Historic House Listings

Sold. Where the Wild Things Are! Circa 1930. Over two acres in CT.

October 18, 2018

Such a unique stone house and such amazing history! Weston Woods was built in 1930. The price is for the main house with in-ground pool and three room guest cottage on 2.3 acres in Weston, Connecticut. This was home to Morton Schindel, children’s literature icon. Where books of Maurice Sendak came to life on film. Four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 5,148 square feet. $275,000

From the Zillow listing:


“Where The Wild Things, Really Were… Welcome To Weston Woods-Originally set on over 22 Bucolic Acres with a storied past!-Note; Now Divided Into One Parcel- 2.3 acre parcel. This price is for MAIN Home and cottage, both in need uf remodeling, thus “Sold As-Is” For 1930’s Main has home in-ground pool+ adjacent Charming 3 room guest cottage with kitchenette and HUGE fireplace! * Down-stairs main home now gutted. May need well and septic work or upgrade to new, ALL has been considered in asking price.New taxes to be determined. Views adjacent glorious private meadows, rolling pasture, mature specimen trees, a stocked pond, create a magical setting! “Home To Morton Schindel-Amazing-Children’s Literature-Icon”-Where books of Maurice Sendak & notable others came to life on film!-ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES To CREATE YOUR own “Legacy Opportunity” for a rare 5000 sq.ft. stone/log home+cottage in enclave development, or end user who seeks enchanting property to build a private country estate-Just 7min.Pky, 15 min-the train, 55 minutes to Manhattan! *Note- Also known as 58 Weston Woods Way, Map- 6 ( Lot- 6B )

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