Historic House Listings

Sold. Cornwall Castle, Circa 1921. On 276 acres in Connecticut. Five waterfalls! $4,000,000

August 2, 2022

Just wow! There are five waterfalls on this property! I would be happy living in the pool house.  Cornwall Castle was built in 1921. It is located on 276 acres in West Cornwall, Connecticut. The chateau was a vision of New York socialite, Charlotte Bronson Hunnewell Martin. The drive up to the castle is a mile long. The main has twenty feet tall ceilings with beams, leaded glass windows, mahogany dining room and marble floors. The property has a heated pool, spa, four bedroom gatehouse, two bedroom caretakers home, pool house, six car garage and a four stall stable. Seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms and 8,767 square feet. $4,599,000 New price: $4,000,000

Contact Maria Taylor with Klemm Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


Cornwall Castle is a storybook-like residence complete with turrets, whimsical gargoyles and griffins, rolling meadows, babbling brooks, ponds, and five waterfalls. Tucked in among 276.5 acres down a mile long drive, the chateau was a fairytale vision of New York Socialite, Charlotte Bronson Hunnewell Martin. Beautifully restored and renovated by the current owners, the old-world charm combined with modern comforts is perfect for today’s contemporary living and lavish entertaining. The 1920’s European-style manor main residence offers 18 rooms – 8,767 square feet with 7 bedrooms, 5 full baths, 4 half baths and 8 fireplaces. The remarkable craftsmanship and architectural details throughout and include 20’ beamed ceiling, leaded glass windows, mahogany paneled dining room, marble floored reception hall, hand painted beams and tall French Doors that open onto an extensive stone terrace. The property has a heated pool and spa, a 4-bedroom gatehouse, a 2-bedroom chauffeur/caretaker’s apartment, pool house, 6 bay heated garage, 4 stall stable and private licensed helipad. The beautiful park-like grounds also include stone footbridges, courtyard fountains, outdoor fireplace, multiple terraces, balconies, and enchanting vistas. This spectacular property offers incomparable country living and is only 100 miles from NYC.



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