It is truly rare to find a family compound that embodies the essence of the owner. Upon entering the glorious 200-acre Stonington, Connecticut estate of world-renowned tenor, Sergio Franchi, one is immediately enveloped in its warmth, charm, and elegance. As you walk through the property, graced with mature trees, 4 rented guest cottages, a silo, a studio, you can almost hear the sounds of music rising over the rolling fields and open pastures surrounded by hand-stacked stone walls. The beautifully maintained custom-built home is one of 5 on the property. (4 guest cottages are currently rented). The main house is a 6,300 square-foot, slate-roofed Colonial with seven bedrooms and stunning spaces including a formal dining room with stained glass windows and hand painted wallpaper by Zuber. The expansive country kitchen has a walk-in China closet perfect for all those pieces ready for special occasions. The main parlor and bar is a cozy space for sitting by the fire or entertaining. A large sunroom with an interior pool leads out to an expansive slate patio perfect for al fresco entertaining. Each of the 7 bedrooms has a private bath. The property has been the site of weddings and music events and has a private chapel on site. This Home has so many possibilities! Family Compound, Subdivision, Event Venue, Vineyard and Retreat Home. Come experience the elegance and charm of this lovely Stonington property. Conveniently located between NYC and Boston.
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