Mid-Century Modern Home Designed By Paul Rudolph For Sale In Connecticut – DIRT

Looking to buy a mid-century summer home in one of Connecticut’s wealthiest towns? You have just hit the real estate lottery! This 1957 beauty has a striking yellow and orange front and just went on sale in Greenwich, asking for less than $3 million.

Nestled amidst a heavily wooded four-acre plot overlooking the River Byram and secluded along a long driveway marked by a stone-pillared entrance, the property was redesigned and significantly extended in the 1970s by the famed architect modernist Paul Rudolph. It features four bedrooms and four bathrooms in a spacious 5,100 square foot open concept living space, as well as a private backyard hosting an expansive swimming pool.

The two-storey structure features a covered entrance and stone steps leading inside, where the elegant interiors are adorned with numerous built-in features, a mix of hardwood and stone floors, and beams and exposed wooden columns instead of load-bearing walls. Floor-to-ceiling windows adorn almost every room.

On the main level in particular stands out a huge stone fireplace that separates a casual living room equipped with a wet bar on one side from a formal dining room on the other, and a large kitchen-style kitchen that has been updated. updated with stainless steel appliances.

Other highlights include a bedroom and an en-suite study, as well as a living room and fireside lounge that lead to a cantilevered screened porch above the grounds and the river that rushes below.

A wide hallway/dressing room lined with closets leads to the large master bedroom, which has glass sliders flowing outside and an adjacent bath accessed by Shoji-style sliding doors. On the lower level there is an additional en-suite bedroom with its own private entrance, while a guest apartment sits above the property’s independent two-car garage.

The listing is owned by Fran Ehrlich and Helene Barre of Sotheby’s International Realty.

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