Noël Coward’s Home in Fairfield, CT (Listed for $7.75 Million)
Noel Coward was a famous Broadway actor, composer, and director. He was also well known as a writer and a painter. The Georgian Revival estate is on the market for $7.75 million. The home has seven bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and three half baths. There's also a pool.
Noel Coward’s home is pure classic elegance. The estate is on the market for $7.75 million. The Fairfield Connecticut home is where Noel Coward resided for many years when he was working on Broadway. He was known as “The Primary” due to his multiple talents. The English Manner home is 5,089 sq ft. and has seven bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, and three half baths.
Noel Coward was a composer, lyricist, singer, director, novelist, painter, and actor. He excelled at all these pursuits, which earned him the nickname “The Primary”. His career lasted more than sixty years, from the years before World War One throughout the 1970s. His British counterparts were shocked by his work early on, but eventually, he was accepted as a success in England and America.
Technically, Noel Coward didn’t own this piece of Georgian Revival paradise. Instead, it belonged to his financial manager. However, he spent a large amount of time at home when working on Broadway. It was the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.
English Georgian Revival
The home was built in 1926 on Sasco Hill by Anglophile Francis Hamilton. Hamilton hired craftsmen from Norway. These craftsmen installed Norwegian pine paneling, wood garlands, and marble fireplace sounds. The exterior of the home is brick, with dormer windows and chimneys. The property includes nearly 3 acres of land and the home is 5,089 sq ft. It offers beautiful views of Long Island Sound and Southpoint Harbor.
The foyer has cream-colored wallpaper, a white marble floor, and a classic staircase with white and dark wood rails. The living room features a beige color scheme, an ornate hand-carved fireplace, with black marble inlay. The sitting room is less formal, with simple furnishings and rich hardwood floors. The formal dining room has a rounded shape and floor to ceiling windows on the exterior wall. A classic chandelier and a purple area rug complete the look.
The kitchen is spacious and clean. White cabinets, wood countertops and flooring, and stainless steel appliances provide modern form and function. The study features dark green walls and carpet. A simple white fireplace adds interest, and there’s a large window behind the desk. Bathrooms feature pedestal sinks and tile walls.
A large stone patio hosts an outdoor dining area. The courtyard features stone walls, shrubs, and a perfectly manicured lawn. There’s a small pond in the middle of the courtyard. Multiple terraces ad to the English charm of the estate. There’s also an in-ground swimming pool. The pool house features a dressing room, bathroom, and a bar.