Paul Simon’s Secluded Estate in New Canaan Lists with a Fresh Price
Folk musician Paul Simon and his wife, singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, have found “The Sound of Silence” at their Georgian-style home in New Canaan for many years. Private and lush, the estate encompasses just under 32 acres so neighbors are out of sight and out of mind. It’s easy to picture the famous singer out amongst the foliage strumming a tune.
Originally listed for $13.9 million in 2019, the residence has re-launched on the market asking $11.9 million. Enticing buyers with a $2 million price cut, a vintage brick façade, winding private walking trails, and more, this is a sanctuary that high net worth house hunters may not be able to resist.
The showstopper is the circa-1938 main house, which is full of elegant spaces and more importantly, full of space. Clocking in at 8,525-square-feet and offering six bedrooms, everyone has room to do their thing, whether that be writing songs, cooking, sleeping, or anything in between. For those who love the water, the pool plus the streams and ponds on the grounds are places one can escape for moments of solace.
For even more privacy, take to the trails to find the 2,400-square-foot guesthouse. Perfect for giving visitors their space, creating art, or quarantining within your own property, it is a separate structure with endless uses.
The big question is, who will be “Homeward Bound” to this Connecticut estate? Just an hour from the city, it exists in complete tranquility while being just a short ride away from one of the most bustling cities in the world.
Leslie Razook and Anne Krieger of Sotheby’s International Realty have the celebrity listing.