HOUSE OF THE DAY: An Elizabethan Manor House In Greenwich Is On Sale For $43 Million

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Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate

One of Greenwich, Connecticut’s most exclusive estates, a 1918 Elizabethan-style manor house on 40 acres on famed Round Hill Road, has been listed for sale via Christie’s International Real Estate for $42.9 million. The 14-bedroom, 22,000-square-foot mansion is fronted by a graveled entrance courtyard with a 70-foot centre marble reflecting pool and fountain.

The massive front door opens into a marble vestibule and then into the amazing Great Hall with limestone walls and a travertine floor.

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The paneled living room with a masterful fireplace has wide-board mahogany floors and French doors to the veranda with breathtaking views over rolling lawns to Long Island Sound.

The richly paneled library features a 15th Century French stone fireplace, while the paneled dining room has an impressive hearth as well. 

The luxurious master wing has a fireplace in the main bedroom, a paneled sitting room with a fireplace, two bathrooms and a bar.

There are five additional en suite bedrooms (two with fireplaces) with access via an elevator as well as main and back stairways.

The staff wing has five bedrooms, two sitting rooms and two bathrooms.

The third floor has a two-story exercise or games room and two additional bedrooms while the full basement has a cavernous wine cellar. 

One of the most spectacular features is a 52-foot indoor pool with beautiful relaxing/entertaining areas.

There’s also a 75-foot-long outdoor pool with classic statuary around the terraces and a changing pavilion with a wet bar and bathroom.

Designed to be the ultimate estate in Greenwich by the noted architect William Tubby with cost being no object, it was originally built as a devoted father’s gift to his newlywed daughter. 

The house, built of steel and reinforced concrete, has 18-inch thick walls, extraordinary Old World plasterwork, and carved wood and stone detailing, set off by eight towering sets of chimneys.

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The reflecting pool and fountain

The home features antique English lamps, which lead up to the grand entrance

Plenty of space outdoors filled with native trees

It's on an expansive 40 acres

The home is very private and is built with limestone walls and wood paneling

The grand marble staircase

The home features a 15th century French marble fireplace, mahogany floors, and wide French doors

Magnificent views of Long Island Sound

The outdoor pavilion lit up at night

The outdoor terrace leads to a 75-foot outdoor pool

There's ample green space surrounding the estate

The pool, surrounded by marble statues

The back of the manor

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