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Darien property offers rich history and legend

Darien property offers rich history and legend

William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty has listed the renovated and updated historic John Waterbury House in the heart of Darien. The historic home is set on more than two acres overlooking a land trust meadow with mature trees and manicured lawns. It was once the dwelling of Lt. John Waterbury, who fought in the American...
The 5th historic Silvermine house tour

The 5th historic Silvermine house tour

Silvermine remains high on “The Go-to List”for seekers of sheer natural beauty.  Located at the juncture of Norwalk, New Canaan, and Wilton, Silvermine’s winding river and scenic waterfalls draw visitors from near and far, especially in autumn. This year marks the fifth birthday of the popular Historic Silvermine House Tour.  The Sept. 15 event, which...
From classic to contemporary

From classic to contemporary

The picturesque town of New Canaan is known for both its rural charm and suburban sophistication. Steepled churches and stone walls border the downtown area teeming with hot new restaurants...
History, luxury, impeccable taste

History, luxury, impeccable taste

Facing the Wilton entrance at 360 New Canaan Rd. is a child’s wooden swing, suspended with rope on a huge old tree. It could be a metaphor for this extraordinary mansion, because, aside from its magnificence, it is eminently livable for a growing family and impeccably maintained by its owners, whose four children grew up...