Washington, CT Home Known As 'Wild Acres' Lists for $1.75M
Called Wild Acres, this Washington home was built by architect Andrew Geller, who started his design career with Raymond Loewy, the acclaimed American industrial designer, before joining the architecture firm Loewy/Snaith. He’s credited with designing whimsically shaped and inexpensive beach houses primarily in the Hamptons, Fire Island and Martha’s Vineyard, as well as the interiors of the Lever House building on Park Avenue in Manhattan and Stamford’s Lord & Taylor, now a landmarked property.
Built in 1976, this home’s interiors center on a dramatic kitchen and dining space with white-paneled cathedral ceilings, a fieldstone fireplace and a bold patterned-tile floor, along with an oversized Viking range and Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances.
The 5.63-acre grounds offer a renovated pool house and pool and are surrounded by more than 130 acres of protected land. It’s listed for $1,795,000 with Stacey Matthews of the Matthews Group with William Raveis Real Estate.