805 North Salem Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877


Beds: 4
Baths: 4 | 2
Sq. Ft.: 5,540
Type: Single Family Home
Listing #170036311
A fabulous opportunity to own a piece of Mid-Century Modern History! This 1986 masterpiece was designed by renowned American architect, Richard Foster for his family. Often in partnership w/Phillip Johnson of the Harvard Five, he worked on both Glass House in New Canaan & Round House in Wilton. His work can also be seen throughout the country at the NYU library & the Kline Biology Tower at Yale University, among others. Featuring a skylit, 25-foot glass-topped Atrium & posting breathtaking views through 12-ft Mahogany Tischler & Sohn glass doors adorning the rear of the home, the 11-acre property's famed history goes even further back. Part of the Ridgefield Boys School in the early 1900's, the add'l 2-Bedroom Guest House incl the original indoor basketball court from the time, which was later used by noted author & director, Michael Chekhov, as the location for his Theatre School hosting such celebrities as Ingrid Bergman, Gary Cooper, Marilyn Monroe, Clint Eastwood & more. The main house incl. 4 large Bedrooms, an Office, stunning Family Room with views, an updated Kitchen w/ prof appliances, Living Room/Dining Room combination w/a fireplace & views + a fabulous entertaining space in the Lower Level complete w/wet bar, full bath & gym. Property also incl a heated in-ground pool, generator & room for horses or tennis. Privately nestled on 11 acres, close to all North Salem bridle trails & in an easy commute location to NYC, it is truly a magnificent, one-of-a-kind residence!
Property Features
Location Information
County: Fairfield
Neighborhood: North Ridgefield
Directions: North Salem Road (Route 1116) to private access way. Up access way to # 805 on right.
Interior Features
Total Rooms: 9
Interior: Audio System, Security System
Full Baths: 4
1/2 Baths: 2
Has Dining Room: yes
Dining Room Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings, Balcony/Deck, Combination Liv/Din Rm, Hardwood Floor, Sliders
Has Family Room: yes
Family Room Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings, Ceiling Fan, Fireplace, Hardwood Floor, Sliders
Living Room Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings, Combination Liv/Din Rm, Fireplace, Hardwood Floor, Sliders
Kitchen Description: 9 ft+ Ceilings, Breakfast Bar, Granite Counters, Hardwood Floor, Pantry
Nearby Amenities: Basketball Court, Golf Course, Lake, Shopping/Mall, Stables/Riding, Tennis Courts
Has Fireplace: yes
Number of Fireplaces: 3
Heating: Hot Air, Zoned
Heating Fuel: Oil
Cooling: Ceiling Fans, Central Air, Zoned
Water Heater: Oil
Appliances: Gas Range, Wall Oven, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Wine Chiller
Basement Description: Full With Walk-Out, Fully Finished, Heated, Cooled, Interior Access, Garage Access
Has Basement: yes
Exterior Features
Style: Contemporary
Construction: Frame
Exterior: Guest House, Lighting, Patio, Porch
Roof: Asphalt Shingle
Water Source: Private Well
Septic or Sewer: Septic
Has Garage: yes
Garage Spaces: 6
Parking Spaces: 0
Has a Pool: yes
Pool Description: In Ground Pool, Heated, Safety Fence
Lot Size in Acres: 11.3
Energy Features: Generator
Waterfront Description: Not Applicable
Elementary School: Ridgebury
Middle School: Scotts Ridge
High School: Ridgefield
Additional Information
Property Type: SFR
Year Built: 1986
Status: Active
Is an REO: No
Is Short Sale: No
Tax Year: July 2017-June 2018
Tax Amount: 40, 223

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Listing Agent: Karla Murtaugh, Realtor
(203) 856-5534
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