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Connecticut castle sells for more than $10M in all-cash deal

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This royal deed was passed on to the new heirs.

A bona fide palace in Greenwich, Connecticut has found a buyer. The more than 100-year-old fortress, four months after his current listed brokerage, and several years in and out of the market with various other brokers, made him $10 million in an all-cash transaction. Sold for over a dollar. His last listing price was $10.39 million.

“There is no home of this size and grandeur less than a five-minute drive to downtown Greenwich and just 45 minutes from Manhattan,” said Douglas Elliman’s listed agent, Stephanie Bo Lee, of both sides of the deal. represented the told the post of 17 Hemlock Drive It requested $11.8 million in April. According to Lee, the 14-bedroom mansion is “the largest castle in Greenwich” and “unlike most other castles with dark little rooms and a medieval feel inside, Hemlock is a magnificent sized castle.” It features rooms and floor-to-ceiling windows that fill the home with natural light.”

The estate has a total of 14 bedrooms.
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Greenwich Castle sells all cash
One of the many entertainment areas.
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Greenwich Castle sells all cash
The property is set on 4.18 acres.
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Stately fireplace.
Stately fireplace.
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Greenwich Castle sells all cash
The main building is 13,500 square feet.
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Greenwich Castle sells all cash
The house has been on and off the market for years.
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Greenwich Castle sells all cash
Formal dining area.
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Greenwich Castle sells all cash
The compound was built in 1913.
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Greenwich Castle sells all cash
Aerial view of the property.
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Due to an NDA, Douglas Elliman was unable to reveal a new buyer. The previous owner, Mr. Fong, bought the property in 2017 and sold it to move closer to his transfer children. One of his favorite features of living in a castle is the built-in insulation. This stone building keeps it warm in the winter and cool in the summer, she previously told her The Post through Li.

Built in 1913, the 17-bathroom building was originally called Freestone Castle and was built by Israel Putnam, a direct descendant of noted architect James C. Greene and Revolutionary War general of the same name. He was known for riding his horse through the streets of Greenwich to warn the population of the impending British attack. Over the years, its owners have included former Boston Red Sox owner Harry H. Frasey, known for trading Babe Ruth to the Yankees.

The royalty-worthy home sits atop a secluded coat of arms and boasts old-world features including ornate wood and stone craftsmanship, a gym with a ‘deluxe aerial yoga hammock’, eight fireplaces and built-in It includes both modern comforts such as stone verandahs. in the grill and screening room. Set on 4.18 acres of “park-like grounds,” the main residence is 13,500 square feet. The grounds also include a carriage house and staff apartments (3,400 square feet each).

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