New Construction Planned for Summer Street

The town on Sept. 20 issued a permit to build a new home on a .22-acre lot on Summer Street. The new 3,100-square-foot house at 160 Summer St. will include four bedrooms and three full bathrooms and two half-baths, as well as a finished attic and basement, according to the building permit. 

It will cost about $592,000 to build, the permit said. In May, over some neighbors’ objections, the Planning & Zoning Commission had granted a Special Permit for a 2-story addition on the ca.

New Construction Planned for Oenoke Ridge Road

A new 5,215-square-foot home is planned for an Oenoke Ridge Road property located across Holmewood Lane from the Roger Sherman Inn. 

The 16-room house at 211 Oenoke Ridge Road will include five bedrooms and full bathrooms, two half-baths, a kitchen, family room, dining room and additional family room in the basement, according to a building permit application filed Sept. 21. 

It will cost about $1,650,000 to build, the application said. The contractor on the job is New Canaan-based 5K Development LLC and the architect is Michael Smith Architects of Norwalk. The 1.03-acre parcel is located in the one-acre zone. The property sold for $1,325,000 in May, tax records show.

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.

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.

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.