This Colonial farmhouse in Connecticut is my kind of Celebrity House.
Renee Zellweger’s country home was built in 1770 and is known as “The Cotton Tavern.” She’s selling it for $1.6 million.
The listing describes it as a Colonial-Federal farmhouse with a fieldstone foundation and white-painted wood clapboard exterior.
It has 3,463 square feet and 7 fireplaces.
The listing says:
The perfect refuge, this rural country retreat is set on 38 acres of enchanting grounds overlooking the Quinebaug River and features open fields, woodlands, gardens, and dry stone walls ensuring privacy.
The estate is comprised of the main Colonial-Federal residence, guest cottage, recreation barn and outbuildings. The c. 1770 main residence offers 3,463 square feet of modern living harmonized with original architectural details, featuring seven fireplaces, an updated open Country Kitchen with granite counters and top of the line appliances, inviting family room with fireplace and bread oven, Master Bedroom with stunning ensuite and dressing area and dark wood paneled library.
The Recreation Barn offers a unique entertaining space and the grounds are complete with in ground swimming pool, hand-hewn post-and-rail fence, beautiful dry laid stone wall along the front and lush gardens.
Extensive renovations took place in 2004 on the main residence, guest cottage, recreation barn and outbuildings. The property is bordered by the Quinebaug River on the east, and is surrounded by two open fields on both sides with large areas of conserved land across the street and to the south of the property.
Oh, and don’t worry — there’s a landing area for your helicopter. I know that will be important to you.
For photos and information about Renee Zellweger’s Colonial Farmhouse,
check the listing held by Joanna Dresser of Christie’s International
and read the article on Zillow.