26,000 Sq. Ft. European-Style Château Hits the Market for $15M in New Canaan, CT

266 Michigan Road, New Canaan, Connecticut, United States, 06840

An incredible European-style brick château set on 6.36 acres in a superb location once chosen by architect Eliot Noyes has hit the market for $15 million in New Canaan, Connecticut. Masterfully built in 2004, the current owner has spent over 3 years designing and supervising the interior construction. Extending 26,327 square feet, careful attention was paid to finishes with high aesthetic standards reminiscent of European stately homes. The grand atrium with cathedral ceilings leads to a music room, octagonal sunken formal living room, marble bar, reading room, large office & sitting room, two-storey library with clear circular staircase leading to the wine cellar below & master suite above. The right wing of the house features a large dining room, contemporary kitchen by Valcucine, family room, light filled gym with full spa bathroom & Finlandia sauna, additional first floor office and sitting room, au-pair suite, laundry room & mudroom. 

The second floor features a master suite with oval bedroom, large sitting room, his & her bathrooms & closets & large dressing room. In addition, 5 ensuite bedrooms, sitting rooms & second laundry room. The dramatic lower level features a media room, game room with fireplace, wine cellar & large underground garage which can accommodate a 20-25 car collection. There is a guest house offering almost 2,000 square feet with kitchen, great room, bedroom loft and 2 full baths. Additional amenities include a large Pool, terraces, fountains & spa overlooking this magnificent property, pond & tennis court. Doyle Herman Associates designed the spectacular landscaping in a circular pattern to compliment the classic shape of main structure. This unique estate is on the market for $15 million with Schuyler Morris of Brown Harris Stevens.