PLEASE CALL LISTING AGENT HANNELORE 914-450-3880 TO TOUR European Style Manor Home New Canaan CT Stunning, truly one-of-a-kind, French Manor with intriguing history. Once home to the famed journalist/editor/author Norman Cousins.Elegant and private, this stunning stone estate with porte-cochère and slate roof sits high on a hill in a sought after biking and walking neighborhood. Special features of this home include; luxury master suite with marble bath and steam shower, 6 Bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, sun room,full gym, his & her offices, finished lower level with playroom, home theatre room, 1000 bottle wine cellar, large cedar closetand separate 2 car garage with attached guesthouse and full bath.
TOP 10 REASONS TO LIVE IN NEW CANAAN, CT 1. METRO NORTH express train begins and ends in New Canaan. The train is waiting in the morning with assured seating and returns you to the village at night. Truly a unique arrangement. Fondly referred to as the next station to heaven. 2. AWARD WINNING SCHOOL SYSTEM Consistently ranked in the top 1% in the state of CT. South, East and West Schools were ranked the top three best elementary schools in Connecticut in 2015 by Niche.com and Forbes Magazine consistently ranks New Canaan schools in the top 3 in the USA. 3. 44 MILES TO NYC Easy access to public transportation, I-95 and three on/off exits from the Merritt Parkway service New Canaan. 4. TAXES We enjoy one of the lowest tax rates in the county yet maintain excellent services for all our residents 5.VILLAGE This charming and thriving village is our pride and joy and clearly sets us apart from other towns. New Canaan center is free of highways and the traffic of US1. This affords all the ability to walk, shop, dine and enjoy the unique ambience of our downtown. Town is an easy walk from the elementary, middle and high school on sidewalks into town. 6. RESTAURANTS We’re the destination of choice for fine dining in the county. A vast variety of top notch dining options as well as outdoor cafes make it a tough choice. 7. Clubs. The Country Club of New Canaan, the Lake Club and Field Club for summer sports and paddle, The Winter Club for outdoor hockey and skating, Racquet Club for indoor tennis and the YMCA which is one of the finest in the country. 8. Waveny Park. Designed by the landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead, renowned for designing Central Park, Waveny boasts over 250 acres of woods, meadows and running trails as well as sports fields, paddle tennis courts, Carriage Art Barn, The Powerhouse Theater, Lapham Community Center and Spencer's Run, New Canaan's off-leash dog park. Our Town Pool is located in Waveny and is a recent addition to our wonderful town facilities. 9. Recreation. Highly competitive sports programs produce division one athletes in all categories. Mead Memorial Park with baseball fields, playground, and snack bar, Kiwanis Park boasts a large swimming pond, playground and snack bar, Irwin Park has 36 acres and features a newly designed and surfaced trail for jogging/walking/biking. YMCA swim team trains champion competitive swimmers. Some of these facilities require permits which are available at the Recreation Department in Waveny Park. 10. Community Spirit. In 2015 New Canaan was ranked top 10 in the USA (competing with major cities like NYC for pride of community) From Memorial Day Parade down Main Street, Annual Halloween Parade, to the Ice Cream Social at the Historical Society and our spectacular 4th of July celebration complete with fireworks at Waveny Park, we above all share the guiding belief that all are welcome. PLEASE CALL LISTING AGENT HANNELORE 914-450-3880 TO TOUR