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A Massive Western Mass. Estate Owned by the Founder of Yankee Candle

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The estate features a two-story arcade, an indoor water park, and professional concert venues such as Hall & Oates.


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113 Juggler Meadow Road, Leverett
price: $23,000,000
size: 120,000 square feet
bedroom: 16
Bathroom: 13 full-body baths, 12 half-body baths

Ever been to a Yankee Candle store and overwhelmed by the choices? Who can we expect to choose between fall wreaths?).

The late Michael James Kittredge II, founder of Yankee Candles, wanted to capture the same feeling of endless possibilities in his own home. His estate in western Massachusetts is spread across over 60 acres and includes an array of recreational activities that could rival the offerings of several nearby towns.

The home is designed to bring together business owner/philanthropist friends, family, and colleagues, so it has plenty of space and a variety of entertainment options. [my father] says Mick, Kittredge’s son, who founded the Kringle Candle Company with his father in 2009. He offers wealthy buyers the chance to own luxury homes. According to a press release from Douglas Elliman, who is selling the property, it includes his indoor water park, indoor tennis court, basketball court, home his arcade, and private bowling alley.

This private compound (guarded by two gated entrances) has 120,000 square feet of living space spread across eight structures. These include a colonial-designed main house, club house, pool cabana, spa, two garages, and two guest houses. These buildings are separated by park-like grounds with gardens, fountains, pergolas, ponds, sitting areas and even waterfalls. You can walk the winding paths on the ground, but your best bet might be a golf cart (yes, it’s big).

Whether you want to take advantage of the home’s 9-hole golf course or travel between the 3 outdoor tennis courts (2 clay, lit for night play and 1 lawn) and the pool, this vehicle is convenient is. The beauty of a T-shaped Gunite surrounded by expansive decks. Pool cabanas have fully equipped kitchens and bars for entertainment.

For a different kind of relaxation, head to the 55,000-square-foot spa. The building houses a 4,000-square-foot fitness center (including a small gym with a basketball court), multiple massage and treatment rooms, full kitchens, saunas, steam rooms, and his two locker rooms to store your belongings. There is also an indoor tennis court with spectator seating.

After a little R&R, another part of the spa space offers a game of three-lane bowling and a two-story arcade with pinball machines, slots and a carnival. You can play ski ball in style or take a dip in the indoor water park inspired by the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The water park has free-form pools, slides, waterfalls, and palm trees. As if this wasn’t enough, the building also houses his 4,000-square-foot stage, where bands like Hall & Oates, The Doobie Brothers, KC, The Sunshine Band, Eric Burdon & The Animals have performed at private events. did. Professional grade sound and lighting system.

That doesn’t even include the main building, a 25,000-square-foot residence originally built in the 1980s. Kittredge was built on top of this modest residence and was completed in 2010. In its final form, it has 5 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, 5 half bathrooms, and 11 fireplaces spread across multiple floors. In addition, there are the basics found in every home: a dining room, a solarium, an oval office with glass walls, a family room with built-in pine panels, and his two-story great room like an atrium. . Ceilings and balconies decorated with luxury magazine covers, Rob Report1997.

And that’s not to mention two kitchens instead of one. A gourmet restaurant with 5 islands, 7 sinks, commercial grade appliances and another commercial grade kitchen with similar restaurant ready gear. He tops off his meal with a bottle from one of his wine caves or flicks home at his theater. Like a Yankee Candle that emits every scent imaginable, if you can dream it, it’s probably somewhere in this estate.

For more information, please contact Johnny Hatem Jr., Douglas Elliman’s Sarkis team. elliman.com.

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