Darien, CT, USA
16 EAST TRAIL
Considered to be designed by renowned McKim, Mead & White, this renovated 1908 Greek revival estate has been carefully restored and modernized to maintain its true authenticity. This stunning retreat set in the Tokeneke Association clearly demonstrates the merging of old world charm with sophisticated modern living. The restoration by Hobbs in collaboration with the world-class team of Katie Ridder, Peter Pennoyer and Janice Parker created a simply one of a kind home.Interior highlights difficult to replicate include original 16 moldings, five unique fireplaces, a spectacular entry with a two-story wall of windows along the gracious staircase and 10-foot ceilings. Flanking the entry foyer is a formal living room with coffered ceilings, a dining room with fireplace and French doors, library and family room with stone Fireplace. The fully outfitted chef's kitchen with two Sub-Zeros, two ovens, custom hood and large island is adjacent to the sunny breakfast nook flowing to the huge stone terrace. The breathtaking conservatory and wet bar open to a south facing terrace.The grand staircase accentuates a gallery and leads upstairs to the master suite with sitting room, fireplace, lovely bath and walk in closet. Six additional bedrooms, mostly en-suite complete second and third floor. Walk out basement offers play room, gym and wine cellar. The luxurious pool/spa area and outdoor kitchen overlooks rolling lawns and provides fantastic outdoor entertaining and fun. Carriage house with living room, kitchen, two bedrooms/bath for guests/staff. Tokeneke Association Security.