Stormfield, the name of the house of Samuel Langhorne Clemens whose pen name is Mark Twain is on the market at the sum of $4.2milion. He bought the house when he was seventy-two and named it after his last published novel Captain Stormfield’s Last Visit To Heaven.
Sited on 28.53 acres of land, the estate is located at 30 Mark Twain Lane Redding, CT. It lies beside the 161 acres of Redding Land Trust. Besides, Redding is a rural town with a low crime rate. It is a peaceful place to live in.
The stunning home has a solid history behind it, it was recalled that Mark Twain requested the estate was built in a Tuscan Villa style as he enjoyed his time in Italy where he was living before; he brought the Italian style to Redding.
Unfortunately, he lived in the house for just two years until his death in 1910. After his death, the house got burnt and had to be rebuilt. However, the original design of the house was used.
Take a Peek Inside
The 6,300 square-foot stunning estate includes one main residence, a detached pool house, and a guest cottage. The main residence has five bedrooms, five baths, and three fireplaces. The detached pool house has a heated gunite pool and three garage bays.
Also, the guest cottage is located on the second floor and has two bedrooms, one full bath, a living room, and a kitchen. The home design incorporates the retro design with a modern look.
The house features a hand-painted coffered ceiling, a library, and its dining room overlooks the stone terrace and the rolling lawn. Mark Twain’s stunning home is one of the best properties in Redding.
The listing agent is Laura Freed Ancona of William Pitt Sotheby’s International, Ridgefield Brokerage, Ridgefield, Connecticut.