Author: Peggy Tagliarino

A ranch-style home is transformed into a true Litchfield County Estate suitable for a globetrotter’s collection of furnishings and art.

Working with Sharon architectural consultant Birch Coffey, this couple decided to build a new ‘old’ home that would include a strong sense of the Rossiter style so prevalent in the area.

When Michael Halpern found a neglected 1800s farmhouse in the Merryall section of New Milford, he fell in love with the home’s location and the way it was sited with a magnificent view of protected farmland belonging to the Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust.