63 Park StreetNew Canaan, CT 06840MLS Number 99105414

  • Price: $2,899,950
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  • 3Bedrooms
  • 0.33Acreage
  • 4Bathroom
  • 1836Year Built

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This restored 1836 Greek Revival house once owned by publishing legend Maxwell Perkins is on the National Register of Historic Places. Filled with sculpture and a grove of mature evergreen trees, its contemporary garden is included in the Smithsonian's Archives for American Gardens. Though the elegant house and garden offers privacy, the location is but a short block from the New Canaan train station with rush-hour through trains to Grand Central Station. With its historic exterior, the interiors are decidedly modern with a two-story luminous loft-like architect's atelier with living quarters above. Ideal live/work situation but also expandable as single family home or two condominiums. UNIQUE AND NOT LIKE ANYWHERE ELSE.

Listed by Inger Stringfellow of William Pitt Sothebys New Can

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Basic Information

  • MLS Number99105414
  • StatusACT
  • List Price$2,899,950
  • Square Feet5,700
  • Virtual TourClick Here
  • Property TypeSingle Family For Sale
  • HoaNo
  • Lease purchaseNo

Property

  • Acreage0.33
  • Building ConstructionFrame
  • Lot DescriptionCorner Lot
  • Garages2
  • Parking Spaces0
  • FloodzoneNo
  • SwimmingpoolNo

Utilities

  • Waters ourcePublic Water Connected
  • Cooling SystemCentral Air, Zoned
  • Heating FuelOil
  • Fuel tank locationIn Ground
  • Heat SystemHot Air, Zoned
  • Septic approvalNo
  • Septic plan availableNo
  • Sewage systemPublic Sewer Connected

Tax Information

  • Assessed value$1,157,450
  • Milrate base16
  • Milrate total17.29
  • Taxes$20,010
  • Tax YearJuly 2017-June 2018

Building

  • Full Bath4
  • BasementFully Finished, Partial, Unfinished, Walk-out
  • AtticNo
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathroom4
  • Year Built1836
  • Property StyleAntique
  • Fireplaces5
  • FoundationStone, Block
  • Garage Parking InfoDetached Garage
  • New construction typeNo

Water Body

  • Waterfront DescriptionNot Applicable

School Information

  • Elementary SchoolSouth
  • High SchoolNew Canaan

Rooms

  • Laundry room location2nd floor

Location

  • StateCT
  • Zip06840
  • CountyFairfield
  • Middle Junior High SchoolSaxe Middle
  • Short SaleNo

Interior

  • Rooms10
  • Rooms additionalFoyer, Laundry Room
  • Interior featuresSecurity System
  • RoofMetal, Wood Shingle
  • Room count12

Exterior

  • Exterior featuresBalcony, Gutters, Lighting, Porch, Terrace
  • Exterior sidingClapboard

Other

  • Appliances Included
    • Compactor
    • Cook Top
    • Disposal
    • Dryer
    • Freezer
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Wall Oven
    • Washer
  • Fha approvedNo
  • SubletableNo
  • Space is leasedNo
  • Remarks addendumIts much-published garden is included in the Smithsonian's Archives for American Gardens. Though the house and garden offer privacy, the location is one block from the New Canaan train station with its rush-hour through trains to Grand Central Station. In this beautifully restored, 1836 Greek Revival house once owned by publishing legend Maxwell Perkins--editor to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings--is on the National Register of Historic Places. Its much-published garden is included in the Smithsonian's Archives for American Gardens. Though the house and garden offer privacy, the location is one block from the New Canaan train station with its rush-hour through trains to Grand Central Station. Inside, a spare modern aesthetic and a large 2-story open space are perfect for a home office or a dramatic gallery for painting and sculpture. Upstairs, the living quarters have the sophistication of a Manhattan apartment. On the lower level, side doors open onto a sheltered garden with pocket views of historic-district buildings. Throughout the house are bright spaces and a synthesis of the best of 19th and 20th-century design.

Rooms

Room LevelRoom TypeRoom WidthRoom LengthRoom Features
LowerLibrary20.113.2
LowerOther20.210.1Sliders
MainLibrary24.413.3Bay/Bow Window
MainOther16.316.6Fireplace
MainOther16.513.5
MainOther16.612.9Fireplace
UpperBedroom109.11
UpperBedroom17.710.11Full Bath
UpperBedroom17.811.1
UpperDining Room15.1111.1French Doors
UpperKitchen18.110.11Skylight
UpperLiving Room32.115.11Fireplace
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