Views - Golf Course
561 Smith Ridge Road New Canaan, CT
$ 9,750,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#170229283
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityNew Canaan
  • Zip06840
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1905
  • Taxes59118
  • Price$ 9,750,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms3
  • Sqr Footage12774
  • Lot Size4 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Halstead Real Estate
Property Description

Iconic New Canaan home, truly one of a kind in stature and structure. Sited on 4 private acres, with Jay Fain sculptured landscaping, heated pool/spa and views abound from one of the highest elevations in town. This sophisticated, sun-filled 14 room manor, exquisitely renovated/restored by Wadia Associates, blends classic design elements attributed to Stanford White. Grand reception hall welcomes you with 11ft ceilings & sculpted crystal chandelier. Living room is encircled by French doors and has 13ft ceiling, original millwork & hand-painted plaster and gilt wall covering. The Library follows with its curved glass windows, custom mahogany cabinetry, lacquered coffers & silver ceiling. The Dining room has original cabinetry & FP w/Scalamandre velvet walls, crystal and gilt. A fabulous Smallbone of Devizes Kitchen marries British cabinetry with a modern, yet classic aesthetic, whitewashed oak fitted and free-standing cabinets w/reeded glass, walls of Calacatta marble, monolith grand island for entertaining, Dornbracht fixtures, Miele state-of-the-art appliances. Family room, overlooking beautiful Eastern views is bright and light w/contemporary aesthetics. There are 5 en-suite bedrooms, infrared-sauna and massage/yoga room, temp-controlled wine cellar, Smart House/Sonos systems, oak floors throughout, full-house generator & heated garage. Architecture, art and design combined to outstanding effect in this special home that is sophisticated, chic and vibrant.

Elementary School Middle School High School
East Elementary School Saxe Middle New Canaan High School
Price History
9/20/2019 Listed $9,750,000

General Features

Elementary School East
Energy Features Generator, Thermopane Windows
High School New Canaan
Middle School/High School Saxe Middle
Neighborhood N/A
New Construction Type No
Property Type Single Family For Sale
Status Active
Style Colonial
Tax Year July 2019-June 2020
Virtual Tour https://www.wellcomemat.com/mls/fn14c7dd72ttgv
Virtual Tour Yn Yes
Year Built 1905
Year Built Source Public Records
Zoning 100

Interior Features

Appliances Included Gas Range, Microwave, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Freezer, Icemaker, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Wine Chiller
Attic Description Walk-up, Partially Finished, Storage Space
Basement Description Full With Walk-Out, Partially Finished, Heated
Beds Total 5
Cooling System Central Air
Fireplaces Total 8
Fuel Tank Location In Basement
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 3
Heat Fuel Type Oil, Propane
Heat Type Hot Air, Zoned
Hot Water Description Oil
Interior Features Audio System, Auto Garage Door Opener, Cable - Available, Humidifier, Sauna, Security System
Laundry Room Info Upper Level
Room Count 15
Rooms Additional Foyer, Laundry Room, Mud Room, Sauna, Wine Cellar
Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade 11574
Sq Ft Est Heated Below Grade 1200
Sq Ft Total 12774
Total Baths 8.00
Total Rooms 13

Exterior Features

Acres 4.0000
Driveway Type Private, Circular, Paved
Exterior Features Balcony, Cabana, French Doors, Grill, Lighting, Porch, Terrace, Underground Sprinkler, Underground Utilities
Foundation Concrete
Garage Parking Info Attached Garage
Garages Number 3
Lot Description Dry, Cleared, Golf Course View, Fence - Full, Professionally Landscaped
Pool Description In Ground Pool, Spa, Heated
Roof Information Wood Shingle
Sewage System Septic
Siding Wood
Swimming Pool Yn Yes
Water Source Private Well
Waterfront Description Not Applicable


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 06840

AVG $2.29M
AVG 18
Year Built
AVG 1969

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