91 Sergio Franchi Dr, Stonington, CT 06378, USA

$ 12,600,000

  • MLS #: 170442667
  • Post Updated: 2021-10-07 15:56:04
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Baths Full: 5
  • Baths Half: 1
  • Area: 6300 sq ft
  • Year built: 1938
  • Status:

Description

It is truly rare to find a home that embodies the essence of the owner. Upon entering the glorious 240-acre Stonington, Connecticut estate of world-renowned tenor, Sergio Franchi, one is immediately enveloped in its warmth, charm, and elegance. You can feel the legacy of Franchi, who produced 25 albums, sang at the White House for President Reagan, and appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show more than 40 times. Over the years, the Franchi’s entertained at this estate on a grand scale, welcoming dignitaries, entertainers, politicians, friends, and family. To this day, Franchi‚Äôs wife stages concerts in his honor on the grounds for thousands of his fans. As you walk through the property, graced with mature trees, you can almost hear the sounds of opera rising over the rolling fields and open pastures surrounded by hand-stacked stone walls. The beautifully maintained custom-built home is one of several buildings on the property. The main house is a 6,300 square-foot, slate-roofed Colonial with seven bedrooms and stunning spaces including a formal dining room with stained glass windows and hand painted wallpaper by Zuber (the same wallpaper that First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy used when she redecorated the White House), a massive country kitchen with a walk-in China closet and black and white checkerboard flooring, a large sunroom with an interior pool and an expansive slate patio perfect for al fresco entertaining. Come fall in love with this very special property.

Rooms&Units Description

  • Rooms Total: 10
  • Room Count: 15
  • Rooms Additional: Breezeway,Foyer,Laundry Room
  • Laundry Room Info: Main Level
  • Laundry Room Location: Separate laundry room off the kitchen.

Location Details

  • County Or Parish: New London
  • Neighborhood: Anguilla
  • Directions: EXIT 91, toward Stonington Borough/No Main St, Stay straight to go onto Pequot Trl/CT-234, Turn right onto Sergio Franchi Dr.
  • Zoning: RR-80
  • Elementary School: Per Board of Ed
  • High School: Stonington

Property Details

  • Lot Description: May be Subdividable,Cleared,Lightly Wooded,Treed,Fence - Stone,Professionally Landscaped
  • Parcel Number: 2744905
  • Sq Ft Est Heated Above Grade: 6300
  • Acres: 201.4000
  • Potential Short Sale: No
  • New Construction Type: No/Resale
  • Construction Description: Brick,Masonry
  • Basement Description: Full,Unfinished,Concrete Floor,Storage
  • Showing Instructions: 24 notice please. Late morning/early afternoon best.

Property Features

  • Nearby Amenities: Golf Course,Library,Medical Facilities,Park,Shopping/Mall
  • Appliances Included: Gas Range,Microwave,Range Hood,Refrigerator,Dishwasher,Washer,Dryer,Wine Chiller
  • Interior Features: Auto Garage Door Opener,Intercom
  • Exterior Features: Awnings,French Doors,Garden Area,Guest House,Lighting,Patio,Shed,Stone Wall
  • Exterior Siding: Vinyl Siding,Brick
  • Style: Georgian Colonial
  • Color: White
  • Driveway Type: Private,Circular,Paved
  • Foundation Type: Concrete
  • Roof Information: Asphalt Shingle,Fiberglass Shingle
  • Cooling System: None
  • Heat Type: Hot Water,Radiator,Zoned
  • Heat Fuel Type: Oil
  • Garage Parking Info: Attached Garage,Detached Garage,Paved
  • Garages Number: 10
  • Water Source: Private Well
  • Hot Water Description: Domestic
  • Attic Description: Pull-Down Stairs
  • Fireplaces Total: 4
  • Waterfront Description: Not Applicable
  • Fuel Tank Location: Above Ground
  • Swimming Pool YN: 1
  • Pool Description: Indoor Pool,Gunite
  • Attic YN: 1
  • Sewage System: Septic

Fees&Taxes

  • Property Tax: $ 35,673
  • Tax Year: July 2021-June 2022

Miscellaneous

Courtesy of

  • Office Name: William Pitt Sotheby's Int'l
  • Office ID: PSOTH53

This style property is located in Stonington is currently and has been listed on RE/MAX on the Bay. This property is listed at $ 12,600,000. It has 7 beds bedrooms, 6 baths bathrooms, and is 6300 sq ft. The property was built in 1938 year.

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