Provence in Greenwich

11 SIMMONS LANE LISTING Simmons is a beautiful lane in mid-country Greenwich, albeit now divided in 2 acre zoning of what once was The Simmons Estate. 11 Simmons Lane is very special, with so many authentic finishes, materials and meticulous attention to detail. A thoughtful consideration to energy efficiency, and natural beauty, it evokes a…

Deal / No Deal / Done Deal

80 Midwood Road Greenwich CT This Deer Park Association property first reported a pending deal on May 6th. It was then returned to inventory on May 28th, so it appeared that the deal fell through, for whatever reason – there are many things that can happen, even with a cash deal. But it appears that…

Just Cut To The Chase

Or drive yourself nuts Antique homes that sit on the road, whether it’s Round Hill or any other,  just haven’t been in demand since the days of cars taking over from horses. There may be a bid if they are located on a quaint country road for a 2nd home. But then again, quaint country…

It’s Impossible To Underprice A Home

Sellers don’t like taking this tack because they fear leaving money on the table. They look in the rear view mirror, seeing what has sold and how properties have sold for less than the list price, and they think that the starting point should be higher and go lower from there.  The opposite is true…

A Willowmere Association Sale

88 Meadow Road – Riverside – Sold 2,600,000 Starting out 365 ago, at nearly a million more than this closing price, it finally gets a deal. The market finds it’s own level albeit more slowly than a seller would sometimes expect…and when this happens, the price usually is a disappointment as well.

Open House Pick Of The Day

36 LISMORE LANE – GREENWICH – 9,750,000 This property is fabulous, and like the listing says, “it chic and defines casual elegance”. From the moment you enter, the sense that the flow will organically lead you through one fabulous space to the next is magical. It has everything, gated entry, parking court, elegant facade, the…

Another Bidding War

Not all doom and gloom 19 ROCKWOOD LANE SPUR – 3,495,000 CLOSED TODAY FOR 3,625,000 15 DAYS ON MARKET Non-conforming lot (1.93 in 2 acre zoning) built in the 50’s, renovated in late 80’s, and it looks just like it was built in the 50’s and renovated in the 80’s. I don’t get it, but…