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Historic House Listings

Oh my goodness! Fairholme Estate, Circa 1891. Almost three acres in CT. $18,750,000

April 18, 2019

Imagine owning this! Fairholme Estate was built in 1891. It is located on 2.74 acres in Belle Haven, Connecticut. It was originally built as a summer home for Nathanie Witherell. He was a shipping magnate and a real estate developer. The Witherells were noted philanthropists. They also built a home for children called “The Fold”. It was a “fresh air” home designed for city children. As many as 200 children could be accommodated at any one time.

Fairholme is a stunning English manor style home. Situated in the prestigious enclave of Belle Haven in Greenwich, Connecticut. The property also has a four bedroom coachman’s cottage. There is a beautiful pool and amazing gardens. Seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and 18,215 square feet. $18,750,000

From the Zillow listing:

 

Belle Haven ”Fairholme” Estate – Magnificent 1891 seven bedroom English Manor presides over 2.74 spectacular acres in the prestigious enclave of Belle Haven with a spectacular pool, wraparound porch, formal gardens, sprawling lawns and four bedroom coachman’s cottage. Meticulously maintained to preserve the integrity of the original details, while updated for today’s modern living with a stunning, Alexa Hampton designed interior.
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