece of Mid-Century Modern History! This very stylish 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 at the rear of the home, the 4.3 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 4.3 acres, close to all North Salem bridle trails & 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 very stylish 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 at the rear of the home, the 4.3 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 4.3 acres, close to all North Salem bridle trails & easy commute location to NYC, it is truly a magnificent, one-of-a-kind residence!

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  • Additional Information
    • Days On Market: 82
    • Elementary School: Ridgebury
    • Exclusions: Ask agent for list of inclusions/exclusions; all staging furniture excluded
    • High School: Ridgefield
    • Junior High School: Scotts Ridge
    • Living Area SqFt: 5,540
    • Neighborhood: North Ridgefield
    • Sewer: Septic
    • Style: Contemporary
    • Tax Amount: $27,904
    • Tax Year: July 2018-June 2019
    • Type: Single Family For Sale
    • Year Built: 1986
  • Interior/Exterior Features
    • Air Conditioning: Ceiling Fans, Central Air, Zoned
    • 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
    • Laundry Room: Main Level
    • Pool Description: In Ground Pool, Heated
    • Rooms: 9

Listing Courtesy of Douglas Elliman of Connecticut.

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