323 Florida Hill Road, Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877

$4,850,000
5
BD
5
BA
10,471
SqFt
List Price
$4,850,000
Status
SHOW
MLS#
170385804
Year Built
1992
Style
Colonial, Modern
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
Acres
29
Living Area
10,471

Property Description

The one and only Alexander Julian Estate set on 29 pastoral acres with picturesque pond, gardens, tennis court, pool/pool house, studio/guest house, greenhouse, summer cottages, barn & the masterful Arts & Crafts style main residence which exemplifies Alex's signature style including the use of color, texture & focused attention to detail evidenced by the hedge row manicured into his iconic argyle pattern. This idyllic compound includes the 6,043 sf custom shingle style home designed & built for the Julian's by the late architect & visionary John Marsh Davis w/5 BR, 3/2 BA, 3 fireplaces; & 4 car garage; Ca 1900 guest house/design studio offering 3,346 sf; 2nd guest house/greenhouse w 540 sf; & pool house w/542 sf. Staying true to the Arts & Crafts philosophy, the main level of the residence, with 11' ceilings, embraces the warmth of over-sized, open living spaces that promote gatherings. Mahogany French doors & windows open the house to the natural beauty outside. There are breathtaking 180 degree views from almost every window of the expansive grounds, distant apple orchard, & 2 large ponds. The elegant dining room is lined on both sides with floor to ceiling French doors, opening onto a beautiful brick patio landscaped with boxwood hedges & pollarded sycamores for enchanting indoor/outdoor dining. Located just 59 miles to Midtown & just moments to downtown Ridgefield, this estate provides both proximity & privacy for those desiring a truly inspired country retreat.

Additional Information

Taxes
$87,575
Lot Size
1,263,240
Waterfront Desc
Brook, Pond, View
Interior Features
Central Vacuum, Security System
Heating
Hot Air
Fuel Type
Electric, Oil, Propane
Cooling System Type
Central Air, Zoned
Sewer
Septic
Water Source
Private Well
Appliances
Oven/Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
Fireplaces
3
Basement
Full, Fully Finished, Garage Access, Storage
Exterior
Shingle, Shake, Cedar
Exterior Features
Barn, Cabana, Guest House, Lighting, Porch, Tennis Court, Terrace, Underground Sprinkler
Pool Desc
Pool House, In Ground Pool
Garage Spaces
4
Elementary School
Farmingville
Middle School
East Ridge
High School
Ridgefield

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Listing courtesy of William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l.