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Connecticut’s famed glass Swallen Home lists for $2.4M

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The Swallen Residence, a mid-century fashionable property in New Canaan, Conn., is on the Nationwide Register of Historic Houses — and is now on the market for $2.39 million.

The four-bedroom unfold at 257 Wahackme Street is 3,388 sq. toes and sits on 1.24 acres.

It additionally notably comes with a pavilion fabricated from glass on all 4 sides, that includes a black hearth, and often known as the “Madmen Room.”

It was designed by Harvard 5 architect Landis Gores, who labored with fellow Harvard 5 architect Philip Johnson on the famed Glass Home, positioned close by.

The principle a part of this listed home, inbuilt 1954, was a prefabricated residence designed by architect Carl Koch.

The present house owners are Aileen Mastey, who can be the dealer — with William Pitt Julia B Payment Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty — and her financier husband Michael Mastey.

Interior of one of the home's bedrooms.
Considered one of 4 bedrooms contained in the manse.
John Caropreso
Interior of the Connecticut home.
The Connecticut abode has a propane hearth.
John Caropreso
Interior of a living space inside the New Canaan, Connecticut, home.
Tickle the ivories within the quaint, 1954-built cottage.
John Caropreso

They purchased the house in 2005 for $996,000. Though they deliberate to renovate it, they ended up doing a full rebuild on the present basis, which was accomplished in 2014.

Options embrace radiant concrete flooring, an open kitchen and a household room separated by a propane hearth wall with pocket doorways — and a house workplace.

There’s additionally a fireplace pit, terraces created from timber on the property and a generator.

“We’re promoting to focus on rehabbing one other classic property. We love mid-century moderns, and didn’t wish to see one other tear down in New Canaan get replaced with a McMansion,” Aileen stated.