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Rare Waterfront Estate on 50 Acres in Greenwich, CT, Offered For Record US$190 million
Copper Beech Farm is offered by David Ogilvy & Associates with international marketing by Christies International Real Estate
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (May 17, 2013) Copper Beech Farm, a magnificent estate situated on 50.6 waterfront acres in Greenwich, Connecticut, hit the market Friday for US$190 million, the highest priced listing in the United States. This extraordinary estate is offered by David Ogilvy & Associates with international marketing services provided by Christies International Real Estate. Were delighted that Christies International Real Estate and our local affiliate David Ogilvy & Associates were selected to represent this unprecedented and historic Greenwich property, said Bonnie Stone Sellers, CEO of Christies International Real Estate, the real estate arm of Christies. The combined strength of Davids local network and Christies International Real Estates international reach will allow us to market this remarkable property to the worlds most discerning buyers. Copper Beech Farm boasts a history as distinguished as its dazzling waterfront views. The Lauder Greenway family, co-founders of U.S. Steel with Andrew Carnegie, moved into the 19th-Century home in 1904. It has since served as a weekend retreat by the current owners who acquired the landmark estate in the 1980s. Sited on 50.6 waterfront acres on Long Island Sound, Copper Beech Farm is the largest parcel of waterfront land to come on the market in Greenwich for more than half a century. From its vantage point 40 feet above mean high water, the main residence is graced with panoramic vistas of Long Island Sound including Island Beach, a public park given to the town by the Lauder Greenway family. The estate also includes two offshore islands. Together, the property has almost a mile of shorefront. Of the propertys 50.6 acres, 45 acres are designated under Connecticuts Public Act 490, which encourages the preservation of farm, forest and open space land in the public interest. Rarely do estates of this significance become available, with such exceptional waterfront frontage, acreage, and provenance, said David Ogilvy. Copper Beech Farm has no peers in Greenwichthe only other expansive waterfront estate was

developed more than half a century agoand there are simply no more in existence. The buyer of this property will truly enjoy the privacy, exclusivity, and unparalleled views just 45 minutes from New York City. Handsome gates open to the 1,800-foot driveway with an allee of trees and impressive cobblestone gutters leading up to the Neo-French Renaissance manor house. Massive stone towers bracket the entrance to the paneled center hall with a wide staircase rising three stories. Designed for elegant entertaining, the estate features a large swimming pool, hot tub, a grass tennis court, an octagonal pool house, a carriage house, two greenhouses, and a gatehouse. The historic residence includes an elevator and a glass door to a front balcony at the second level. There are 12 bedrooms, nine bathrooms and 10 fireplaces. The lower level includes the original staff kitchen with a dumb waiter, sitting room, wine cellar, and laundry facilities. The third floor has a staff wing plus stairs to an enormous top floor that could be converted to many uses. We look forward to introducing this extraordinary estate to the international community through our Bespoke Marketing Program, said Kathleen Coumou, Senior Vice President of Christies International Real Estate. The propertys incredible waterfront location, beautiful details, and proximity to New York City will be enormously attractive to potential buyers across the globe. Situated on a private peninsula, Copper Beech Farm is located 45 minutes from New York City and is a short drive from Greenwichs many world-class shops, restaurants, schools, and recreational offerings. About Christies International Real Estate Christies International Real Estate is an invitation-only Affiliate network composed of the worlds most proven and qualified real estate specialists in the luxury residential sector. The company has offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Beverly Hills, Chicago, and Palm Beach; and approximately 125 global affiliates with 25,000 real estate professionals in 41 countries. For additional information about Christies International Real Estate, please visit www.christiesrealestate.com. About David Ogilvy & Associates David Ogilvy & Associates, headed by David Ogilvy, long the recognized leader in high end properties in Greenwich, Connecticut, is a major force in the Greenwich market, having listed and sold a Conyers Farm estate, the top sale ever made in Greenwich, the recently sold former home of Joseph Hirschorn, whose sculpture garden is now at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, and many other major properties. Noted as the most recognized firm for advertising and marketing, David Ogilvy & Associates is the proud exclusive affiliate of Christies International Real Estate in Greenwich. For further information, please visit www.davidogilvy.com Office is located at 75 Arch Street Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 Phone: 1-203-869-9866