Christie’s International Real Estate Presents Melody Ridge, Replete with Amenities and Exceptional Craftsmanship


Represented by Neumann Real Estate, Melody Ridge Offers Bucolic Locale One Hour from Manhattan

Ridgefield, CT – January 16, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Beautifully sited on nearly 8.5 secluded acres in the quaint village of Ridgefield,Connecticut, the remarkable Melody Ridge estate reflects a timeless sense of refinement with all the sensibility of modern conveniences. Custom-designed for a prominent music executive and his family, this technologically advanced house encompasses state-of-the-art electronics including a private home recording studio, and is listed with Neumann Real Estate at US$3,895,000.

Melody Ridge offers numerous cutting-edge amenities and exceptional detail. A breathtaking main-level master suite is one of five en suite bedrooms. The 15,000 square feet of living space is equipped with a professionally designed and aesthetically engaging lighting system. The chef-inspired gourmet kitchen and climate-controlled wine cellar speaks to the homeowner’s palate. A mahogany library with a coffered ceiling and fireplace produces an executive ambience, while entertainment can be savored in the luxurious theater and adjoining lobby which features a bird’s-eye maple bar. Just down the hallway, music emanates from the recording studio and sound room.

Outdoors, relaxation can be enjoyed on the terraces by the pool. The fully equipped kitchen in the poolhouse is adjoined by an artisan-built stone pizza oven. A pond, putting green, and courtyard affording stunning nature views are also found on the professionally landscaped, private grounds.

“The scope of the estate located so close to the global business center of Manhattan, at this price point makes Melody Ridge an unparalleled value proposition to international buyers,” says Kathleen Coumou, Senior Vice President of Christie’s International Real Estate.

Conveniently located an hour’s drive from Manhattan, Melody Ridge is nestled in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in the 300-year-old town of Ridgefield, Connecticut. A picturesque New England community, Ridgefield boasts world-class restaurants, boutique shops, and an architecturally significant historic district among its many assets. The town’s schools are among the best in the country—Ridgefield’s public school system is one of only 36 members of the Tri-State Consortium, a highly regarded learning organization, which includes the highest performing school systems in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey.

Lisa Bessone, Christie’s International Real Estate +1 505 603 8039
Karla Murtaugh, Neumann Real Estate, +1-203-856-5534,

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