Real estate: A modern estate with timeless craftsmanship
Published 12:00 am, Friday, September 25, 2015
Listed for the first time, the custom-designed brick estate on Pequot Lane in New Canaan offers more than 10,000 square feet of impeccable craftsmanship throughout its three levels.
Constructed by Siri Bueti in 2008, the brick manor features balustrades with quoin architecture balconies, surrounding verandas with covered porticos and extensive stonewalls throughout the four acres of property.
Approached through two stone entrance pillars, a sweeping Belgium-block lined driveway leads to the stately covered entry with Mahogany hand-stained double doors.
Inside, the home features high ceilings, 5-inch Brazilian cherry and marble flooring and exceptional millwork.
ABOUT THIS HOUSE
ADDRESS: 26 Pequot Lane
YEAR BUILT: 2008
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 12,385
NUMBER OF ROOMS: 21
FULL BATH: 6
HALF BATH: 2
NOTABLE FEATURES: Four-car attached garage, exercise room, game room, wine cellar, wet bar, sauna, six bedrooms, six full bathrooms, two half bathrooms, sports court, heated 46 x 22 pool by Drakeley with spa and chinese granite coping, outdoor lighting, outdoor grill with wetbar and refrigerator, six gas fireplaces, elevator serving three levels, 5-inch Brazilian cherry flooring
SCHOOLS: West Elementary, Saxe Middle School, New Canaan High School
A gracious two-story foyer features a double circular entrance staircase, a marble floor and regal chandelier.
A formal living room features conservatory windows and French doors leading to one of many covered verandas.
The multi-facet high-finished woodworking and furniture-finish Mahogany built-in cabinetry line the handsome library warmed by a gas fireplace with granite surround.
The formal dining room features a marble gas fireplace and Newport French gold fixtures with an adjacent butler’s pantry featuring custom millwork, granite counters and a Subzero wine refrigerator.
The sun-filled family room features another gas fireplace flanked by built-ins for displaying collections and photographs and offers access to a covered veranda through French doors.
Just off the family room is a custom-designed kitchen with an oversized granite island, intricate mosaic backsplash over the six-burner Wolf range and double oven, and custom cabinetry with a lighted china cabinet.
Additional appliances include a Wolf microwave, Subzero refrigerator and Asko dishwasher, in addition to two sinks and two refrigerator drawers.
The first floor features a rear stairway mudroom with access to both the upper and lower levels and four-car heated garage as well as a guest bedroom with a full bath, perfect to be used for an in-law suite.
On the second floor, a stunning master suite features a sitting room with a Juliette balcony overlooking the front approach and bedroom with a gas fireplace with marble surround, cove ceiling with up lighting and French doors with a second Juliette balcony overlooking the pool and tennis court.
The master features separate his and hers master baths with radiant heated floors, double marble-topped vanities and an UltraBain air jet tub and steam shower.
A master dressing room includes two walk-in closets with built-in drawers and shelving and a separate dressing or make-up table with a marble top.
The second floor features three additional guest bedrooms, a laundry room, a craft or wrapping room with built-in cabinetry and granite counters and a media room with a 10-foot Onyx screen and Sony projector.
Offering exceptional entertaining space, the lower level features an entertainment and billiards room with a double-sided stone fireplace; a wine cellar with 700 bottle capacity and tasting area and a Mahogany bar with a sink, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher.
An exercise room features mirrored walls with gym-style flooring; an office or potential sixth bedroom; an eight-person sauna with a full bath and steam shower and second laundry room complete the lower level.
The lower level has easy access to the lower terrace, sports court for volleyball, tennis, badminton and basketball and custom Drakeley pool and spa with a covered gazebo.
An elevator services the three levels of the home.
For more information or to see the property, contact Karen Sneirson at 203-249-0280 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa O’Rourke at 203-326-0532 or email@example.com of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty.