Greenwich, CT —
“Backcountry” Greenwich

Situated north of the Merritt Parkway, in Greenwich, Connecticut, there is a feeling of being in Vermont but with the proximity of 35 miles to New York City. The homes all have four acre zoning which gives privacy and offers extraordinarily beautiful countryside with large luxury properties and small charming ones as well. Many “rich & famous” have lived here and currently do. One exception to this zoning is Conyers Farm (former owner was CEO of Schenley’s Liquors) which has zoning of 10 minimum acres lot and estates with 60 lots.

The town’s golf course, the “Griff” is wonderful, challenging, and my husband made a “hole-in-one there! There are three private country clubs in the back country if you wish to join.
The Audubon Headquarters and Study Center is impressive and presents a learning and discovery experience of wildlife among it’s 686 acres.

"At Greenwich Polo, I feel like “Pretty Woman” with my hat, dress and a blanket."

Hiking and riding trails in the Babcock Preserve among the 297 acres is so delightful.
At Greenwich Polo, I feel like “Pretty Woman” with my hat, dress and a blanket. A basket with champagne & cheese, and I am ready to “Giddy Up!” Every Sunday in the summer for a small fee, it’s a delightful day of people watching, legendary teams, professional players and champion polo ponies. With 2,000 spectators flocking from the tri-state area, Greenwich Polo host many dignitaries and celebrities.

The Greenwich riding trails have over 150 miles of trails. You can join this club, GRTA for $90 a year if you own or have access to a horse. There is only one store north of the parkway, which is the Round Hill Store, built in 1801 with a creaky front porch. Once, I met the charming Mel Gibson having his morning coffee. His home was just a few steps away. I also remember that before cell phones, this was the only place that had a public telephone where realtors would call for appointments for 25 cents. Sometimes on a Saturday, a realtor would have to wait in line.
The beautiful nature of “backcountry” is what makes it so special.

Featured Listings

1 Pratt Island, Darien, CT

One-of-a-kind direct waterfront proposed new construction on Pratt Island! This 2+-acre utopia has a protected deep-water dock in Noroton Harbor. Hop on your boat at a moment's notice! Water lovers will delight in the 200' private sandy beach. Be lulled to sleep by the waves & watch thunderstorms roll down Long Island Sound. Enjoy the endless wildlife surrounding you. Prepare to be amazed by the high-end finishes of this house. The Nantucket shingle design boasts a classic layout, 9'+ ceilings with an open floor plan & an abundance of natural light throughout. This 5500SF home has 3 finished floors, fireplaces, 3 garages, generator, irrigation, central vac, and more. A large pool & spacious yard are perfect for entertaining or just relaxing. Beach life is calling you!

1093 Pequot Avenue, Fairfield (Southport), CT

Welcome to 1093 Pequot Avenue - selected amongst all mansions in the nation and highlighted on an episode of Fox Business Mansion Global for its magnificence and beauty. Southport's Premier 2 year young home is set on a level full acre of direct waterfront w/ unobstructed panoramic views of Southport Harbor & Long Island Sound. Brilliant architecture coupled with the highest level of craftsmanship add to the allure of this estate. Abundant natural sunlight throughout the first floor w/ the wall of glass doors that span the width of home provide a landscape of breath taking water views. This modern day floor plan spared no expense w/ custom high end finishes, lighting, window treatments, mill work, and impressive details. Three levels of living, 9000+ SF, 17 spacious Rooms, 6 full and 2 half Baths, 5 en-suite Bedrooms including the Primary with a Sitting Room, his/her walk-in closets, and private Deck overlooking the water, 2 car Garage with 2 car lifts that services a total of 4 cars, 2000+SF unfinished lower level (not often found in water front homes ideal for storage) & whole house generator. The back yard features multiple Patios/Terraces and seating areas that surround your salt water Gunite pool with sparkling water views. Spend your days watching the boating activity from the Harbor, wake up to amazing sunrises and sip coffee from your balcony and enjoy all this resort-like lifestyle truly offers. Minutes to Southport Beach, Village, Harbor, Train and Library.

1143 Sasco Hill Road, Fairfield (Sasco), CT

ONE OF THE SINGLE MOST ANTICIPATED, MAGNIFICENT, AND BREATHTAKING ESTATES ON THE GOLD COAST HAS JUST HIT THE MARKET! This architecturally brilliant and elegant home was built for entertaining and lavish gatherings in Gatsby-Esque style. A rare opportunity to own nearly 3 acres of property on Fairfield County's most prestigious address, with SPECTACULAR views of Long Island Sound, Sasco Beach, and the Country Club of Fairfield's Golf Course. Refreshed to its grandeur, with no expense spared by the owner, you will be impressed the moment you enter this estate. Presenting 19,000+ SF on 4 levels of living, 30+ rooms each with its own unique features and design, 9 Bedrooms, 13 Baths, Elevator servicing all levels, PLUS a 6 car Garage/Carriage House with staff apartment above. A private oasis and yet minutes to Fairfield and Southport center, train, library, harbor, restaurants, and shopping. Ideally located and 53 miles to New York City. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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