Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in New Canaan lists for $8M
The 7,000-square-foot Tirranna sits on 14 acres
One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s largest, and last-designed, residential properties has listed for $8 million.
The 7,000-square-foot home — known as Tirranna and located in New Canaan, Connecticut — has seven bedrooms and 8.5 baths on 14 acres, according to a press release.
Marsha Charles and Albert Safdie of Coldwell Banker Realty have the listing. The owners were not identified.
Built in 1955, the home features low-slung roofs, Philippine mahogany walls, large windows, Cherokee red concrete floors with radiant heat, built-in bookshelves, brass hardware; and original lighting, cabinetry and furnishings, the release says.
The grounds — which were designed by Frank Okamura, a landscape architect who also restored the Japanese gardens at Brooklyn Botanic Garden — have a greenhouse with a one-bedroom guest quarters, a pool, a studio with a full bath, a tennis court, a large barn, a playhouse, a rooftop observatory with a telescope and a wine cellar that is a converted bomb shelter.
Numerous homes designed by the world-famous Lloyd Wright have hit the market over the past year.
The 100-year-old, 10,500-square-foot Westhope — which has five bedrooms and five bathrooms and sits on 1.5 acres at 3704 S. Birmingham Avenue in Tulsa — was listed by owner Stuart Price, chairman of Price Family Properties real estate company.
The George Smith Home, located at 404 Home Avenue in the Cook County village of Oak Park near Chicago landed on the market asking $595,000 in January.
Built in 1898, the 2,064-square-foot home was designed for Smith, a salesperson for Marshall Field & Co., and it sits on an almost quarter-acre near Washington Boulevard.
A home in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, sold in October 2022 for more than $1 million, according to Zillow. In addition, his four-bedroom Socrates Zaferiou House in Blauvelt, New York, which was built in 1961, earlier this year $1.52 million.
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