GREENWICH, Conn. -- Former Citigroup Chief Executive Sandy Weill is looking to sell his Greenwich estate, located on 6.3 acres on Round Hill Road, for $14 million, according to the real estate listing and the Wall Street Journal.
Weill sold his home in New York City in 2012 for a record-breaking $88 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Weill told the Journal that "he and his wife purchased the property when it came on the market around 1980, thinking it could become a family compound."
According to the listing with Sotheby's International Realty, the Greenwich home "radiates the noble character, elegance and grandeur of England’s prestigious country estates."
The home was designed by architect Ira Grandberg and built by Hobbs Construction Co.
"This regal, hand-cut stone manor blends Old World ambiance with the ultimate in 21st-century technology," the listing says. Accommodating both elegant entertaining and casual family living, the remarkable 16,400-square-foot interior incorporates impeccable quality, the finest materials, and extraordinary attention to detail. Hand-milled woodwork, moldings and doors highlight the majestic yet warm interior, with most main-floor rooms opening to balconies, porches, or the loggia. Broad oak-appointed corridors and octagonal galleries unite the brilliantly designed layout, with fireplaces enhancing the gracious living, dining and family rooms; handsome library; and sublime master suite."
The home boasts six bedrooms, nine full baths and three partial baths. It also has six fireplaces, a fitness room, a home theater, library, security system, spa/hot tub, steam room, wine cellar/grotto, guest suite, home office, chef's kitchen, generator, finished basement and an in-law apartment, as well as an attached heated garage, deck and gardens.
The property also has a guest house, in-ground pool, pool house, electronics gates and outdoor barbecue.
Weill, turned 81 on Sunday, March 16. The banker, financier and philanthropist was born in 1933, in New York City. He served as president of American Express Co. in 1983 and as chairman and chief executive officer of American Express's insurance subsidiary, Fireman's Fund Insurance Co., in 1984. He completely took over Travelers Corp. in a $4 billion stock deal and officially began calling his corporation Travelers Group Inc.
The Greenwich estate was listed for $12.995 million in 2009, but "it was a very bad market," Weill said, according to The Wall Street Journal report.
To see the full listing for the property, visit the website for Sotheby’s International Realty.The house is listed with Lyn Stevens in the Greenwich office at One Pickwick Plaza.
- 1 New Owners Turn Fairfield Circle Inn Into A Beach Retreat
- 2 Shark Sightings Lead To Beach Closure On Long Island
- 3 Police Corral 90-Pound Alligator Crossing Street In New York City
- 4 Man Shot To Death At Bridgeport Restaurant; Owner Injured
- 5 Teen Charged With Reckless Driving In Crash That Injured Warde Student