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New Construction Planned for Skyview Lane

The town last week received an application to build a 6,568-square-foot home on Skyview Lane. The five-bedroom house at 97 Skyview Lane will include five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, two half-baths and three fireplaces, according to a building permit application filed Aug. 22. The 1.32-acre property has been sold three times in the past two years, tax records show: for $1.2 million in May 2015, $1,350,000 in April 2016 and $1,210,000 in March of this year. It’s owned by a limited liability company whose principals include a Stamford resident and New Canaan resident, according to records on file with the Connecticut Secretary of the State. Continue Reading →

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Purchased for $4.2 Million, Three Two-Family Homes at Harrison and Main To Be Renovated, Sold as Condos

A limited liability company owned by two developers from lower Fairfield County has purchased a set of three two-family homes in New Canaan for $4.2 million, and plans to convert them from rental units into condominiums.

Numbers 134, 138 and 142 Harrison Ave.—built in 1998 by Archie Stewart—sit on a total of .88 acres on the corner of Main Street. On Aug. 18, they were purchased by Harrison Avenue Development LLC, according to a property transfer recorded in the Town Clerk’s office. According to records on file with the Connecticut Secretary of the State, the purchasing company is controlled by Donald Corbo and Sandra and Jerry Effren. Corbo, of Darien, is owner of New England Properties Real Estate LLC and the Effrens, of Stamford, own Norwalk-based Greyrock Homes. Continue Reading →

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Prominent Elm Street Commercial Building Is Sold

The commercial space at 124 Elm St.—for years and until recently the home of Pennyweights, which moved a few doors down—sold this month for $1,616,000. According to town tax records, the property on Aug. 9 transferred between the limited liability companies 124 Elm LLC and Tres Amigos 124 Elm St LLC. The new ownership company’s principal is Elizabeth Elliott, according to records on file with the Connecticut Secretary of the State. Elliott, owner of women’s clothing shop More ‘N’ More next door and Shoes ‘N’ More across the street, could not immediately be reached for comment. Continue Reading →

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New Construction Planned for Cedar Lane

The town last week received an application to build a 6,240-square-foot home on a 1.55-acre Cedar Lane lot. The property at 258 Cedar Lane is in the 2-acre zone and it sold for $850,000 in June, tax records show. Its new owner—a limited liability company controlled by two Jericho, N.Y. residents, according to Connecticut Secretary of the State records—in July obtained a permit to demolish the 1954-built split-level ranch that had stood there. The new home will more than double the size of the old one. It will include six bedrooms, five full bathrooms, two half-baths, five fireplaces and a 3-car garage, according to the building permit application, filed Aug. Continue Reading →

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