“Fenwick. Open Spaces. Water. Peace. Paradise.”
“Priced to Sit” becomes “Priced to Sell”
The Katharine Hepburn Estate has returned to market at a new price. There are two separate properties for sale. The first is the historic Katharine Hepburn home with 8,400 square feet on three levels set on 1.5 acres overlooking a private pond and including 220 feet of frontage on the Long Island Sound with a private dock. The six-bedroom home was built in 1939 and totally renovated in 2005. Previously listed at $14,800,000, the new asking price is $11,800,000.
Sciame says, “In the past, the house was priced to sit. Now, listening to the market, it is priced to sell.” The second listing is for a three-bedroom beach house built on a separate parcel in 2015. It includes over 3,800 square feet of living space with 4 large decks overlooking the L.I. Sound, Conn. River, 1 acre pond, and golf course, a two car garage, large covered golf cart portico,and a 500 square foot covered first floor terrace adjacent to the private beach, all on 1.3 acres. The property is adjacent to more than three acres of open space that was donated to a land trust by the estate of Katharine Hepburn. It also comes with approval rights to construct a private dock on the Long Island Sound. The beach house was previously offered at $6,880,000 and is now offered at $5,880,000.
Colette Harron of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty will lead the sales team which has been directed to accommodate private showings of the estate by qualified buyers. Fenwick, CT is a community of 83 homes established in the 1600s and is located where the Long Island Sound meets the Connecticut River. A 9-hole links style golf course and tennis courts are available to residents of the community. Fenwick also offers swimming, sailing and golf lessons for children. Fenwick is a two hour drive from Manhattan or Boston.
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