CT home once owned by former One Kings Lane chairman is listed at $2.5million

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The 2.2-acre single-family farmhouse was built in 1957 and has five bedrooms and five full bathrooms spread over 6,261 square feet of living space and three levels. According to the listing, there is a “large bonus space above the garage [that is] illuminated all year round with natural light. According to information provided by Sotheby’s, the house mixes influences ranging from “traditional New England to modern farmhouse style and elements”, and its design has made it a “favorite” on the New Canaan Holiday Tour.

The residence has undergone extensive renovations by former owner Debbie Propst. Propst, the former chairman of luxury home furnishings retailer One Kings Lane, worked with The Studio at One Kings Lane on the home’s interior design so that it “reflects [her] European heritage,” noted Sotheby’s, and also added features such as a new home generator and “motorized high-end custom window treatments” in the bedrooms. One Kings Lane even featured the property in a showcase of design called Connecticut House, according to information provided by Sotheby’s.

The living room of the house at 215 Cross Ridge Road in New Canaan, Connecticut.


Real estate plans Photography / Contributing photo
A sitting area in the house at 215 Cross Ridge Road in New Canaan, Connecticut.

A sitting area in the house at 215 Cross Ridge Road in New Canaan, Connecticut.


Real estate plans Photography / Contributing photo


The home at 215 Cross Ridge Road in New Canaan, Connecticut once belonged to One Kings Lane President Debbie Propst. Real Estate Plans Photography / Contributed Photos

The first floor contains three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a powder room, and one of the bedrooms offers a path to the outdoor patio, the ad notes. The second level includes a bedroom, a bathroom and an attic. An additional games room and office complete the second floor. There is a laundry room, as well as a bedroom and a bathroom in the basement. The listing also indicates that the house has ample storage space, as the first floor has over five closets and the basement has two laundry rooms and three storage spaces.

Exposed wood beams run through some of the residence’s ceilings, which match the hardwood floors in the kitchen and breakfast room. The butler’s pantry on the first floor connects the kitchen, which has an island, and the cloakroom. According to the inscription, there are two brick fireplaces in the house: one in the dining room and another in the living room.

New Canaan is one of many towns in Connecticut that has seen average home values ​​increase over the past two years. Between January 2020 and January 2022, home values ​​in New Canaan jumped $358,189, marking a 29.56% increase. According to national real estate brokerage website Redfin, home prices in New Canaan have risen 4.5% over the past year, from $1.61 million to $1.69 million between April 2021 and April 2022. The number of homes sold has fallen over the same period. , dropping from 117 days in April 2021 to 56 days in April 2022. Redfin noted that the median number of days a home spent on the market fell from 116 to 56.


The house at 215 Cross Ridge Road is listed by William Pitt Sotheby’s and is featured by Kristen Goormastic (203.644.6795).

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