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New Construction Planned for Orchard Lane

The New Canaan Building Department on July 10 received an application to construct a new home on a .47-acre on Orchard Lane nearly five times the size of the Cape Cod-style house that had stood there since 1947. The house planned for 16 Orchard Lane includes 6,043 square feet of living space, five bedrooms, two full bathrooms and two half baths, according to the building permit application. It will include a total of 13 rooms and will cost about $1 million to build, the application said. The Cape that had stood there was demolished in May, according to town building records. The property itself had been purchased in February for $850,000, tax records show. Continue Reading →

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New Construction on Briscoe and Hawthorne Roads, Valley Lane

The town on Tuesday received an application to build a 6,080-square-foot home on a 6-acre Briscoe Road lot where a 1953-built modern-style home less than half that size now stands. The new 6-bedroom home at 92 Briscoe Road will include five full bathrooms, two half-baths, two fireplaces and a partially finished basement and attic, according to the building permit application. It will cost about $850,000 to build, according to the application, and the architect and contractor on the job is the property owner. The property had been purchased for $1,128,000 in July 2014, tax records show. ***

A new, 4,816-square-foot home is planned for a vacant 2.25-acre lot on Valley Lane, according to a building permit application filed last week with the town. Continue Reading →

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New Construction Planned for West Hills Road

A 10,585-square-foot house is planned for a West Hills Road lot where a 1956-built ranch-style home about one-third that size now stands. The new house at 198 West Hills Road will include five bedrooms, four full bathrooms and two half-baths, according to a building permit application filed March 16 with the town. It is to be built for an estimated $1,190,000 by Jericho, N.Y.-based Woodcrest Homes LLC. The home was designed by D Peters Designs LLC of Wilton, according to the application. The 2.17-acre property was purchased for $1 million in January, tax records show. Continue Reading →

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New Construction Planned for East Maple Street, Windrow Lane, Nutmeg Lane

The New Canaan Building Department on Jan. 23 received an application for a new 3,300-square-foot home on East Maple Street where a house roughly half that size had stood. The 2.5-story house planned for 39 Maple St. will include four bedrooms and full bathrooms, an unfinished attic and two-car garage, according to the building permit application. It will cost about $950,000 to construct, and the builder on the project is Wilton-based PBC Builders Inc., the application said. Continue Reading →

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New Construction Planned for Whiffle Tree Lane, Conrad Road

The town this month issued a building permit for a new 5-bedroom home in the ‘South of the Y’ neighborhood. Located the 1.11-acre lot at 24 Whiffle Tree Lane, where a 1956-built split-level ranch has stood, the new home will include 4,638 square feet of living space—more than doubling the size of the prior home, according to a permit issued Nov. 10. (A demolition permit application for the existing structure came in last month, building records show.)

The new construction is to include five full bathrooms, two half-baths, a fireplace and finished basement, the permit said. It is to be built by New Canaan-based Hoffman Contracting LLC for an estimated $806,000, the permit said. Continue Reading →

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