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New Construction Planned for Douglas Road

The town has received an application to build a new 4,900-square-foot home on a .39-acre Douglas Road lot long occupied by a Cape Cod-style home smaller than one-third that size. 

The house at 148 Douglas Road will include 11 total rooms, including four bedrooms, four full bathrooms and one half-bath, kitchen, dining room, family room, mudroom and laundry, according to the building permit application. The property was purchased for $875,000 last July, tax records show. A demolition permit was issued in July for the existing house. The new home will cost about $780,000 to build, the application said. The contractor on the job will be the owner, a limited liability company whose principals are a New Canaan man and woman. Continue Reading →

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New Construction Planned for Sunrise Avenue

The town on July 3 received an application to build a new single-family home at 56 Sunrise Ave. The new three-bedroom home is to include two full bathrooms, a half bath, kitchen, living room, dining room and office, according to the building permit application. The town on July 10 issued a demolition permit for an existing, 1942-built Cape Cod-style home on the .41-acre property in the A Residential zone. The new house will cost an estimated $250,000 to build. The property’s owners are listed as the contractors on the job, and James Quill of Bridgeport-based The Quill Group is the architect, the application said. Continue Reading →

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New Construction Planned for Smith Ridge Road

The town last week received an application to build a 4,265-square-foot home on Smith Ridge Road where a ranch-style house about half that size now stands. The new home at 133 Smith Ridge Road would have 10 rooms total, including four bedrooms, three full bathrooms and three half-baths, according to a building permit application received July 10. It would cost about $650,000 to build, the application said. The 1.51-acre property was purchased in February for $599,550, tax records show. Its new owner is the contractor on the job, the application said, and PB Architects of Darien is the architect. Continue Reading →

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New Construction Planned for Kimberly Place

The New Canaan Building Department on June 21 received an application to construct a 4,179-square-foot house on Kimberly Place. The new home at 66 Kimberly Place would include five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, one half-bath and a two-car garage, according to the application. 

Its attic and basement each would be finished, at 826 and 1,144 square feet, respectively. The house will cost an estimated $950,000 to $1 million to build, the application said. A 1941-built Cape-style home stands on the .26-acre property now. 

The property was purchased last month for $925,000 by a limited liability company whose principals are listed as a Stamford builder and a second LLC with a Hillcrest Road address. The Stamford builder is listed as the contractor on the job, Altamura Homes/Luis Altamura. Continue Reading →

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New Construction Planned for Harrison Avenue

The town last week received an application to build a new 2,725-square-foot home on Harrison Avenue. The new house planned for 14 Harrison Ave. will include four bedrooms, five full bathrooms, one half-bath, a finished attic (485 square feet) and finished basement (775 square feet), according to a building permit application received April 30. The new home will cost about $678,750 to build, the application said. The .15-acre property was purchased by a limited liability company in March for $600,000, tax records show. Continue Reading →

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