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Own One of Litchfield County's Grander Estates

Own One of Litchfield County's Grander Estates

One of the grander estates on the Litchfield County market is a historic riverfront property first built in 1757. It's located on 22.8 Woodbury acres overlooking the Pomperaug River. The original farmhouse has been restored but still features exposed beams, stone walls and a beehive oven. The now-4,700-square-foot home also offers a loft-like master suite and a new kitchen with a metal ceiling, Viking appliances and an attached breakfast room.

 Meet the Designer: Thomas Balsley

Meet the Designer: Thomas Balsley

In four decades spent creating more than 100 public parks and plazas, Thomas Balsley has received numerous national and international awards for his skill in integrating infrastructure, landscape and architecture. Among his notable designs is colorful Balsley Park in midtown Manhattan, named in his honor.

Perfect Synergy Culminates in a New Collection by Elizabeth Eakins for Holland & Sherry

Perfect Synergy Culminates in a New Collection by Elizabeth Eakins for Holland & Sherry

New to Holland & Sherry showrooms worldwide this spring: an exclusive Elizabeth Eakins–designed line of linens in fresh and versatile jacquards, stripes and solids. We discuss this exciting venture with Bryan Dicker, president, Interiors Division, Holland & Sherry, and Elizabeth Eakins, founder/owner of Elizabeth Eakins, Inc.

Miriam Landsman Hosts an Outdoor Tea Party at her Cotswold-Style Manor House in Greenwich

Miriam Landsman Hosts an Outdoor Tea Party at her Cotswold-Style Manor House in Greenwich

Growing and arranging flowers IS Miriam Landsman’s life-long passion.Every year, inspired by the blooming of her climbing New Dawn roses, she hosts an outdoor tea party for mothers, daughters and granddaughters at her Cotswold-style manor house in Greenwich. In celebration of summer, friends are invited to participate in the art of conversation and the taking of tea. Creating the scene is like setting a stage reminiscent of early 19th-century England.

Enhance Your Summer Experience with 13 Alfresco Amenities

Enhance Your Summer Experience with 13 Alfresco Amenities

Kickstart your summer with such outdoor amenities as stainless steel cabinetry in outdoor kitchen appliances, outdoor dining elements and recreation accessories. Add products to your shopping list like Jordan Outdoor Kitchens, a Jonathan Adler’s mod Okura planter, Shinola’s new women’s Runwell bike and more!

Tour a Light-Filled Rowayton Home Awash in a Palette of White and Blue

Tour a Light-Filled Rowayton Home Awash in a Palette of White and Blue

According to interior designer Alicia Orrick, even before they met, her client had very clear parameters about where he wanted to live. This included being on the water in Rowayton in a house that didn’t mandate any renovation. “Houses meeting those requirements are scarce at best,” says Orrick. “But he actually found a classic New England shingle-style home built in 2005 in pristine condition.”

Kerry Delrose Reworks Former Project to Match the Active Lifestyles of a Father and his Three Sons

Kerry Delrose Reworks Former Project to Match the Active Lifestyles of a Father and his Three Sons

Raising three teenage boys in a 3,600-square-foot, four-bedroom home isn’t quite close quarters—even less so on four acres in Greenwich’s backcountry. But it isn’t exactly an easy-living ideal, either, especially when Dad describes his sons as "active".

A Series of Terraces and Russell Page-Inspired Landscaping Perform Magic at a Steep One-Acre Property Along the Shepaug River

A Series of Terraces and Russell Page-Inspired Landscaping Perform Magic at a Steep One-Acre Property Along the Shepaug River

For Mark Drendel, the ringside seat to a hayfield framing the Shepaug River brought him back to his childhood on his family’s Tennessee farm and he fell for this Litchfield County house. He couldn’t resist the relaxed allure of rocking chairs and a porch swing. The full ambiance of the one-acre property clinched the deal when Drendel and his partner, Chad Conway, bought the Roxbury home in 2002.

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